SHE’S actually coming. The biggest fight star on the planet is coming to Australia to defend her world title belt for a seventh time. Giddy up.

    FROM rags to riches. Five days after dismal loss to the lowly Knights, Melbourne kept themselves in the hunt for a home final with a grinding win over the Cowboys.

    THE bridesmaid tag is once again Jared Tallent’s with Australia’s greatest walker winning his third major championships silver medal.

    AUSTRALIA’S women’s cricket team has done what the men could not, downing England on their own turf to win the Ashes.

    FRIENDS for almost three decades, Johnathan Thurston and Cameron Smith will meet once again in the Storm’s clash with the Cowboys.

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    AFL Round 19 - Collingwood v Essendon

    Aug 04, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 19
    Teams:                  Collingwood v Essendon
    Date:                     Sunday August 4, 2013
    Start time:              4.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 2.30pm
    MCC members: 2.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 11.00am
    Gate 5: 1.00pm
    Gate 6: 1.00pm
    Gate 7: 12.00pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    CAR PARK UPDATE: Please be aware that due to recent rain the capacity of the Yarra Park car park will be reduced for the Collingwood v Essendon game at the MCG.

    We strongly recommend that those attending the game take public transport or look into alternative parking arrangements.

    Expected attendance: 67,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31-Q36 rows AA-MM
    Q37-Q40 1/2

    Southern Stand
    Q1-Q4

    Cheersquad allocation:

    Collingwood - M32 (rows A-T)
    Essendon - M3 (rows A-T)

    Tickets:
    Available through Ticketek.

    National Sports Museum: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

    TAB: 2.30pm

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