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    AFL Round 21 - Melbourne v GWS GIANTS

    Aug 17, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 21
    Teams: Melbourne v GWS GIANTS
    Date: Sunday August 17, 2014
    Start time: 3.20pm

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    **Take advantage of our Sunday Play and Stay deal**

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    Expected attendance: 20,000

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 1.30pm
    MCC members: 1.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 8.30am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12.00pm
    Gate 7: 11.00am (pass holders only)

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    M2-M12
    M13 (Rows A-W)
    P1-P9
    Q1-Q15

    Ponsford Stand
    M28 (Rows A-Z)
    M29-M36
    Q29-Q36
     
    Olympic Stand
    M53-M57
    Q49-Q57

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

    Purchase tickets: On sale now through Ticketek.

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