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    AFL Round 1 - Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

    Apr 01, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 1   
    Teams:                  Hawthorn v Geelong Cats
    Date:                     Monday April 1, 2013
    Start time:              3.20pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 1.00pm
    MCC members: 12.30pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 8.30am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12noon
    Gate 7: 11.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 75,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand

    Great Southern Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Hawthorn - M3 (Rows A-R)
    Geelong Cats - M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: It is highly advisable to pre-purchase a reserved seat to this match. They are on sale now through Ticketek.

    Prices: Advanced ticket sales prices - reserved seats

    National Sports Museum: 12.30pm-4.00pm.

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