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Old Anniesland is a rugby union ground in Glasgow, Scotland, with a capacity of approximately 3,500..

Old Anniesland
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Old Anniesland grandstand
Old Anniesland is located in Glasgow council area
Old Anniesland
Old Anniesland
Location in Glasgow
LocationCrow Road, Glasgow G13 1PL
Coordinates55°53′15″N 4°19′39″W / 55.8874581°N 4.327417355°W / 55.8874581; -4.327417355Coordinates: 55°53′15″N 4°19′39″W / 55.8874581°N 4.327417355°W / 55.8874581; -4.327417355
OwnerGlasgow Hawks
Capacity3,500
Tenants
Glasgow High Kelvinside

It is the home of Glasgow Hawks, who currently play in the Scottish Premiership.[1] It is also used by Glasgow High Kelvinside.

HistoryEdit

Originally home to Glasgow Academicals in 1883, the playing fields were bought by Glasgow HSFP in 1919.[2]

LocationEdit

It is situated just off Crow Road in Anniesland, in the west of Glasgow.

UsesEdit

Home to Glasgow Hawks, it also hosts matches by Glasgow High Kelvinside. It is sometimes used to host Scotland Club XV matches.[3]

There is a main pitch for competitive games, and several other rugby pitches for play and training, some floodlit and one with Astroturf. Gym facilities are also available to club members.[4]

Shinty is also played at the venue, with the final of the Glasgow Celtic Society Cup held there in June most years.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Old Anniesland - Home of Glasgow Hawks Rugby Football Club - Open Green Map".
  2. ^ ABACUS, Scott Graham -. "TheGlasgowStory: Crow Road".
  3. ^ "Old Anniesland hosts Club International".
  4. ^ "Active Scotland".