Match Day Info: Saturday 22 April
Below you will find all of the information that you need to plan your game day at your match in Victoria this Saturday.
AFL Premiership Season: Round 5
Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions
Saturday 22 April
Bounce at 1.45pm
Head to the new Brisbane Lions 'Club Hub' located outside Gate 5 at Etihad Stadium from 11am, Saturday for all your Membership & Ticketing needs.
Please note that the Lions Shop won't be operating at Etihad Stadium for this match, please contact (07) 3335 1787 for any merchandise enquiries.
Special postage offers will be available for Melbourne-based members and supporters who purchase items over the phone through the Lions Shop in the week leading into the game.
NB: The Club Hub has replaced the marquees that previously operated on the Bourke St Footbridge at Etihad Stadium matches.
All Brisbane Lions fans are invited to our FREE Post-Match Function hosted in the Victory Room (between Aisles 14-16 on Level 1) once the final siren sounds.
A selection of special guests, including some of the current players, will be in attendance after the match.
Entry is FREE, and food and drink facilities will be available inside the room.
Brisbane Lions members and supporters planning on sitting in General Admission area at Etihad Stadium (Level 3) are encouraged to head to the 'Lions Only' seating bay located between Aisles 14/15 (wing) from Rows A-X. The area is subject to availability.
Those fans planning on securing a Reserved Seat on Level 1 are advised that our Cheer Squad will be sitting in Aisle 48, while the players will enter the arena from the Bourke St end (near Aisle 4/5).
Etihad Stadium, Bourke St, Docklands, VIC 3008
Southern Cross Station is located adjacent to Etihad Stadium. It is a short walk across the Bourke Street pedestrian footbridge.
Night Trains run hourly all night on Friday and Saturday from Flinders Street Station on all lines, except Stony Point and Flemington Racecourse lines. Many stations have more frequent train services through the night.
City trams run to Etihad Stadium from La Trobe Street and Harbour Esplanade. Trams also stop in the CBD on Spencer Street, Bourke Street and Collins Street and all are a short walk to Etihad Stadium.
Bourke Street / Spencer Street footbridge entrance:
112 St Kilda Fitzroy St to West Preston
31 Victoria Harbour Docklands to Hoddle Street
11 Victoria Harbour Docklands to West Preston
48 Victoria Harbour Docklands to North Balwyn
La Trobe Street entrance:
30 Etihad Stadium Docklands to St Vincent’s Plaza
86 Waterfront City Docklands to Bundoora RMIT
35 Waterfront City Docklands / City Circle
The bus terminus is at Southern Cross Train Station and services airport transfers as well as routes across country Victoria. Etihad Stadium is a short walk across the Bourke Street pedestrian footbridge from the bus terminus.
For up to date public transport information in Victoria including timetables, service disruption information, ticketing or special event services visit ptv.vic.gov.au or download the PTV App.
Etihad Stadium’s Car Parking in Docklands Melbourne is open 24 hours a day - seven days a week with more than 2,500 undercover car parks available daily. Please note Etihad Stadium Carpark has a maximum clearance of 2.10 Metres.
Fitzroy Juniors Guard of Honour
Around 50 boys and girls from the Fitzroy Junior Football Club will form a Guard of Honour for the Brisbane Lions players to run through prior to their Round 5 clash against the Bulldogs.
One lucky junior will also be given the opportunity to run out with the team as their official mascot!
This annual initiative with the Fitzroy Junior Football Club is proudly supported by Chemist Warehouse.
Straight from the field and off the players’ backs, all player issued match-worn ANZAC Commemorative guernseys will be up for auction following the Round 5 match.
Featuring a traditional Away design with ANZAC inspired elements including a ‘Lest we Forget’ inscribed into inside neckline, a bugle player’s silhouette visible at the back, and adorned by the ARMY’s Rising Sun and Enogerra-based 7th Brigade ARMY logo, the design is exclusively available for auction and won’t be available instore or online in retail copies.
This is your chance to bid to own one of these very limited issue Guernseys, and bidding will be available following the conclusion of the match by clicking here.
The Lionhearts supporter group in Victoria will be commandeering a a couple of Melbourne's iconic Colonial Tramcar Restaurants prior to the Bulldogs game.
Limited seats are still available for this popular event, which offers a sumptuous three-course lunch and full beverage service, before dropping guests off at Etihad Stadium in time for the game.
For more information about our Lionhearts pre-game events, please click here.
Make sure you join the conversation using #AFLBulldogsLions and #AllForOne
Want to WIN just by showing your colours? Snap a photo of yourself wearing your Lions colours and upload to Instagram with the hashtag #TrueColours for your chance to win great prizes across the season. Wear it, share it and win!
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All information up to date as of 2.00pm (AEST), April 19 2017.