MELBOURNE will make its return to its south-east home of Casey Fields this weekend.

The Dees will host the Bulldogs in the annual Hampson-Hardeman Cup, kicking off the first game of the season at their long-standing home deck.

Footy fans will be treated to exciting new additions to Casey Fields this year, with a number of activities and giveaways available for supporters of all ages. 

Check out all the exciting opportunities you can enjoy at Casey in 2023 below.


Date: Saturday 16th September
Time: 3:05pm (gates open from 2pm)
Location: Casey Fields | Bunurong
Post-match: Hampson Hardeman Cup Presentation, Maccas Kick2Kick
Tickets: Available here


Kids Zone
New to the match day experience for fans is the Kids Zone, an area dedicated to family-friendly activations so that supporters of all ages can enjoy game day.

The zone consists of areas to comfortably watch the game and entertaining activities to keep young fans occupied including handballs targets, ball games and table tennis.

Zurich Members Zone
Thanks to Zurich, Melbourne is now offering an exclusive zone at Casey Fields for its beloved members.

The club’s AFLW members will have access to a VIP area that includes a comfortable deck chair for the ideal viewing experience.* If you're not signed up as AFLW member yet, join online here or sign up on game day. 

Pop-up Bar | Furphy Van
For supporters over the age of 18, a pop-up bar has been introduced to Casey Fields for the 2023 season.

Accompanied with practical and comfortable areas to eat and drink, the pop-up bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a Furphy beer and some footy. 

Demon Shop
The Demon Shop will have a stand for any Melbourne supporters wanting to get their hands on the most recent merchandise.

Grab the latest AFLW stock including season seven premiership guernseys and polos featuring the gold premiership logo.

VRGF Collectible Posters
This season, Melbourne will provide its fans with exclusive collectable posters, thanks to the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF). 

These posters are limited edition, so be sure to get down to Casey Fields for your Round 3 collectable. 

House of Wellness | Chemist Warehouse

If the stress of the game is too much to handle, or fans are just looking for a place to relax, they can visit Chemist Warehouse’s House of Wellness.

The House of Wellness has a dedicated chill-out zone, with Chemist Warehouse also providing exciting giveaways during the match.

YoPRO Giveaways
A major partner of the club, YoPRO will be at Casey Fields for season eight to provide the ultimate snacks for supporters.

With photo opportunities at the ground available alongside a number of yummy giveaways, fans don't want to miss visiting the YoPRO stand this year. 

*Fans are unable to bring their own chairs for Round 3 at Casey Fields.