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Calendar of Events

AFL Second Preliminary Final - Hawthorn v Port Adelaide

AFL Second Preliminary Final - Hawthorn v Port Adelaide

Sep 20, 2014

Hawthorn will host the AFL Second Preliminary Final at the MCG against Port Adelaide on Saturday September 20 at 4.45pm.

AFL Grand Final

AFL Grand Final

Sep 27, 2014

The MCG will host the 2014 AFL Grand Final on Saturday September 27 at 2.30pm.

MCG Open Day

MCG Open Day

Sep 28, 2014

On Sunday September 28, the day after the 2014 AFL Grand Final, the MCG will be open for everyone to enjoy.

Sheffield Shield - Victoria v New South Wales

Sheffield Shield - Victoria v New South Wales

Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2014

The Bushrangers host the Blues in the MCG's cricket season opener.

T20 International - Australia v South Africa

T20 International - Australia v South Africa

Nov 07, 2014

Australia plays South Africa in a T20 match on Friday November 7.