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AFL Round 2 - Essendon v Melbourne

Apr 06, 2013

Event:                   AFL Round 2   
Teams:                  Essendon v Melbourne
Date:                     Saturday April 6, 2013
Start time:              7.40pm

Gate opening:
Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
MCC members: 5.00pm

Car park opening:
Gate 3: 1.30pm
Gate 5: 3.00pm
Gate 6: 4.00pm
Gate 7: 2.30pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

Expected attendance: 47,000

General admission seating:

Ponsford Stand
M28-M33
Q29-36

Great Southern Stand
M1-4
Q1-Q15 1/2

Olympic Stand
Q49-Q57


Cheersquad allocation:
Essendon - M3 (rows A-R)
Melbourne - M33 (rows A-S)

Tickets: Available via Ticketek

National Sports Museum: 5.00pm-7.30pm

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THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

Herald Sun

AS cricket wrestles with what to do next after Phillip Hughes’ death, RON REED writes the first Test should proceed with the result mattering less than the symbolism of playing.

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PHILLIP Hughes’ family and Australian captain Michael Clarke have delivered an emotional goodbye after the batsman tragically died from a head injury today.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being struck in the head while batting at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He was 25.

Herald Sun

IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

Herald Sun