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Notes on Adelaide podcast: The Oval


This week, what’s in store for Adelaide Oval – the 150-year-old sporting ground that says so much about South Australians and how we think about ourselves.

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In 1871, Adelaide Oval was created after the formation of the SA Cricket Association. A few years later it hosted a Test match – the first in a fabled history.

Since then it has been a rollercoaster ride (literally for a brief period in the 1800s), with the redeveloped Oval now front and centre for AFL and top-line cricket.

Today we talk to veteran journalist Michelangelo Rucci about the tough negotiations to come between stadium managers and the AFL clubs, and hear an interview with outgoing stadium boss Andrew Daniels and his successor Nick Addison, conducted by InDaily reporter Thomas Kelsall.

For Rucci’s latest reporting on the Oval for InDaily, go to

Notes on Adelaide is a weekly current affairs podcast driven by the independent journalism of InDaily, CityMag and SALIFE, and produced by Solstice Podcasting.

New episodes are uploaded weekly. You can find the podcast on InDaily or on your favourite podcast app including Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Listen to our previous episodes here.


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