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Abel Sports equip A-League clash at the SCG
With the Sydney Cricket Ground set to host a number of Sydney FC A-League fixtures while the Allianz Stadium is being rebuilt, Abel Sports have equipped the famous venue with a range of goal posts.
In addition to the Abel Sports AFL posts already in use at the venue, Abel Sports have supplied posts for both football and rugby league.
As the image below from the Weekend Australian shows, Head Curator Justin Groves and a groundsman colleague prepared the grounds and goals for the 27th October Sydney Derby between Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers. The fixture was the first time football had been played at the SCG in over 30 years.
The result went in Sydney FC’s favour, 2-0.
Abel Sports Project Manager, Dean Andreula supervised the installation of the goals along with Groves.
Abel Sports Australian made goals are also installed at AAMI Park in Melbourne, the Adelaide Oval and Perth’s Optus Stadium.
Click here to contact Abel Sports via their listing in the Australasian Leisure Management Suppliers Directory.
Main image courtesy of Tony Cavlieiri.
12th October 2018 - Cox Architecture announced as winning designer for new Sydney Football Stadium
22nd September 2018 - Allianz Stadium set for last ever sporting fixture
19th September 2018 - Abel continues to expand in Victoria and interstate
19th March 2018 - Football body releases portable goalpost safety reminder
15th July 2014 - Abel Sports installs posts for community and elite sport
13th December 2013 - Abel Sports kick goals for the AFL
12th April 2013 - Abel Sports to supply goalposts for Adelaide Oval
18th November 2011 - Abel Sports’ solution for goal post storage
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