FIRST-EVER WNBL GAME AT JOHN CAIN ARENA: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
In a game set to break records, here’s everything you need to know about the Southside Flyers and Sydney Flames matchup at John Cain Arena.
CELEBRATING THE LJ LEGACY
When the Jayco Southside Flyers rescheduled their Round 13 clash with the Sydney Flames to John Cain Arena, Gerry Ryan’s club created a special celebration for Australian women’s basketball and its all-time leader – Lauren Jackson.
Returning to the WNBL at 41 years of age this season, Jackson has put on a vintage display of world-class basketball that continues to attract record-breaking crowds across the league.
The Flyers are calling on Victorian sports fans to maximise John Cain Arena’s capacity to create a record-breaking crowd of more than 7,500 fans to celebrate Jackson’s phenomenal career.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The Jayco Southside Flyers matchup with the Sydney Flames will tip-off at John Cain Arena at 6.30pm AEDT.
Ticket prices are just $20 for adults and $5 for children via Ticketek.com.
From 5pm, ticket-holders will be able to access the pre-game activations surrounding the venue.
WNBL partners Cygnett, DIY Blinds, and Foot Locker will have a range of activities set up for families and fans to test out their basketball skills, win prizes, get their faces painted, have their photos taken with basketball superstars and more!
Whether it be by car, public transport, taxi or rideshare, there are several transport options for your journey to the precinct.
Public transport is the quickest and easiest way to get to and from an event. However, please note that Metro Trains are expecting disruptions between Friday, 3 until Sunday, 5 February. Before you attend, find out what major disruptions are coming up so you can plan ahead and allow extra time.
Guests attending the precinct can access the Eastern Plaza Carpark via Entrance D (Olympic Boulevard).
We strongly recommend pre-booking your parking. Bookings close at midnight the night before the event. Drive-up spaces are limited and subject to availability. Book now.
If you can’t be there to witness history, the broadcast will be available via 9Now 6:30pm AEDT.
Then stay tuned for Perth Lynx taking on Townsville Fire, as both teams try to secure their spot in the final four from 6:30pm AWST.
Win a meet & greet:
The Southside Flyers and HOOGA are giving one lucky fan the chance to meet the GOAT after this historic game. All you have to do is:
- Buy your tickets to the game
- Download HOOGA via the Appstore
- Share a photo on HOOGA from John Cain Arena on the night
- The best photo will win a court-side meet & greet with LJ!
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