• Swans v Hawthorn AFL Premiership - Round 8 9 May 2014

It's the battle of the AFL's last two premiers when the Sydney Swans tackle 2013 champions the Hawthorn Hawks in a Friday night, 9 May grudge match at ANZ Stadium.

Former Hawks superstar Lance 'Buddy' Franklin faces his former club for the first time wearing red and white, adding more fuel to what promises to be one of the clashes of the season. 

Event Schedule

Time Activity
4:00PM Gates open
4:10PM Preliminary Match Commences: Sydney Swans v UWS Giants
7:50PM AFL: Swans v Hawks

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For Conditions of Entry, click here.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

With a major concert occurring at Allphones Arena next door and peak hour traffic, fans are strongly encouraged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services in operation.

All tickets to the Sydney Swans v Hawthorn match at ANZ Stadium includes return travel on public transport.

TRAINS

The closest train station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park Station.

Direct Services

  • Lidcombe to Olympic Park – train services every ten (10) minutes until 0030.
  • Central to Olympic Park – frequent train services between 1710 – 2200 and every five minutes from 2230 – 0030.

Additional Services

  • Additional service from Central to Wyong will depart at 2315.
  • Blue Mountain Services leaving Central after 2200 will make an extra stop at Lidcombe.
  • Additional Campbelltown service will depart Lidcombe at 2350.

Sydney Trains are running to a regular weekend timetable.

For further timetable information, click here.

For the most up-to-date information on trackwork and replacement services, please click here.

BUSES

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses are in operation for this event, starting between 5.35pm and 6.10pm depending on the route. Routes include:

  • 1A – Warriewood via Dee Why
  • 1B – Warriewood via Mona Vale
  • 2A – Glebe via Gladesville
  • 2B – Glebe via Hunters Hill
  • 3 – Marsfield
  • 4 – Maroubra
  • 5A – Castle Hill
  • 5B – Rouse Hill  
  • 6 – Menai
  • 7A – Miranda
  • 7B – Cronulla
  • 8 – Dural

Return services will run after the game, with last buses leaving Olympic Park between 10.45pm and 11pm depending on the route.

Sydney Buses will operate to a regular weekday timetable.

Route 525 operates between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park.

Please check timetable for last trips departing Sydney Olympic Park.

FERRIES

Sydney Ferries will operate to a regular weekend timetable.

Should services to Sydney Olympic Park be full, fans can take a train from Circular Quay Station.

ANZ Stadium is approximately a 40 minute walk from Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 bus to the Stadium.

Click here for more information on transport to the Swans v Hawthorn match at ANZ Stadium.

PARKING

With a major concert occurring at Allphones Arena next door and peak hour traffic, fans are strongly encouraged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the additional and direct public transport services in operation, included in all event tickets.

For those who plan to drive, pre-booking your parking space is highly recommended. You can pre-book parking via:

Fans who do plan to drive should allow plenty of time to get to Sydney Olympic Park, find a parking space and get to their seat for the game.

TRAFFIC

Traffic congestion is expected on Homebush Bay Drive. If you intend on driving to the game from the north via Lane Cove Road or from the east via Victoria Road, the alternative route of Victoria Road, Silverwater Road, Holker Street and Hill Road into the Sydney Olympic Park precinct is recommended.

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