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Brockton Oval in Stanley Park

Brockton Oval in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

The Brockton Oval is a grass playing field surrounded by a dirt running track.  It has stands for spectators and change rooms/washrooms.  It is used primarily for Rugby games.  Although the West Coast Saints play Aussie rules football here in the British Columbia Australian Football League (BCAFL).

The famous Canadian Olympian Percy Williams, who won both the 100 and 200 metre sprints at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam trained here!

Brockton Oval plaque in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

The plaque says:

BROCKTON OVAL

"HOME OF VANCOUVER RUGBY"

The fence around this ground was erected by the Vancouver Rugby Union with funds provided for the enhancement of the Brockton rugby ground by the late James D. Elliott

September 1980

Where is Brockton Oval in Stanley Park?

The Brockton Oval is located at Brockton Point.  It is next to the Brockton Pavilion and the Brockton Playing Fields.  The Percy Williams plaque is located on the stands side of the change rooms building.  Next to the Brockton Pavilion is the King Edward VII oak tree.

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