AFL Round 3 - Collingwood v Carlton
Apr 08, 2011
Event: AFL Round 3 (Peter Mac Cup)
Teams: Collingwood v Carlton
Date: Friday April 8, 2011
Start time: 7.50pm
Ga te opening times:
Public/AFL members - 5.30pm
MCC members - 5.00pm
Car park openings:
Gate 3 – 1.00pm
Gate 5 – 3.00pm
Gate 6 – 4.00pm
Gate 7 – 7.00am (Passes only)
Public transport information
Crowd estimate: 85,000
Pre-purchased reserved seats are still on sale via Ticketek. Patrons wishing to attend this game are stongly encouraged to purchase reserved seats in advance as it cannot be guaranteed that general admission tickets will be available on the night.
MCC visitor tickets and reserved seats have sold out.
PREMIERSHIP FLAG UNFURLING:
Collingwood will unfurl its 2010 premiership flag with a special celebration at the MCG prior to the game against Carlton. Supporters are urged to be at the ground by 7.00pm.
More details will be provided throughout the week on the Collingwood FC website.
ABOUT THE PETER MAC CUP:
The Peter Mac Cup was introduced in 1993 as the first ‘charity game’ on the AFL calendar, played between Collingwood and Carlton once each year.
It is designed to raise funds and awareness for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the only specialist cancer hospital in Australia. Over $500,000 has been raised for Peter Mac since 1993.
National Sports Museum: Open for patrons with a valid event ticket from 5.00pm - 7.40pm.
Have fun at the new AFL Playground at the MCG!
Kids can warm up before the game and put their footy skills to the test with a heap of fun activities including the Goal for Glory, Clubhouse, AFL Future Champions Photo Station, mascots, face painting and loads more!
Entry to the AFL Playground activities are FREE! Find out more here.