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Another good year for AFL crowds at MCG

Sep 01, 2013

Another big crowd at the MCGIt's been another good year for AFL attendances at the MCG, with 2,346,893 people watching AFL matches at the MCG in the 2013 home and away season, an average of 52,153 per game.

Eleven matches registered attendances above 70,000 this season, including 93,373 recorded on Anzac Day.

There were 26 matches at the MCG with a crowd of at least 50,000 people.

HIGHEST AFL ATTENDANCES AT MCG IN 2013

93,373  Essendon v Collingwood, April 25
85,197  Hawthorn v Geelong Cats, July 6
84,247  Collingwood v Carlton, April 7
84,234  Richmond v Essendon, May 25
82,639  Essendon v Carlton, June 7
81,950  Richmond v Collingwood, April 20
80,971  Carlton v Richmond, March 28

 

AN amazing hundred by Steve Smith helped Australia pull off a thrilling win over South Africa at the MCG to seal victory in the one-day series.

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JADE North puts the ball in his own net with 15 minutes left as Brisbane Roar’s gallant rearguard action is eventually undone by Melbourne Victory.

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CRICKET Australia chief James Sutherland wants an investigation into why crowd numbers have been so poor for the one-dayers against South Africa.

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ONE of Australian cycling’s most revered figures, Sir Hubert Opperman, has had his pioneering performances recognised alongside the champions of the modern era.

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MICHAEL Clarke will be named in Australia’s Test squad on Monday, but remains a long shot to actually play against India at the Gabba.

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