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    AFL Round 19 - Hawthorn v Richmond

    Aug 03, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 19
    Teams:                  Hawthorn v Richmond
    Date:                     Saturday August 3, 2013
    Start time:              2.10pm

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

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 8.00am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 10.00am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 55,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q29 - Q40 1/2

    Olympic Stand
    Q55-Q57

    Southern Stand
    Q1 - Q15 1/2

    Cheersquad allocation:

    Hawthorn - M3 (rows A-R)
    Richmond - M33 (rows A-S)

    Tickets:
    Available through Ticketek.

    National Sports Museum: 12.00pm - 4.00pm.

    TAB: 12.00pm

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