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Suncorp Super Netball Round 5 Double-Header

TALK ABOUT VALUE FOR MONEY!

4 great teams.

2 big matches.

1 ticket.

A single ticket is all you need for this incredible Suncorp Super Netball double-header on Saturday night. Double the excitement, double the entertainment and double the value! The interstate rivalry between Queensland and Victoria will be on show in both games. Head here to secure a ticket today: http://bit.ly/2kmrVZm

Queensland Firebirds v Melbourne Vixens

Sunshine Coast Lightning v Magpies Netball Club

Gates open: 4:15pm

Doors to the arena open: 5:00pm

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 Saturday’s two fixtures. For venue information, head here.

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

CAR – Parking is charged at $15.00 per visit.

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.

MERCHANDISE:
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 in the entry foyer.

FAN ENGAGEMENT:

Lucy Lightning will be at the venue to cheer on Lightning athletes! Lucy will be available before and during the match to have her photo taken with supporters. Please note, there will not be player signings at the conclusion of the match.

TICKET COLLECTION:

Tickets will be available for collection from the Lightning marquee at the main entrance. Tickets can be collected from 4:00pm.

CORPORATE FUNCTION:

The pre-booked “Lightning Lounge” function is being held at the “Backstage Club” on the ground floor, through the Administration doors to the left of the main entrance staircase leading into the venue. Doors open at 5:00pm with the function running until 6:00pm. At half-time in both matches, snacks/dessert will be available.

The dress code for corporate hospitality guests is smart casual. No shorts, thongs or singlets please.

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

Please read carefully. We do not want anyone being denied entry! Items such as backpacks are NOT allowed so click on this link and check before you arrive: http://www.brisent.com.au/Prohibited_Items.aspx

FACTS AND FIGURES:

Netball fans who love stats, here are a few to whet the appetite for both games:

Lightning vs Magpies

  • Lightning’s Caitlin Bassett has scored the most amount of goals (186) with the highest accuracy, at 94 percent.
  • Lightning’s Geva Mentor leads the lead for deflections, with 29.
  • Magpies defender Sharni Layton leads the league for defensive rebounds, tied with Fever’s Courtney Bruce, with 10. She also leads intercepts, with 16.
  • Magpie Madi Robinson leads the league for centre pass receives, with 99, tied with Swifts’ Paige Hadley

Firebirds vs Vixens

Trans-Tasman Netball League Head to Head – Historical Statistics
Last time they met: Round 10, 2016 Firebirds (56) defeated Vixens (44)

Head to Head Firebirds Vixens
Games Played 21 21
Win / Loss / Draw 11 / 10 / 0 10 / 11 / 0
Highest Score 62 (Round 6, 2010) 62 (Round 2, 2008)
Lowest Score 38 (Round 6, 2014) 36 (Round 10, 2011)

See you on Saturday!

#LightItUp