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VFL Match Day Information: Footscray Bulldogs vs Williamstown Seagulls

Footscray coach Chris Maple at three quarter time during the VFL Round 10 match between Port Melbourne and Footscray at North Port Oval, Melbourne on June 14, 2014. (Photo: Theo Karanikos/AFL Media)
Footscray coach Chris Maple at three quarter time during the VFL Round 10 match between Port Melbourne and Footscray at North Port Oval, Melbourne on June 14, 2014. (Photo: Theo Karanikos/AFL Media)

Where:  Victoria University Whitten Oval, Footscray West

When: Gates Open:   9am        Bounce:  1pm

(Note: AFL Development League Fixture begins at 10am:  Box Hill vs Williamstown)

Tickets:       This event is fully ticketed.  Tickets are available on the gate, however, we strongly advise that you pre-purchase your ticket to avoid queues on match day.  Capacity is strictly limited.  

BUY TICKETS: Pre-purchase your tickets to Sunday’s VFL Qualifying Final at VU Whitten Oval

Prices:  Adults: $15 / Concession: $10 / Kids 12 & under: Free.  Please note, there will be strictly limited EFTPOS facilities. Patrons are advised to pay by cash.

Venue Entry:  There will be three venue entry points:

Whitten Avenue (EJ Whitten Statue/ Barkers Café) / Gordon Street (50 metres from Station) /

Barkly Street.  See map.

Transport & Parking:

  • Parking locally:  Public parking is not available at Whitten Oval.  If you use the on-street parking in the surrounding streets, please see street signs for relevant restrictions.  Alternative local parking options (subject to capacity) include:
  • Western Hospital Footscray, Gordon St, Footscray:  Offering a fixed rate of $5.50 to park at the hospital.  Payment booth is located inside the hospital entrance
  • Western Private Hospital, Maribyrnong Council Hospital Car park, Eleanor Street Footscray
  • (approx. 250 spaces subject to capacity).  $2.20 per hour or $8.90 all day parking (max. 13 hours).  Coin machines are located within the car park
  • Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus, Ballarat Road, (approx. 650 spaces). Free parking on weekends
  • Trains:  West Footscray station is a short walk away from Victoria University.  See metrotrains.com.au to plan your journey to Victoria University Whitten Oval
  • Trains to Etihad: there are a number of trains that will leave from West Footscray Station and get you to Southern Cross in time for the start of the AFL game.  Trains leave approx. every 20 minutes.  See metrotrains.com.au to plan your journey

PLAYER BADGES: Head to the Bulldogs Shop on game day to get your favourite player's badge - VFL player badges are now also available.

Food & Beverage:  A range of food and beverage options will be available within Victoria University Whitten Oval

Activities for Kids:  Visit our footy skills area on Barkly Street to have some fun and high-five mascot Woofer.

Broadcast details: Can’t get to the game? Listen into the live via Vision Australia Radio on 1179AM in Melbourne, Bendigo (88.7FM), Mildura (107.5FM), Shepparton (100.1FM), Warrigul (93.5FM), Warrnambool (94.5FM) Geelong (99.5) and Albury (101.7FM).  

Or you can download the iPhone app Red Time Sport for free from the iTunes store, listen on the web via www.vfl.com.au or on digital Radio via Aussie digital radio.

You can also stream the live broadcast coverage here on game day.