The GMHBA Stadium, also known as the GMHBA Stadium Geelong, is a multi-purpose stadium in Geelong, Victoria area. It is currently used for Australian rules football, cricket and football (soccer) matches.
The stadium opened in 1925 and has a capacity of 10,000 spectators. The stadium was first named New Geelong Stadium, but was renamed in 1936 after Geelong and district banks, the General Motors Finance & Housing Association.
A stunning new stadium. A state-of-the-art training ground. A superb coaching complex. A state-of-the-art community facility. More than $100 million in new infrastructure for Geelong and the surrounding region. Dreamed up, designed, and built from the ground up in just 18 months, GMHBA Stadium is a true showcase of how local clubs and communities can work together to deliver a world-class facility.
Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium plays host to a number of sports every year, including Australian Rules Football. The stadium is the home of the Geelong Football Club, and has a capacity of 20,000 people. It’s the only stadium in Australia with a natural grass playing surface, and the stadium’s retractable roof was used for the first time in 2003, when the roof was left open for the Geelong versus Collingwood game.
Geelong Stadium in Geelong, Australia is home of the ARLC’s Geelong Cats AFL team. The stadium opened for the 2006 AFL season and currently has a capacity of around 14,000 for spectators and 8,500 for AFL matches. The stadium’s two neighbouring venues are Simonds Stadium, which has a capacity of 18,500, and GMHBA Stadium, which has a capacity of 8,500. Geelong Stadium is also home to the Australian Football Hall of Fame.
Geelong is a bustling city on Victoria’s south-west coast, just 3 hours from Melbourne. In Geelong you’ll find a variety of attractions, from cafes, to restaurants, to the historic waterfront. It’s also home to GMHBA Stadium, built for the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium will be the first Australian venue to host the Global T20 tournament, between September 27 and October 6. Nine teams will fight it out for this global competition with Australia’s Thunder headlining the event.
The GMHBA Stadium, colloquially known as GMHBA Stadium, is a sports stadium in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It is used mostly for football. Opened in 1996, the Geelong Football Club matches are played at the stadium, which has a capacity of 24,500. The stadium is owned by the Geelong Football Club and is operated by Stadium Management Geelong.