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Lidcombe Oval Grandstand was renamed 'Tommy Raudonikis OAM Grandstand" by Cumberland Council in 2022, in honour of Tommy Raudonikis outstanding contribution to the sport and to the Western Suburbs Magpies Club.
Back in 1969, Tommy Raudonikis made his debut season with the Western Suburbs Magpies at Lidcombe Oval.
Recently, a plaque was unveiled commemorating the life and career of Tommy Raudonikis.
About the oval
Lidcombe Oval is located in the Wyatt Park sporting complex and is one of Sydney’s suburban sportsgrounds. Opened in 1933 the oval has been used for various sports over the years, most noticeably, rugby league and cycling.
Between 1967 and 1989 the Oval was the home of the Western Suburbs Magpies in the NSW Rugby League. Today the oval is used in the winter season by the Auburn Warriors Junior Rugby League Football Club.
In summer, the Lidcombe Auburn Cycle Club use the track that runs around the perimeter of the oval for cycle training and racing.
- Grandstand with seating for 400 people
- Ground seating for over 2,000 people
- Electronic Scoreboard
- Floodlights for night games and training
- Cycle track
- Public address system
- Fenced off-leash dog area next to Haslam’s Creek.