Norwood Oval (currently Coopers Stadium) is a multi-purpose stadium in Norwood, an inner eastern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It has been used for a variety of sporting events, but its main use is as the home ground for the Norwood Football Club in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).
The stadium has a capacity of 22,000 people, with seating for up to 3,900. Its record crowd is 20,280 attending a SANFL match between Norwood and Port Adelaide in 1971. Large light towers illuminate the entire pitch with TV standard lighting making the venue a regular fixture for Friday night matches in the SANFL.
Norwood has also hosted Baseball since circa 1960 with the South Australian Baseball team being tenants until 1989 then followed by the Adelaide Giants in the Australian Baseball League (ABL) from 1989 till its folding in 1999. From 2009 Baseball will once again be played at Norwood hosting home South Australia games in the Claxton Shield 2010.
Category: Sports - Soccer