Melbourne Cricket Ground - Event Details
  • MCC Logo
  • NSM Logo

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
 

US VIEW: Debate is raging as to whether Aussie Matthew Dellavedova is a dirty player - yet an NBA icon just gave America a big reality check.

Herald Sun

WIMBLEDON finalist Eugenie Bouchard’s miserable season has adopted hellish proportions with first-round failure at the French Open.

Herald Sun

AUSSIE Matthew Dellavedova entered Game 4 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals under massive scrutiny and his first 30 seconds went off in Cleveland.

Herald Sun

IF football were to buy into State of Origin fever, what would it look like? Our NSW, Victoria, QLD and Allies teams show it would be a compelling contest.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIA coach Darren Lehmann says the appointment of Trevor Bayliss as England’s coach will ensure the upcoming Ashes series will be fiercely competitive.

Herald Sun