Melbourne Cricket Ground - Pies-Blues clash could draw 85,000 fans
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Pies-Blues clash could draw 85,000 fans

Apr 08, 2011

Collingwood's Dale Thomas evades Carlton's Eddie BettsA huge crowd is expected at the MCG for the highly anticipated Collingwood vs Carlton AFL match tonight from 7.50pm*.
*Please note revised commencement time.

Ticket sales indicate a crowd of more than 85,000 is possible.

Less than 3000 seats remain available for sale in the public section of the ground. Patrons are encouraged to purchase their tickets now before they sell out. Purchase tickets now

Those attending should allow plenty of time to arrive at the stadium and to take public transport where possible.

Carlton and Collingwood club members with general entry entitlements to this game will be able to access the remaining seats or standing room areas by scanning their 2011 membership at the gate, but this will be strictly subject to capacity.

A small number of general admission tickets will be on sale from Gate 1 only, which will provide access to Q section in the Ponsford Stand.

The Pies will unfurl their 2010 premiership flag before the game, with further details to come. Supporters are urged to be at the ground by 7.00pm.

Public gates will open at 5.30pm. View details about the event

Recent attendances at the MCG for matches between Collingwood and Carlton have been 76,980 and 80,645 (2010), 84,938 and 82,834 (2009) and 80,310 and 77,873 (2008).

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Posted by: Richard on 07/04/2011 06:36:32 PM

And Channel 7 think that re-runs of bad shows are more important. Shame on them! I'll be listening to the radio on the internet.

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