Western Bulldogs to play North Melbourne in first Harmony game


Celebrating the cultural diversity of Melbourne, the Western Bulldogs will play North Melbourne in the first ever Harmony Game at Etihad Stadium on Saturday 23 June.

Australian Football is a game for everyone, where many cultures unite.  As part of the celebrations, fans will be welcomed to the stadium with live performances from several countries and a flag ceremony on ground prior to the commencement of the game that celebrates 10 countries representing the diverse backgrounds of both the North Melbourne and Western Bulldogs supporter bases and community programs.  The countries that will form part of the flag ceremony include India, China, Vietnam, Iraq, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, New Zealand and Australia.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 24: Jason Johannisen of the Bulldogs is chased by Nathan Hrovat of the Kangaroos during the round 14 AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Etihad Stadium on June 24, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images/AFL Media)

A range of cuisines will be available for purchase throughout the game plus those attending are encouraged to experience footy the Aussie way with a $3 Aussie pie.  Make sure you are in your seats before the game to witness the incredible performance that highlights the Western Bulldogs and North Melbourne’s diverse communities.  If you are yet to experience an AFL game, make sure you mark Saturday 23rd June in your diary.


As part of The Harmony Game the Western Bulldogs are offering four free tickets to select groups—including you!

To redeem your free tickets to The Harmony Game get online at https://membership.westernbulldogs.com.au/harmony-game


The Western Bulldogs are offering all ticket holders the opportunity to attend the game with Western Bulldogs Staff Members who will be able to help explain the game, guide them on public transport and around the stadium and provide answers to any other questions you may have.

If you are interested in attending the game with a Western Bulldogs Group please meet at the VU Whitten Oval located at 417 Barkly Street, West Footscray from 4:45pm. Groups will be departing the VU Whitten Oval from 5:15pm and heading into Etihad Stadium using the train.

If you have any further questions about travelling into the game with a Western Bulldogs group, please contact Hana Williamson at hana.williamson@westernbulldogs.com.au

For more information on the game see westernbulldogs.com.au/harmonygame


AFL Round 14
Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne
Saturday June 23, 7.25pm
Etihad Stadium
Entry from: 3:00pm


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