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Match day information v Carlton

Fremantle take on Carlton in Sunday's Country Round.  - Fremantle,Fremantle Dockers
Fremantle take on Carlton in Sunday's Country Round.

The Fremantle Dockers take on Carlton this Sunday 12 August at Optus Stadium at 2.40pm WST.

Tickets for Sunday’s game can be purchased through Ticketmaster.

The best and cheapest transport option is via bus or train, with free public transport included three hours pre and three hours post match with every Fremantle game-access membership or Ticketmaster ticket.

Key times
  Gates A and D open
Curtain raiser bounce down 
12.30pm –
Membership services open at gates B, D and E
12.30pm Face painting between gates A and B
12.30pm – Purple playground
12.30pm  Country Round activations
12.45pm – Gates B, C and E open
1.45pm – Player signing at Gate D outside Rebel Team Store
2pm – Crowd and screen interactions, game analysis and more
2.26pm – Fremantle team entry
2.38pm – Coin toss
2.40pm – Bounce down


This Sunday's game is the club's Country Week game. To celebrate all things country, there will be farm animals, an inflatable bucking bull, football activities and face painting from 12.30pm on the lawns outside gate D.


The Matagarup Bridge is now open for Fremantle fans to get to Optus Stadium. The 370m bridge over the Swan River links East Perth with the stadium precinct, adding another option for fans to get to and from games. Bus route 661 will now take a modified circular route via Wellington Street, Milligan Street, and Adelaide/St Georges Terraces to East Perth. More information


Purple Playground – from 12.30pm
The Purple Playground is located on the Southern Oval, located outside gate D. Bring the family down for:

- Football activities and inflatable obstacle course
- Visit hit92.9’s Black Thunders to listen to your favourite hits and old school tunes and grab some giveaways while you test your skill at lawn games

Supporters Club – Riverview Room and Skyview Lounge 
Riverview Rooms 1, 2 & 3 (level 3 west) and The Skyview Lounge (level 5 west) will be open from 12.30pm for Supporters Club members. Non-playing players will make an appearance from 1.30pm in the Riverview Room.

Coca-Cola No Sugar Photo booth
Thanks to Coca-Cola, you have the opportunity to superimpose yourself into a photo with Lachie Neale and Lee Spurr on Sunday. The Coca-Cola No Sugar Photo booth will be located in the Supporters Club (Riverview Room) pre and post-match. Have your photo or GIF taken at the booth and upload to Instagram and/or Twitter using #foreverfreo for your chance to WIN a framed signed 2018 Fremantle Dockers Guernsey. The prize will be drawn on Tuesday 14 August, 2018. 

Please note Riverview Rooms 1 & 2 will be open post game to all members including those who do not have Supporters Club access.

Pre-game dining
Looking for a pre-game meal before the Fremantle Dockers home game? Book into one of two sensational restaurants at Optus Stadium. Guests will enjoy breathtaking views across the Swan River towards Perth and easy access into the Stadium to watch the game.

The City Views offers a buffet of international dishes and the Goodwood Restaurant provides either a two or three course a la carte menu. Book online today.

Player signing
A non-playing player will sign autographs at 1.45pm outside gate D at the Rebel Team Store.

Face painting
Fans can get their faces painted between gates A and B and on the lawns outside gate D from 12.30pm.

Membership queries
The membership team will be located at gates B, D and E from 12.30pm.


Quarter time – Hit Live
Thanks to hit92.9, be in your seat at quarter time to listen to Hit Live. Hit Live sees a local WA artist performing a cover of a hit or old school song live in stadium at each home game.

Half time – Crown Perth footy fever giveaway
Make sure you are in your seats at half time for your chance to win thanks to Crown Perth. Footy Fever has well and truly landed and you’ll have the chance to watch Fremantle take on Geelong on Saturday 18 August in your own private box at Crown Sports Bar for you and 11 mates. See all the live action on Australia’s largest sports bar screens and enjoy all the food and drink up to $1000. It’s a great giveaway and all you have to do is stay in your seats at half time to be in with a chance!

Half time – Crowd and screen interactions
Have some fun at half time! The team at B1 Homes want to give you a $5,000 build voucher towards a new home. To win, grab a friend, family member, partner or the person in the seat next to you, be arm in arm, hug or kiss, ‘become one’. If the camera lands on you embracing in a B1moment, you could win. It doesn’t matter how it’s done, just as long as two become one for a B1moment.

Three quarter time – Win thanks to Virgin Australia
Here’s your chance to win at every Fremantle Dockers home game in 2018, thanks to Virgin Australia! The club’s official airline partner will be running a new ‘Kick to Fly’ activation at three quarter time, where two lucky attendees will be chosen to take a kick at winning a trip to one of twelve destinations around the world. The winners could be taking off in Economy X to destinations such as Broome, Hong Kong and Los Angeles! For the chance to win on Sunday, all you have to do is make sure you’re seated 30 minutes prior to bounce down.

Redink time
From the 30 minute mark of each quarter the stadium will turn red for the final seconds of the quarter for 'Redink Time'. Find your voice and turn the stadium into a ‘Freo Fortress’. 


Club song
Sing along with us in the event of a win! View club song lyrics.

Post-match coverage
Follow us on social media and the club app for all post-match content including player interviews and Ross Lyon’s media conference. 

Mac for a Match
If we win, you win with a free Big Mac this Monday thanks to McDonald’s! Present your game day ticket, membership card or membership confirmation email to redeem your free Big Mac. Terms and conditions apply

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