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    AFL Round 17 - Essendon v Collingwood

    Jul 13, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 17
    Teams: Essendon v Collingwood
    Date: Sunday July 13
    Start time: 3.20pm

    Gates open:
    Public/AFL members: 1.30pm
    MCC members: 1.00pm

    Car parking in Yarra Park:

    Yarra Park is CLOSED to the public due to its wet condition. Open to passholders from the following times:

    Gate 3: 8.30am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12.00pm
    Gate 7: 11.00am

    Expected attendance: 62,000

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q6
    Q7-Q10 (Rows K-DD)

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31-Q36 (Rows AA-MM)
    Q37-Q40

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Essendon: Bay M3 (Rows A-K)
    Collingwood: Bay M32 (Rows A-N)

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