Match Day Info – ANZAC Day Derby
SOUTH Fremantle sits on top of the WAFL heading into Round 6 on the back of three thumping wins ahead of the Anzac Day Derby up against East Fremantle at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.
The Bulldogs have beaten Peel Thunder by 43 points, West Perth by 103 and Claremont by 65 the previous three weeks to move to top spot after five rounds.
That means South Fremantle heads into the first derby of 2017 full of confidence against the winless East Fremantle, but everyone knows anything can happen in a derby.
This is the now traditional Anzac Derby between the two clubs and bouncedown will be at 4.10pm with the game broadcast live on 7mate from 4pm.
MATCH DAY INFO
SOUTH FREMANTLE v EAST FREMANTLE
Tuesday April 25, 4.10pm
Fremantle Community Bank Oval
12.00pm – Main gate opens
12.30pm – Public bar opens
1.00pm – Merchandise area opens
1.05pm – Reserves game bouncedown
1.30pm – Official Anzac Derby President's Function begins
3.40pm – Pre-game formalities commence
4.10pm – League game bouncedown
5.25pm – Half-time afternoon tea in Griff John Room
7.00pm – League game approximately concludes
8.00pm – Post-match awards commence in Griff John Room
Purchase from the main gate on game day. Main gate located at the corner of Parry St and William St in Fremantle. Adult Tickets $15. Concession Tickets $12. Under 16s Free.
Nearest Bus Stop is on South Terrace. Buses 511, 513, 520, 530, 531, 532, 825, 920, 998 and 999 stop a two-minute walk from the main gate.
Nearest Train Station is Fremantle Station. Fremantle Line Train stops at Fremantle station every 15 minutes on game day which is an eight-minute walk from the main gate.
Numerous parking areas are in close proximity to the ground including parking areas on Parry St and multi-level parking on Henderson St.
Please note parking inside the ground is limited to players and support staff on match days.
FAMILY FRIENDLY FUN
WAFL footy is still family friendly fun. Everyone is welcome onto Fremantle Community Bank Oval at the quarter breaks and during half-time. Feel free to have a kick on field during the breaks or listen to the coaches quarter-time addresses. Please remember to give distance around team huddles and stay out of the centre square of the ground.
PRESIDENT'S LUNCH FUNCTION
The President's Function is sponsors by major partners of the club, Fremantle Community Bank and Metwest Steel.
Tuesday's lunch function will be a three-course sitdown event with food and drink available to be enjoyed leading into the main event.
Special guests will include Bruce Willis and the recently retired Adam Guglielmana who played 125 games with the Bulldogs.
President's Function tickets cost $60 and can be purchased by contacting the club. This includes gate entry, lunch, drinks, reserved seating, afternoon tea, a Football Budget and access to the special guests.
Tuesday's function commences at 1.30pm.
PRE-MATCH AT THE NORFOLK HOTEL
If you are looking for somewhere to enjoy a meal or drink before any game this season, visit proud official partner The Norfolk Hotel. Situated just across from Fremantle Community Bank Oval with great food and drinks available, stop in there before coming along to cheering on the Mighty Red V.
POST-MATCH AT THE ESPLANADE HOTEL
Be sure to get down to another proud official partner, the Esplanade Hotel following the game where all South Fremantle members receive a 20 per cent discount on their food purchases at any of the fine eateries at the venue. It is one of the finest establishments in WA so to treat yourself to a visit and then just show your membership card for the discount. With a variety of different eateries, make the Esplanade Hotel your post-match spot to enjoy the night in Fremantle.
Located inside the public bar, the friendly team at the merchandise stand can supply you with jumpers, beanies, scarves and all sorts of Bulldogs gear. Merchandise area is open from 1pm until 6pm this Anzac Day.
A number of food options and street van outlets are available to fans at Fremantle Community Bank Oval:
JD's Fast Foods: Located inside the ground next to the main gates, this van serves a wide variety of hot food, cold drinks and snacks.
New York Hot Dog: Located in front of the Victoria Pavilion, this street van serves a variety of differing gourmet hot dogs to suit all tastes.
South Fremantle Canteen: Located at the bar in the public area of the club, the canteen sells traditional footy food including hot chips, burgers and cold drinks.
PUBLIC BAR & TAB FACILITIES
The public bar is open to all with the entrance through the main doors to the South Fremantle club rooms. TAB facilities are located within the public area of the main bar. Bar opens at 12.30pm.
FOLLOW THE GAME
The game will be broadcast live on 7mate from 4pm and also will be live on radio with 720 ABC Perth. Visit www.wafl.com.au or download the WAFL App to stay up to date with all the action on game day including live stats and a radio broadcast. Alternatively stay tuned to all of South Fremantle's social media accounts to follow all the happenings.
Follow the South Fremantle Football Club on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat for all your updates, news, informational and photos during the day. Find us on Facebook at @southfremantlefc or at @SFFCBulldogs everywhere else and don't forget to use the hashtag #BewareoftheBulldog.