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AFL Grand Final - Hawthorn v Fremantle

Sep 28, 2013

Event:                    AFL Grand Final
Teams:                  Hawthorn v Fremantle
Date:                     Saturday September 28, 2013
Start time:             2.30pm

Gate opening:
Public/AFL members: 11.00am
MCC members: 8.00am

Car park opening:
Gate 3: 5.00am
Gate 5: 8.00am
Gate 6: 11.00am

Expected attendance:
98,000 - 99,000

PROCEEDINGS:

11.45am – 12.00pm Australia’s Game – AFL 9s

11.55am TAC Presentation

12.10pm AIS Presentation

12.30pm – 12.40pm Goal of the Year, Mark of the Year

12.40pm – 12.54pm Gillette Sprints – heats and finals

1.15pm – 1.20pm Toyota Activation

1.20pm – 1.40pm Auskick

1.40pm – 1.55pm Teams First Warm Up

1.49pm Welcome to Country

1.51pm – 1.59pm Birds of Tokyo on The Ponsford Stage

1.59pm – 2.07pm Motorcade

2.05pm – 2.10pm Mike Brady

2.12 – 2.17pm Umpires and Teams enter

2.25pm Premiership Cup arrival

2.26pm National Anthem preformed by Tina Arena

2.28pm Coin toss

2.29pm Final countdown

2.30pm 2013 AFL GRAND FINAL COMMENCES

Half Time (25 minutes) Hunters and Collectors

5.00pm Estimated match completion

5.15pm-5.45pm On field presentation, lap of honour

6.00pm - 8.00pm:      Premiership Party (entry via Gate 3)

6.20pm – 6.45pm Birds of Tokyo

6.55pm – 7.20pm Hunters & Collectors

7.20pm – 7.35pm Presentation of Premiership Team
 

STEVE Smith’s captain’s knock and some big hitting by Australia’s lower order helped the hosts take charge of the second Test against India.

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MITCHELL Starc needed to find something special to keep his place for Boxing Day and he wasn’t prepared to wait until he got the ball back in his hands to make a start.

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NIC Maddinson carried his bat as Sydney Sixers eased to victory in their opening match of the Big Bash season against Melbourne Renegades.

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KEVIN Muscat has taunted host City by claiming the Melbourne derby was a home game for Victory, with AAMI Park providing it with happy memories of late.

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LITTLE has changed on the field for Melbourne City, but the 2014-15 version is so much more interesting and the last fortnight underlines it.

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