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Encyclopedia > Suncorp Stadium
Suncorp Stadium
Lang Park (The Cauldron)

Location Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Broke ground 1911
Opened 1914
Closed Open
Demolished Redeveloped 2001-2003
Owner Queensland Government
Operator Ogden IFC (Brisbane) Pty Ltd
Surface Grass
Construction cost $280,000,000 (redevelopment)
Architect HOK and PDT
Former names Lang Park
Suncorp-Metway Stadium
Tenants
Queensland Maroons (State of Origin) (1980 - )
Brisbane Broncos (NRL) (1988 - )
Queensland Roar (A-League) (2005 - )
Queensland Reds (Super 14) (2005 - )
Capacity
52,500

Suncorp Stadium, formerly known as Lang Park, is a rectangular sporting stadium located in the Brisbane suburb of Milton, Queensland, Australia. Built on the site of a cemetery, the stadium has been the home of rugby league football in Queensland since 1957 and today also hosts rugby union and football (soccer) matches. It will host the 2008 Rugby League World Cup Final. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1205x790, 118 KB)Suncorp Stadium -- Milton, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Suncorp Stadium Milton is an inner suburb of Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia, located approximately 2 kilometres west of Brisbanes central business district. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... Queensland Government Logo The Government of Queensland is commonly known as the Queensland Government. ... The logo of the Queensland State of Origin team The Queensland State of Origin team is a rugby league team representing the state of Queensland that plays in Australias annual three-match State of Origin series against arch-rivals the New South Wales team. ... Players are selected to play for the state in which they played their first senior football, hence the name state of origin. Prior to 1980 players were selected for interstate matches on the basis of where they were playing their club football at the time. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Queensland Roar FC is an Australian football (soccer) club from Brisbane, Australia competing in the A-League competition, playing their home games at Suncorp Stadium. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Queensland Reds (for sponsorship reasons referred to as QR Queensland Reds) represent Queensland in the sport of rugby union. ... The Super 14 is the largest rugby union football club championship in the southern hemisphere, consisting of provincial teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... Suncorp Stadium Milton is an inner suburb of Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia, located approximately 2 kilometres west of Brisbanes central business district. ... Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... Castle Ashby Graveyard Northamptonshire A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. ... Wally Lewis passing the ball in Rugby League State of Origin. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... The 2008 Rugby League World Cup will be the 13th World Cup, an international tournament for rugby league, that is scheduled to take place between 25 October and 22 November 2008 in Australia. ...

Contents

History

Origins

The site of Lang Park was originally the North Brisbane Burial Grounds, and until 1875 was Brisbane's primary cemetery. By 1911 the area was heavily populated, so the Paddington Cemeteries Act (1911) was introduced and the site was redeveloped as a recreational site. In 1914 it was fenced off and named Lang Park after John Dunmore Lang.[1] 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Castle Ashby Graveyard Northamptonshire A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... John Dunmore Lang (25 August 1799 - 8 August 1878), Australian clergyman, writer, politician and activist, was the first prominent advocate of an independent Australian nation and of Australian republicanism. ...


In 1953 the Brisbane Rugby League (BRL) amalgamated with the Queensland Rugby League (QRL). QRL secretary Ron McAullife negotiated a 21 year lease of Lang Park from the Brisbane City Council in order to give the QRL a financially viable base of operations. The park had only the most basic facilities, and the QRL contributed £17,000 to its development. January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... The logo of the Queensland Rugby League. ... Ron McAullife (June 25, 1918 - August 16, 1988) was a politician and sports administrator in Queensland, Australia. ... Image:Brisbane flag. ...


Lang Park hosted its first game of first grade rugby league during the 1930s, with regular BRL games commencing there in 1955. In 1958 it hosted its first Brisbane rugby league grand final in which Brothers defeated Valleys 22 points to 7.[2] The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known as the World Depression. ... Jan. ... The Brisbane Rugby League premiership was a rugby league competition held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 1909 to 1997. ... Poofs Past Brothers Rugby League Football Club, more commonly known simply as Brothers, or as the Leprechauns, are a rugby league club in Brisbane, Australia, that played in the top level of football since their foundation in 1919 until 1998. ... // Until their demise in 1995, the Fortitude Valley Diehards, often referred to simply as Valleys, were the oldest surviving rugby league team in Brisbane, Australia, being formed in, and winning their first premiership, in 1909 - also the year of the inaugural Brisbane Rugby League premiership. ...


As the ground was used increasingly by the QRL it became no longer viable for use as a public recreation facility. In 1962 the Lang Park Trust was created under an act of Parliament. This allowed for the construction of the Frank Burke Stand (1962), Ron McAuliffe Stand (1975) and the Western Grandstand (1994). The Trust had on its board one member from the Queensland Government, one member from the Brisbane City Council, two members from the Queensland Rugby League and one member from the Brisbane Rugby League.[3] Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Queensland Parliament is located in george Street, Brisbane. ... The form of the Government of Queensland is prescribed in its Constitution, which dates from 1859, although it has been amended many times since then. ... Image:Brisbane flag. ... The logo of the Queensland Rugby League. ... The Brisbane Rugby League premiership was a rugby league competition held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 1909 to 1997. ...


From the 1960s Lang Park hosted interstate and international rugby league, including the inaugural Rugby League State of Origin match. Up until 1972, it was the home ground of the Western Suburbs Panthers and from 1988 to 1992 it was also the home ground of the Brisbane Broncos. Players are selected to play for the state in which they played their first senior football, hence the name state of origin. Prior to 1980 players were selected for interstate matches on the basis of where they were playing their club football at the time. ... // The Western Suburbs Panthers, often simply referred to as Wests, are a rugby league club from Brisbane, Australia, and until their merger with the Hills District in 2006 they were the oldest surviving club in Brisbane. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ...


In 1994 the stadium's name was changed to Suncorp Stadium when naming sponshorship was attained by Queensland financial institution, Suncorp-Metway Limited. Suncorp-Metway (ASX: SUN) is an Australian finance, insurance, and banking corporation and Australias sixth largest bank and fourth largest general insurance group. ...


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Redevelopment

Suncorp Stadium. The photo also shows part of a mural depicting some Queensland legends of the game. (outside the entrance to the stadium)
Suncorp Stadium. The photo also shows part of a mural depicting some Queensland legends of the game. (outside the entrance to the stadium)

In the late 1990s it was decided that Brisbane needed a state of the art football stadium, and after much debate about the location, Lang Park (now known as Suncorp Stadium) was chosen as the site. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1248x927, 215 KB)Suncorp Stadium and tree ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1248x927, 215 KB)Suncorp Stadium and tree ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...


At a cost of $280,000,000 the redevelopment was completed in 2003. The redeveloped stadium's first event was a National Rugby League match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Newcastle Knights on 1 June 2003. The only remaining stand from before the redevelopment is the Western Grandstand. The extension of the facility resulted in the demolition of a number of buildings along Milton Road, including the former Brisbane City Council trolley-bus depot. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ... The Newcastle Knights are an Australian professional rugby league football team based in Newcastle, New South Wales. ... is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image:Brisbane flag. ... A trolleybus in Arnhem An electric trolleybus (also known as trolley bus or trackless trolley or simply trolley) is a bus powered by two overhead electric wires, from which the bus draws electricity using two trolley poles. ...


During their relocating year, the Broncos only recorded one win at Suncorp, against the Sydney Roosters in Round 16, 2003, unlike one loss at ANZ Stadium in round 5, 2003, against the New Zealand Warriors. The Sydney Roosters is a professional rugby league club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia. ... AKA QEII stadium is an olympic stadium in Brisbane, Queensland. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly the Auckland Warriors) are a professional rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand. ...


The stadium design allows most spectators to sit close to the field. Following its redevelopment, questions were raised about the standard of the surface, which was soft underfoot and sandy and was blamed for a spate of injuries to footballers using it (temporarily earning the stadium the nickname "Sandcorp Stadium" [4]). Prior to the redevelopment, the stadium was known as "The Cauldron", and Queensland fans developed a reputation for vocal support of their teams, adding to this mythology.

Much of this mythology centred around the Queensland State of Origin Team who play their home games at the stadium. The Maroons were viewed as almost unbeatable in front of their fanatical home supporters, however the first games played after the redevelopment of the stadium ended in victories to the visiting team. While the home fans are beginning to reassert themselves, many believe that the aura of invincibility that home teams have at the stadium has been permanently lost. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 806 KB) Suncorp Stadium before the 07/10/06 Australia v Paraguay friendly taken by Qld matt 03:46, 12 October 2006 (UTC) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... The logo of the Queensland State of Origin team The Queensland State of Origin team is a rugby league team representing the state of Queensland that plays in Australias annual three-match State of Origin series against arch-rivals the New South Wales team. ...


Today

Although the stadium has been the traditional home of rugby league in Queensland, it has also become the state's premier venue for rugby union. Suncorp Stadium hosted games at the 2003 Rugby World Cup, In 2006, the stadium became the new home of the Queensland Reds Super 14 team when they moved from their former home at Ballymore Stadium.[5] This move caused some disquiet amongst rugby traditionalists however was accepted by Queensland Rugby Union CEO Theo Psaros, who said that "our hearts may be at Ballymore but our heads say it's time to move."[6]. Wally Lewis passing the ball in Rugby League State of Origin. ... For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ... The 2003 Rugby World Cup was the fifth rugby union world cup. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Queensland Reds (for sponsorship reasons referred to as QR Queensland Reds) represent Queensland in the sport of rugby union. ... The Super 14 is the largest rugby union football club championship in the southern hemisphere, consisting of provincial teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ... Ballymore Stadium is the name of a Rugby Union stadium which is also the home of Queensland Rugby. ...


The football (soccer) team Queensland Roar FC of the A-League also play their home games at Suncorp Stadium. A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Queensland Roar FC is an Australian football (soccer) club from Brisbane, Australia competing in the A-League competition, playing their home games at Suncorp Stadium. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


On July 29, 2006 the Bledisloe Cup clash between Australia and the All Blacks returned to Brisbane for the first time in over a decade for the 2006 Tri Nations Series. Though Australia narrowly lost the match, the game saw a new ground record set. is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bledisloe Cup Rugby Unions Bledisloe Cup is contested between Australias Wallabies and New Zealands All Blacks. ... First international  Australia 3 - 22 New Zealand  (15 August 1903) Largest win  New Zealand 145 - 17 Japan  (4 June 1995) Worst defeat  Australia 28 - 7 New Zealand  (28 August 1999) World Cup Appearances 6 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1987 The All Blacks are New Zealands national rugby... The 2006 Tri Nations Series, an annual rugby union competition between the national teams of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, marked the tenth anniversary of the original competition. ...

On Saturday 7 October The stadium hosted a 1-1 friendly football (soccer) game between Australia and Paraguay in which four Socceroos Tony Vidmar, Stan Lazaridis, Zeljko Kalac & goal scorer Tony Popovic retired from international football. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1000x750, 265 KB) Authour is jimmyharris Brisbane Broncos VS Bulldogs Suncorp Stadium National Rugby League http://www. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... First international New Zealand 3 - 1 Australia (Dunedin, New Zealand; June 17, 1922) Largest win Australia 31 - 0 American Samoa (Coffs Harbour, Australia; April 11, 2001) Qualifier for 2002 World Cup (World Record) Worst defeat Australia 0 - 8 South Africa (Adelaide, Australia; September 17, 1955) World Cup Appearances 2 (First... Tony Vidmar (born July 4, 1970 in Adelaide) is an Australian football (soccer) player of Slovenian origin, currently playing with NAC Breda in the Dutch Eredivisie. ... Stanley Stan Lazaridis (born August 16, 1972 in Perth, Australia), is an Australian football (soccer) player of Pontic-Greek descent. ... Zeljko Kalac (born December 16th, 1972) is an Australian football (soccer) goalkeeper of Croatian descent, who currently plays for A.C. Milan in Italys Serie A. He is nicknamed Spider thanks to his height (2. ... Tony Popovic (born July 4, 1973 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian footballer who plays for Crystal Palace in The Championship. ...


On Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 December, Suncorp Stadium hosted its first music concert since the 1980s and the stadium's redevelopment when Robbie Williams performed in front of two 52,413 sell-out crowds during his "Close Encounters" tour of Australia. For other people with the same name, see Robbie Williams (disambiguation). ...


Crowd Averages

Team Sport Crowd Average Season
Queensland (State of Origin) Rugby League 52,484 2007
Brisbane Broncos Rugby League 34,012 2007
Queensland Reds Rugby Union 18,101 2007
Queensland Roar Football (Soccer) 16,465 2006/2007

Most recent series 2007 State of Origin: WON Queensland 2 - New South Wales 1 Biggest win Queensland 36 - 6 New South Wales (Lang Park, Brisbane; 23 May 1989 and July 9, 2003) Biggest defeat New South Wales 56 - 16 Queensland (Stadium Australia, Sydney; 7 June 2000) The Queensland State of... For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ... The Queensland Reds (for sponsorship reasons referred to as QR Queensland Reds) represent Queensland in the sport of rugby union. ... Queensland Roar FC is a football (soccer) club from Brisbane, Australia. ...

Popular culture

In the 1980s Wally Lewis became known as The Emperor of Lang Park after his performances in Rugby League State of Origin matches played at the ground. Brisbane-based beer XXXX, which is brewed at the nearby Castlemaine Brewery, ran a television advertisement celebrating this title in song. Captain of the Australia national rugby league football team Wally Lewis (born December 1, 1959 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) is a former rugby league footballer who was one of the most pre-eminent players of the 1980s. ... Players are selected to play for the state in which they played their first senior football, hence the name state of origin. Prior to 1980 players were selected for interstate matches on the basis of where they were playing their club football at the time. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... XXXX (pronounced four-ex) is a brand of beers brewed in Milton, Brisbane by Queensland brewers, Castlemaine Perkins. ... Castlemaine Perkins is a brewery located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. ...

Here's to Wally Lewis for lacing on a boot
Sometimes he plays it rugged, sometimes he plays it cute
He slices through a backline like a Stradbroke Island shark
There's glue on all his fingers, he's the Emperor of Lang Park[7]

There is a bronze statue of Wally Lewis erected outside the stadium. Stradbroke Island was a large sand island in Moreton Bay near Brisbane, Queensland. ...


The stadium has been nicknamed Fortress Suncorp for the Wallabies due to their impressive record at the redeveloped venue.[8] First international Australia 13 - 3 British Isles (24 June 1899) Largest win Australia  142 - 0  Namibia (25 October 2003) Worst defeat South Africa  61 - 22  Australia (23 August 1997) World Cup Appearances 6 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1991, 1999 The Australian national rugby union team is the representative...


Accessibility

Walking Pedestrian access
  • Suncorp Stadium is within walking distance of the CBD area of Brisbane.
Bus Bus access
  • Suncorp Stadium is close to bus-stops for the
  • 375 City bus. The bus route is Bardon (outbound) — Stafford (via city - inbound)
The BUZ bus runs every 10-15 minutes, 6am to 11pm, 7 days a week.
for special events, typically from the CBD, Chermside, Carindale and Eight Mile Plains.
  • Suncorp Stadium is situated on the bus outbound side of Caxton Street.
Train Train access
  • Suncorp Stadium is easily accessible from CityTrain stations
  • Ticket holders are granted free transport on match days,
with some trains diverted or extended to Milton to increase capacity.
Car There is no available parking at the Stadium. However, parking stations are available within easy walking distance of the Stadium.

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Facts

Record crowd 52,498 - Rugby League, 23 May 2007
Queensland vs New South Wales
State of Origin, and
Rugby Union, 29 July 2006
Australia vs New Zealand
2006 Tri Nations Series
Video screen Yes (x2)
Lights Yes
Sports played Rugby league, Rugby union, Football (soccer)
Annual events State of Origin, Queensland Cup Grand Final, ANZAC Test
Historic events 1968 Rugby League World Cup
1975 Rugby League World Cup
1977 Rugby League World Cup
1980 State of Origin
2003 Rugby Union World Cup
2008 Rugby League World Cup

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References

  1. ^ Gallaway, Jack Origin: Rugby League's Greatest Contest 1980-2002 University of Queensland Press, 2003 ISBN 0-7022-3383-8
  2. ^ McGregor, Adrian King Wally University of Queensland Press, 1986 ISBN 0-7022-2037-X
  3. ^ Mallory, Greg "Key 'Milestones' Affecting Community and Administration in the Brisbane Rugby League: 1922 -1987" retrieved December 7, 2005
  4. ^ Suncorp Stadium History retrieved December 5, 2005
  5. Suncorp Stadium by the Queensland Government Major Sports Facilities Authority, retrieved December 6, 2005
  6. Suncorp Stadium Redevelopment retrieved December 6, 2005
  7. ^ Time to deliver accessed July 19, 2006.

External links

  • Suncorp Stadium - Official site
  • Suncorp Stadium at Austadiums

Coordinates: 27°27′53.45″S, 153°0′34.45″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Brisbane Broncos
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RepresentativesHistoryRecordsHonoursPlayersVenues
Seasons
1988198919901991199219931994199519961997
1998199920002001200220032004200520062007
2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017
Stadiums
Lang Park/Suncorp StadiumANZ Stadium
Captains
Wally Lewis (1988-1989) • Gene Miles (1990-1991) • Allan Langer (1992-1999)
Kevin Walters (1999-2000) • Gorden Tallis (2001-2004) • Darren Lockyer (2005-2007)
Coaches
Wayne Bennett (1988-2007)

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