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    AFL Round 19 - Richmond v GWS GIANTS

    Aug 02, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 19
    Teams: Richmond v GWS GIANTS
    Date: Saturday August 2, 2014
    Start time: 4.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 3.00pm
    MCC members: 3.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 11.00am
    Gate 5: 1.00pm
    Gate 6: 1.00pm
    Gate 7: 10.00am (pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 28,000

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand

    Ponsford Stand
    M28 (Rows A-Z)
    M30 (Rows A-Z)

    Olympic Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond - Bay M2 (Rows A-K) and Bay M3 (Rows A-K)
    GWS GIANTS - Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: On sale now through Ticketek

    View MCG conditions of entry