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AFLW: Round 4 Match Information - Western Bulldogs v Carlton

February 19, 2018 4:11 PM

Everything you need to know ahead of Frirday night's Pride Game clash against Carlton below. (Photo: AFL Media) - Western Bulldogs,Carlton,AFLW

Everything you need to know ahead of Frirday night's Pride Game clash against Carlton below. (Photo: AFL Media)

AFLW Round 4 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton
Friday 23rd February
Victoria University Whitten Oval
Gates open 5:30pm
AFLW First Bounce 7:05pm
FREE ENTRY

In Round 4 The Western Bulldogs have teamed up with Carlton FC to support inclusion and equality to host the first ever AFLW pride game. The Western Bulldogs and Carlton FC AFLW team will wear specially designed pride jumpers. There will also be other Pride Merchandise on sale including t-shirts, flags and stickers.

This round we encourage you to wear as much colour as possible to support our LGBTIQ community. Prizes will also be given for those that are best dressed.

MATCH DAY FAQ'S: Got any questions about what to expect at an AFL Women's Match Day? Or the facilities at VU Whitten Oval? We have answers here.

Fan Zone

It’s more than just a football match so make sure you check out the fan zone featuring loads of activations and activities to entertain the whole family.

  • Have your photo taken in the Pancake Parlour Photobooth
  • Belt out your favourite Disney Frozen hits in the karaoke room and have your face painted with one of our magical Disney Princess designs
  • Meet Caesar, the Bulldogs mascot presented by Petsock
  • Get your nails done at the Victoria University Nail Bar
  • Football drills and activities 
  • Entertainment from the Beats by Bob Jane T-Marts DJ
  • Real Strength Van featuring giveaways, a chill-out zone and a mobile phone charging station
  • Priceline handball competition
  • Free ice cream from Bulla and so much more

There will be food trucks, a Cape Grim BBQ and a Two Birds Brewing Bar. Make sure to leave room for your hot dog and pie from Barkers Café!

If you have any other questions check out our FAQ page here.

Food Truck Park  

If you are feeling peckish there will be a range of food trucks including Biggie Smalls, Gringo Grill, Mamma Van, Farang Thai Grill and Hot Dog Dynasty. Plus, there’ll be a Cape Grim BBQ and Barkers Café where you can grab a hot dog and pie. 

Two Birds Brewing Bar

A range of boutique beers can be purchased from the Two Birds Brewing Bar including the all new ‘’Trail Blazer’, a crisp, clear and refreshing beer brewed with the best Australian malt and hops developed in partnership with the Western Bulldogs.

The Garden presented by Two Birds

If you’re looking for a VIP match day experience, then the ‘The Garden’ presented by Two Birds Brewing is the place to be.  Located on the playing arena, you’ll be treated to a boundary line view of the field, a drinks package inclusive of Two Birds Brewing premium beers, wine and cider as well as a footy fare throughout the duration of the game.

Tickets $90 per person, with spaces strictly limited. For more information, or to book online, click here.

Getting there

Train
VU Whitten Oval is a short stroll from West Footscray station - on the Sunbury/Watergardens line.

Tram
By tram from the city, catch the #57 West Maribyrnong service.

The #57 links at Maribyrnong Road with the #82, which passes within a one-kilometre walk of the ground.

Bus
Routes: 410; Sunshine – Footscray, 411; Laverton Railway Station - Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Millers Road), 412; Laverton - Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Mills Street), 414; Laverton - Footscray 472 - Williamstown - Moonee Ponds via Footscray. Stops a street away from the ground on Geelong Road. 220 - Sunshine - Gardenvale via City & Footscray. Stops outside the ground in Barkly Street. 219 - Sunshine West - Gardenvale via City & Footscray. Stops around the corner from the ground on Barkly Street. 216 - Caroline Springs - Brighton Beach via City & Footscray. Stops around the corner from the ground on Barkly Street 

Social media

Follow @BulldogsW on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for live updates throughout both matches. Don't forget to tag all your posts with the official club hashtag #RealStrength.

MATCH DAY FAQ'S: Got any questions about what to expect at an AFL Women's Match Day? Or the facilities at VU Whitten Oval? We have answers here.