ALM R21 Match Day Guide: Brisbane Roar v Macarthur FC

Brisbane Roar will head to Ballymore Stadium for the first time ever in Isuzu UTE A-League action when they take on Macarthur in Round 21 action on Saturday afternoon.

With an intimate 6,000 capacity the boutique venue is sure to provide a vibrant football atmosphere and match day experience.

Saturday’s match is another big one in the race for finals football, Roar start the weekend three points outside the competition’s top six and can close the gap to fourth placed Macarthur to just three points with a win.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s match at Ballymore which is brought to you by Pristine Homes.

Isuzu UTE A-League Men 2023/24 – Round 21: Brisbane Roar v Macarthur FC
Ballymore, Herston  
Saturday, 16 March (3:00pm KO)  
Gates open at 1:30pm  


Click HERE to get your tickets for Saturday’s match. 

If you purchased in Orange GA or the Den you can sit in section ET1, ET2 or the hill at the southern end of the ground.

Members can find Ballymore seating information on your Roar pass in your phone wallet. Click on the Information button (i) in the bottom right corner of your screen to view your seat details (Android & iPhone users). iPhone users can also tap the three dots in the top right corner of their Roar Pass to view seat details.

Patrons sitting in the Western Stand are encouraged to enter via Gate 1 while patrons in the Eastern Stand or on the hill are encouraged to enter via Gate 2.

Patrons are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to kick off for Saturday’s match to ensure smooth entry to the ground. Gates will be open from 1:30pm.

All part season members need to redeem via Ticketek to attend Saturday’s game. Redemption codes have been emailed to part season members. 

A reminder that Liberty A-League Women’s passes are not valid for entry to Isuzu UTE A-League Men’s matches. 

If you require accessibility seating, please let us know via email: membership@brisbaneroar.com.au

Please refer to the Ballymore Stadium conditions of entry prior to heading to Saturday’s match.


BRFC will be running two shuttle busses from Folkestone Street on the corner of Abbotsford Road by the entrance of Perry Park in Bowen Hills and one shuttle bus from Roma Street Station Busway.

Buses will commence from 1:15pm and run approximately every 15 minutes.

Please arrive at the pick up points as early as possible to ensure that you do not miss kick off

There are also a number of regular timetabled services that stop at Ballymore Stadium. Please note transport is free for match ticket holders on BRFC shuttle busses but not regular TransLink services for Saturday’s game.

Patrons can also catch regular timetable services. Routes to catch: 
360, City, Queen St 
361, City, Queen St 
363, Kelvin Grove, Herston Rd 
364, Kelvin Grove Campus 
748, Nerang Station 

Ballymore is just a short walk away from QUT Kelvin Grove bus stations (0.9km), Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (1.4km) and Wilston Train Station (1.5km) all service public transport and are a short distance away. 

For event goers travelling by taxi or rideshare, a drop-off and pick-up zone will be located on Butterfield St, near Ballymore Stadium.   

For those travelling by train, there are weekend track closures on the Beenleigh, Cleveland and Gold Coast lines with timetabled railbuses replacing trains. Visit the Translink website to plan your journey.


There will be no onsite parking on event days, parking restrictions will apply in the local area surrounding the stadium. 

Onsite disabled parking will be available for patrons who are displaying their disability parking permit. Please show your permit to security to gain access. 

Queensland University of Technology have offered $5.00 all-day parking at the Sports Lane Car Park at QUT Kelvin Grove.  


Ballymore Stadium will be well serviced by a number food and beverage options at several locations around the precinct. All food and beverage options are operated and serviced by the Queensland Cricketers Club staff and are reasonably priced. 

In relation to food and beverage, Ballymore Stadium terms of entry are as follows:


  • No Alcoholic products  
  • No pre opened drinks/ water bottles (reducing risk of pre mixed alcoholic drinks).
  • No branded soft drinks
  • Sealed water bottles are permitted
  • Children’s drink bottles are permitted
  • We will have the free water stations available so people can refill water bottles.

Food items 

  • No commercial food eg McDonalds, KFC, Subway, Pizzas, etc 
  • Food items in commercial packaging is not permitted.
  • Homemade food is permitted 
  • No glass containers 


We’re holding a Super Skills Clinic and small sided games for boys & girls aged 5-12 ahead of Saturday’s match at Ballymore (Field 2). The clinic which is capped at 80 players will get underway at 12pm.

Click here to register for the Super Skills Clinic


Brisbane Roar New Balance Merchandise will be available for purchase in a merchandise stand located near the gate 1 entrance on the western side of the ground.


BRFC has engaged experienced Supporter Marshals who will assist and service our active supporter groups and fans. Supporter Marshals will work with the club, security personnel, including the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and respective stadiums and venue staff.

The program will aim to enhance effective communication and the safety of our supporters, whilst providing a structured mechanism for escalation protocols, ensuring swift and effective responses to any concerns or incidents.  


Enjoy an unparalleled interactive game-day experience on the Roar App, powered by Tiparra. 

The Roar App is available on both iOS and Android platforms and allows fans to interact at match days at Suncorp Stadium through live polls, trivia, competitions, and exclusive updates.  

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