Geelong v Gold Coast

Past Event

Round 23 – Geelong Cats vs Gold Coast
Saturday 25 August: 1.45pm

The Geelong Cats are taking on the Gold Coast Suns to secure their place in finals!

Gates Open:

  • 11.45pm

Anti-Social Text Line:
If you see anti-social behaviour at the game, please report it to our text line on 0488 252 000

Traffic Changes:
To assist with public safety and access to the ground, Moorabool Street (from Fyans Street to Kilgour Street) will be closed to all traffic 1.5 hours pre-AFL game.
A single lane along Moorabool Street will be open to allow traffic to run north to south 15 minutes after the start of the first quarter and will remain in place until the start of the last quarter.
The full road closure will then resume at approximately 4pm and will remain for up to 1.5 hours post-AFL game to allow patrons to exit the Stadium safely.

The temporary changed traffic conditions apply to the following locations:

  • Moorabool Street between Kilgour Street and Fyans Street
  • Access to: StrongLonsdaleVernerFoster and Balliang Streets will be available via Yarra Street, during the temporary road closure. Please expect delays.
  • Access to Hopkins Street and Park Crescent for residence will be available via Fyans St.

Access for Emergency Services will be maintained at all times.

Changed traffic conditions inside the Kardinia Park Precinct will take effect pre-game. The internal road between A2 drop-off zone and A3 (Premiership Stand) car park will be closed to all traffic.

Car Parking
Limited paid car parking is available for the public to park in Kardinia Park precinct.
Car parking fees:

  • $10 GFC members
  • $15 public

The car parking within the precinct will be open:

  • 10.45am

Please note, some car parks are closed in inclement weather.
This car parking can be accessed from:

  • Entrance A: via Kilgour Street
  • Entrance C: via Park Crescent
  • Entrance E: via The City end of Moorabool Street (accessible parking only)

All corporate guests parking in A3 will be required to enter via Entrance B – Latrobe Terrace.

There is also available car parking in the surrounding streets.
The drop off area is located at carpark A2 via Kilgour Street.

Supporter Buses
Supporter busses will enter off Latrobe Terrace into Park crescent and park in front of the marked bus bay outside Kardinia Pool. This is where passengers are to hop on and off the bus. These buses will stay here for the duration of the match. Please pay attention to signage.

Public Transport
As a result of the changed traffic conditions on Moorabool Street, bus routes 1, 24, 41, 42, 50, 51 and 55 will be diverted 1 hour prior to the event until approximately 30 minutes after the match.
The Moorabool Street bus stops between Fyans St and Kilgour St will not be serviced during the period of the temporary road closures.
Visit for further information on these changes or to plan your journey to and from the football.

GMHBA Stadium is just a five minute walk from South Geelong Station.
V/Line trains run from Southern Cross to South Geelong station on the Geelong line, with special footy trains running on match days.
Check the personalised AFL timetable by V/Line here

Pre-Game Thank You Festival

GMHBA Stadium will come to life on Saturday for the Geelong Cats pre-game Thank You Festival, as a part of the AFL’s wider Super Round!
The Thank You Festival will celebrate and honour the Geelong Cats Members and fans with heaps of activities, giveaways and exciting initiatives!
Download the map below to find out more

The Thank You Festival will include:

– Kids in Free and Adult tickets from $25 – Click to buy

– Supercross & Hot Wheels display

– $3 pies at food outlets

– Super Round Showbags in the Kids Super Bay (A11) – Click here to get free tickets 

– Appearance by Marvel’s Iron Man

– Player signings from 12pm-12.30pm

– FREE Cats Shop personalisation with any purchase in Kids Zone

– Over 10 different food trucks

– Slime stations

– Roaming circus acts and magician

– Cats CARaoke presented by Ford

– K rock dome pumping some great tunes

– GMHBA Stadium Challenge

– McDonald’s Kick for Cash practice

– Table tennis

– Face painting

– Morris Finance marching band

– Musical acts at each gate

Remember to pick up your Geelong Advertiser on Tuesday 21 August or Friday 24 August! There is a competition slip inside to drop into the barrel located in the Kids Zone for your chance to win a place in the 2019 Team photo!

Seating Plans

Cheersquad Seating is located in the following:

  • Home CheersquadPlayers Stand, Bay A17
  • Away Cheersquad – Gary Ablett Terrace, Bay A44


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  • The following Conditions of Entry shall apply to all ticket holders attending the event. By attending the event spectators agree to be bound by the Conditions of Entry.

    Click here to see the full conditions of entry.

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