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The Lavington Sports Ground (LSG) is one of regional Australia’s premier sporting precincts

The state–of-the-art sporting precinct hosts local, regional, state and national carnivals and community sport across a wide range of sporting codes. The precinct also includes a modern function centre, including a semi- commercial kitchen, bar and function room overlooking the main oval.

The venue also has two elite standard sporting fields, cricket nets, pitches, velodrome, netball courts, a huge undercover grandstand and amenities building.

The LSG hosts major sporting events including the Big Bash Cricket, NRL and AFL exhibition matches and has been home to many junior sporting stars that have represented their codes at a national level..

Most recently, LSG hosted AFL preseason matches (Sydney v St Kilda and Richmond v Port Adelaide), an A-League match between Melbourne Heart and Perth Glory in 2014, NRL Round 5 (Manly v Canberra) in 2015 and Big Bash game between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars in 2016 and 2017 Women’s Big Bash (Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars).

The LSG is home to the Lavington Panthers Football Netball Club, Lavington Panthers Cricket Club, Lavington Panthers Junior Football Club and the Lavington Panthers Cycling Club. The facility is owned and operated by AlburyCity.

Getting here

Positioned in the middle of the Melbourne-Sydney-Canberra triangle, Albury Wodonga is easily accessible by road, rail or air. Albury Airport is conveniently located 5km from the centre of Albury and offers regular direct flights weekly to and from Sydney and Melbourne.

Albury-Wodonga are two vibrant cities, situated on the border of NSW and Victoria. The cities are is home to the winding Murray River, Lake Hume and an array of cultural icons, contemporary museums, and linkages to migrant history and indigenous people. With a population over 100,000, Albury Wodonga is one of the nation’s largest inland communities.

Albury-Wodonga has an abundance of accommodation, clubs, eateries and public transport, and is close to snowfields and wine regions. There is a wide range of transport options to move around the cities, including: taxis, Uber, public buses, chauffeured limousines or rental hire (Thrifty, Avis Car and Truck Rentals).

Located just one block from the City Centre, the Railway Precinct serves as the city’s transport hub. NSW TrainLink and V/Line have daily rail services connecting Albury Wodonga with Melbourne and Sydney.

Coach services (NSW TrainLink, V/Line, bus lines) connect the cities with an abundance of destinations.

Albury Wodonga is an easy drive from major capital cities along the M31 Hume Freeway. For those outside of the capital cities, the Riverina, Olympic and Murray Valley Highways all lead to Albury.

Parking

Lavington Sports Ground has three free car parks, a loading dock and disabled parking located in the Centaur Road car park.

Car park location Car park capacity
Hanna, Collins, Pearsall Street and Centaur Road on-street parking 1186
Centaur Road 126
Corner Hanna St and Centaur Rd 32
Pearsall Street 282

Accessibility

We are committed to ensuring that our venue is accessible to everyone, including those with a disability. If you require specific seating, or audio assistance, please speak to one of our friendly staff.

There is wheelchair seating located on level 4, grandstand and lifts at the main entry.

Wheelchair accessible toilets are on levels 2 and 4.

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