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    AFL Round 1 - Carlton v Richmond

    Mar 28, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 1   
    Teams:                  Carlton v Richmond
    Date:                     Thursday March 28, 2013
    Start time:              7.45pm
    Curtain-raiser:        4.20pm (AIS-AFL Academy v Collingwood VFL)

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 4.00pm
    MCC members: 4.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 12noon
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 7.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 75,000

    General admission seating (subject to change):

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31-36

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-4

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Carlton - M3
    Richmond - M33

    Tickets: It is highly advisable to purchased a reserved seat for this match. They are on sale now through Ticketek.

    Prices: Advanced ticket sales prices - reserved seats

    National Sports Museum: Open from 4.00pm-7.30pm

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