Geelong v Melbourne

Past Event

Round 18 – Geelong Cats vs Melbourne
Sat 21 July 2018, 7:25 PM

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We’ve got a packed afternoon on at GMHBA Stadium this Saturday with a doubleheader. This week, it’s ‘Love The Game’ round for the VFL, encouraging fans to remember the passion, not the odds.

The VFL curtain raiser will be between Geelong & Casey FC at 3:45pm at GMHBA Stadium.
Followed by the main and all important AFL match, which is set to see the Geelong Cats take on the Melbourne Dees at 7:25pm. You won’t want to miss this action!


Gates Open:

  • Gate 1, 5, 13 & 14 will open at 3:15pm for the VFL match
  • All remaining gates will open at 5:25pm for the AFL match

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, from 5:55pm.
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 9:35pm 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:

  • 2:45pm

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 www.ptv.vic.gov.au for further information on these changes or to plan your journey to and from the football.

V/Line
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

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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