CAPACITY CROWD
Monday 23 July, 2012

Last Sunday’s ANZ Championships grand final at Hisense Arena was the biggest crowd ever assembled at a netball game in Victoria.

It also happened to provide the greatest live exposure the Greyhound Adoption Program has ever received from a single event.
 
Eight friendly pet greyhounds greeted the 10,000 capacity crowd, which included Minister for Racing Denis Napthine (pictured in second image below) upon arrival to the Olympic Boulevard stadium.

Hundreds stopped to give the dogs a pat, receive free GAP merchandise and fliers prompting them to visit the GAP website for their chance to win one of the following prizes...

FIRST PRIZE: iPad2
SECOND PRIZE: Melbourne Vixens netball signed by the team
THIRD PRIZE: $200 Gold Class Cinema voucher.

More than 170 grand final goers have so far entered the draw, which closes on Thursday, and many of which have signed up for GAP's monthly eNewsletter.

While the Vixens had to settle for the runner-up trophy after going down 41-38 to New Zealand team Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, their outstanding season exceeded expectations and aided the rapid recent growth of netball in this state.
 
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