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Round 16 | WesTern Bulldogs v Hawthorn - What's Happening This Week?

AFL Round 16
Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn 

Saturday July 7, 7.25pm
Etihad Stadium
Gates open: 3:00pm

VFL – Round 14
Footscray v. Box Hill Hawks
Saturday June 23, 3:20pm

This Saturday night's Round 16 home match against Hawthorn at Etihad Stadium is the Club' Member Recognition Round, with a host of activities planned to celebrate and thank our 43,300 members for their contribution to the Club in season 2018. The match will also be the Bulldogs' final home match at Etihad Stadium for the season, and will see a VFL curtain raiser in which Footscray will face the Box Hill Hawks.

Attend 2, Win $5000

As part of member recognition round one lucky member has the opportunity to win $5000. To be in the draw to win all you have to do is attend two of three home games at Etihad Stadium – Round 14, 15 and 16.

The lucky member will be announced at the Round 16 game on Saturday at half time.

Member Recognition Round – Prizes, freebies, discounts!

As part of Members Recognition round there is plenty of cool deals for members and prizes up for grabs.

  • Free massages: These will be available to members at the Gate 5 club hub from 5:30pm.
  • 20% off merchandise: available at all Bulldogs outlets at Etihad Stadium on game day
  • Win $5,000 as part of our attend 2 games, win $5000 member exclusive deal. The winner will be announced at half time!
  • Make sure to upload your photos on social media using the bulldogs hashtag #REALSTRENGTH for your chance to win Bulldogs Merchandise packs, signed guernseys and more.


WIN a Western Bulldogs 2018 signed home guernsey

Simply take a photo at the Gate 7, Footscray End fan zone and upload to social media with the hashtag #REALSTRENGTH to go in the draw to win. 
Get a photo in front of player lockers at our Real Strength Photobooth and take your spot in our 2018 leadership team photo. Make sure to take your photo, upload it to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and use the tag #REALSTRENGTH. 

Win a Geelong Travel Cruise

Stay in your seats at quarter time for your chance to win a cruise thanks to Geelong Travel. Watch the cruise ship travel around the stadium and if it stops at your bay make sure you are jumping around in your seat for your chance to win!

uCube @ Etihad Stadium - The Brand New Kids Zone

Located on the internal concourse at Gate 5, UCube is a giant play area that will keep the kids entertained. There are ball pits, marking activities, slides, obstacles and much more!

You are welcome to come down to check out the brand-new kids zone at any time through the game. uCube will be open from gates open until the fourth quarter and provides plenty of fun activity for children including:

  • Ball Pits
  • Slides
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • See how high you can jump!
  • Compare yourself to Western Bulldogs players – how tall are you, how big is your shoe size?
  • Woolworths fresh fruit zone
  • Get your photo with the players lockers

For more information on uCube, or to watch a video of what to see when you visit the new Kids Zone on match day, please click here.


Footscray End Fan Zone

Come in join in the fun at the Footscray End Fan Zone located at Gate 7. It will be a hub of fun, entertainment and activities!

Activities include:

  • Player autographs
  • Photobooth
  • Team Photo and lockers to get a photo in
  • Face painting
  • Reaction Wall
  • Giveaways
  • Head to the Pack Kids Club Hub to get your booklet stamped. For more information on The Pack Kids Club click here.
  • Caesar will be happy for a photo too!