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Memorial Oval set for SANFL action

SANFL: Port Pirie's picturesque Memorial Oval Sports Precinct will host the SANFL for an Indigenous Round match as well as the Country Championships.
SANFL: Port Pirie's picturesque Memorial Oval Sports Precinct will host the SANFL for an Indigenous Round match as well as the Country Championships.

Adelaide Crows emerged victors at the JLT Community Series AFL showdown held in Port Pirie in March - so is it Port Adelaide's turn to snatch glory on Memorial Oval? Port Pirie's Sports Precinct will host another classic football showdown this month as Adelaide and Port Adelaide compete in an SANFL Indigenous Round match on Saturday, July 13.

The match will be the highlight in an exciting weekend of football on Memorial Oval as the South Australian Country Championships are staged on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14. These Championships feature six zones in both men's and women's competitions.

There is a range of ticketing options which include:

Two day pass to the SA Country Championships (including SANFL match) - adults $14, concession $8, u18 free. Saturday pass to the SA Country Championships (including SANFL match) - adults $14, concession $8, u18 free. Sunday pass to the SA Country Championships Finals - adults $8, concession $5, u18 free.

Tickets will only be available to buy at the gate. There will be EFTPOS available at the gate for ticket purchases. Council will be hosting a Sportsman's Lunch on the day of the match.

When is the SANFL game? Saturday, July 13, kick off is at 2:40pm.

When do gates open? Gates open from 8:30am.

Where do I get tickets? Tickets can be bought at the gate. Two gates will operate - Gate 4 located on Mary Elie St and Gate 2 on the corner of Gertrude St and Memorial Dr.

What is the cost of a ticket? Adult tickets are $14 and provide access to both the SANFL match and Country Championships on Saturday and Sunday. Concession tickets are $8. Children Under 18 are free.

Are EFTPOS facilities available? EFTPOS will be available at the gate to buy tickets. Food and beverage sales at the ground will be cash only.

Where can I park? Limited parking will be available in the ground on the eastern side of the oval around the boundary and behind the grass mounds. Parking attendants will be on hand to direct traffic. Overflow parking will be available around the ground as per normal traffic conditions.

Is there a cost to park inside the oval? There will be a $2 charge to park a vehicle inside the oval.

Is there disabled access? Designated disabled access parking is available with government-issued disabled parking pass displayed. Disabled access is via Gate 4. Parking attendants will direct you to the designated area.

Can I bring my own chair to watch the game? Yes.

What can I expect at the gate? Security will be present at each gate and will be conducting bag searches and vehicle searches.

Can I bring my own alcohol? No. Alcohol will not be allowed to be brought in to the venue or taken out. This will be an alcohol go easy event.

Smoking? No smoking will be allowed within the grounds. Pass outs will be available.

What can I bring in? Personal eskies will be allowed, however please note no glass will be allowed.

What can't I bring in? No pop up shade/marquees. No alcohol. No glass.

Where can I get further information? Visit the SANFL or Port Pirie Regional Council Facebook page for further event details.

ATMs. No ATM will be available on site.

Other Information. First aid will be available on site.

Taps will be available around the grounds to fill water bottles.