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    AFL confirms Round 23 schedule

    Aug 07, 2012

    Pies-Cats actionThe AFL has released its fixture for Round 23, with Hawthorn and West Coast to open the round on Friday August 31 at the MCG.

    The MCG will host the following matches:

    • Friday August 31 - Hawthorn v West Coast (7.50pm)
    • Saturday September 1 - Essendon v Collingwood (7.40pm)
    • Sunday September 2 - Richmond v Port Adelaide (3.15pm)

    MCC members can purchase visitor tickets and reserved seats from Wednesday August 8 at 12.00pm.