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Match Day Info: Round 20 v Western Bulldogs

Match Day Info: Saturday, August 5

Below you will find all of the information that you need for a huge day of football at the Gabba.


AFL Premiership Season: Round 20

Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs 
Saturday 5 August
The Gabba
Entertainment from 3.30pm
Bounce at 4.35pm

NEAFL State League Season: Round 19

Brisbane Lions v Sydney Swans
Saturday 5 August
The Gabba
Bounce at 12.45pm

Curtain-raiser details:

  • Entry via Gate 2, Gabba Members and Brisbane Lions Social Club from 12.30pm.
  • Sections 28 – 37 will be the only permitted access points for patrons with a general seating ticket to the event.
  • Although patrons require match ticket to the Senior game to enter the ground, they will not be permitted to sit in corresponding seats until 3.00pm.
  • Ticket office at Gate 2 will be open for patrons to purchase tickets.
  • Gate 6 – Match Day Social club in Champions room will be available for Lions Members to view the curtain raiser.

The Brisbane Lions, along with community partner MDA, will welcome 51 new Australians and introduce them to AFL before our match against the Western Bulldogs this weekend. 

The Citizenship Ceremony will be held pre-match with federal, state and local government present. 

After the ceremony, the new citizens will be treated to their first AFL spectacle as the Lions go head-to-head with the defending premiers.

The Lions are passionate about providing people from diverse cultures and backgrounds an avenue for inclusion and assimilation to Australia through our great game.

The Brisbane Lions are all for everyone.

Our Membership team have a marquee set up in Lion Park every match day, and are available for any member enquiries, to sign up new members, collect member tickets (if advised), and all other general Brisbane Lions enquiries.

You can find the marquee in Lion Park, which is located at the front of the Gabba (facing Main Street), and open pre-game from 1.5 hours before the match until first bounce.

Autograph Book Giveaway

Members can collect an exclusive 2017 Autograph Book this Saturday from the Member Marquee, Match Office 7 & 9 or the Match Day Social Club! Simply flash your 2017 membership card to receive your copy! *Limited quantities available, one per member per membership card.

Brisbane Lions Social Club

All season game entry members have FREE access to the Match Day Social Club – entry via Gate 6 or via the lift at Section 51. Proof of 2017 membership must be shown upon entry. 

Update Your Details + WIN!

Calling all Lions fans – make sure you update or confirm your contact details for the chance to win 1 of 10 Lions Memberships for 2018! There will be entry points at all Membership Match Offices and Lions Shop outlets on game day, simply complete a form with your contact details and you will go in the draw to win a win a 2017 team-signed Sherrin drawn at half time plus the chance to win a 2018 Membership.

The Lions Shop is your one-stop outlet for all your Brisbane Lions merchandise needs, and caters for men, women, little lions and even babies.

The friendly staff are trained to help you find your size in Lions shirts, polos, guernseys, caps, scarves, hoodies, accessories and everything else you need to kit yourself out in maroon, blue and gold. Find the Lions Shop Superstore located at Gate 2 and various outlets inside the stadium.

Our new Majestic range is now available for purchase from the Lions Shop or one of our marquees around the stadium.

Clear The Den

The Lions Shop mid-year ‘Clear The Den’ stocktake sale is back on again and prices are slashed! Save on a huge range of 2017 stock, but get in fast as it will go quick. Check out the great savings to be had at the Lions Shop superstore at Gate 2 of The Gabba, any of the outlet stores around the stadium, or online at

Clear The Den Flash Sale

Flash sale alert! As part of our Annual Lions Shop Clear the Den sale you can grab two BLK items for the price of one! That’s right, you get two BLK items and pay for only one! The offer is only available on Saturday, and only at the Lions Shop stores in-stadium. Don’t walk, RUN to your nearest outlet to take advantage of this unbelievable offer. *Terms and conditions apply. Free item will be the least expensive of the two items.


Want to WIN just by showing your colours? Be seen at the 2017 home games at the Gabba and show your support by wearing your Lions club gear. To enter, simply upload a photo of yourself at the game in your Lions colours along with the hashtag #TRUECOLOURS for the chance to win.


The Gabba, Stanley St, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

Public Transport

Did you know you get FREE public transport to and from the game? Show your Brisbane Lions member card or ticket when getting on and off the Train or Bus and you’re set.

Call TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit to use their journey planner or view and print their maps and timetables.

Park Inside 50. Hyundai Game Day Parking

Do you drive a Hyundai?  We’re opening up the Hyundai Car Park on game day at the Gabba and you’re invited! Forget about public transport, drive your Hyundai right up to the Gabba, just metres form the stadium, and stroll across the road to the game – easy!

20 lucky Hyundai drivers will be chosen and notified before each match. For your chance to park in the Hyundai Car Park, click here to enter.

Brisbane Lions Social Club

All season game entry members have FREE access to the Match Day Social Club - entry via Gate 6 or via the lift at Section 51. Proof of 2017 membership must be shown upon entry.

Post Match Player Q&A

Because we’re All For the Members, the Brisbane Lions will be opening our exclusive Area VIP Lounge for members post-match. Meet a couple of our Brisbane Lions players fresh off the field and get a member-exclusive update from the boys about their match against the Blues.

To enter, members will need to exit the stadium and re-enter via Gate 1 using your membership card to gain access. Room is subject to capacity, so please be sure to arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Brisbane Lions Members Bar

Premium season reserved seat members and September Members have FREE entry to the bar located in Section 62. Entry to the bar is subject to capacity and proof of 2017 membership must be shown upon entry.

50-50 Raffle

Support Make-A-Wish Australia by purchasing a ticket in our 50-50 raffle. One lucky person will win 50% of the prize pool in the random draw at the end of today’s game.  The remaining 50% raised will go to the Make-A-Wish Australia. Tickets are available from only $5! Help support Make-A-Wish Australia who are working to bring the vital, healing power of a wish to every child and teenager in Australia fighting a life-threatening medical condition and buy your ticket for a chance to win. #ALLFORONE

XXXX Take in the Gold Bar

Thanks to XXXX, you could be Taking in the Gold at The Gabba with nine mates in your own fully catered bar. Click here and enter your details to win! 

Four’N Twenty Pride on the Lion

One lucky patron will put their Pride on the Lion and test their knowledge against a Brisbane Lions player. Thanks to Four’N Twenty you could walk away with a Brisbane Lions prize pack. 

Four'N Twenty Cruise Comp

Thanks to Four'N Twenty, you and 3 friends could be setting sail on a 10-day Carnival Cruise. 

Simply buy a Four'N Twenty pie or sausage roll at The Gabba, snap a picture and upload it to Instagram using the hashtag #4N20Cruise and you could go in the draw.

For more information, go to

The Coffee Club - Meet You on the Boundary Line

Get your pre-game footy fix with our Brisbane Lions footy guru, coming live to the big screen from our sideline couch. This week we’ll chat with a Brisbane Lions coach and player as well as a member from the Brisbane Lions Women’s team.

INC Kick 4 Cash*

With thanks to Sport Nutrition Partner, INC, you could be kicking for $4k cash at quarter time.

Simply head to the INC marquee in Lion Park pre-game or head to the website below anytime to register your details and we could be calling upon you to take the field.

Enter here.

*Activation is subject to fine weather permitting

Hyundai Car Cam

Get your face on the big screen while "driving along in your automobile"! Thanks for Hyundai, if you get selected you'll go in the "Mine of Ours" competition, where you could be in with a chance to win a new Reinvented i30. 

Spicers Retreat Kiss Cam

Cuddle up to your partner and get your face on the big screen. One Lucky couple will walk away with a night’s luxury accommodation and gourmet breakfast at Spicers Tamarind Retreat.

Triple M Drum Cam

Get your face on the big screen and show us how you bang the bongos like a rock star!

Kick to Kick

Be sure to stick around after the siren for this traditional post-match favourite where you can kick the footy on-field. Subject to cancellation in the event of wet weather.

Lion Park

Located outside Gate 2, this is the ultimate match day precinct. Patrons have the chance to mingle with players, get their face painted and join in all the family friendly activities such as the below:

  • Bungee Tramps
  • Mechanical Football
  • AFL mini goals
  • DJ
  • MDA performers
  • Face painting
  • Roy's Rookies marquee
  • Triple M marquee
  • INC
  • Lions Shop & Membership marquees

Donate Life Week (Sunday 30 July – Sunday 6 August 2017)

Make your decision count! As a club, we are joining forces with the AFL and all other 17 teams in the competition to come together with a joint goal of promoting and ultimately increasing organ and tissue donor registrations in Australia. We’re inviting you, along with all Australians, to make your decision count by joining the Australian Organ Donor Register

Roy's Rookies

Sign up to Roy's Rookies this weekend to receive your FREE Roy's Thunder Sticks. Collect your Thunder Sticks from the Roy's Rookies Marquee located in Lion Park outside Gate 2.

As an exclusive offer from our friends at SkyZone, all Roy's Rookies members can get a $10 Jump Pass to visit SkyZone Macgregor.


Roy will be out and about this weekend - if you find Roy, snap a selfie with him and upload to Instagram or Twitter and hashtag #spottedwithroy to feature on Roy’s page here. Follow Roy on Twitter (@roythelion) and Instagram (@roythelion).

Make sure you join the conversation using #AllForOne and #AFLLionsDogs


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All information up to date as of 12.00pm (AEST), August 2 2017.

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