UPDATE: A number of past and present Sharks players have been offered one-year suspensions - back-dated to November 1 2013 - if they admit taking banned substances.

SEVENTEEN players from Cronulla’s 2011 squad have been handed show cause notices by ASADA. So where are they now and what does it mean to them?

THE timeline of the drama which started back in February 2013 on what was described as the “blackest day in Australian sport”.

TWO clubs, two codes, two investigations with plenty of parallels. Here’s how the ASADA probe played out at Cronulla compared with Essendon.

CRONULLA captain Paul Gallen is desperate for closure on the scandal surrounding him and his club but says if he accepts a ban his reputation will be ruined.

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2013 AFL Finals Series

Schedule - Week 3 Finals

The MCG will host one match in the third week of the AFL Finals Series:

Friday September 20 at 7.50pm 
Preliminary Final - Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

- Long Room and Balcony passes will not be issued.
- Seat tickets will be issued upon arrival on the first three levels.
- Gate 2 will open at 4.30pm.
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Reserved seats and visitor tickets
 
Approximately 7000 reserved seats on levels 1 and 4 for members and their guests, as well as visitor tickets, went on sale on Monday September 16 at midday.

All reserved seats and visitor tickets have SOLD OUT. 

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Long Room and Balcony Passes

Due to expected demand by members for seating on the middle two levels, the club will not be issuing Long Room passes or Balcony passes for use by visitors at the Hawthorn v Geelong Cats match.

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Dining

Ballot registrations for the Members Dining Room will be taken via website or phone from 9.00am to 5.00pm on Tuesday September 17. Register HERE

Members are only entitled to one registration in the ballot. Duplicate registrations will be excluded.

A reserved seat on Level 2 is part of the Members Dining Room package for the preliminary final (but this does not apply for the grand final).

All other dining conditions that existed during the home and away season will apply for the preliminary final.

For the grand final, the ballot will be held on Monday September 23 from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

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Social media updates

Get the latest news - and share your views on club life - at the MCC Twitter and Facebook pages. 

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Overseas members

Overseas members who are returning to Australia and plan on attending any of the AFL finals matches may either pay an entry fee per match, or purchase a series package. Read more

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