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Carlton-Collingwood ticket update

Jul 11, 2011

Dane Swan evades Bret Thornton at the MCG.Visitor tickets are selling very quickly for the much-anticipated Carlton v Collingwood match at the MCG on Saturday July 16.

Reserved seats, which increased by approximately 1500 for this match, have sold out.

View the updated Members Reserve seating plan for this game. 

We expect visitor tickets may sell out in advance of the match, therefore members are encouraged to purchase their requirements as soon as possible. There is a limit of four per member.

Please note that the MCC members’ gates will open at 11.00am on Saturday instead of the previously advised 11.30am.

All Long Room and Balcony passes have been allocated and the Members Dining Room is now booked out.

In addition to the usual allocation on the levels 2 and 3, seat tickets will also be distributed for walk-up seating on Level 1 for this match.