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    AFL Rd 5 - Collingwood v North Melbourne

    Apr 19, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 5
    Teams: Collingwood v North Melbourne
    Date: Saturday April 19, 2014
    Start time: 1.40pm

    Classification: B - seating plan

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 11.30am
    MCC members: 11.30am

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 7.30am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 10.00am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 53,000

    General admission seating (subject to change):

    Ponsford Stand
    Q32-Q36 (Rows AA-MM)

    Olympic Stand
    M55 (Rows A-Z)
    M56-M57
    Q49-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Collingwood - Bay M32 (Rows A-T)
    North Melbourne - Bay M3 (Rows A-T)

    Tickets: On sale at Ticketek.

    Prices:



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