Visiting Barlow Park

The Pride’s home ground is Barlow Park in Cairns. The playing field is 114 metres long (100 metres of field plus two 7 metre in-goal areas) by 68 metres wide. The facility is floodlit for night games with four towers providing 620 lux. The venue has a capacity of 15,000 which includes 1,700 seats (mostly undercover). The car park can accommodate approximately 300 vehicles.

The Pride have played 8 pre-season trial matches and 79 home games at Barlow Park (2008-2014, 7 seasons; won 64; drawn 2; lost 13;), two home games at Pride Oval, Irene Street Mooroobool (2010 season, won 2; drawn 0; lost 0) and one home game at Davies Park, Mareeba (2014 season, won 0; drawn 0; lost 1). Five matches at Barlow Park have been televised.

The Pride have also played pre-season trial matches in the Cairns area at Pride Oval, Mooroobool; Jones Park, Westcourt; Stan Williams Park, Manunda; Callendar Park, Innisfail; Jilara Oval, Yarrabah; Mossman Showgrounds; NQ Hardware Stadium, Atherton; Tully Showgrounds, Tully and Davies Park, Mareeba.

In 2012-2013 the Pride played 13 consecutive home games at Barlow Park without loss. In 2014 Barlow Park was renamed ‘The Jungle’ and the Pride won all 12 matches they played there.

The team has trained at a number of venues, including Barlow Park, West Barlow Park, Pride Oval and CDRL’s Jones Park at Mann Street, Westcourt.

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