Your guide to the #F3Derby


It’s our last game of the season! Booth’s Motor Group are giving away a brand new car, it’s our first Old Boy’s game and your last chance to farewell Luis Garcia. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this Saturday.

Gates open at Central Coast Stadium (3:15pm)

Time for gates open has been pushed forward for the first ever Central Coast Mariners Old Boys match. Get in early for your chance to get your hands on our match day programme, The Loose Cannon.

Hang onto your copy of ‘The Loose Cannon’ for the players to sign at full time. BYO sharpie. 

Central Coast Mariners Old Boys match (3:20pm)

The Central Coast Mariners hope to kick off a tradition that will see an Old Boys game hosted at a home #F3Derby every season. CLICK HERE to see who makes the cut to play on Saturday.

The Mariners Old Boys game is also geared towards raising awareness for Men of Football who focus on initiatives such as assisting past football participants who may have fallen on hard times.

Get in early to take a walk down memory lane and see some of your former Mariners stars in action.

#GraciasGarcia social media frame (pre-game, half time & full time)

Want to show your love for @LuchoGarcia14 on social media? Spot out the #GraciasGarcia social media frame at Central Coast Stadium and snap a photo with it!

Make sure you tag any photos taken on the day with the hash-tag #GraciasGarcia on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook.

Masterfoods Giveaway (pre-game)

If you’re at Central Coast Stadium early enough you will have the chance to win our MasterFoods hamper and esky thanks to our major sponsor. The winner will be randomly drawn by Sea FM’s Bree & Tom in the lead up to kick-off.

Central Coast Mariners Academy March Past (4:10pm)

To highlight the fantastic achievements of our Academy kids, join us for a round of applause as they partake in a lap of Central Coast Stadium. These kids are the future of the Central Coast Mariners!

Goals for grassroots cheque presentation (pre-game)

Woy Woy Roosters are this round’s Goals for Grass Roots recipients and will score a guaranteed $1000 cash thanks to Hyundai!

The peninsula-based club will also receive an additional $1000 for every goal scored by the Central Coast Mariners on Saturday evening.

Booth’s Hyundai CAR GIVEAWAY (half time)

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the draw to see who wins a brand new Hyundai Accent thanks to Booth’s Motor Group located at Gosford & Tuggerah.

The winner will be randomly drawn at half time who will get the choice of colour for their brand new Hyundai Accent.

Luis Garcia’s farewell lap (full time)

It’s his last game in Yellow & Navy and there will be an extended farewell lap to ensure that everyone has the chance to snap a selfie and have their merchandise signed.

The #GraciasGarcia social media frame will also be doing the rounds, so make sure you use the hash-tag across Instagram, Twitter & Facebook.

Saturday 9 April 2016
Match: Central Coast Mariners vs. Newcastle Jets
Venue: Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
Gates open: 3:15pm (AEDT)
Kick-off: 5:15pm (AEDT)
TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 
Radio Broadcast: 96.3 Coast FM
Twitter: Join the match conversation using #F3Derby #CCMFC #GraciasGarcia