Ironbark Stadium, Rushworth, Victoria

Photos and words by Wayde Petersen

Rushworth is one of my favourite grounds. I’ve had some good times at Ironbark Stadium as a player, spectator & football trainer.

The Bill Cruz Changerooms are named after 300 gamer Bill Cruz, who was also the gatekeeper for 30 years. The changerooms are a fair distance from the ground.

Rushworth wear a unique jumper (black with a yellow hoop, collar & cuffs) and the ground is home to a large mob of Eastern Gray Kangaroos, who enjoy the green pick in the summer months, hence the nickname of Roo Poo Park.

To see the Rushworth Tigers jumper in action, and for a Google satelilte map, take at look at:

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