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 Rd 22 - Carlton v Essendon

    Aug 24, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 22
    Teams:                  Carlton v Essendon
    Date:                     Saturday August 24, 2013
    Start time:              7.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 5.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (passholders only)

    Expected attendance: 60,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q29-Q40

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q4
    Q5-Q15 (Rows P-DD)

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Carlton: Bay M3 (Rows A-T and LL)
    Essendon: Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: Public reserved seats on sale at Ticketek here.

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