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Ricoh Centre

The home of the Hawks

The Hawthorn Football Club moved into Waverley Park  Thursday 16 February, 2006.

The bays of the heritage-listed Sir Kenneth Luke stand remain at the ground that hosted 732 AFL matches between 1970-99, including the Hawks’ 1991 Premiership match against West Coast.

The refurbished three-level, eight-bay stand, accommodates Hawthorn’s training, administration and merchandise facilities.

A 25m heated pool has been built for general lap swimming, shallow water walking and rehabilitation.

The Hawks were the first AFL team in six years to run onto Waverley Park oval on Friday 17 February when the Club held an intra-squad practice match as they prepared for the 2006 season.

Tours of the Ricoh Centre are available, view full details.
 

Directions

If you are traveling south-bound on the Monash freeway, exit at Wellington Road and turn right onto Sir Kenneth Luke Boulevard (opposite Jells Rd).

Those traveling north-bound along the Monash freeway, exit at Police Road and turn right on to Jacksons Road. Follow Jacksons Rd to Wellington Road turn left and then left onto Sir Kenneth Luke Boulevard.

If visiting by public transport – Catch the Pakenham / Cranbourne train from Flinders Street Station to Huntingdale Station catch the Smart Bus 900 and ask for the Waverley Park stop. You will see the Stadium from the bus stop.

Ricoh CentreThe view of the old Waverley Park grandstand from the Hawthorn players' training oval.


The VFL mural still sits on the outside of the Ricoh Centre.