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    AFL Rd 4 - Carlton v Melbourne

    Apr 12, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 4
    Teams: Carlton v Melbourne
    Date: Saturday April 12, 2014
    Start time: 1.45pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 11.30am
    MCC members: 11.30am

    Car park opening:
    Closed due to wet weather. Please see details.

    Expected attendance: 35,000

    General admission seating (subject to change):

    Ponsford Stand

    Olympic Stand

    Great Southern Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Carlton - Bays M3 (Rows A-V) and M4 (Row LL)
    Melbourne - Bays M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: On sale now at Ticketek.


    AFL Match Classification: C - seating plan

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