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    AFL Rd 6 - Collingwood v Essendon

    Apr 25, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 6
    Teams: Collingwood v Essendon
    Date: Friday April 25
    Start time: 2.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public: 12.00pm
    AFL Members Reserve: 12.00pm
    MCC Members Reserve: 10.30am

    Expected attendance: 90,000

    Event Schedule:

    1.19pm: The Rising Suns - Australian Army Rock Band
    1.38pm: Warm-up opportunity for clubs
    1.56pm: Motorcade
    2.04pm: The Good Times Band - Leo Sayer, Richard Clapton, Russell Morris and Wilbur Wild
    2.17pm: Joint cheer squad banner display
    2.20pm: Essendon enters arena
    2.23pm: Collingwood enters arena
    2.31pm: Teams and umpires line up for observance ceremony
    2.38pm: Coin toss
    2.40pm: Match starts
    3.45pm (approx.): Half-time – Performance by Kate Ceberano
    5.15pm (approx.): Presentation of Anzac medal and trophy

    Public Tickets:

    The public allocation of tickets for the ANZAC Day match between Collingwood and Essendon is now exhausted. There will be no further release of tickets in the Public Reserve.

    Please note: A $3.00 surcharge has been added to all AFL Anzac Round adult public tickets with proceeds going directly to the Anzac Centenary Public Fund.

    Public Ticket Classification: A-Reserved - view seating plan

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 6.00am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 11.00am
    Gate 7: 7.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    MCC Visitor Tickets:

    Visitor tickets to this match have sold out.  MCC members of all categories may access remaining seating in the MCC Reserve on a first-in, first-served basis via Gate 2 from 10.30am on Anzac Day.

    View MCG conditions of entry

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