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Sydney Thunder open BBL12 in Canberra

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Everything you need to know ahead of the opening game of BBL|12 at Manuka Oval

MATCH INFORMATION

Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars

Date: Tuesday 13th December

Location: Manuka Oval

Tickets: Here

Gates: 6:00pm

First Ball: 7:15pm

TICKETS

General Public

Tickets can still be purchased for the game! Click here to buy now.

The Box Office will be open for ticket sales on match day. Patrons can purchase tickets until the innings break.

Sydney Thunder Members

 Please click here to redeem your tickets. Members will receive their tickets via email at least 24 hours prior to each game.

The Membership Marquee will be located at the main entrance if Members require any assistance.

Keen to join the Thunder Nation? Click here to check out our Membership packages, starting from $33.

ENTERTAINMENT AND GIVEAWAYS

Keep an eye out for Thunder staff as you enter the ground. We’ll be handing out the following freebies:

– Homestar Clap Banners

– HomeWorld Team Posters

– SIXT 4 and 6 cards

Plus be sure to check out the following activities:

– Hit for six and pull off classic catches at our INFLATABLES in the Fan Zone for your chance to win prizes

– Get your FACE PAINTED

– Get a high five from or a selfie with our MASCOTS Thor and Storm

VENUE INFORMATION

Manuka Oval is located at Manuka Circle, Griffith ACT 2603.

There is a variety of food and beverage options available from bar and food outlets in public areas. 

Travelling to Manuka Oval

TRAVEL BY BUS

Travel on ALL Transport Canberra services is FREE on game day to holders of a game ticket.

Have your game day ticket ready to present if requested by a bus driver or light rail Customer Service Officer. To plan your trip, type in Manuka Oval as your destination in the Transport Canberra journey planner: https://www.transport.act.gov.au/. You can use your entry ticket for your free return trip after the game.

Passengers are encouraged to take advantage of Park & Ride facilities where possible.

TRAVEL BY CAR

Patrons are reminded not to leave valuables in their cars as they are responsible for the security of their own vehicles. Please note that parking on verges and footpaths is not permitted and may result in a fine.

The maps below provide the recommended driving routes for entry to Manuka Oval car parks, depending on which car park you wish to park at.  In addition, the ACT Government is trialing the ParkCBR smart phone application that will assist you in parking within the Manuka Shopping area. 

The Parking Map is available here

The Relaxed Time Restrictions Area is available here

BBL Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars Tue, 13 Dec 2022: parking is available at Telopea Park School & Wesley Uniting Church. Wesley Uniting Church accepts $10 credit card payments (tap & go).

MERCHANDISE

Merchandise will be available for purchase at the Membership Marquee located at the main entrance.

Click here to check out the full range online.

POST-MATCH PLAYER SIGNINGS

Selfies and signatures are BACK!

Hang around after the match to meet your Thunder heroes. The whole BBL playing squad will be signing autographs and taking selfies at the conclusion of play.

FOLLOW THE GAME

Stay up to date on all the action and news from the match by following Sydney Thunder on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Fans can tune in from across the Thunder Nation, with all games broadcast live on Fox Cricket, Kayo, cricket.com.au and ABC.

CAN’T MAKE THIS GAME?

There’s more opportunities to watch your Thunder heroes in action this BBL!
Fri 16 Dec | Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers | Sydney Showground Stadium | 8:15pm
Tue 27 Dec | Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat | Sydney Showground Stadium | 7:15pm
Sat 31 Dec | Sydney Thunder v Hobart Hurricanes | Lavington Sports Ground | 3:30pm
Sun 8 Jan | Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers | Sydney Showground Stadium | 7:15pm
Fri 13 Jan | Sydney Thunder v Perth Scorchers | Sydney Showground Stadium | 6:30pm
Thu 19 Jan | Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades | Manuka Oval | 7:15pm

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