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Upgrade to mark No.1 Sportsground’s maiden century

Newcastle’s No.1 Sportsground will undergo a major redevelopment to mark its 100th anniversary. The project, which includes enlarging the playing field, upgrading the lighting and building new tiered seating, is scheduled for completion in mid-2021. Newcastle Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes said redeveloping No.1 Sportsground is an apt way to celebrate the facility notching...

Fighting back: How Newcastle City kept its season alive

Newcastle City players almost didn’t take to the field this AFL season. COVID-19 put a stop to several revenue streams that make playing possible, such as fundraising events like pub raffles, trivia nights...

Newcastle’s No.1 Sportsground set for major revamp

Newcastle sporting fans craving top-class cricket and AFL matches will soon have it delivered on their doorstep as the city prepares for a major redevelopment of No.1 Sportsground. The extent of the works,...