Famous Sports Center in Brisbane

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Brisbane is not all about the lovely parks and gardens. It also goes far beyond its popular attractions such as South Bank Parkland, Brisbane Wheels, Botanic Gardens

and many more. Hospitable accommodation in Brisbane also serves as one of the tourist magnet. The city is also a home for exciting and lively sports. As a fact, millions of visitors all over the world visit the city to witness sports and games held in the city. Among all time favorite games in the city are the Rugby, Football, Baseball and Cricket.

As to sports venues, there are many exciting stadiums and grounds where those exciting events are held. Among those popular venues are the below.

The Gabba (Brisbane Cricket Ground)

The cricket ground is a famous venue for both domestic and international cricket events.  It serves as home to Brisbane Lions Football Team and the Queensland Bulls Cricket Team. The Olympic football game last Sydney 2000 Olympics was held in the Gabba. It also serves as venue for the last 1960 historical tied test between Australia and West Indies.

Suncorp Stadium

Favorably located in Milton and is also called as The Cauldron is the Suncorp Stadium. It serves as a base for the famous Queensland Rugby League, Queensland Reds Rugby Union, Queensland Roar (a football team) and the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League. All throughout the year, it serves as venue for local and national competitions of rugby, football and soccer.

Brisbane Exhibition Ground

The exhibition ground is also popularly called as RNA Showground. It serves as home to the famous Australian Baseball League Team known as the Brisbane Bandits. The baseball game is held in this ground between months of November to February. During months of August the ground also serves as a venue for the Brisbane Ekka. Other games held in the Exhibition Ground are the Motor Racing, Cricket and Rugby.

Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre (QSAC)

This athletic center is known to be the third largest sporting arenas all over Queensland. It is a home for the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League last 1990. Primarily it is built to be used as temporary venue for the last 1982 Commonwealth Games. Last 2001, it hosted the Goodwill Games.

Other famous sports venues in Brisbane are the Perry Park, Ballymore, Sleeman Centre, Langlands Park and the Downey Park.