AUSTRALIAN team chiefs have defended the nation’s athletes over accusations the Commonwealth Games team have turned into “ugly Aussie’’ tourists.

    AUSTRALIA’S chef de mission Steve Moneghetti confirms controversial coach Eric Hollingsworth would be sent home immediately after his Sally Pearson tirade.

    FRANCOIS Etoundi has been stripped of his accreditation and evicted from the athletes’ village for an altercation with a Welsh athlete.

    ERIC Hollingsworth dramatically misread the situation. As a result the last image of him will be rushing out of Hampden Park with his tail between legs.

    YOU name it, it’s probably happened in an athletes’ village, including destroyed washing machines, dangerous rooms, police raids and even a sex den.

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    AFL Round 17 - Richmond v Fremantle

    Jul 21, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 17
    Teams:                  Richmond v Fremantle
    Date:                     Sunday July 21, 2013
    Start time:              1.10pm

    *Please note that the AFL Premier League Cup Grand Final between Essendon Keilor College and Hallam Senior College will commence at 9.55am.

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 9.45am
    MCC members: 9.45am

    Tickets: Reserved seats available now at Ticketek.

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 7.30am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 7.30am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    **Road closures will be in place in the MCG precinct and the CBD until 12.00pm for the Run Melbourne event. Please allow extra travel time to the MCG.  Refer to the www.runmelbourne.com.au website for road closures information.

    Expected attendance: 52,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    M28-M34
    M36 rows A-Z (dry zone)
    Q29-Q36

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Southern Stand
    M1-M8
    P1-P8
    Q1-Q15

    Special ticket offer!

    Richmond FC is giving junior supporters the chance to see the Tigers take on Fremantle for free!

    Any person aged 15 years or younger can receive a complimentary general admission ticket to see the Tigers and the Dockers in action at the MCG.

    Adults can also receive a discount, and pay only $20 for a ticket, if they pre-book.

    To receive your complimentary junior access ticket, or adult discount to the game, register your details here.

    Also, before the game kicks-off, head to the ME Bank Centre, Punt Road Oval from 10:30am for some great kids activities including petting zoo, jumping castle and appearances by Richmond players.

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond - Bay M3 (Rows A-K) and Bay M4 (Rows A-K)
    Fremantle - Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    View MCG conditions of entry

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