The Saints are back for a spectacular summer of footy, and it all begins this Friday under lights against Richmond.

2022 NAB AFLW Season | Round 1 

St Kilda v Richmond
Friday 7 January
7:15pm, SkyBus Stadium
Broadcast live and free on Channel 7

Gates open: 5:45pm (entry through Gate 1, Young Street and Gate 3, High Street)
Welcome to Country: 6:50pm
Team entry: 7:04pm

All attendees will need to provide proof of double COVID-19 vaccination and check-in upon entry.

Click here for a map of SkyBus Stadium.

Entry to Round 1

All attendees – including members and non-members – must obtain a ticket prior to entering the venue. Tickets will be sold online only via internet or mobile.

We strongly advise buying an AFLW Membership, which will give you FREE entry into St Kilda AFLW home games, subject to capacity. 

AFLW members will be required to redeem a ticket via the relevant ticket agent using their member barcode to gain free admission to home games. Membership barcodes will be emailed to AFLW members.

Please note AFLW members do not get free access to away games.

Ticketing and pricing

Ticket type Price
Adult and Concession $10.00*
Junior (Under 18) $0.00*
Family (2 adults and up to three juniors) $20.00*

*Transaction fees may apply 

Access for Juniors (under 18) is free, however all attendees must redeem a ticket in advance. Any junior without a pre-purchased ticket will not be permitted access to the match.

All attendees will be included in RSEA Park, SkyBus Stadium and Wilson Storage Trevor Barker Beach Oval's approved COVID-safe capacity, and as a result, every attendee will require a ticket. 

Where available, accessible booking will be online for the General Public.

Getting to the game

Plan your journey with PTV Journey Planner to make sure you get to the game on time and with ease.

Travelling by car:
From the Melbourne CBD, the quickest route to Skybus Stadium is via the M1 and M3 taking approximately 1 hour. Car parking is available in the surrounding areas.

Travelling by train:
Skybus Stadium can be accessed via train on the Frankston Line. Skybus Stadium is approximately a 10 minute walk from Frankston Station.

Click here for the latest information from PTV regarding works on the Frankston Line.

Conditions of Entry

Click here for more information relating to COVID-19 requirements at game-day.

COVID-safe measures will vary by state and/or venue according to any requirements and directions issued by the Government of the State or Territory in which the Venue is located. These may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Reduced capacities  
  • Social distancing of patrons within seating and/or standing areas
  • Implementation of zones to segment patrons to assist with crowd management and contact tracing
  • Restrictions on gate entry/exit, gate entry times and/or areas within the venue you are able to access
  • QR codes to ‘check-in’ when you are at the venue, use amenities and/or move between areas 

All attendees will need to provide proof of double COVID-19 vaccination and check-in upon entry.

The following items are prohibited:

  • Alcohol
  • Glass
  • Musical Instruments
  • Flags over 1.6m
  • Chairs
  • Animals (unless a registered companion animal required for medical reasons – medical certificate must be supplied)
  • Any item deemed to be or which may be considered to be dangerous. This is at the discretion of the stadium operator and their security contractor.

You can bring your own food and water, however there are food and drink options available at SkyBus Stadium.

Sponsor activations and activities

There will be a wide range of activities for families before, after and during Friday's match.

  • Dare Iced Coffee giveaways
  • McDonalds Inflatable + giveaways
  • Maccas Kick 2 Kick (post-game, subject to weather)
  • Saints footy inflatables
  • Saints Membership
  • Bunnings Handball Competition

Broadcast information

Saturday's match will be aired live and free on Channel 7, as well as Fox Footy.  The match will also be streamed live and free via and the AFLW Official App.

Saints Locker and merchandise

Saints Locker will be in operation at SkyBus Stadium.

All attendees will also be able to visit our online store to purchase all their St Kilda merchandise.


Follow the official social media channels of St Kilda's AFLW side for all the latest news and behind-the-scenes action on game day.

Join the conversation and show your support through InstagramFacebook and Twitter by using the official hashtags #AFLWSaintsTigers and #TogetherWeRise.