IT’S harder to stay at the top than it is getting there, but it would take a bold punter to bet against last season’s A-League champions Melbourne Victory once again.

    SOUTH Australia star Travis Head has led the Redbacks to a stunning win, scoring an incredible double century against Western Australia.

    GLENN Maxwell’s fearless attitude to strokeplay has made him a star of short-form cricket and a Test wannabe.

    THE Wallabies’ hopes of qualifying top of their group have been thrown into disarray by the shock citing of Michael Hooper over an incident in their win over England.

    NBA legend Magic Johnson has heaped praised on Jarryd Hayne as he got a chance to see Aussie star in action for the San Francisco 49ers.


    AFL Round 21 - Hawthorn v Collingwood

    Aug 16, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 21
    Teams:                  Hawthorn v Collingwood
    Date:                     Friday August 16, 2013
    Start time:              7.50pm

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

    - Public reserved seats are on sale at Ticketek here and selling strongly.

    - Patrons are encouraged to pre-purchase tickets, as they may not be available on Friday night at the gate.

    - MCC visitor tickets are on sale here

    Car park opening:

    Due to the poor condition of Yarra Park and expected rainfall this week the Yarra Park car park will be closed for this event.

    The following groups will still be able to park in the limited spaces available via Gate 3 on Friday August 16:

    • Disabled
    • Pass holders (Corporate/Clubs)
    • Police
    • St. John
    • Accredited Media
    • MCC Event/Permanent Staff

    Patrons are encouraged to make alternative parking arrangements or catch public transport to the ground.

    Expected attendance: 78,000

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Hawthorn - Bay M3 (Rows A-R)
    Collingwood - Bay M32 (Rows A-T)

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