Melbourne Cricket Ground

Brunton Ave, Richmond

Melbourne loves sports – and the Melbourne Cricket Ground is the sports capital of the nation. Commonly referred to as ‘The G’ it is the largest stadium in the southern hemisphere and the 10th largest in the world.

Founded in 1853 by the Melbourne Cricket Club, the MCG has since hosted the 1956 Summer Olympics, two cricket world cups, and The Commonwealth Games.

The MCG regularly hosts AFL matches (Australian Football League) and hosts the AFL Grand Final every September.