List of Australian rugby league stadiums

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This is a list of Australian rugby league stadiums by capacity.

National Rugby League stadiums[edit]

Representative football[edit]

The following are home venues of State of Origin Representative matches. Various venues have hosted Origin matches as one off events, including recently at Etihad Stadium and the MCG in 2015.

NRL representative venues
Stadium Image City State Capacity Tenants
ANZ Stadium NRL Grand Final 2006.JPG Sydney Olympic Park  New South Wales 84,000 New South Wales colours.svg New South Wales Blues
Suncorp Stadium Suncorp Stadium.jpg Milton, Brisbane  Queensland 52,500 Queensland colours.svg Queensland Maroons

NRL club venues[edit]

This list includes all regular home grounds of National Rugby League clubs. Some of these venues have also hosted the Australian national rugby league team.

NRL club venues
Stadium Image City State Capacity Tenants
ANZ Stadium NRL Grand Final 2006.JPG Sydney Olympic Park  New South Wales 84,000 NRL Grand Final
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs
Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers
Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels
St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra Dragons
Suncorp Stadium Suncorp Stadium.jpg Milton, Brisbane  Queensland 52,500 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos
Allianz Stadium Aussie Stadium.jpg Moore Park, Sydney  New South Wales 45,500 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters
McDonald Jones Stadium Ausgrid Stadium.jpg New Lambton, Newcastle  New South Wales 33,000 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights
AAMI Park Backofamipark.JPG Melbourne  Victoria 30,050 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm
Cbus Super Stadium Skilled Park (2008).jpg Robina, Gold Coast  Queensland 27,400 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans
1300SMILES Stadium 14-05-2005-dairy farmers at dusk.JPG Kirwan, Queensland  Queensland 26,500 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys
GIO Stadium BruceStadium19032005.JPG Bruce, Canberra  Australian Capital Territory 25,011 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders
WIN Stadium WIN Stadium5.jpg Wollongong  New South Wales 23,750 St. George colours.svg St George Illawarra Dragons
Lottoland Brookvale Oval 2.JPG Brookvale, Sydney  New South Wales 23,000 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Pepper Stadium Centrebet Stadium, Penrith.jpg Penrith, Sydney  New South Wales 22,500 Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers
Southern Cross Group Stadium Wooloware Endeavour Field.JPG Cronulla, Sydney  New South Wales 22,000 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
UOW Jubilee Oval OKI Jubilee Grandstand.jpg Kogarah, Sydney  New South Wales 20,500 St. George colours.svg St George Illawarra Dragons
Leichhardt Oval Leichhardt Oval at Dusk.JPG Leichhardt, Sydney  New South Wales 20,000 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers
Campbelltown Stadium Campbelltown Stadium.jpg Campbelltown, Sydney  New South Wales 20,000 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers

Occasional stadiums[edit]

These venues are not the permanent home venues of NRL clubs, but intermittently host club NRL matches.

Occasional venues
Stadium Image City State Capacity Used by
Optus Stadium Perth Stadium Perth  Western Australia 65,000 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Adelaide Oval Completed Adelaide Oval 2014 - cropped and rotated.jpg Adelaide  South Australia 53,583 Adelaide colours.svg Adelaide Rams
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters
Westpac Stadium Westpac Trust stadium viewed from Wadestown.jpg Wellington  New Zealand 34,500 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors
Belmore Sports Ground Belmore Sports Ground.jpg Belmore, Sydney  New South Wales 25,000 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Yarrow Stadium YarrowStadium20101002.jpg New Plymouth  New Zealand 25,000 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors
nib Stadium Perth Glory v North Queensland Fury.jpg Perth  Western Australia 20,500 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs
Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Central Coast Stadium Bluetongue CC Stadium.jpg Gosford  New South Wales 20,059 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters
Lavington Sports Ground Lavington Sports Ground, pre-game, 9 February 2014.jpg Albury  New South Wales 20,000 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
AMI Stadium Addington Rugby Stadium.jpg Addington, Christchurch  New Zealand 18,000 Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers
North Hobart Oval CG-North-Hobart-Oval-Sep2014.jpg Hobart  Tasmania 18,000 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm
Barlow Park Cairns  Queensland 18,000 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs
Marrara Oval TIO Stadium.jpg Darwin  Northern Territory 14,000 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters
Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans
Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels
Carrington Park Bathurst  New South Wales 13,000 Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers

Proposed redevelopments and new NRL stadiums[edit]

Following is a list of current proposals for redevelopment or replacement of current NRL venues.

Proposed redevelopments and new venues
Stadium City State Capacity Potential Tenants Completion
Blacktown Stadium Blacktown  New South Wales 45,000 (approx.) new Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers
Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels
Liverpool Stadium Liverpool  New South Wales 45,000 (approx.) new Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
New Townsville Stadium Townsville  Queensland 30,000 (approx.) new North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys
Western Sydney Stadium Parramatta  New South Wales 30,000 (approx.) new Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels 2019[1]
New Canberra Stadium Canberra  Australian Capital Territory 30,000 (approx.) new Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders Before 2020[2]
nib Stadium Perth  Western Australia 25,000 (stage 2 redevelopment) WA Reds colours.svg West Coast Pirates (proposed club)
Hindmarsh Stadium Adelaide  South Australia 25,000 (redevelopment)[3] N/A

Former NRL stadiums[edit]

These venues have irregularly or previously hosted National Rugby League or higher standard rugby league matches.

Former NRL club venues
Stadium Image City State Capacity Period in use Previous Tenants
Melbourne Cricket Ground MCG stadium.jpg Melbourne  Victoria 100,000 2000 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm
ANZ Stadium QSAC2009-01.jpg Brisbane  Queensland 60,000 1993–03 Super League Grand Final
Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos
Docklands Stadium England Australia Cook Cup Telstra Dome.jpg Melbourne  Victoria 56,347 2001, 2007–10 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm
North Sydney Oval Starlight cinema at North Sydney Oval.jpg Sydney  New South Wales 23,000 1998–99 North Sydney colours.svg North Sydney Bears
Sydney Showground Sydney Showground Main Arena.jpg Sydney  New South Wales 21,500 2001–05 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Parramatta Stadium Parramatta Stadium New Scoreboard.jpg Parramatta, Sydney  New South Wales 20,741 1986-2016

developing 2019

Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels
Olympic Park Stadium Mbnolypkst.jpg Melbourne  Victoria 18,500 1998–00, 2002–09 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm
Carrara Stadium Carrara stadium.jpg Gold Coast  Queensland 18,000 1998
2007
Gold Coast Chargers colours.svg Gold Coast Chargers
Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans
Hindmarsh Stadium HindmarshStadium.JPG Adelaide  South Australia 17,000 1998
2006
2009
Adelaide colours.svg Adelaide Rams
Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers
Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
  • Capacity shown is as it was during the time in use

Club no longer exists in NRL
Venue no longer exists
Venue has since undergone renovation or complete re-build

New South Wales Cup stadiums[edit]

12 teams contest the 2015 NSW Cup. In addition to those listed below which are based in NSW, the Auckland, New Zealand based New Zealand Warriors feeder team also compete in the competition.

NSW Cup venues
Stadium City State Capacity Tenants NRL affiliate
McDonald Jones Stadium

Cessnock Sportsground

Newcastle  New South Wales 33,000

10, 000

Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights
Henson Park Newtown, Sydney  New South Wales 30,000 Newtown colours.svg Newtown Jets Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
WIN Stadium Wollongong  New South Wales 23,000 St. George colours.svg Illawarra Cutters St. George colours.svg St George Illawarra Dragons
Leichhardt Oval
Campbelltown Stadium
Leichhardt, Sydney
Campbelltown, Sydney
 New South Wales 20,000
20,000
Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers
North Sydney Oval North Sydney, Sydney  New South Wales 20,000 North Sydney colours.svg North Sydney Bears South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs
Belmore Sports Ground Belmore, Sydney  New South Wales 19,000 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Windsor Sporting Complex Windsor, Sydney  New South Wales 10,000 Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers
H.E. Laybutt Field Blacktown, Sydney  New South Wales 5,000 Northern Eagles colours.svg Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Ringrose Park Wentworthville, Sydney  New South Wales 5,000 Hullcolours.svg Wentworthville Magpies Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels
Mount Pritchard Oval Mount Pritchard, Sydney  New South Wales 5,000 Wellington colours.svg Mount Pritchard Mounties Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders
Morry Breen Oval Kanwal, New South Wales  New South Wales 2,000 Australian colours.svg Wyong Roos Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters

Queensland Cup Stadiums[edit]

Queensland Cup venues
Stadium City State Capacity Tenants NRL affiliate
Barlow Park Cairns  Queensland 18,000 Northern Pride colours.png Northern Pride RLFC North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys
Sunshine Coast Stadium Sunshine Coast  Queensland 12,000 Sunshine Coast Colours.svg Sunshine Coast Falcons Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm
North Ipswich Reserve Ipswich  Queensland 10,000 Ipswich Colours.svg Ipswich Jets Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans
Stadium Mackay (Virgin Australia Stadium) Mackay  Queensland 10,000 Mackay Cutters colours.svg Mackay Cutters North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys
Dolphin Oval Redcliffe, Brisbane  Queensland 10,000 Redcliffe colours.svg Redcliffe Dolphins Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos
Browne Park Rockhampton  Queensland 5,200 Central Comets colours.svg Central Queensland Capras Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos
Langlands Park Brisbane  Queensland 5,000 Balmain colours.svg Easts Tigers Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm
BMD Kougari Oval Wynnum, Brisbane  Queensland 5,000 Wynnum-Manly Colours.svg Wynnum Manly Seagulls Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos
Bishop Park Brisbane  Queensland unknown Norths Devils colours.svg Norths Devils Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos
Brandon Park
Davies Park
South Bank, Brisbane
Logan
 Queensland unknown Souths-Logan Magpies Colours.svg Souths Logan Magpies
Pizzey Park Gold Coast  Queensland unknown Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Burleigh Bears Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans
Piggabeen Sports Complex Gold Coast  New South Wales unknown Western Suburbs colours.svg Tweed Heads Seagulls Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans

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