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    AFL Round 16 - Collingwood v Adelaide Crows

    Jul 12, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 16
    Teams:                  Collingwood v Adelaide Crows
    Date:                     Friday July 12, 2013
    Start time:              7.50pm

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

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 7.00pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 50,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31-Q36 (Rows AA-MM)

    Olympic Stand
    M55-M57
    Q49-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    M1-M2
    P1-P5
    Q1-Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Collingwood - Bay M32 (Rows A-T)
    Adelaide Crows - Bay M3 (Rows A-T)

    Tickets:
    Reserved seats on sale at Ticketek.

    View MCG conditions of entry

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