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    AFL Round 14 - Melbourne v Western Bulldogs

    Jun 29, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 14
    Teams:                  Melbourne v Western Bulldogs
    Date:                     Saturday June 29, 2013
    Start time:              7.40pm
    Curtain raiser:        Women's AFL match - Melbourne v Western Bulldogs (starts 5.10pm)

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 4.45pm
    MCC members: 4.45pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.00pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.00pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 25,000

    General admission seating areas:

    Ponsford Stand
    M28 - M36

    Olympic Stand
    M53 - M55 (front of bays)
    M56 - M57
    Q49 - Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    M2 - M13
    P1 - P9
    Q1 - Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Melbourne: Bay M2 (Rows A-K) and Bay M3 (Rows A-K)
    Western Bulldogs: Bay M33 (Rows A-S)


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