SHARKS captain Paul Gallen and the other 16 players under investigation have accepted guilty pleas for taking prohibited substances.

    JAMES Magnussen is ready to accept Michael Phelps’ challenge in swimming’s blue riband event as Cate Campbell re-established her claim as the world No.1.

    NICK Kyrgios will have to reprise the magic of Wimbledon to survive the US Open’s first week after copping a horrid draw.

    TOTTENHAM Hotspur wins to close in on a place in the group stage of the Europa League while Hull City has plenty of work to do to join them.

    SEBASTIAN Vettel was the F1 superstar and Dan Ricciardo just the rookie. Now Vettel says any comparisons are “unfair”.

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    AFL Preliminary Final - Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

    Sep 20, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Preliminary Final
    Teams:                  Hawthorn v Geelong Cats
    Date:                     Friday September 20
    Start time:              7.50pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 4.30pm

    Public tickets are on sale at Ticketek HERE.

    View the MCG seating plan - Preliminary Final 

    MCC visitor tickets and reserved seats have sold out.

    Cheer squad allocations: 
    Hawthorn – M33
    Geelong Cats – M3

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 7.00am (pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 88,000

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