Your one-stop shop to get involved as the GIANTS get set to take on the Bombers on Saturday afternoon at GIANTS Stadium.
GIANTS v Essendon
Saturday, May 8 at 2:10pm
Gates open at 1:10pm
Please note, we encourage patrons not to attend the match if you are experiencing any cold or flu-like symptoms. Even if they are mild, please isolate immediately, get tested and continue to isolate until a negative result is received. Anyone who has attended these venues must get tested and isolate immediately as per the NSW Government’s direction.
Ultimate & Sydney Gold GIANTS
As an Ultimate or Sydney Gold GIANT, you have locked in your Reserved Membership Seat for all home games played at GIANTS Stadium. Simply scan your membership card or digital ticket via the GIANTS App to gain entry to our clash this weekend against the Bombers.
If you would like to purchase discounted additional tickets, please contact the team on 1300 442 687 or email email@example.com.
Sydney Silver GIANTS - Click HERE
As a Sydney Silver GIANT, you are required to pre-book and allocate your Members seat prior to this Saturday's match. Your ticket will be allocated within the Suttor Stand which is reserved for our Sydney Silver Members. When booking your ticket via Ticketmaster, you will be required to enter your membership barcode to unlock the $0 ticket in the Suttor Stand.
When booking your seats, if you wish to be located on Level 4 please change the option from 'Best Available' to 'Level 4' seating.?If you have any troubles with your barcodes or booking your tickets please don't hesitate to contact the Membership Team on 1300 442 687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GIANTS General Admission Members - Click HERE
As a General Admission Member, you are required to pre-book and allocate your Members seat prior to this Saturday's match. Your ticket will be allocated within our Category 4 seating. When booking your ticket via Ticketmaster, you will be required to enter your membership barcode to unlock the $0 ticket in category 4.
When booking your Members seats, you have the ability to purchase additional guest tickets in the same transaction. If you have any troubles with your barcodes or booking your tickets please don't hesitate to contact the Membership Team on 1300 442 687 or email email@example.com.
General Public Sales - Click HERE
GIANTS fans who wish to purchase tickets to this Saturday's Match can purchase directly through Ticketmaster, simply click the above link and complete your purchase.
Getting There and Access
Fans are encouraged to plan their trip and consider all the available travel options ahead of time.
Drive with your group and take advantage of the discounted parking rate of $20 when you pre-book online available until 11:59pm the night before the game. Traffic may be heavier than usual on roads approaching the precinct so allow extra time. You can find real-time updates on traffic conditions at livetraffic.com.
When catching public transport, plan ahead at transportnsw.info and allow extra time. If you're travelling from the west, trains run direct to Olympic Park. If you're travelling from the city catch a train to Auburn to connect with trains to Olympic Park.
Planned trackwork on the T1 Western Line and T2 Inner West & Leppington Line may affect how you travel with buses replacing trains between Lidcombe and Strathfield. Allow extra travel time as you may need to change for another train or rail replacement bus. Plan your trip using the Trip Planner.
It’s mandatory to wear a face mask when travelling on services in Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong areas from 5pm Thursday 6 May until 12.01am Monday 10 May. You can also check real-time capacity indicators when planning your trip or boarding services. Remember you'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment card/device when travelling to and from the event on public transport. Register your details via the Opal website or app ahead of time.
Additional measures and staff will be in place around Sydney Olympic Park to safely manage crowds arriving and leaving the game so please be patient, practise physical distancing while in queues and follow the directions of staff on site.
Game Day Activities
The GIANTS Fan Zone (Near Entry Gate D) will be back in action to entertain you pre-match.
• Toyo Tires | Toyo Tires is helping GIANTS fans get loud with free clappers! Visit them to grab your own. You can scan the QR code on the clapper to enter the Kick For Cash competition.
• Kia’s Beat the Sting: Come and visit the Kia Fan Zone to learn how you can enter our quarter-time on-field race to beat The Sting.
• Harvey Norman | Visit the Harvey Norman Dance floor for your chance to WIN 1 of 10 JBL GO 3 speaker & Meet DJ Trey performing LIVE.?Also don’t miss your chance to WIN the ultimate GIANTS 2021 season prize valued at $1700 - scan the QR code onsite at the Harvey Norman dance floor.
• Giveaways | Whether there’s sunshine or rain, the GIANTS have you covered, you will be able to collect your very own GIANTS umbrella hat or some cool orange shades
• Merchandise | Make sure you visit the GIANTS merchandise outlet where the latest 2021 GIANTS merchandise and member apparel will be available.
The GIANTS Recruits Zone (Near the Big Big Scoreboard) is back and running all game long at GIANTS Stadium.
• GIANTS Big Kick | Practice your kicks at goal on the GIANTS Big Kick inflatable. All participants will receive their very own GIANTS mini footy to continue to practice anywhere, any time.
• Bike ‘n’ Blend | Jump on a bike and pedal, work up a sweat, grab a mini-smoothie – all while watching the game! What’s not to love.
• Big, Big Moment Videobooth | To celebrate 10 years of the GIANTS, we want to hear YOUR Big, Big Moment. Take a seat on the GIANTS couch and capture your moment at the Videobooth.
• Caricatures | Capture your BIG BIG moment at the GIANTS v Essendon clash with the GIANTS caricature artist. A member exclusive to say thanks!
• GMAN and GiGi | The GIANTS mascots are as excited for round one at GIANTS Stadium as much as you are! Catch them on-field at all game breaks.
• GIANTS High Ball | Two lucky contestants will have their chance to show off their marking skills under the GIANTS high ball! Great prizes up for grabs (literally!)
• Auskick | Make sure you're in your seats at half-time to cheer on the 2021 NAB Auskickers
• Toyo Tires Kick for Cash | Toyo Tires Kick For Cash is back for 2021! One lucky contestant will have the chance to kick for $100,000 at three quarter time! Register for your chance to win at: https://www.toyotires.com.au/kickforcash
• Kia’s Beat the Sting | The Sting is BACK in 2021, and Kia are once again giving GIANTS fans the chance to win a Stinger! 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. The catch? They have to beat The Sting.
Most Valuable GIANT
Vote for your Most Valuable GIANT! After our game on Saturday, GIANTS fans will be able to vote for their most valuable player in a 3, 2, 1 voting style. Vote exclusively on the GIANTS app - Click here to download it now. This year the overall winner of the Most Valuable GIANT - as chosen by you - will be awarded the trophy at the Kevin Sheedy Medal.
The GIANTS will name their final team on Friday at 6:20pm at giants.afl.
Saturday’s match will be shown live on Channel 7 and on Fox Footy nationally from 1:30pm as well as on 7mate in NSW and the ACT.