Australian Football

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KEY FACTS

Official name
Carlton Recreation Ground

Known as
Princes Park

Sponsor name
Optus Oval (1994-2006); MC Labour Park (2007-2008); Visy Park (2009-2014); Ikon Park (2015-2022)

Coordinates
-37.783794,144.96203

Address
250 Richardson St, Princes Hill, VIC, 3054

Record crowds
V/AFL: 62,986 (GF, 1945)
REP: 31,000 (Interstate, OOM, 1932)
AFL: 24,568 (Women's Premiership Season, Rd 1, 2017)
VFA: 20,847 (GF, 1992)
AFL: 18,718 (NAB Challenge, Rd 2, 2016)
VFL: 13,842 (GF, 2007)

Opened
1897

Leagues
Australian Football League; NAB League; Representative Football; Victorian Amateur Football Association; Victorian Football Association; Victorian Football League

Former home clubs
Carlton

Playing dimensions
157m (length) x 127m (width)

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.