Phillip Oval upgrades now complete

Players during an AFL match at Phillip Oval  Canberra Demons players took to the field at the upgraded Phillip Oval

AFL and cricket matches will take centre stage with upgrades to the Phillip Oval precinct now complete.

Players and spectators can expect a better sporting experience with a new look pavilion that has a second level featuring a community area, coaches’ boxes, scorer and umpire rooms, as well as a multi-purpose room.

Downstairs, upgrades to the players’ change rooms have also been completed to make game day more comfortable for football and cricket teams.

Practice and matches can also be held any time of the day or into the night with new sportsground floodlights. Sports fans will also enjoy the new electronic scoreboard that has been installed at the precinct.

The upgrades make Phillip Oval the second tier oval for AFL and cricket after Manuka Oval.

The Phillip Oval precinct is located at 12 Spoering Street, Phillip.

For more information visit sport.act.gov.au/sportsgrounds