Melbourne Cricket Ground - AFL Round 23 tickets on sale
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AFL Round 23 tickets on sale

Aug 21, 2012

The AFL has released its fixture for Round 23, with Hawthorn and West Coast to open the round on Friday August 31 at the MCG.

The MCG will host the following matches:

- Friday August 31: Hawthorn v West Coast (7.50pm)

- Saturday September 1: Essendon v Collingwood (7.40pm

- Sunday September 2: Richmond v Port Adelaide (3.15pm)

Public tickets are now on sale.

The AFL hopes to release the week one finals fixture on the Saturday night after the completion of the Essendon v Collingwood and Fremantle v Melbourne games.

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