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    AFL Round 20 - Richmond v Essendon

    Aug 08, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 20
    Teams: Richmond v Essendon
    Date: Friday August 8, 2014
    Start time: 7.50pm

    Herald Sun Shield Grand Final
    Box Hill Senior Secondary College v St Patrick's College, Ballarat (4.30pm start).

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 4.00pm (Gate 1, 3, 6) 6.00pm (Gate 4, 5, 7)
    MCC members: 4.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 7.00am (pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 60,000

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    Q4 (Rows F-DD)
    Q5-Q11 (Rows P-DD)
    Q12-Q15 (Rows U-DD)

    Ponsford Stand

    Olympic Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond - Bay M3 (Rows A-K) and Bay M4 (Rows A-K)
    Essendon  - Bay M33 (Rows A-J)

    Tickets: On sale now through Ticketek.

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