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    AFL Round 8 - Richmond v Melbourne

    May 19, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 8 
    Teams:                  Richmond v Melbourne
    Date:                     Sunday May 19, 2013
    Start time:             3.20pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 1.00pm
    MCC members: 12.30pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 8.30am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12.00pm
    Gate 7: 11.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 40,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    M28-M34
    M34-M36 (front of bays)
    Q29-Q36

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    M1-M9
    P1-P8
    Q1-Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond - Bays M3 (Rows A-K) and M4 (Rows A-K)
    Melbourne - Bays M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: Reserved seats can be purchased at Ticketek.

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