Round 3 – Lightning v Firebirds Match Day Info

Round 3 – Lightning v Firebirds Match Day Info



BROADCAST LIVE: 1.00pm (Nine)


LAST TIME WE MET: Semi-Final, 2018  Lightning 57 d Firebirds 56


With thanks to Match Day Partner Downer this Sunday Sunshine Coast Lightning will take on their Queensland rivals the Queensland Firebirds for a Round 3 clash at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. In what is set to be a guaranteed edge of your seat match, you won’t want to miss out on seeing the fierce athleticism, intense court work and pure excitement this Battle of the Bruce will guarantee to have.

Although we are playing at Brisbane Entertainment Centre (1 Melaleuca Drive, Boondall QLD 4034), it is still a home game for Lightning. Below is all the match-day information you need to know for Sunday’s Queensland clash. For venue information, head here.


Tickets are still available and can be purchased here.


CAR – Parking is charged at $15.00 per visit (cash only).

TRAIN – Translink operates a rail service to and from Boondall Station (Shorncliffe line) which is a 600m walk from the Centre. Due to the finishing time of some events, some scheduled services departing Boondall Station may not make connecting services. For more detailed information and updated track changes please visit the Translink website or call 13 12 30.

BUS – Brisbane City Council Buses operate a bus service to and from Boondall Railway Station on a daily basis. For more detailed information on bus timetables, please visit the Translink website or call 13 12 30.

TAXI – A dedicated taxi rank is located on site adjacent to the Ticketek Box Office. Taxis will be available after the show and a Supervisor present to assist.


Entry to the Brisbane Entertainment Centre will be via the main entry turnstiles, which will open at 11.30am. Security will undertake a bag check prior to your ticket being scanned into the Strike Zone – Members and fans can then enjoy the Strike Zone’s activities (weather dependent)!  To see what you can and can’t bring into Brisbane Entertainment Centre please click here. Please read carefully as items such as backpacks are NOT allowed.


Get your photo taken in USC’s halo photobooth and check in with some of our Lightning volunteers to grab a Go Lightning team poster!  You can have a bounce on a Springfree Trampoline, have your face painted, enjoy a bite to eat and finish with a dance off against Lucy Lightning and Aussie World’s mascots Jake & Tilly! Activation’s include; Hot 91.1 • Visit Sunshine Coast • USC • Springfree Trampolines • Compass Institute

Make sure you stop by the Sunshine Coast Lightning membership tent for an awesome membership offer plus grab your FREE retractable GO LIGHTNING banner from Sunshine Coast Council.


A variety of hot and cold food will be available for purchase at the venue. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (including bottled water) are also available for purchase (18+ photo identification must be shown to purchase alcoholic beverages).


Fans who want to look the part are in luck! GAME Clothing, our official merchandise partner, will be on location with the latest GAME goodies so you can deck yourself out in some fantastic gear. Show your true colours and support the Lightning ladies. If something is worth doing, it is worth doing looking good, and GAME Clothing has you covered! Keep an eye out for the GAME stand inside the venue in the entry foyer.


Lightning athletes will be available to sign autographs after the conclusion of the game in stadium – athletes will walk around the edge of the court. This will occur for 15 minutes only. Signings are limited to one item each and minimal photos. This is to ensure the players have their correct recovery time and fairness that everyone gets a chance to get a signature. We appreciate your assistance in ensuring we can get the balance right for everyone!

BROADCAST: Our round 3 match will be broadcast live on Channel 9. All SSN matches will also be available live via subscription to the Netball Live app. This app also offers behind-the-scenes content and match highlights.


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