Melbourne Cricket Ground - Event Details
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AFL Round 9 - Richmond v Melbourne

May 17, 2014

Event: AFL Round 9
Teams: Richmond v Melbourne
Date: Saturday May 17
Start time: 1.40pm

Gates open: 11.30am

Expected attendance: 55,000

Car parking - Yarra Park:

There will be a partial closure of Yarra Park for this match while landscape works take place throughout the park. Car parking capacity will be reduced by half.

The MCC strongly recommends that patrons utilise public transport to avoid disappointment. Designated areas will be set aside to cater for patrons with disabled parking permits.

Gate 3: CLOSED
Gate 5: 9.00am
Gate 6: 10.00am
Gate 7: 8.00am (passholders only)

Note: AFL Playground will also be closed for this event.

Tom Hafey pre-match tribute

Richmond will also pay tribute to Tommy Hafey in a pre-game ceremony.

As part of the tribute, Hafey’s family and former players from his premiership teams will walk onto the MCG moments to honour his contribution to Richmond and the broader football community.

All fans in attendance at the game will also be invited to pay their respects by joining in a minute’s applause to celebrate Tommy’s life. All supporters should ensure they are in their seats by 1.30pm so as not to miss the tribute.

It is highly recommended that those attending pre-purchase either a reserved seat or general admission entry and avoid what are expected to be long queues due to the early start and the tribute.         

General admission seating:

Great Southern Stand
M1-M9
Q1-Q15

Olympic Stand
Q49-Q57

Ponsford Stand
Q29-Q36

Cheersquad allocation:
Richmond - Bays M3 (Rows A-K) and M4 (Rows A-K)
Melbourne - Bay M33 (Row A-S)

Tickets: Reserved seats on sale at Ticketek.

Seating plan - Category B

View MCG conditions of entry

 

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