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Get your MCG Grand Final poster!

Sep 25, 2013

To commemorate grand final day at the MCG, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) has again commissioned Australian artist Bob Shields to create a magnificent poster of footy moments that have captured the imagination of fans throughout the 2013 AFL season.

The MCG grand final poster is truly a collectors’ item.

Some of the notable events highlighted include:

    -    The Melbourne Cricket Club’s 175th anniversary
    -    Kennett's Curse
    -    First ever AFL-sanctioned women’s match (Melbourne FC v Western Bulldogs)
    -    Speculation Buddy Franklin will head to GWS
    -    Stadium Stomp
    -    Sleep at the ‘G
    -    The MCG filming of Masterchef Australia
    -    Melbourne Victory v Liverpool FC match
    -    Tex Walker shaving off his mullet

The free poster will be available inside Gate 3 at the MCG from Monday September 23, as well as at Federation Square. 

“The MCG grand final poster is a light-hearted look at the many notable events of the year,” said Lisa Trainor, MCC general manager commercial operations.

“Bob Shields has once again created a work of art for the enjoyment of footy fans.”

2013 MCG Grand Final Poster

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