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Thank You Round

Curtain Raiser
Round 16
Geelong Cats VFLW v Carlton VFLW
Saturday 24 August | 1.45pm
GMHBA Stadium

All patrons attending the VFLW curtain raiser must have a valid AFL event ticket

Round 23
Geelong Cats v Carlton
Saturday 24 August | 4.35pm
GMHBA Stadium

Click here to buy tickets

Gates 1, 5, 13 & 14 open at 1.15pm

All gates open at 2.30pm


Click here to purchase tickets or call 136 100.

Adults from $30 & Juniors from $5.

Or sign up for our 2 ticket flexi Membership:

2 ticket flexi


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Live broadcast on Fox Footy from 4.30pm

For all broadcast information click here




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Catch up on all your Match Day information during the game here.

Including the Match Preview, Team line up, and Head to Head statistics.


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- VFLW - Curtain Raiser 1.45pm

- Momentum bike activation on Level 1 Brownlow Stand - For your chance to win a $500 Cats Shop voucher!


- GMHBA - AIA Vitality Village & kids get active zone + Retro Fashion Parade

- K rock -  Games, DJs and giveaways

Anytime Fitness - Test out your handball skills to win a trial membership

Nintendo Switch

Morris Finance Marching Band

McDonalds Kick to Win - Practice your kicking skills and win cool prizes!

- Cats Kids Zone - Face painting, Colouring, Giveaways and games



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Our flagship store, Cats Shop has the biggest range of team merchandise

Enter via ground floor or Level 1 of the Charles Brownlow Stand

Cats Shop can be found from the following locations on game day

Get in early and members receive triple discount before 3pm & double discount after 3pm*

Cats Shop: Charles Brownlow Stand - Opens at 9am, closes at 12.45pm (General Public),  reopens for the game at 1:15pm, closes again 20 minutes after the final siren
Outlet 1: Ablett Terrace - Opens at 1:15pm, closes 20 minutes after final siren
Outlet 2: Players Stand - Opens at 1:15pm, closes 20 minutes after final siren
Cats Shop Van: Gate 1 - Opens a 1:15pm, closes at 3/4 time
Players Stand Pop up - Opens at 1:15pm, closes 20 minutes after final siren


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- Momentum - Clappers

Geelong Travel - Foam hand giveaways

- Taste of Central Geelong - Pop Sockets

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Vale Graham 'Polly' Farmer

In memory of 'Polly' Farmer this weekend we will honour him with a pre-match tribute, the team will wear our Indigenous guernsey and Polly will appear on the cover of the AFL Record and lift out poster


Keep an eye out for the K-Rock dance cam on the boundary at 1/4 time, dance to our anthems for the chance to win a $250 Time Zone voucher thanks for K-Rock and Time Zone


One lucky Cats fan will win a cruise, thanks to Geelong Travel

Check our the Auskick on field at half time


 Check our the participants on-ground for the McDonalds Kick for Cash


If you see anti-social behaviour at the game, please report it to the text line on 0488 252 000.

Our club is committed to ensuring supporters and Members from all clubs enjoy their experience at Cats Home Games at GMHBA Stadium and beyond. Our Membership Guidelines can be found here



All thanks to McDonaldskids and families get their time to shine on GMHBA Stadium oval with Macca's Kick-to-Kick after the game!


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General Admission seating/standing

Located in the Ablett Terrace (Subject to capacity)

Seating: Bays A45 to A52 from row P back

Standing Room area located behind the above seating bays

Cheer Squad locations

Geelong Cats: Bay A17 Players Stand

Carlton: Bay A44 Ablett Terrace

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Geelong is approximately one hour from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station, with the Geelong Railway Station situated 1.8 kilometres to the north of GMHBA Stadium and South Geelong Station located 450 metres to the east (five-minute walk to GMHBA Stadium)

V/Line operate special footy trains on match day, in addition to their regular services, which makes this a great option for getting to the game

To view the additional footy services, please visit

For all timetables and live updates visit the V/Line or Public Transport Victoria websites



For those driving to the game, there is limited public parking available within the GMHBA Stadium Precinct on event days at a cost of $10 for 2019 Geelong Cats Members and $15 for General Public

Parking is operated by an external provider. Entry into the GMHBA Stadium Precinct is via a number of points from 2:30pm:

Kilgour Street – Entrance A
Park Crescent – Entrance C
The city end of Moorabool Street – Entrance E which is utilised for Accessible Parking

There is paid and unpaid street parking located in the surrounding area, however, please be mindful of Council parking restrictions. Some suggested alternative car parks near GMHBA Stadium are:

- Barwon Valley Park car park
- South Geelong Railway Station

For information on accessible parking and disabled access, please click here

A drop-off zone is available near the A2 carpark via Kilgour St, however, on AFL match day this is a very busy area for pedestrians


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 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 TBC and will remain for up to 1.5 hours post-AFL game to allow patrons to exit GMHBA Stadium safely

The temporary changes in traffic conditions apply to the following locations: 

- Moorabool Street between Kilgour Street and Fyans Street 
- Access to: Strong, Lonsdale, Verner, Foster and Balliang Streets will be available via Yarra Street, during the temporary road closures. Please expect delays
- Access to Hopkins Street and Park Crescent for residents will be available via Fyans Street

Access for Emergency Services will be maintained at all times

Changed traffic conditions inside the GMHBA Stadium Precinct will take effect pre-game. The internal road between A2 drop-off zone and A3 (Premiership Stand) carpark will be closed to all traffic pre-game. This internal road will re-open at ¼ time break

All corporate guests parking in A3 will be required to enter via Entrance B

Click here to view a map


For other information on buses, taxis and other travel information, please click here.


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Geelong Social Club Bar and Dining will be available from 1.15pm. Seating will also be available from this time, with Seat tickets issued for all seating in Bay A32

Guest passes are sold out, click here for full details


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Our friendly Membership team can be found at:

Gate 14- Front Desk at Cats Shop (10.00am)

Gate 13 - Legends Plaza - Located by ticket box (From 10.00am)

Click here for a wayfinding map of the GMHBA Stadium
Click here for a Membership and seating map for GMHBA Stadium


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Click here to purchase tickets or call 136 100

Adults from $30 & Juniors from $5


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Can’t make it to the game?

Lend your seat to another fan through our Seat Return program to guarantee a credit on your 2020 membership*

Click here to return your seat

Members with a GMHBA Stadium Reserved Seat package can scan in using their Membership card (or temporary pass) to access their seat


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Click here for a wayfinding map of the GMHBA Stadium

Click here for a Membership and seating map for GMHBA Stadium


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ATMs can be found at Gate 1, Gate 5 and Charles Brownlow Stand (wall-mounted) (Gate 13) on game day


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The main public bars located around the ground are the Atrium Bar (Located on Ground Level of the Charles Brownlow Stand), Jack Rabbit Bar (located on Level 1 of the Charles Brownlow Stand), Hoops Bar (Located in the Players Stand), click here to view a map

To view disabled access information, click here


For more information on accessibility at GMHBA Stadium please click here

To find out more about our Sensory Zone please click here

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What gate to enter can be found on your match day ticket. Please refer to the GMHBA Stadium map to find the relevant gate here.

Map can be viewed here


For all parking enquiries, please click here


For information about lift access, please click here


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