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    AFL Round 11 - Essendon v Carlton

    Jun 07, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 11 
    Teams:                  Essendon v Carlton
    Date:                     Friday June 7, 2013
    Start time:             7.50pm

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

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.00pm
    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:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q38-Q40

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Essendon - Bay M3 (Rows A-R)
    Carlton - Bay M33 (Rows A-S and Row NN)

    Tickets: Public reserved seats are on sale now at Ticketek here.

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