Match Day Information: GIANTS v St Kilda
GIANTS v St Kilda
Saturday, May 4, 1:45pm
UNSW Canberra Oval
12:35pm – Gates Open
1:45pm – GIANTS v St Kilda
A GIANTS ACT membership is one of the best value in any sport, click here to see our range of packages and sign up today, or head to the Membership Hub outside the West Gate at UNSW Canberra Oval.
You won’t want to miss the GIANTS taking on St Kilda at UNSW Canberra Oval for the first time since round three, 2013.
To purchase tickets, click here.
You can also call 13 28 49 or visit Ticketek agencies. The ticket office at UNSW Canberra Oval will be open from 12:35pm, located at the West gate.
St George Community Footy Afternoon
Get fired up for the footy with St.George Bank! They’re hosting a community footy afternoon at UNSW Canberra Oval from 1-4pm this Friday with a BBQ, kids activities and footy fun. You can watch the GIANTS train and grab a snap with the players as they hit the training track from 2:00pm, or with Happy the Dragon. There will be lots of giveaways so come on down.
Public Transport and Parking
Bus: ACTION Buses operate a number of buses to and from the following bus interchanges:
– Gungahlin Town Centre
– Belconnen Interchanges
The specific times for each service can be found by CLICKING HERE.
Car: Public car parking is available at a number of locations around UNSW Canberra Oval, including Kingston Shopping Centre; Manuka Shopping Centre, Kingston Oval and surrounding streets.
Patrons are reminded not to leave valuables in their cars as they are responsible for the security of their own vehicles.
Disabled Parking is directly outside the Main Gate of UNSW Canberra Oval with limited spaces available. Vehicles must display permits to gain access.
Major Event Parking: General Parking is available at Kingston and Manuka Shopping Centres, Kingston Oval and surrounding streets. Please refer to the seating plan to see which entrance would be most convenient to gain access to your seats.
Merchandise and Memberships
You can pick up some gear from the merchandise hut inside the West gate or from the merchandise van inside the East gate. Members receive 10% off all merchandise! Visit the membership marquee by the main gate to sign up and take advantage of this members’ exclusive discount.
Match Day Activities
The Fan Zone is located on the East side of the stadium and is packed with fun for the whole family. Activities include:
– GIANTS Big Kick, GIANTS dual station with netball and AFL and the specky inflatable
– GIANTS Recruits: Show your GIANTS Recruits card at the GIANTS Recruits hub in the Fan Zone to collect your limited-edition GIANTS Recruits drink bottle
– Show your true colours: Get your face painted in GIANTS colours
– UNSW Canberra: Get to the UNSW Canberra Fan Zone on the east wing early to secure your spot on a bean bag to watch the game! Challenge your friends to GIANT Jenga and GIANT Connect Four pre-game and during breaks!
– Canberra FM will be bringing music and fun to the fan zone.
– Kia’s Beat the Sting: Come and visit the Kia Fan Zone where you can get game ready! Write you message of support on the cheer cards, grab a photo in the Stinger or your face painted in GIANTS colours. Also learn how you can enter our quarter time on field race to beat The Sting, for your chance to win a Stinger!
– St.George: Pick up your ‘Go GIANTS’ banner from the St.George promo staff and learn how to apply for a St.George Footy grant for your footy club! All thanks to the St.George Footy Grants program.
– Milo: Enjoy a free Milo at the game and kick for goal using their awesome inflatable!
– Solider On: Test out your abilities with the Soldier On skills and agility course.
– Don’t miss your chance to watch the footy from the UNSW Canberra Hill!
– G-MAN & GiGi appearances
Kia’s Beat the Sting
Get excited GIANTS fans, because in season 2019 we have a new quarter time competition – Kia’s Beat the Sting. The premise is simple – one lucky contestant is going to run 200m from point post to point post along the boundary for the chance to win a brand-new Kia Stinger. The catch? They have to beat The Sting.
Junior Clubs March
We’ll be celebrating junior clubs from across the region with the annual Junior Clubs March at half-time of our clash with the Saints.
Milo: Make Your Milo
Cheer on five young up and coming stars as they compete with their parents to make the quickest GIANT Milo on UNSW Canberra Oval.
UNSW Canberra: Future is Bright
UNSW Canberra, a proud sponsor of the GIANTS, is offering one lucky fan the chance to win $1000. Simply listen out for a song, put your sunglasses on, smile for the camera and show us your best dance moves. The person with the biggest smile and the best dance moves will win $1000 thanks to UNSW Canberra!
Toyo Tires Kick for Cash
The Toyo Tires Kick for Cash is back and bigger than ever! $100,000 is up for grabs at every GIANTS home game this season. But this year, if the participant is a 2019 GIANTS Member, they’ll be kicking for an incredible $150,000! Simply post a selfie prior to the first bounce this Saturday on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #DrivenToPerform and you could be kicking for $100,000 or $150,000 at three-quarter-time.
Macca’s Kick 2 Kick
Kick 2 Kick is back! Thanks to McDonald’s, head on-field after the second siren and have a kick with your mates on UNSW Canberra Oval. Kick 2 Kick will be on at every GIANTS home game at GIANTS Stadium and UNSW Canberra Oval, thanks to McDonald’s, the official restaurant and official coffee partner of the GIANTS and AFL.
Match Day Community Partner – Soldier On
The GIANTS will be wearing modified socks this weekend to raise awareness for Solider On who work to enhance recovery, inspire communities and empower Australians who have suffered physical and psychological injuries while in the Defence force. Soldier On’s mission is to work side by side with those who serve and protect Australia, and their families, HELPing them to secure their futures. Soldier On will have an agility course in the GIANTS Fan Zone run by the Army AFL players and coaches and be collecting much needed funds via SMS Donation and tin collection points.
To donate via SMS text STRENGH to 0437 371 371
Match Day Partner – McDonalds ACT/ Queanbeyan
A proud supporter of both the GIANTS and grassroots football in the region, McDonalds ACT/ Queanbeyan are our Round 7 match day partner. A valued partner across the past four seasons, McDonald’s ACT/ Queanbeyan will use this weekend’s match to highlight their commitment to the local community and as a thank you to our GIANTS fans and members for their support at our Canberra-based fixtures in season 2019.
Don’t forget about the Macca’s Powerplay – if the GIANTS score during the Powerplay head to your local Macca’s after the game, purchase a value meal and receive an additional value meal for free!
The GIANTS team will be named on gwsgiants.com.au and the Official GIANTS App at 6.20pm on Thursday evening, with the final team to be named 90 minutes before the match.
The round seven match will be shown live and free on Channel 7 in NSW and the ACT from 1:30pm on Saturday afternoon. The match will also be shown on Fox Sports 3, via the AFL Live app and on Kayo with a subscription purchase.
For the latest television and radio broadcast guide, click here.
You can also follow the GIANTS on social media for game updates and behind-the-scenes content on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @GWSGIANTS.
The official match hashtag is #AFLGIANTSSaints
You can show your support for the GIANTS on social media by using the hashtag #NeverSurrender in your posts.