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Match-day info: AFLW/JLT double-header

Curnow on inclusions and JLT 2 Ed Curnow fronted the media at Ikon Park today ahead of the boys' second JLT clash against St Kilda.

The Blues are set to take on the Western Bulldogs in the AFL Women's and St Kilda in the JLT Community Series in a footy-filled Saturday at Ikon Park.

AFLW – Round 5

Carlton v Western Bulldogs
Saturday 4 March
Ikon Park at 11:35am EDT

JLT Community Series

Carlton v St Kilda
Saturday 4 March
Ikon Park at 2:05am EDT

Forecast for Saturday in Melbourne:

Partly cloudy – top of 26 degrees.

The majority of the ground has shaded grandstand seating.

General information: 

Food and drink will be available for purchase, however water and homemade food can also be brought into the ground.


As our Game Changers make history and our men’s squad continues its journey, make sure you get behind the Blues.

Back the Game Changers by signing up as a foundation member and stay on board the journey of Brendon Bolton’s men by visiting our friendly membership team at the Carlton Shop from 9:00am.

For more information, visit or call 1300 CARLTON.


Want to wear what the team wears? The Carlton Shop is your one-stop shop for all 2017 Carlton merchandise, including the latest men’s and women’s range. 

The Carlton Shop – located next to reception – will be open from 9:00am and will close 30 minutes after the final siren of the JLT Series match.

Discounts apply for 2017 Carlton members. Shop the range online here.


A ticket to the JLT Community Series match will need to be purchased in order to gain entry into Ikon Park. 

With a large crowd expected, we encourage tickets be purchased in advance via Ticketmaster to avoid disappointment. 

Tickets are also available at the gate, unless sold out prior.

General admission and reserved seating tickets entitle fans to watch Carlton’s women's and men’s teams. 

Blues access members are entitled to free entry (subject to capacity), though are advised to purchase a general admission ticket or upgrade to a reserved seat for $5 to secure a spot in the stands.

Fans with general admission tickets are advised to arrive early to secure a spot in the thick of action. 

Gate opening:

You can enter via Gate 5 and 6.

Gates open at 10:30am.

Disability access to the venue is through Gate 5.

Car parking:

On-street parking is strictly limited, but the nearby Melbourne Zoo charges $2.00 for five-hour parking.

Public transport:

Public transport is recommended as the best way to get to Ikon Park on event days. 


Patrons are advised to catch a train to Melbourne Central Station or Jewell Station (Upfield line) before connecting with Route 19 trams.

Alternatively, patrons can catch a train to Royal Park Station (Upfield line) followed by an approx. 15-minute walk to Ikon Park.


Board the Route 19 Tram (City-North Coburg) to Walker Street/Royal Parade (Stop 16) and cross the road to Ikon Park.

The following tram routes also run close to Ikon Park:

  • Route 1 (South Melbourne Beach - East Coburg) trams operate to Lygon Street/Richardson Street (Stop 117) and it is an approx. 5-min walk to the stadium.
  • Route 8 (Toorak - Moreland) trams operate to Lygon Street/Richardson Street (Stop 117) and it is an approx. 5-min walk to the stadium.
  • Route 55 trams (West Coburg - Domain Interchange) operate to Royal Park Station/Royal Park (Stop 26) and it is an approx. 15-min walk to the stadium.


The 505 Bus stops at Princes Park Bus Station with a short walk across the road to Ikon Park. 

Alternatively, you can plan your journey here.


Television: FOX Footy (live)   

Radio: AFLW on SEN, JLT Series on 3AW, SEN, FIVEaa, AFL Nation 

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