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    AFL Second Semi Final - Geelong v Port Adelaide

    Sep 13, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Second Semi Final
    Teams:                  Geelong v Port Adelaide
    Date:                     Friday September 13
    Start time:              7.50pm

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

    Public reserved seats on sale at Ticketek HERE

    MCC visitor tickets on sale at Ticketek HERE

    View an MCG seating plan 

    Cheer squad allocations: 
    Geelong – Bay M33
    Port Adelaide – Bay M3

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

    Expected attendance: 45,000

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