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    AUSTRALIA say there are no excuses for not winning the only major trophy they’ve never laid their hands on, next year’s World Twenty20 in India.

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    AFL Round 8 - Collingwood v Geelong Cats

    May 18, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 8 
    Teams:                  Collingwood v Geelong Cats
    Date:                     Saturday May 18, 2013
    Start time:             7.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 5.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 72,000

    Tickets: It is recommended that patrons pre-purchase a reserved seat here.

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q37-Q40

    Olympic Stand
    Q54-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q6

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Collingwood - Bay M32 (Rows A-T)
    Geelong Cats - Bay M3 (Rows A-T)

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