Melbourne Cricket Ground - MCG Rite of Passage photos available
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MCG Rite of Passage photos available

Jun 19, 2013

More than 550 Victorians had the opportunity to take to the hallowed MCG turf at the ninth annual MCG Rite of Passage event held on Saturday June 15, prior to the AFL clash between Richmond and Adelaide.

Images from your special day at the ’G are available FREE here for viewing and downloading! 

View the official online photo gallery and follow the instructions to save the images to your computer.

This much loved and eagerly anticipated event provided children with the opportunity to experience what coming to the football was like when mum and dad were kids.

A number of AFL stars were present on the day, including James Frawley (Melbourne), Eddie Betts (Carlton) and Jack Gunston (Hawthorn). 

Successful participants also received a football to kick on the ground and a fantastic show bag. 

Many families also took the opportunity to stay and watch the Richmond v Adelaide match from their reserved seating area.

To commemorate this special family day, participants took part in a group photograph on the MCG arena, which will be published shortly in the Herald Sun. 

CATE Campbell threatened the world record and then had to fight to stave off her younger sister Bronte in a supreme 100m freestyle showdown.

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SABINA Altynbekova, dubbed the Anna Kournikova of volleyball, has caused controversy in her homeland with her good looks.

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THERE was no Bolt or Blake but a Jamaican still won the Commonwealth Games 100m gold medal.

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AUSTRALIA’S trap gold medallist Laetisha Scanlan shot so badly in her qualifying round her coach told her to pack up and go home.

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MEDAL hope Jake Stein has lamented his embarrassing double false-start in the opening event of the decathlon but vowed to complete the program.

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