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    EVEN plying a brutal trade thousands of kilometres from home, Shota Horie brings an increasingly familiar Japanese flourish to Super Rugby.

    KEVIN Muscat has promised that Melbourne Victory will “go for the jugular” in Friday’s A-League elimination final at Etihad Stadium.

    THE Championships have showcased the sport of racing at its very best. Ray Thomas and Ron Dufficy dissect each of the Group 1 features.

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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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