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    AFL Round 9 - Collingwood v Sydney Swans

    May 24, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 9 
    Teams:                  Collingwood v Sydney
    Date:                     Friday May 24, 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: 7.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 60,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31-Q36 (back of bays)

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Southern Stand
    Q1-Q15 1/2

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Collingwood - Bay M32 (Rows A-T)
    Sydney Swans - Bay M3 (Rows A-T)

    Tickets: Can be purchased at Ticketek here

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