The AFL advises the following arrangements are in place for the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final at Metricon Stadium on Saturday, March 25.
Supporters will be able to access the match for free from 11.30am (AEST).
Match timings (all times in local AEST time)
11.30am – Gates open to public (Gates 1, 3 & 5)
12.27-12.35pm – Grand Final Entertainment
12.51pm – National Anthem
12.55pm – 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final commences
2.58pm (approx.) – post-match presentation commences
The Queensland Government confirmed this morning that all transport in South East Queensland will be free of charge on Saturday, March 25.
Event shuttle buses will run to Metricon Stadium from the following locations commencing at 11.15am until 12.55pm:
· Nerang Station
· Broadbeach South Station
· Boowaggan Road Park ‘n’ Ride
Return services commence at ¾ time of the NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final until one hour after the conclusion the match. Shuttles will operate as per normal for the the Gold Coast Suns vs Brisbane Lions Round 1 Toyota AFL Premiership Season match.
Supporters can plan their travel using public transport via www.translink.com.au
A limited number of persons with a disability (PWD) car park spaces are available in the Red Car Park at Metricon Stadium for holders of a valid, Government issued disability parking permit. These car parks will be issued to customers on a first in, first served basis.
Entry to the NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final is free of charge.
To watch the QClash match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Brisbane Lions, beginning at 7.05pm AEST, fans must have a valid match ticket or membership and follow the instructions below.
For fans who don’t have a valid ticket or membership, tickets can be purchased on the day via the venue box office located at Gates 1 & 3 (subject to availability and capacity) or prior to the event via ticketek.com.au, or in person at any Ticketek Agency.
At 12.00pm the venue box offices at Gates 1 & 3 will open for fans to purchase tickets to the QClash match, between the Gold Coast Suns and the Brisbane Lions, subject to availability and capacity.
At 3.40pm Fans wishing to stay between matches and/or see the AFLW Premiers presented on stage will be directed to The 5th Quarter Bar at Gate 2.
The seating bowl at Metricon Stadium will be cleared of all patrons, including all those holding a valid QClash ticket, Gold Coast Suns or Brisbane Lions membership.
Fans may exit the ground via Gates 1, 3 & 5 at any stage.\
Between 4.00-5.00pm entertainment will be provided, with food and beverage available for purchase at The 5th Quarter Bar.
The winning team will be presented on The 5th Quarter Bar stage at approximately 4.30pm.
Patrons at The 5th Quarter Bar staying on for the QClash match and holding a valid QClash ticket, Gold Coast Suns or Brisbane Lions membership, must exit via Gate 2 and re-enter via Gates 1 or 3. Re-entry will not be possible via Gate 2.
Please note capacity of The 5th Quarter Bar will be on a first come, first served basis.
At 4.30pm Gates 1 & 3 will re-open for entry for those with a valid QClash match ticket, Gold Coast Suns or Brisbane Lions membership.
At 4.40pm A NEAFL practice match between Gold Coast Suns reserves and Brisbane Lions reserves teams commences
At 7.05pm the Gold Coast Suns vs. Brisbane Lions match commences
Deck yourself out in the latest AFLW Brisbane Lions gear. Head to the Lions Shop Marquee at Gates 1 and 3 to check out the range.
You can catch the Brisbane Lions on Sunday at Yeronga Football Club from 11am-1pm. They will be signing autographs, getting photos and celebrating the season that was, with their friends and supporters. Would love for you to join us there.