AFL JLT Community Series match

Sunday, 18 February 2018 | 09:00 AM to Sunday, 11 March 2018 | 05:00 PM

AFL Colac match logo.png

WHEN     Sunday 11 March 2018
Central Reserve, 32 Gravesend Street, Colac
TIME       1.05pm AFL main game
                 4pm VFL match    

                   // gates open at 11am //

Hosted by Colac Otway Shire in partnership with the AFL this much anticipated match is likely to involve most of the big name players from both clubs. Watch out for  the returning Gary Ablett, Brownlow Medallist Patty Dangerfield and captain Joel Selwood from the Cats alongside Bombers’ stars captain Dyson Heppell, locally raised Zac Merrett,  and the high-flying Joe Daniher.

Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster as follows:

Geelong or Essendon Club or AFL Member
Monday 5 February // 9am – 5pm
Cost free + $5 registration fee

General Public
Tuesday 6 February // from 9am
Cost $5-$20

Purchase tickets here
or visit Ticketmaster online
or call Ticketmaster on 136 100

Tickets are strictly limited. We encourage you to get in early as it is anticipated this match will attract a sell-out crowd of 10,000. 

VFL practice match // 4.30pm
In addition to the main AFL match a VFL practice match between Geelong and Essendon will be played as an encore. Entry is included in ticket price.

Mascot Competition
Are you a passionate footy fan? Do you enjoy the roar of the crowd? If you answered YES to these questions and think you've got what it takes to burst through a footy banner, enter the Mascot Competition by submitting a photo of your best mascot pose or team colours getup. The 2 best photo's win the ultimate prize of running onto the field as a Mascot for their nominated team.  For all the details and t&c's click here

Kids entertainment
There will be a range of kids activities on the day. Details will be made available closer to the event.

Limited parking will be available at the following locations:
Colac Community Library and Learning Centre, Queen Street, Colac
Colac Secondary College sports field , Hearn Street, Colac
On-street parking around the precinct 

Central Reserve is a short walk from the Colac CBD which has ample car parking.
Local residents are strongly encouraged to walk to the match.
No vehicles will be allowed into the ground

Public transport options can be found by visiting the links below:

Colac town bus

V/Line services

Colac Taxis

Being held on the Sunday of the Labour Day weekend , the match provides you an opportunity to spend a long  weekend experiencing the wonderful Great Ocean Road and Otways region.  Colac is located on the door step of the Otway National Park, 40 minutes to the coast and home to many great local attractions for visitors. 

Information on local accommodation and attractions can be found here:
Visit Otways

Visit Apollo Bay

Visit Great Ocean Road


  • Thursday, 18 January 2018 | 12:00 AM - Sunday, 11 March 2018 | 05:00 PM


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