Barlow Park

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Barlow Park
Location Crn Scott & Severin St, Cairns, Queensland
Coordinates 16°55′49″S 145°46′2″E / 16.93028°S 145.76722°E / -16.93028; 145.76722Coordinates: 16°55′49″S 145°46′2″E / 16.93028°S 145.76722°E / -16.93028; 145.76722
Capacity 18,000 (1,700 seated)

Barlow Park is a multi-sports facility and stadium located in Cairns.

The Park is home of Cairns District Rugby League, Cairns District Rugby Union, Cairns and District Athletics Association, Australian Sports Commission Development, Oztag, the Northern Pride RLFC and the FNQ FC Heat.[1]

The ground comprises an IAAF international athletics facility, turf sports fields at the main Barlow and West Barlow parks, and a 1,700 seat grandstand with corporate and media facilities.[1]

Barlow Park has played host to international athletic events and pre-season NRL, Super Rugby and A-League matches. On 16 June 2013 the ground hosted a regular season NRL match between South Sydney Rabbitohs and Gold Coast Titans in front of a crowd of 16,118.[2] The record attendance at the venue was set when 20,000 people attended a 2004 NRL pre-season match.[3]

On 26th April 2015, South Sydney Rabbitohs will host the Canberra Raiders in Round 8 of the NRL Premiership here.


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