Game day guide: Round seven vs Canberra Capitals

December 23, 2022 | Sydney Flames news

Fresh off their historic first-ever game at the Quaycentre, the Sydney Flames will once again play at home this Friday.

This time around their opponents with be arch-rivals Canberra, who Shane Heal’s side defeated earlier this month in the nation’s capital.

The round seven fixture, which will mark the Hoops Capital side’s Christmas game, looms crucial in keeping the Flames’ WNBL23 finals hopes alive.


Read how both teams are shaping up in Courtney Ward’s match preview here:

Friday, December 23 – door open times:

  • Members and general public: 6.30pm
  • Tip-off: 7.30pm

Important Things You Should Know:

  • All full-season and 6-game members that purchased their membership up to November 21 will be able to pick up their membership card and pack at the Quaycentre box office window from 6pm onwards.
  • Anyone that purchased on November 22 or after will be able to be pick their card and pack at next week’s and subsequent games. You will however be emailed a ticket to the game. If you don’t have a ticket simply go to the Quaycentre box office from 6pm onwards.
  • The closest location for parking for Quaycentre games is at P3 on Sarah Durack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park. It is recommended that you pre-book car parking. Car parking can only be booked up to the day prior to game day.  Car parking can be booked here
  • Prior to tip-off, the Flames are teaming up with Basketball NSW to hold our first I Am A Girl holiday clinic. For more details of the session at Quaycentre, which will run from 6-7pm, click here.
  • The Hoops Capital club will also have a photo wall and face-painter set up for fans on the night and the Sydney Flames team will be available for autographs and selfies post-game.
  • The face painter will be available from 6.30pm onwards.

GRAACE will be guest DJ for this game starting at 6.55pm

Sydney-based GRAACE’s breakthrough happened in 2017 when she co-wrote and featured on Hayden James’ platinum-selling electro-pop single “Numb”. Other successes soon followed, with the release of her ‘Self-Sabotage’ EP in 2018, a Like a Version appearance, and tours across Europe, London, Los Angeles and New York. She’s also had sell-out shows in Australia as well as playing a load of festivals. Her recent EP “Self Preservation” has GRAACE embarking on a new era of ‘organic pop’ while still retaining the incredible songwriting that has won her a legion of global fans.  Bring your dancing shoes!

Member ticket information

  • Full-season members whose membership cards have not arrived can visit us at the Membership Enquiries window at the Quaycentre Box Office from 5.45pm.
  • Partial members will need to use Ticketek tickets to access the venue.

Getting to and from Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park

  • Please keep in mind that parking around the venue is limited, so allow yourself sufficient time to arrive at the game, otherwise use public transport.
  • Pre-booked car parking is only available up to the day prior to game day and not on game day. Car parking can be booked here.
  • Public transport information about getting to Sydney Olympic Park can be found here.

Venue Information

  • Access to Quaycentre is via the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre – NSW Hall of Champions doors. Information about the venue can be found here.
  • Quaycentre conditions of entry can be found here. Bags are permitted at Quaycentre.
  • Accessible features of Quaycentre can be found here


  • Sydney Flames merchandise will be available for purchase on the night. Alternatively, you can also purchase Flames merchandise online here.

Social media:

  • Use the hashtag #FlameOn and don’t forget to tag in the Flames (@sydneyflamesofficial) on Instagram so we can also share some of the best pics to our account.

For all enquiries, please contact the membership team at