Published on August 4, 2017 11:22 am

Community venues prepare to host IC17

A host of Victorian community and state football venues will welcome hundreds of the game’s newest participants when they host the 2017 AFL International Cup this month.

Twenty-five metropolitan and regional locations have been selected to host the event which kicks off from August 5-19.

Of the 25 venues, eight high schools will host matches during the dedicated Schools Round, while three VFL women’s venues and a number of community football clubs will welcome teams to play as curtain-raisers to local suburban, amateur and country matches.

Season 2017 will see 18 men’s teams and eight women’s teams compete for the coveted title with teams hailing from Canada, China, Croatia, Fiji, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Nauru, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Sri Lanka, USA.

The women’s grand final will be played at Etihad Stadium as a curtain-raiser to the Round 22 clash between Carlton and Hawthorn, while the men’s Division One grand final will be played at the MCG as a curtain-raiser to the Round 22 match between Collingwood and the Geelong Cats.

CLICK HERE for fixtures or see below list for Victorian locations:

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VICTORIAN LOCATIONS: 

Men’s Div 1 – Locations       

Caulfield                             Koornang Park, Cnr Koornang Road & Munro Ave, Carnegie

Kew                                     Victoria Park, 636 High Street Kew

Linen House                      151 East Rd, Seaford

MCG                                    Brunton Ave, Richmond

Montrose                           Montrose Recreation Reserve,, 950 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd, Montrose

Mount Clear                      Marty Busch Reserve, Sebastopol

Royal Park                          Park St, Parkville

St Francis Xavier               Majestic Dr, Officer

St Mary’s                            Anthony Costa Oval, Kilgour Street South Geelong

St Patrick’s                         1431 Sturt St, Ballarat Central

Waverley Blues                 Charles St, Mount Waverley

Wesley College                 620 High St Rd, Glen Waverley

 

Men’s Div 2 – Locations     

Box Hill North                   Elgar Park, 653-661 Elgar Road, Mont Albert North

Diggers Rest                      Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve, Plumpton Rd. Diggers Rest

Eltham College                 1660 Main Rd, Research

Golden Square                  Wade St, Golden Square

Lyndhurst                           Marriott Waters Reserve, Boland Dve, Lyndhurst

Mentone Grammar          756-768 Springvale Road Braeside

Mount Clear                      Marty Busch Reserve, Sebastopol

Royal Park                          Park St, Parkville

 

Women’s Locations  

Diamond Creek                 Plenty War Memorial Park, Diamond Creek

Eastern Devils                   Mulgrave Reserve, 140 Garnett Rd, Wheelers Hill

Etihad Stadium                 740 Bourke St, Docklands

Hallam                                Hallam Reserve, Frawley Rd, Hallam

Melbourne Uni                 University Oval, Parkville

Peninsula Grammar         20 Wooralla Dr, Mount Eliza

Royal Park                          Park St, Parkville

St Francis Xavier               Majestic Dr, Officer

St Patrick’s                         1431 Sturt St, Ballarat Central

Wesley College                 620 High St Rd, Glen Waverley

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