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Need to know: Pre-season Challenge v Roosters

Your go-to guide for Storm's first Pre-season Challenge match of 2023 at GMHBA Stadium on Sunday against the Sydney Roosters!

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Key Info

12:30pm – Concourse Activations begin (Pick up a complimentary RedZed Icy Pole and visit Storm's Membership and Merchandise marquees)

12:50pm – Gates Open

1:15pm – Storm warm-up

1:44pm – Storm Enter the Field

1:50pm - Kick off

Half Time

Geelong Sharks vs Altona Roosters 


Thank you to fans from the Melbourne Storm squad


Secure your seat to an AAMI Park clash by heading to our membership marquee and upgrading your ticket to a 1-Game Digital membership for $10!

If you would like to sign up for your 2023 membership or collect your 2023 member items you can visit our membership marquee located outside of Gate 13.


Get the latest Melbourne Storm 2023 range from the Merchandise Marquee located outside of Gate 13. If you don’t have time to visit the marquee on the way in, don’t worry the marquee will stay outside Gate 13 for the entire game. Just scan your ticket out and back in.

GMHBA Stadium Info

View a map of GMHBA Stadium, here.

Food & Beverage

Banh Mi Cart – Aisle 34
Dumpling Cart – Aisle 34
"Catch" Seafood – Aisle 33
"Smok'd" Roast Beef Roll Carvery – Aisle 31
"Gourmet Grill" – Aisle 29
Fan Favourites – Aisle 25

Accessibility at GMHBA Stadium

We want every patron to have an enhanced, unforgettable experience at our stadium. We are committed to ensuring access to the stadium and movement within it is as smooth as possible for all community members.

Continual improvement of our stadium’s accessibility offerings is a key focus of the Trust’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. If you don’t see what you’re after in the below list and wish to discuss your specific access requirements with us – please don’t hesitate to reach out via the contact form below or via phone. We look forward to welcoming you home to GMHBA stadium.

For more information, visit:

Getting to and from GMHBA Stadium


Make game day easy, be prepared and plan ahead with the Public Transport Victoria Journey Planner for the most up-to-date travel information.

Public Transport

Geelong is approximately one hour from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station, with the Geelong Railway Station situated 1.8 kilometres to the north of the stadium and South Geelong Station located 450 metres to the east. Making ‘getting to the stadium’ simple and convenient.

For further information visit and to plan your journey at

Drive to The Footy

Geelong is 75 kilometres from Melbourne accessible via the Westgate Bridge and following the Princes Freeway.

In Geelong, the Princes Freeway becomes Latrobe Terrace (no turns required). Once you reach the set of traffic lights directly adjacent to 7-Eleven turn left onto Kilgour Street and make an immediate right. This will take you straight into Kardinia Park’s main entry being Kilgour Street.

Limited public car parking is available within the Kardinia Park Precinct.

For most Major Events, a parking fee will be applied, and should there be a large crowd, car parks will be held for 10 minutes post any event to allow for the safe egress of pedestrians.

A drop-off area is located at car park A2 which can be accessed via the main entry into Kardinia Park, Kilgour Street.

On Major Event days, Accessible Parking will now be located in the C7 parking area for patrons with an Accessible Parking Permit. 

  • Entry off Park Crescent, please refer to the map below for directions
  • The customer service/traffic staff will be able to direct you to the assigned accessible parking area

There is also limited parking available in the surrounding streets, however, please be mindful that Council Restrictions are enforced.

Taxi & Rideshare

One Major Event days, a Taxi Rank is located on Moorabool Street (directly opposite Gate 1 – Polly Farmer). This Rank is located outside of the Road Closures.

Team News

View the Storm squad running out at GMHBA Stadium to take on the Roosters, here. 

This match is proudly supported by Visit Geelong and the Bellarine, City of Greater Geelong and Visit Victoria.

Acknowledgement of Country

Melbourne Storm respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.