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JLT Match Info: Melbourne v Brisbane

Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images

A HUGE day of football has been planned for this Saturday at Casey Fields, with games featuring Casey's VFL side and the Melbourne Academy bookending Melbourne's JLT Community Series match against the Brisbane Lions.

With a large crowd expected for the JLT Series match, fans are encouraged to get to Casey Fields early to secure a park and avoid long queues.

Early arrivers will be able to catch a practice match from 12.30pm between Casey's VFL side and the Brisbane Lions NEAFL team.

Casey are set to play a star-studded team, with Jack Viney, Nathan Jones and Jake Melksham included for the Demons. 

And if you're not in a rush to head home after the JLT Series clash, Melbourne's stars of the future will be taking the field for an Academy Under-15s Exhibition Match starting at 7.30pm.

Whether you're coming to the game or watching from home, here's all the key info for Saturday.

JLT Community Series Match Details

Melbourne v Brisbane
Saturday, March 9, 4.10pm AEDT
Casey Fields

Key timings

12.00pm: Gates open

12.30pm: Curtain Raiser - Casey v Brisbane Lions Reserves (Practice Match)

4.10pm: JLT Community Series - Melbourne v Brisbane Lions

7.30pm: Melbourne U15s Academy Match

Ticketing

General admission

Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster.

TICKET TYPE GENERAL ADMISSION
Adult $20.00
Concession $15.00
Junior $5.00
Family (2 adults, up to 4 juniors under 15) $40.00
Adult Member Upgrade $5.00
Concession Member Upgrade $5.00
Junior Member Upgrade $3.00

All prices are subject to additional ticket agent fees.

Members

Melbourne Members with Premiership Season entry entitlements will have free general admission access by scanning in at the ground (subject to availability, upgrade fees may be applicable).

However, entry is not guaranteed and it is recommended that Members register for a general admission ticket in order to guarantee entry.

Membership upgrades and registrations are subject to availability on a first come, first serve basis and subject to an additional fee. Transaction fees may also apply.

To register, visit Ticketmaster.

Seating

Bring along a camp chair or a picnic rug to enjoy the game in comfort from the hill.

The earlier you get there, the more chance you'll have to secure a prime position.

Getting to Casey Fields

Car

Casey Fields is located approximately 50km from Melbourne CBD in Cranbourne East.

Plenty of parking is available around Casey Fields. with parking signs and attendants to assist you to find a spot.

If you're driving, it is recommended that you arrive as early as possible to secure a park and avoid long queues entering the ground. 

And if you're not in a rush to get home, stick around and catch our Academy U15s take the field from 7.30pm.

Public Transport

Catch a a train to Cranbourne Station, which is located 5km from Casey Fields. From the station, catch the 897 bus to Casey Fields. 

Plan your trip to Casey Fields using the PTV Journey Planner.

Around the ground

Demon Shop

Deck yourself out in red and blue at the Demon Shop, which will be located near the main entrance.

Membership

Our friendly team will be on hand to help you secure your Membership for 2019 or answer any other queries. You can find them near the main entrance.

Mascot

Our mascot Checker will be doing the rounds pre-game, available for high-fives and photo opportunities!

Food and beverage

Multiple food trucks will be set up around Casey Fields, with jaffles, Mexican food and plenty of other options up for grabs!

The canteen will also be open at the main stand, serviving food and drinks.

Broadcast

TV

The match will be televised live nationally on Fox Footy from 4.00pm AEDT on Saturday.

View the full broadcast guide here

Radio

SEN and AFL Nation will provide live play-by-play coverage.

Online coverage

Mobile app

Live scores, stats and match highlights are available at the tap of a finger in the club's mobile app.

Download it for iOS or Android.

Social media

Match hashtag: #JLTSeries

Follow the club on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for live match coverage and a behind-the-scenes insight into match day.