Friday, August 14, 2009

Footy time! Melb Victory vs Bris Roar and Essendon vs St Kilda

As we inch nearer to finals time, the action on the field is really hotting up. This weekend it's another two massive games at Etihad Stadium.

A soccer showdown between Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar kicks things off at 7.30pm tomorrow. Gates open at 6pm, so make sure to get there early.

On Sunday it is sure to be nail-biter between Essendon and St Kilda. During the twilight match which starts at 4.40pm, the Saints will battle to hold onto their ladder top spot.

If you're planning to attend either game, consider arriving by boat in to the Waterfront City Marina and docking at any of the public berths available. From here it's a short walk to the Etihad Stadium. Bookings are essential, please phone Melbourne Docklands Marine on (03) 9658 8738 or email

Alternatively, you can also get to the games by train from Southern Cross Station, or tram. Tickets to each game are available through

Free footy activities for the kids:

The Docklands is also hosting free footy activities for the kids before each game throughout August. This Sunday, before the Bombers vs. Saints game you and the kids can get involved in:
  • Handball competitions
  • Goal kicking competitions
  • Footy obstacle course
  • Interactive virtual football
  • Face painting
All activities are FREE and there are prizes to be won! Click here for more details.

While you in the Docklands, why not grab a bite or a drink before or after the game. Click here for a full list of restaurants, cafes and bars.


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