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Match Day Information: Western Bulldogs vs Richmond (round three)

April 1, 2014 11:58 AM

AFL 2013 Rd 13 - Western Bulldogs v Richmond

Western Bulldogs Luke Dahlhaus is tackled by Richmond's Reece Conca during the 2013 AFL Round 13 match between the Western Bulldogs and the Richmond Tigers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne on June 22, 2013. (Photo: Greg Ford/AFL Media)

Western Bulldogs vs Richmond
Saturday 5 April 2014, 1:45pm
Venue: Etihad Stadium
TV: FOX Footy (Live), Channel 7 (90min delay)
Radio: 3AW (Live), Triple M (Live), ABC774 (Live),Grandstand Digital (Live)

Mission Foods is the Western Bulldogs round three match day partner.

Team selection

Teams for Saturday’s match between the Bulldogs and Richmond will be announced on at 6:25pm (AEDT) on Thursday, 3 April 2014.

Make a day of it at the football on Saturday with the Footscray Bulldogs curtain raiser from 10:30am at Victoria University Whitten Oval followed by the main game at Etihad Stadium at 1:45pm. View more information about both matches here.

Match Day Activities - Be The Home Ground Advantage

Warm up your vocal chords.  Grab your cap and scarf.  Gather your friends and family. We need you to be there and be our home ground advantage.  

Make an afternoon of it, get there early and get involved with the huge array of fan activities around the concourse, and on the big screen starting from when gates open.

•         EJ Whitten Social Club members will be allowed access to their dedicated area in the Victory Room at Etihad Stadium from 12:00pm on match day

•        Bulldogs mascots Sid and Woofer will be down in the Footscray End pre-match, so make sure you head down there to say hello

•        Keep the kids entertained pre-match with a selection of activities and family fun in the FanZone, located near Aisle 13 in Victory Room C

•         Keep your eyes on the big screen for a range of new Bulldogs quizzes, statistics and social media engagement throughout the match

•         If you are at the ground before 1:30pm make sure you watch out for the Mission Minute Challenge as Tony Liberatore goes head to head with a fan to see who knows more about Tom and Tony’s combined statistics. Also watch the big screen at half time when three fans will take part in a live quiz – all about VU Whitten Oval

•        Tweet in your own photos in the crowd on match day using the hashtag #gatherthepack to see your message on the big screen

Match Day Live Tweeting & Social Media Coverage

Can’t watch or get to the game on Sunday? Make sure you're following the Bulldogs' social media accounts for the latest news, behind the scenes photos and live updates throughout the match.

Follow @westernbulldogs on Twitter for the latest breaking match day news and quarter-by-quarter scores;

or Follow @Bulldogs_Live on Twitter for live tweeting of the match, including live score updates, stats and match commentary.

Follow @westernbulldogs on Instagram for all the behind the scenes photos from match day.

Like the Western Bulldogs Facebook Page for the latest breaking news, behind the scenes video and much more from the Kennel.

Make a day of it at the football on Saturday with the Footscray Bulldogs curtain raiser from 10:30am at Victoria University Whitten Oval followed by the main game at Etihad Stadium at 1:45pm. View more information about both matches here.

Match Day Membership

Want to become a Western Bulldogs member and Gather the Pack in season 2014? Buy a membership this week via phone or online and it will be available for pick up at Etihad Stadium on game day. Call us on 1300 46 36 47 or jump online at Three game memberships start from just $85.

On game day, our membership service team will be set-up in both a marquee located on the Bourke Street Footbridge, Gate 5 and at Gate 7 from 11:30am on match day for any of your last minute membership needs. 

Match Day Ticketing

Our home game against Richmond is classed as a category A game and is therefore considered a high demand match.

Bulldogs general admission members will have access to Level 3 as per normal however the front rows of Level 3 will be restricted to reserve seat sale or membership upgrades. We recommend all members and fans get to the game early to secure the best available seat. Or alternatively you can upgrade to a reserved seat via Ticketmaster.

Members who have a season reserved seat will still have access to their normal seat for the match.

Yet to buy tickets to the Western Bulldogs clash against Richmond on Saturday? Tickets for the game can be purchased through Ticketmaster online here, via phone (136 100), or at any Ticketmaster outlet, including Victoria University Whitten Oval.


Official Western Bulldogs merchandise shops will be located at aisle 23, Etihad Stadium, Bourke Street Footbridge and Victory Room, Etihad Stadium.

The 2014 range is here, including the extremely popular KooGa training gear and brand new vintage Retro Range - available in men’s, women’s and youth.

Can’t wait until game day? No problems. Visit to shop online or call 1300 46 36 47 to place an order with our friendly staff over the phone.

For exclusive offers, competitions and new product releases follow @Bulldogsshop on Twitter today.

The Wharf Hotel

Situated on the Yarra river just a stone’s throw from Etihad Stadium, The Wharf Hotel is the perfect base for Western Bulldogs members and fans to gather before and after home matches  or to watch interstate games on the big screens throughout the season. Show your official 2014 membership card for drink specials, meal offers and discounted parking.

Find out more information here.

The Wharf Hotel, WTC Wharf – Riverside (World Trade Centre), 18-38 Siddeley St, Melbourne VIC 3005. Ph:(03) 8680 6000