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Parking Changes For Festival Of Football


Event parking area signage.  Image Supplied 

The North Queensland Cowboys are competing against the West Tigers on Friday night and the Gold Coast Suns meet St Kilda the next day in the first AFL premiership game to be held in Townsville.

It will be a massive weekend for football supporters.

Police are reminding patrons about the parking restrictions and to consider their travel plans prior to heading to 1300SMILES Stadium on Friday night and Riverway Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Police will be enforcing the parking restrictions around the grounds and are urging all patrons to use the public transport available.

Police will also be performing traffic control duties before and after the games to ensure the safety of all road users.

It is important to obey all directions given by police.

Cowboys kick off is at 7.55PM on Friday and Suns kickoff is at 1.45pm on Saturday so please allow sufficient time to get to the grounds.

According to Townsville City Council, streets in the event restricted parking area include:

Landel Court
Florentor Court
Chelsea Drive
St Andrews Close
Golf Links Drive(from Hervey Range Road to Woodlake Avenue)
Fairway Close
Nineteenth Avenue
Riviera Circuit
Sunningdale Court
Oakmont Close
Robina Close
Troon Way
St Davids Close
Woodlake Avenue
Sweet Gum Place
Gardenia Avenue
Lilium Close
Senna Place
Jasmine Court
Fortunia Lane
Beck Drive (Hervey Range Road to Parkside Drive Roundabout)
Canterbury Road
Colchester Crescent
Aspen Place
Bryony Court
Rowan Court
Morindo Drive
Hoop Street
Evergreen Drive (from Morindo Drive to house number 24)
Clarence Court
Cardwell Court

C’mon the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys and let’s go Gold Coast Suns!!!!