Sydney Football Stadium

The Sydney Football Stadium (currently known by its sponsorship name, Allianz Stadium), Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales is a stadium built in 1988, to be the city's premier "rectangular field" venue for rugby league matches, and is now also used for major rugby union and football (soccer) matches and domestic competition. The Wallabies and the Socceroos occasionally play at the stadium, while the Sydney Roosters, NSW Waratahs and Sydney FC are the grounds major tenants.

The Sydney Football Stadium usually hosts both NRL semi finals and one preliminary final, and also held the annual pre-season Charity Shield football match between South Sydney and St George Illawarra for a number of years. All NSWRL / ARL Rugby League Grand Finals as well as the first Grand Final under the NRL banner were played there between 1988 and 1998.

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