AFL Match Day Guide: Round 18 v Lions

Everything you need to know as GIANTS host the Lions in a Saturday afternoon blockbuster at Manuka Oval.

AFL Matchday 18

GIANTS vs Brisbane Lions
Saturday, July 16 at 1:45 p.m. AEST
Manuka Oval | Ngunnawal Country

VFL Round 17

GIANTS vs Brisbane Lions
Saturday, July 16 at 11:35 a.m. AEST
Blacktown International Sports Park | Country Darug

All VFL matches will be streamed live for free on AFL.com.au and the official AFL Live app.

Visit: afl.com.au/stream-vfl and follow the links. All matches can be viewed on demand.

Broadcast

Saturday’s game will be broadcast live on Channel 7 in NSW and the ACT as well as Fox Footy and Kayo nationally from 1.30pm.

For the latest TV and Radio Broadcast Guide, Click here.

Open training session in Canberra

Get up close with your favorite GIANTS players including Stephen Coniglio, Josh Kelly, Callan Ward, Lachie Whitfield, Tom Green, Toby Greene and Tim Taranto this Friday afternoon!

It’s been hard to snap a selfie or grab a signature over the past few years, so join us this Friday, July 15 from 12:30pm at Manuka Oval as the players take part in an open practice session.

Ticket details will be available soon!

Date: friday july 15
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. (approximately)
Where: Manuka Oval

General public tickets

Tickets for Saturday’s game in Canberra are available on Ticketek or you can reserve your seats HERE.

Become a member of GIANTS

With three blockbuster home games still to be played in Sydney and Canberra this season, there’s still time to sign up and become a GIANTS member.

Show your support for the Orange Army and enjoy all the perks and benefits that come with being part of the GIANTS family. You can consult our packages, HERE.

GIANTS MEMBER ACCESS

Reserved seat holders

Members who hold a reserved seat at Manuka Oval will be able to use their smartphone as a method of entry into the game this weekend. Members are invited to add their mobile tickets to their digital wallets at least 24 hours before match day to ensure a smooth entry into the stadium.

Access your Mobile Ticket

  1. Download the GWS GIANTS Club app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
  2. Open the GIANTS app and click the “My Tickets” icon at the top of the page.
  3. Log in with your GIANTS member information and your available matches will begin to load.
  4. Select the match you want and wait for your ticket details to load.
  5. In the 72 hours leading up to the match, you will now have the option to ‘View Barcodes’ or ‘Add to Wallet’.
    It is recommended that you add your tickets to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay account before visiting the site to ensure smooth entry.
  6. Now that your barcode is visible, head to the nearest entrance gate and scan your ticket to enter the venue.
    Note: If you have multiple tickets in your account, you can swipe to see your next ticket.

For more mobile ticketing instructions, visit the Members Hub HERE.

General Admission Members

General Admission has now returned to Manuka Oval, meaning GIANTS members who hold a General Admission Membership product are not anymore necessary to exchange a ticket for entry into the ground.

Members are invited to add their mobile tickets to their digital wallets at least 24 hours before match day to ensure a smooth entry into Manuka Oval.

Access your Mobile Ticket

  1. Download the GWS GIANTS Club app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
  2. Open the GIANTS app and click the “My Tickets” icon at the top of the page.
  3. Log in with your GIANTS member information and your available matches will begin to load.
  4. Select the match you want and wait for your ticket details to load.
  5. In the 72 hours leading up to the match, you will now have the option to ‘View Barcodes’ or ‘Add to Wallet’.
    It is recommended that you add your tickets to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay account before visiting the site to ensure smooth entry.
  6. Now that your barcode is visible, head to the nearest entrance gate and scan your ticket to enter the venue.
    Note: If you have multiple tickets in your account, you can swipe to see your next ticket.

For more mobile ticketing instructions, visit the Members Hub HERE.

Cheer Team Members

GIANTS Cheer Squad members are no longer required to book Cheer Squad tickets prior to game day. Cheer Squad members must use their Game Access Pass to enter Manuka Oval and then proceed to Bay 22 Lower. You can find more information in the Cheer Squad newsletter.

Getting there and access

Auto: Public parking is available at several locations around Manuka Oval, including Kingston Mall, Manuka Mall, Kingston Oval and surrounding streets. Please see the detailed parking map below for the streets available for parking. Please note that illegally parked cars will be subject to fines.

Bus: Visit transport law for all up-to-date information regarding routes and timetables.

GAME DAY ACTIVITIES

The Make Your Move 3/4 times activation is back! Watch the Gungahlin Jets take on Eastlake Football Club for the chance to win $2,000 for their local club. To try your luck and win a trip to Hawaii, go to toyofooty.com.au.

fan area

  • The GIANTS Fan Zone is back in action at Manuka Oval and will be filled with fun and FREE Winter Wonderland activities for all ages.
  • Freebies: Be sure to grab your tap shoes and posters to kick off your GIANTS Game Day experience!
  • Don’t forget to take a photo in our winter wonderland and visit the GIANT Igloo!
  • Be sure to visit the GIANTS Merchandise Store where the latest GIANTS 2022 merchandise and member apparel will be available
  • Test your punching skills with our GIANTS Big Kick inflatables!
  • Facepaint will be available for free in the GIANTS Fan Zone, so be sure to dress up in as much orange as you can!
  • Be sure to bring your football for full time Maccas kick2kick!
  • Do you want to watch the game from the president’s office? Be sure to scan to enter the Harvey Norman Upgrade for a chance to upgrade you and a friend!

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 via Instagram Story or on the GIANTS App – Click here to download it now. This year, the most valuable GIANT grand prize winner – chosen by you – will receive the Kevin Sheedy Medal Trophy.

Team Selection

The GIANTS will name their AFL squad at 6:20 p.m. Thursday night.

The VFL team will be named at 6 p.m. the day before the match.

social media

For all the latest news, follow @GWSGIANTS on social media: Facebook, Twitter and instagram.

Charles P. Patton