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Match Day Information: Lions v Hawthorn

Match Day Info: Sunday, May 20.

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

AFL Premiership Season: Round 9

Brisbane Lions v Hawthorn Hawks
Sunday, 20 May
The Gabba

Corporate gates open at 1.15pm
Public gates open at 1.45pm
Bounce at 3.20pm AEST

Tickets available here

NEAFL play at Coorparoo v Redland at 12.00pm on Sunday, May 20. 

Sunday's match is thanks to this week’s match day partner, Mater Foundation. To show your support head to

Lion Park

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

  • Member HQ
  • Lions Shop
  • Roy’s Rookies
  • Roy’s AFL Zone
  • Bungee Tramps
  • Facepainting thanks to Hyundai
  • Triple M
  • INC Kick for Cash - register to win $4K cash! 
  • DJ

The big man, Roy, is up to his usual tricks, make sure you collect your Roy banner and share a photo to social media using #SpottedWithRoy. 

Lions Shop

Stop by the Lions Shop pre-game for a signing session with Sam Skinner from 2.20-3.00pm. 

The Coffee Club - Meet You on the Boundary Line

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

Members' pre-game junior clinic

Available to all Young Lion and Lion Cub Members, our clinic is run prior to selected home games throughout the season. To register your interest please complete the survey here

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 2018 membership must be shown upon entry.

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 2018 membership must be shown upon entry.

Hyundai How Much Do You Know Quiz?

Test your Lions knowledge in the Hyundai How Much Do You Know quiz and you could win 2 tickets to the Area VIP Lounge presented by Hyundai. We’ll randomly select two lucky contestants from the crowd to go head to head in the ultimate test of minds.

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 to register your details and we could be calling upon you to take the field.

*Activation is subject to fine weather permitting

Oaks Roar Cam

The roar of a lion can reach 114 decibels at a distance of 1 metre, and can be heard from 8 kilometres away. Oaks Hotels & Resorts are challenging you to get your roar on and the same time get behind our team.  If you can roar the loudest and proudest, keep an eye out for the Oaks Hotels & Resorts Roar Cam and you could win a $150 Oaks Hotels & Resorts accommodation voucher.

Four’N Twenty Lucky Row

Thanks to Four’N Twenty, you could score yourself a free pie! Each home game, Four’N Twenty will be giving away free pies to a randomly selected row. Make sure you’re in your seats and keep an eye on the big screen to see if you’re in the lucky row.

Macca's Kick 2 Kick

Stick around after the game to get on the ground with Macca’s Kick 2 Kick. And if you want to join Dayne Zorko at the 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final for the ultimate Macca’s Kick to Kick make sure to take a photo of yourself having a kick and upload it Instagram or twitter with the #MaccasK2K or head here for more information. Dayne will also be visiting one lucky fan for a one-on-one kick to kick in their very own backyard. So make sure you upload a photo for your chance to win.

The Coffee Club Bonus Brew

Thanks to the Brisbane Lions Coaches Partner, The Coffee Club, you will receive a FREE small hot beverage from any one of the participating stores across Brisbane the day after each of our Brisbane Lions home games. 

Simply present your match day ticket or membership card to redeem. Click here to see full Terms and Conditions and a list of Participating Stores.


WIN four tickets to the 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final plus flights and accommodation. Enter here

Park Inside 50. Hyundai game day parking

Forget about public transport, drive your car right up to the Gabba and stroll across the road to the game. Thanks to Hyundai, 2018 Brisbane Lions Members can park at The Gabba, just metres from the stadium, no matter what kind of car you drive!

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

XXXX Take in the Gold

Thanks to XXXX, you and seven mates could be Taking in the Gold at the Gabba from your very own VIP Box plus some cool XXXX merch. Click here and enter your details to win!  

Majestic Athletic Moments

Take a picture of yourself in your Brisbane Lions Majestic Athletic apparel and upload the photo to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #LionsMajesticMoments to go in the draw to win 4 x Area VIP tickets to our next match plus Lions Shop merchandise vouchers. More details.

The Verandah presented by Hyundai

We are pine-ing for you…

Tropic Like It's Hot on the Verandah with The Brisbane Lions! Be seen at the city's hottest new social event. It’s the most scenic Verandah in Brisbane - the view is second-to-none, we're not Lion.

The Brisbane Lions are bringing the footy to you in the most authentic Queensland way – The Verandah! It’s going to take your footy experience to the next level, literally. Get your tickets and find out more here

Autograph book giveaway

Members can collect an exclusive 2018 Autograph Book this Sunday from the MemberHQ Marquee, Match Office 7 & 9 or the Match Day Social Club! Simply flash your 2018 membership card to receive your copy! *Limited quantities available, one per member per membership card.

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

Want the best parking spot for the game?  We’re opening up the Hyundai Car Park on game day at the Gabba and you’re invited! Forget about public transport, drive your car right up to the Gabba, just metres from the stadium, and stroll across the road to the game – easy!

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

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


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