Melbourne Cricket Ground - Event Details
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AFL Round 24 - Collingwood v Geelong Cats

Sep 02, 2011

Event:                    AFL Round 24  
Teams:                  Collingwood v Geelong Cats
Date:                     Friday September 2, 2011
Start time:              7.40pm

Gate opening times
Public: 5.30pm (Gate 1, 3, 4 and 5)
AFL members: 5.30pm (Gate 6 and 7)
MCC members: 5.00pm (Gate 2)

Estimated attendance
85,000

Public tickets
Patrons are strongly encourages to purchase a reserved seat in advance through Ticketek.  Purchase now

MCC members: Visitor tickets are on sale through Ticketek. There is a limit of four visitor tickets per member. Reserved seats have sold out.

AFL members: Reserved seats are now on sale through Ticketek.

General admission seating areas
There will be no general admission seating areas for this match. Patrons are encouraged to purchase a reserved seat in advance.

Car Park gate opening times (Yarra Park)
Gate 3 (Wellington Pde South) - 1.00pm
Gate 5 (Punt Road) - 3.00pm
Gate 6 (Punt Road) - 4.00pm
Gate 7 (Brunton Avenue - pass holders only) - 7.00pm

Cheer squad locations
Collingwood: M32 rows A-T
Geelong Cats: M3 rows A-T

National Sports Museum
Open for patrons with a valid event ticket from gate opening until 7.40pm.

TAB outlets
Open for patrons from 5.30pm.

AUSTRALIAN team chiefs have defended the nation’s athletes over accusations the Commonwealth Games team have turned into “ugly Aussie’’ tourists.

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AUSTRALIA’S chef de mission Steve Moneghetti confirms controversial coach Eric Hollingsworth would be sent home immediately after his Sally Pearson tirade.

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FRANCOIS Etoundi has been stripped of his accreditation and evicted from the athletes’ village for an altercation with a Welsh athlete.

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ERIC Hollingsworth dramatically misread the situation. As a result the last image of him will be rushing out of Hampden Park with his tail between legs.

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YOU name it, it’s probably happened in an athletes’ village, including destroyed washing machines, dangerous rooms, police raids and even a sex den.

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