KGV Park

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KGV Park
KGV Park (March 2012).jpg
LocationGlenorchy, Tasmania
Coordinates42°49′53″S 147°16′37″E / 42.83139°S 147.27694°E / -42.83139; 147.27694Coordinates: 42°49′53″S 147°16′37″E / 42.83139°S 147.27694°E / -42.83139; 147.27694
OwnerGlenorchy City Council
OperatorGlenorchy City Council
Capacity4,000
SurfaceSynthetic
Tenants
Football Federation Tasmania
Glenorchy Knights
Hobart Zebras

KGV Park, or simply KGV (King George V) is home to Football Federation Tasmania, the governing body for association football in Tasmania, and home to the Glenorchy Knights and Hobart Zebras football teams. It is referred to as the Home of Football in Tasmania. It is located in the heart of Glenorchy less than 1 kilometre from the Glenorchy CBD, 7 kilometres from Hobart City.

Current use[edit]

KGV is home to the Glenorchy Knights and Hobart Zebras football clubs who play home matches in the NPL Tasmania and lower grades at the ground.

It is also used for all major football matches played in the South of Tasmania, including Statewide Cup Finals and Statewide Finals Series Matches.

In 2010, A-League side Central Coast Mariners played a Tasmanian representative side in front of a crowd of around 2,000 people.[1]

Redevelopment[edit]

In December 2012 KGV Park was resurfaced with an artificial turf pitch. The new surface included Poligras synthetic grass and an in situ rubber shock pad was installed by Grassports Australia to FIFA 2 star standard.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Coast Mariners v Tasmania Match Highlights". Football Federation Tasmania. 2010. Retrieved 2012-04-11.
  2. ^ "KGV Park work well under way, and Southern FC prepare for 2013". walterpless.com.au. Retrieved 16 January 2013.

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