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    AFL Second Elimination Final - North Melbourne v Essendon

    Sep 06, 2014

    Event:                    AFL Second Elimination Final
    Teams:                  North Melbourne v Essendon
    Date:                     Saturday September 6
    Start time:              7.15pm

    *Series ticket match

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 4.30pm

    Expected attendance: 80,000

    Tickets on sale at Ticketek HERE.

    MCC members' reserved seats and visitor tickets still available.

    MCG seating plan - Week 1 Finals 

    Cheer squad allocations: 
    North Melbourne – Bay M33
    Essendon – Bay M3

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (pass holders only)

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