Road trip to Bendigo: Round 5

4 months ago

The Collingwood Magpies return to the City of Bendigo this weekend where they'll face off against the West Coast Fever in Round 5 of the Suncorp Super Netball competition. Take a look at our guide to your weekend trip!

Hayley Hamp

We believe Netball is more than a sport, it’s a community, which is why we support the development of elite Netball in the City of Bendigo.

We hope to see all of you there, but thought we’d take the time to show off all Bendigo has to offer to entice you further. Whether you’re coming for the day, or the entire weekend, the City of Bendigo has you covered with food, activities and lots for the kids. Click here to find out more about what's on in the City of Bendigo.

Magpie co-captain, Geva Mentor loved The Boardwalk Bendigo, which has large tables outdoor, great for groups to eat a lovely meal by the lake, followed by a walk. The restaurant also has an extensive children’s menu, so the whole family will be happy. She also mentioned the bakeries in town for a coffee and snack before or after the game is a must do for our supporters attending or spending the weekend in Bendigo.

Most importantly, Mentor raved about Bendigo Stadium and its facilities.

“The stadium has an amazing layout for our supporters with a great bar for food and drink, and ample parking. I encourage everyone to come see what the city and stadium have to offer," Mentor told magpiesnetball.com.au.

Members will have access to a post-match function, and there are also VIP Experience tickets available to the game, so members and supporters can make the experience their own!

Interested in the VIP Experience at Bendigo Stadium? Click here

Getting to Bendigo:

If you plan to drive to Bendigo by car, it is a short 90 minute drive from Melbourne. With limited parking available, we encourage carpooling with friends. There is also an express train service from Southern Cross Station which also takes approximately 90 minutes before arriving at Bendigo Railway Station.

The Collingwood Magpies team want you to enjoy your trip to Bendigo and have collated a Spotify playlist of all their favourite tunes. You can check it out here.

Game Details:

Collingwood Magpies v West Coast Fever

Bendigo Stadium

3pm (Gates open at 2pm)

Can't make the game? Make sure you watch it live on Channel 9 or via the Netball Live App

For more information, visit Tourism Bendigo

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