Victorian Football Association

 

Venues 1877-1896

 

Venue

Venue – Full name

1877

1878

1879

1880

1881

1882

1883

1884

1885

1886

1887

1888

1889

1890

1891

1892

1893

1894

1895

1896

Grand Total

EMCG

East Melbourne Cricket Ground

 

8

5

8

9

13

12

13

14

11

10

11

13

11

11

10

12

11

9

10

201

MCG

Melbourne Cricket Ground

1

3

6

5

7

9

8

8

10

10

9

13

13

15

17

14

15

12

12

11

198

South Melbourne

South Melbourne Cricket Ground

 

4

4

9

8

6

8

12

10

11

16

9

13

12

11

11

11

10

9

9

183

Corio Oval

Corio Cricket Ground, Geelong

 

6

6

6

6

9

10

9

11

12

12

10

10

10

10

10

10

9

9

9

174

Fitzroy

Fitzroy Cricket Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

10

11

11

12

10

11

9

11

10

11

9

9

9

135

North Melbourne / Hotham

North Melbourne Recreation Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

1

5

9

6

10

6

10

8

10

7

9

11

9

9

9

119

Richmond

Richmond Cricket Ground

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

9

10

9

8

10

7

9

11

11

9

8

8

111

Williamstown

Williamstown Cricket Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

8

10

10

8

9

9

11

10

9

9

101

Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne Cricket Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

11

11

9

7

9

11

8

8

9

9

99

St Kilda

St Kilda Cricket Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

8

10

9

11

10

8

9

8

9

9

99

Footscray

Footscray Cricket Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

6

7

6

7

9

8

10

10

9

9

91

Victoria Park

Victoria Park, Collingwood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

10

9

10

9

48

University

University Cricket Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

8

6

8

 

 

 

 

 

3

6

6

45

Ballarat

Ballarat - venue not listed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

17

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

39

Garden's Reserve, Williamstown

Garden's Reserve, Williamstown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

9

12

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

39

Friendly Societies' Ground

Friendly Societies' Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

8

5

6

5

5

1

 

 

 

 

 

35

Prince's Oval

Prince's Oval, Carlton

 

 

5

4

4

4

4

3

5

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

Melbourne Football Ground

Melbourne Football Ground / Richmond Paddock

7

8

4

4

6

3

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33

Essendon

Flemington Hill Ground

 

5

5

8

5

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Saxon Paddock

Saxon Ground, Ballarat

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

2

2

3

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Eastern Oval

Eastern Oval, Ballarat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

5

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Warehouseman's Ground

Warehouseman's Cricket Ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

3

4

2

 

 

 

17

Madeline Street Reserve

Madeline Street Reserve, Carlton

8

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Royal Park

Royal Park

1

3

4

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Alpaca Paddock, St Kilda

Alpaca Paddock, St Kilda

3

3

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Albert Park

Albert Park

2

2

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Wesley College Ground

Wesley College Ground, Prahran

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Western Oval, Ballarat

Western Oval, Ballarat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Argyle Square Ground, Geelong

Argyle Square Ground, Geelong

3

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Geelong Agricultural Showgrounds

Geelong Agricultural Showgrounds

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Richmond City Reserve

Richmond City Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

Wynne’s Paddock

Wynne’s Paddock, Ballarat

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Ballarat Cricket Ground

Ballarat Cricket Ground

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Commun na Feine ground

Commun na Feine ground, Geelong

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Hotham Hurling Ground

Hotham Hurling Ground

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Richmond Paddock (lower end)

Richmond Paddock (lower end)

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Grand Total

 

30

51

46

49

46

46

51

76

101

173

157

144

117

112

117

125

131

117

117

118

1924

 

 

For further information about these venues, visit this excellently detailed page on the Blueseum website: Pre VFL Venues

 

 

About this document

Prepared and maintained by Andrew Robinson

Author: Andrew Robinson (contact: andrewxx166 at hotmail dot com)
First created:
20 September 2011
Last updated:
15 November 2014

(C) Copyright Andrew Robinson
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