About Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)
The Sydney Cricket Ground – known as the SCG - holds a great part of the city's grand sporting history dating back over 150 years.
The stadium is now used for Test cricket, One Day Internationals, Twenty20 cricket and Australian Rules football, plus some rugby league and rugby union matches.
Its location at Moore Park makes it easily accessible via public transport from accommodation near the SCG.
“Almost every famous Australian cricketer, league and rugby footballer has competed at the SCG”
The SCG's rich sporting history is evident in its design, with its field surrounded by separate grandstand structures including the Members Pavilion built in 1878 and the Ladies Stand built in 1896 – both among Australia's architectural treasures.
Almost every famous Australian cricketer, league and rugby footballer has competed at the SCG, with many magical moments witnessed.
In 1899 it hosted the first rugby union international, where Australia defeated Great Britain 13 to 3, while in 1939, the iconic Don Bradman completed the highest individual innings in Australian cricket , scoring 452 not out for NSW against Queensland.
Over the years it has staged concerts ranging from Michael Jackson and Madonna to 2005's WaveAid and Sound Relief in 2009, raising millions of dollars.
Tours are held from Monday to Saturday which includes the SCG Museum with its many sporting treasures plus the chance to spot some of the life-size bronze sculptures of sporting heroes that form the Basil Sellers Sports Sculptures Project.