Kardinia Park Stadium Trust News

2018 AFL Season in Review

With the release of the 2019 AFL draw on Friday, we thought we would look back at the 2018 AFL season at GMHBA Stadium with some fun facts and stats. Cats Stats 9 home games 4 games against Melbourne teams 5 against interstate teams Total season score: 224 . 147 . 1518 Carlton played in... 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

COME AND TRY CIRCUS SKILLS AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

CircArts are bringing their high-energy and engaging circus performances to the Festival of Sport. Come and try an array of circus skills in a safe and fun environment at Kardinia Park on Sunday 7 October. Learn about this unique sport, which combines athleticism with entertainment to create mesmerising performances. Throughout the day, members of the... Read more

GIRLS TAKE OVER GMHBA STADIUM

Day 2 of the Festival of Sport will see a celebration of Women’s football on GMHBA Stadium. Come and help us fill the ground with girls. Bring your friends, your mums, your grandmas. Wear your footy colours if you want! If you play footy, would like to play, are too old to play, or too... Read more

FREE RUGBY UNION FEATURE MATCH AT GMHBA STADIUM

An exciting Rugby Union feature match between Melbourne Rising and Western Force will close out a weekend of activity and sporting fun at the Festival of Sport. Teams will travel to Geelong on Sunday 7 October for Game 6 of the 2018 National Rugby Championships. Entry to the match is FREE, with the game kicking... 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
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