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    AFL Round 11 - Melbourne v Collingwood

    Jun 10, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 11 
    Teams:                  Melbourne v Collingwood
    Date:                     Monday June 10, 2013
    Start time:             3.20pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 1.00pm
    MCC members: 12.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 9.00am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12.00pm
    Gate 7: 11.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 55,000

    General admission seating:

    Olympic Stand

    Great Southern Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Melbourne - Bay M2 and Bay M3 (Rows A-K)
    Collingwood - Bay M32 (Rows A-T)

    Tickets: Public reserved seats are on sale at Ticketek here.

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