Getting into the footy finals action around Moreton Bay

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It’s that time of year again. Time to celebrate all things footy!

Whether you follow the AFL or NRL, two big weekends of footy finals fever are upon us.

The Preliminary Finals for both the AFL and NRL are on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 September. The main event – the big Grand Final – then kicks off for the AFL at 2:30pm on Saturday 30 September, and NRL at 7:30pm on Sunday October 1.

Here’s some budget busting ways to take in all the action of Footy Finals Fever in Morayfield!

Head to your local pub

Catch all the action on the big sports screens over a drink with mates at your local.

  • Hit the Morayfield Tavern to take in all the footy finals action. Their sports bar features a beer garden and massive plasma screens so you won’t miss a minute of the action. And when you’re hungry, grab a feed from the Roadhouse Grill.
  • The Deception Bay Tavern is also a great spot to enjoy your footy .They’re screening the finals on two massive dedicated sports screens. They’ve also got tasty meals at the Bistro including specials for the kids.
  • Or enjoy your footy at the Burpengary Tavern. Members can enjoy the extra value of Super Saturday Happy Hour, and don’t miss the fun of the Sunday Meat Raffles while you take in the game over a beer.
  • Wherever you are in the Morayfield area, check out what’s happening at your local pub, and enjoy the footy on the big screen!

Head to your local club

What better place to immerse yourself in footy finals fever than at your nearest club.

BBQ with your mates

Save a stack of cash and skip the worry about how to get home after a few drinks. Host a footy finals party at home!

  • Check out this handy guide to hosting a grand final bbq. There’s some practical and money saving tips that will ensure success.
  • If you do want to whip up some tasty treats for your guests, check out these fabulous footy finals food ideas.
  • Ask everyone to BYO drinks and some meat for the bbq. This ensures there’s loads for everyone, and keeps the cost down for you as the host.
  • The basic rules are – have loads of food, ice, good company and a great TV to watch the action!
  • Check out this handy Grand Finals Kit for a great planning checklist, ideas and signage.

Up the ante with a sweep

Don’t lose a stack of cash betting online or at the pub. Stay on budget while getting into the swing of footy finals fever by holding a sweep with your mates.

  • Options include first goal scorer, first try scorer or first points scored.
  • Check your local paper or favourite sports website for a template, or use this sweep from a prior season as inspiration to create your own.
  • Then sit back as the action kicks off, and wait to see who wins!

Get the kids involved

So whether you teams wins or loses, you can be sure of having a great time while you soak up the fun of Footy Finals Fever in Morayfield!

Need some extra cash for the footy finals?

  • If you need a quick cash loan to get into the swing of footy finals fever, City Finance can help!
  • Simply pop in for a chat with our friendly Morayfield branch staff, or give us a call today on 1300 10 30 20.
  • You can also apply online today!