Match Information | Western Bulldogs v Melbourne
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Match Information | Western Bulldogs v Melbourne

Everything you need to know for Saturday afternoon footy against Melbourne.

AFL Round 11
Western Bulldogs v. Melbourne
Saturday 2 June, 1:45pm
Etihad Stadium
Gates open: 12:00pm

The Western Bulldogs will mark Sir Doug Nicholls Round against Melbourne on Saturday afternoon.  

Players will wear an Indigenous guernsey designed by 16-year-old Wurundjeri –Yorta Yorta artist, Cooper Craig-Peters. The guernsey will be available for purchase at our merchandise outlets (located outside gate 5) and is a must-have for this game.

Check out the uCube Kids Zone and the Footscray Fan Zone featuring a photobooth, face painter and the chance to win a Western Bulldogs signed 2018 AFL guernsey.

Broadcast

Televised live on Fox Footy at 1:30pm.

The Western Bulldogs Indigenous Guernsey

This design of this year’s Indigenous Round guernsey, came to 16-year-old Wurundjeri –Yorta Yorta artist, Cooper Craig-Peters in a dream.

Craig-Peters’ Bulldogs roots run deep. He’s a graduate of both the Bulldogs’ Community Foundation’s Leadership Project (formerly Whitten Project) and Nallei-jerring Koori Youth Leadership Program, and is a member of the Club’s Next Generation Academy.

Read more about his story, here.

Membership Enquiries and Sales

Our friendly membership staff will be located at the Membership Club Hub located outside Gate 5.

UCube – 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!
Fans 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

 

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! There is also the chance to win a Western Bulldogs team signed 2018 Home Guernsey.

Activities include:

  • Player autographs
  • Photobooth
  • Team Photo and lockers to get a photo in
  • Face painting
  • Nail painting thanks to Victoria University
  • 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!

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.
The competition will run from 29th June –9th July, with the winner announced on the 10th July on this page. The winner will also be contacted by phone to organise prize collection.

Social Media

  • Follow @westernbulldogson Twitter for the latest breaking match day news and quarter-by-quarter scores.
  • Follow @westernbulldogson Instagram for all the behind the scenes photos from match day. Make sure you tag us in photos to be featured in our social post review!
  • Like the Western BulldogsFacebook page for the latest breaking news, behind the scenes video and much more from the Kennel.

Check if the roof will be open by following @RalftheRoof on Twitter!

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