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Match Day Info – First Semi-Final

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 5:58 PM
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SOUTH Fremantle will host a big day of AHG WAFL Finals Series action again this Sunday with the Bulldogs hosting Swan Districts in the first semi-final.

Having lost to Peel Thunder in the qualifying final last Saturday, South Fremantle now must beat Swan Districts on Sunday to keep its season alive. The winner will advance to the preliminary final against the loser of the second semi-final between Subiaco and Peel Thunder. The season is over for the loser.

It will be a big day at Fremantle Community Bank Oval starting with the colts first semi-final between Swan Districts and East Perth. The reserves first semi-final then sees Claremont take on Swan Districts.

MATCH DAY INFO – FIRST SEMI-FINAL
SOUTH FREMANTLE v SWAN DISTRICTS
Sunday September 10, 2.15pm

Fremantle Community Bank Oval

KEY TIMES
8.00am –
Main gate opens
8.50am – Colts game bouncedown
10.00am – Public bar opens
10.00am – Merchandise area opens
11.25am – Reserves game bouncedown
2.15pm – League game bouncedown
6.00pm – Post-match awards commence in Griff John Room

TICKETS
Purchase from the main gate on game day. Main gate located at the corner of Parry St and William St in Fremantle. Adult Tickets $20. Club Members and Concession Tickets $15. Under 16s Free.

GETTING THERE
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. 

MINOR GRADES
The day will begin at Fremantle Community Bank Oval with the colts first semi-final between Swan Districts and East Perth from 8.50am.

Then in the reserves, it will be a first semi-final as well between Claremont and Swan Districts from 11.25am.

South Fremantle's reserves, who finished clear on top of the ladder after a dominant season, have unfortunately been forced to play at Leederville Oval in a second semi-final against Subiaco at 9.10am.

MERCHANDISE AREA
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.

FOOD OUTLETS
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
The public bar is open to all with the entrance through the main doors to the South Fremantle club rooms. Bar opens at 10am. 

For this Sundays game against Swan Districts, we will be having a pop up bar in our Griff John Room making it easier and more convenient for members to get drinks on the day from the members area!

FOLLOW THE GAME
The game will be broadcast live on radio through 91.3 SportFM from 2pm. It will also be streamed through Footy Radio available on the club's Facebook page or the WAFL App.

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.

SOCIAL MEDIA
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.

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.

START YOUR NIGHT IN FREMANTLE
Gates are opened and entry is free for the last half of WAFL matches. Fremantle Community Bank Oval is the perfect spot to start a night in Fremantle. Get down after 4pm, enjoy a drink in the South Fremantle bar and make the most of a night in Fremantle with live WAFL action. 

BE PART OF HISTORY
The last ever WAFL Grand Final at Subiaco Oval is fast approaching on Sunday September 24. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster. Corporate boxes and suites are also available. Please see www.wafl.com.au for details.