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Precinct Partner Profiles: Geelong Umpires

Kardinia Park is a vibrant hub for local and regional sports and events. With so many clubs and associations, players and umpires, friends, families and dogs… the Park is definitely well used and loved by the locals of Geelong. Here at the Trust, we believe in building community partnerships that are beneficial for all, continuously... Read more

GEELONG TO PLAY NINE HOME GAMES AT GMHBA STADIUM IN 2019

Geelong will once again play nine home games at GMHBA Stadium in the 2019 AFL Premiership season.The draw, released today, revealed that Geelong would take on four interstate teams and five Melbourne teams at home, including the Western Bulldogs, North Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. The first game at GMHBA Stadium will see the Cats take... Read more

Football Never Rests at GMHBA Stadium

AFLW The Geelong Cats inaugural AFLW side will play three of their seven regular season games at GMHBA Stadium in 2019. The Cats will kick off the AFLW season in front of a home crowd with a blockbuster game against Collingwood on Saturday, 2 February. Games against Carlton and Fremantle will also be played at... Read more

MELBOURNE STORM TO PLAY IN GEELONG IN 2019

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust along with the Victorian State Government and Melbourne Storm are thrilled to announce a pre-season match between Melbourne Storm and the New Zealand Warriors at GMHBA Stadium in February 2019. Minister for Tourism, Major Events and Sport John Eren joined Melbourne Storm CEO Dave Donaghy and Kardinia Park Stadium Trust Chief... Read more

KP History: Motorcycle Speedway Edition

GMHBA Stadium returns to its former glory as a Motorcycle racecourse ahead of the Round Three Supercross Championships this Saturday. Formerly known as the Geelong Velodrome, Kardinia Park hosted a Motorcycle speedway during the late 1920s and early 1930s. This is just another level of the Stadium’s rich history, following its stint as a zoo... Read more

Tour the Geelong Cats at the Festival of Sport

On Saturday 6 October, Cats fans will have the opportunity to get an inside look at the inner sanctum of the Geelong Football Club at the Festival of Sport.. Many of the areas in the Brownlow Stand that were made possible by the Geelong Cats ‘Our Ambition’ campaign will be open, with fans able to tour... Read more

KELLY CARTWRIGHT LEADS A FANTASTIC LINE UP OF FREE WORKSHOPS AT THE FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Two-time Paralympic medal winner and Festival of Sport Ambassador Kelly Cartwright will be at GMHBA Stadium from 11.15am on Sunday 7th October to share her incredible story and run her FREE Every Step Counts Workshop. Kelly lost her right leg at the age of 15 to cancer, but that hasn’t stopped her from achieving some... Read more

FAMILY FUN AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Who says Geelong’s Inaugural Festival of Sport has to be all about sport? Make memories and spend time with the whole family enjoying all the performances and entertainment that the Festival has to offer. On top of all the sporting fun and activities, the Kardinia Park Precinct will be filled with music and artistic shows... Read more

GMHBA Stadium to host more Big Bash Cricket games this summer

GMHBA Stadium is set to host even more Big Bash cricket this summer with the Melbourne Renegades, the Victorian State Government and Kardinia Park Stadium Trust confirming the club would play BBL and WBBL matches at the Stadium again this season. The Renegades are set to play three WBBL and two BBL matches in Geelong... Read more

Celebrating a Geelong Cycling Icon

This weekend Geelong Cycling Club held their ‘Remembering Russell Mockridge Weekend’ commemorating the 60th anniversary of the tragic death of the international cycling star while he competed in the 1958 Tour of Gippsland. Sunday’s ‘Russell Mockridge Memorial Ride’ met at Kardinia Park’s Legend’s Plaza where a statue of ‘The Geelong Flyer’ as he was known,... Read more
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