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    Renew membership before the finals!

    Sep 01, 2013

    The Members ReserveThe 2013/14 membership season commence on Sunday September 1.

    Members need to ensure they have paid their subscription for the new season before they can access the Reserve for AFL Finals matches.

    Renew your membership online here or by phone (1300 300 107).

    You will need a valid credit card and your seven-digit reference number that appears on the top right-hand corner on the front of your renewal notice.

    Please note that a BPAY payment will take up to 48 hours to be received by the club, so please allow time for your card to be active at the turnstiles during the finals series.

    If you experience any difficulties in making your online payment, please contact the club on (03) 9657 8888 and one of our representatives will assist you.