FFA Cup 2019 Round of 32 Maitland FC v Central Coast Mariners
The FFA Cup 2019 is the main national knockout football tournament in Australia. Maitland Football Club has drawn a home game for the Round of 32 against the Central Coast Mariners which will played at Maitland No.1 Sportsground on the evening of Wednesday 31 July 2019.
With High Street Train Station being only a short 11 minute walk from No.1 Sportsground, catching a train to the game will be the easiest way to get to the event.
From Sydney, jump on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line, change at Hamilton Station onto the Hunter line towards Telarah. Most Hunter line services will stop at High Street Station on game day.
Visit Transport NSW for the latest timetables and to plan your trip to and from No.1 Sportsground.
Driving from Sydney
Maitland is an easy 1 hour 50 minute drive north from the beginning of the M1 Motorway at Wahroonga.
At the Newcastle exit, join the Hunter Expressway westbound and then take either of the exits East Maitland (Buchanan Interchange) or Maitland (Kurri Kurri Interchange). Maitland No. 1 Sportsground is off High Street in Central Maitland, 600 metres west of the Maitland Visitor Information Centre.
With the amount of people attending the event, parking will be at a premium. Taxi services will be available throughout the event weekend.
To organise your journey to and from the event, contact Maitland Taxis on 02 4933 7333, 131 008 or www.131008.com
If you have decided to drive we recommend local parking sites and walking to the ground.
See the map below for parking options in Central Maitland. All parking options are a short walk to No. 1 Sportsground.
What time does the match start?
The FFA Cup 2019 Round of 32 Maitland FC v Central Coast Mariners match starts at 7.30pm. Gates are open from 5.30pm.
What parking will be available?
If you have decided to drive we recommend local parking sites and walking to the ground. For more detailed information see the 'How to get here' information above.
Will accessible parking be available?
More information will be availble regarding accessible parking soon.
Can I bring my child if they don't have a ticket?
General Admission 5 years and under do not require a ticket unless you have purchased them a Grandstand ticket. All Grandstand tickets regardless of the ticket holder age are $20.00.
Can I take a picnic rug or chair to sit on?
General Admission ticket holders are free to bring their picnic rugs or camping chairs. No large oversized chairs, reclining chairs, air bed and deck chairs are permitted. Standard sized collapsible camping chairs only (maximum measurements 1m high x 80cm wide). No carry bags for chairs.
Can I bring my own food?
A variety of food will be available for sale from the canteen being managed by Maitland Football Club. You are welcome to bring your own packed food in small quantities (non-commercial foods).
Can I bring my own drinks?
This is a licensed event, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages will be available from vendors. Please note that all liquor, glass bottles, breakable containers, cans and unsealed beverages are not permitted into No. 1 Sportsground. Sealed non-alcoholic beverages will be permitted in small quantities. Alcohol will be available to purchase under the terms of the licence.
Can I bring a gazebo or shade structure?
No gazebos, beach umbrellas or shade structures are permitted in the grounds. Small personal umbrellas are permitted, but are not to be opened in the grandstand. Courteous use of personal umbrellas is advised.
Is there an ATM at Maitland No.1 Sportsground?
There is no ATM within the facility.
What are the conditions of entry to No.1 Sportsground?
Will there be tickets available at the gate?
Yes, tickets will be available to purchase at the gate unless sold out prior.
Will Eftpos be available?
Eftpos will be available at the canteen and concourse bar, There will be a minimum purchase amount of $5 for Eftpos use.