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 Gosnells.
Head to your local pub
Catch all the action on the big sports screens over a drink with mates at your local.
- Hit the Gosnells Hotel to soak up all the footy finals action. They’re celebrating the AFL Grand Final with $5 schooners all day, a handball competition plus great giveaways. The kids will love the face painting and bouncy castle!
- In Armadale, head to The Dale. All the action will be screening live in the sports bar and there will be plenty of food and drink specials, including their $12 lunch.
- The Lakers Tavern in Thornlie is another top spot to watch the game with your mates. They have screens galore so you can take in all the footy finals action, and there’ll be great food and drink specials on offer.
- The Maddington Tavern has an awesome friendly vibe. The drinks are reasonably priced and you can grab a sausage sandwich while enjoying the footy finals action.
- Head to the Byford Tavern and kick back and relax while you enjoy your footy. There’s plenty of screens to watch the action and their TAB sports bar means you can pop a bet on the game.
- Wherever you are in the Gosnells area, check out what’s happening at your local pub, and enjoy the footy on the big screen!
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 Gosnells!
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 Gosnells branch staff, or give us a call today on 9490 2491.
- You can also apply online today!