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Match Centre: Round 9, 2018

May 16, 2018 11:57 AM

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Round 9
North Melbourne v GWS Giants 
Saturday, May 19
Blundstone Arena
First bounce: 1.45pm (AEST) 
Gates open: 11.45am (AEST)

Match day partner: Spirit of Tasmania

Member offer: As a proud partner of the North Melbourne Football Club, Melbourne Airport Parking are offering 10% OFF* all parking for the Round 9 clash against GWS Giants when you book online and park between 14 May - 27 May 2018.

To redeem the offer visit www.melbourneairport.com.au/parking and use the promo code: NMRound9

Open training
Friday, May 18
11.15am-12pm
Arden Street

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TV
- Live on Fox Footy

Radio
- Triple M, 3AW, ABC, Grandstand Digital

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2 Game memberships still available from $40. Visit membership.nmfc.com.au for the best match access value.

To purchase single game tickets, visit TICKETEK or call 132 949. BOOK NOW to avoid missing out.

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FREE Shuttle Bus Service
A free shuttle service will operate between Hobart City and Blundstone Arena via the Regatta Grounds for all AFL games in 2018.  

Incoming – Stop “M” in Elizabeth Street (Hobart) via the Regatta Grounds (Park & Ride option) 
Outgoing – Northern End of Church Street (operate until 30 minutes after the match concludes)

Free parking is provided at the Regatta Grounds courtesy of The City of Hobart. Service times can be found by visiting blundstonearena.com.au

Blundstone Arena patrons can travel free on this shuttle service upon presentation of their game ticket or North Melbourne membership card.

Buses
Outside the shuttle services, a regular Metro Saturday timetable and fares will apply - please plan your travel accordingly.

Buses 605, 613, 615, 620 and 625 depart from Hobart and go via Rosny Park. All these routes go down Clarence St for easy access to Blundstone Arena.

Taxis/Uber
Taxis and Uber stations can be found at the following locations:

- Taxis - Douglas Street (Derwent Street end)
- Ubers - Douglas Street (Beach Street end)

Parking
Parking around Blundstone Arena is limited and be found at the following locations:

- South Street Reserve Bellerive (Free) 
- Kangaroo Bay (Free)
- Regatta Grounds (Free)
- Bellerive Primary School ($5 per car)

Road closure
Three hours prior to kick off all surrounding roads to Blundstone Arena will be closed.

All patrons attending the match are encouraged to utilise the FREE Shuttle Bus Service from Hobart CBD.

Celebrate traditional Saturday afternoon footy with a variety of entertainment and activities for the entire family.

Today’s match is raising funds for “Give me 5 for the Kids” . You can donate via the tin rattlers around the ground. Money raised helps provide your local community with aid and support to sick children and their families in times of need.

Spirit of Tasmania
Today’s match day partner is Spirit of Tasmania who will be handing out thunder sticks on the concourse pre game. Make sure you get yours to make some noise and support the team during the game.

Make sure you're in your seats during the quarter breaks for your chance to win a variety of prizes and participate in crowd entertainment including the Mazda Sack Race, Spirited Trivia Challenge, McDonald's Kick for Cash and Fan Cams.

Win with McDonald's
McDonald's will be offering an opportunity for one lucky fan to kick for $2,000 at ¾ time.

To win your way on field, enter at the McDonald's Family Fun Zone near the Western Gate before the game.

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Please enter via the Northern, Western or Southern gates, the CTAS gate is only available for CTAS members.

For sales and enquiries, please see Membership Services in the ticket booth outside the Western Gate from 12pm onwards.

Premiership Room will be open to all members for the post-match Social Club 20 mins after the final siren. There will be player appearances and a raffle. There will be no bus after Social Club this weekend.

Be a Shinboner in 2018! Enjoy 2-games access in Tasmania from only $40. Click here to join now

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Join the conversation using #AFLNorthGiants and #BeAShinboner.

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