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    MCG Footy Season Launch Luncheon

    Carlton champion Chris JuddCarlton champion Chris Judd and popular broadcaster Dennis Cometti are confirmed panellists at the annual MCG Footy Season Launch Luncheon on Wednesday March 26.

    Hosted by respected football commentator Tim Lane, the function is the perfect way to usher in the MCG's opening AFL match for 2014 the following evening between Richmond and Carlton.

    Judd and Cometti will join a star-studded panel to discuss footy’s biggest issues and provide insights into the teams and players to watch this season.

    The lunch includes a three-course meal and beverages plus plenty of footy giveaways. Bookings will be taken on a first-in, first-served basis.

    Dennis ComettiDon’t miss out on your chance to welcome back another exciting year of footy at the MCG!

    Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
    Time: 12:00 pm for 12:30 pm
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Jacket and tie and equivalent standard for women.
    Cost: $100.00 members

    $110.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.