Match Information

AFLW Grand Final | Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions
IKON Park, Royal Parade, Carlton North VIC 3054
12:35pm (AEDT), Saturday 24 March 2018
FREE entry

Gates Open:
AFLW Members: 11:00am – 11:30am, Priority Access Period
General Public: 11:30am
Venue Map: Click here to download

Exclusive AFLW Member Prioirity Access

AFLW members of the competing teams will have priority access to the venue for 30 minutes prior to the general public, from 11am–11.30am AEDT.

Entry will be at all gates upon presentation of AFLW membership cards via a dedicated queue at each gate during the priority period.  After this time, all queues will be open for the public/non-members to access the venue. 

The Western Bulldogs Membership Tent will be outside Gate 6, and will be selling AFLW Memberships from 10:00am for fans wishing to get access to the member priority entry period.

General Public Match Access

Entry to the AFLW Grand Final is FREE, with gates opening for members of the general public opening at 11:30am.

To gain access to the exclusive AFLW Member Priority Access Period to IKON Park, become a Western Bulldogs women’s member today. Adult memberships cost $50 and include a picnic blanket, and junior memberships cost $25. Visit or call 1300 46 36 47.

Broadcast Information

The match will be broadcast live by the Seven Network, with coverage starting at midday, and radio coverage will be available via 3AW, Triple M and ABC

The match will also be streamed live via, the AFLW app and the AFL Live app.

Special performance by Missy Higgins

Fresh off the back of opening for Ed Sheeran during his Australian tour, beloved singer-songwriter Missy Higgins and her band will entertain the crowd pre-game.  

The nine-time ARIA Award winner will perform crowd favourite Scar and current hit single Futon Couch from Missy’s long-awaited fifth studio album Solstalgia which is set for release April 27.

Membership details

Not a member? Support the girls and guarantee your entry into the game with a $50 AFLW adult membership, includes a FREE picnic blanket and FREE junior membership. Membership packs can be picked up on game day outside gate 6. Join Now

Western Bulldogs AFLW Grand Final Stubby Holder
Limited edition
Exclusively available at the match
$15 each

Getting There


There is limited on street car parking available around Princes Park.  Free 2 hr and meter parking in surrounding areas, please check street signage.

Melbourne Zoo Parking: $2 for 5 hours. Managed by Zoo staff, monitored by city of Melbourne parking officers.

Public Transport

Public transport is the quickest and easiest way to get to and from the game. Trains, trams and buses operate frequently, dropping you right at the door.


No. 19 Tram (City-North Coburg) runs from the city to Royal Parade Walker St / Stop 16, then 3 minutes walk to Ikon Park.


Take the Upfield Line to Royal Park Station, then 13 minutes walk to Ikon Park.


Route 123 Bus to Walker St / Stop 16, then 3 minutes walk from Ikon Park.

Social media

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