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Match Day Info: Round 17 v Richmond

Match Day Info: Sunday 16 July

Below you will find all of the information that you need to plan your game day at your match in Victoria this Sunday.


AFL Premiership Season: Round 17

Richmond Tigers v Brisbane Lions
Sunday 16 July
Etihad Stadium
Bounce at 1.10pm 

NEAFL Premiership Season: Bye


Brisbane Lions members and supporters are invited to get-together pre-game in The Studio (Gate 2, Level 2) at Etihad Stadium from 11:30am. Entry is FREE!

Fans will be joined by some special guests, including some of the Lions' first-year players and can watch highlights of old Lions v Tigers encounters and grab a bite to eat or something to drink over the bar.

Match-day raffle tickets will also be sold inside the Chemist Warehouse Social Club.

The Social Club will be open from 11:30am til first bounce - so come along and enjoy the company of fellow supporters before Sunday's game.

Visit the Brisbane Lions' 'Club Hub' located on the concourse outside Gate 5 at Etihad Stadium from 10:30am to pick-up the latest Brisbane Lions merchandise.

The Lions Shop will be on hand to help deck you out in the latest range of Majestic apparel.

Pre-arranged ticketing will also be available for collection from the Brisbane Lions' Club Hub.

NB: The Club Hub has replaced the marquees that previously operated on the Bourke St Footbridge at Etihad Stadium matches.

Brisbane Lions Victorian-based members and supporters with General Admission entry are encouraged to sit together in the 'Lions Only' bays on Level 3, between Aisles 44-46.

These bays are located above the pre-game social club (in The Studio), and the Lions' cheer squad section on Level 1 (Aisle 48).

Please note that other areas are available to Lions members and supporters up on Level 3 - the bays above (Aisles 44-46) are simply reserved for 'Lions Only'.

Members can also upgrade to a reserved seat on Level 1 or 2 at an additional cost through Ticketmaster.

Cheer Squad

The Brisbane Lions Victorian Cheer Squad will be seated on Level 1 in Aisle 24 behind the goals at the La Trobe Street end.

Lions members and supporters will have an opportunity to WIN their way into the team's changerooms post-game courtesy of our match-day raffle.

Tickets are $2 each (or 3 for $5) and will be sold before the game from the Chemist Warehouse Social Club (in the Studio), at the Lions Club Hub (outside Gate 5), at the Lions Cheer Squad area (Aisle 48), and at both our Lionhearts match-day function. 

The winners will be drawn at half-time of the match and notified immediately. Prizes are as follows:

1st Prize: Invitation for two (2) people into the rooms post-game to get a signed guernsey from a player

2nd Prize: Brisbane Lions Away guernsey

3rd Prize: Fitzroy Book written by Jim Main


Etihad Stadium, Bourke St, Docklands, VIC 3008

Public Transport


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 or download the PTV App.

Car Parking 

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

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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 12.00pm (AEST), July 16 2017.

The views in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of the AFL or its clubs