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AFL Second Semi Final

Friday SEP 15

7:50 pm


Geelong Cats


Sydney Swans

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Last updated 8:07PM

Expected crowd 58,000

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Opening times




AFL Reserve


MCC Reserve



Gate 3: 3.00pm

Gate 5: 4.00pm

Gate 6: 4.00pm

Gate 7: 7.00am

Other information

Estimated attendance



Public reserved seats are on sale at Ticketek and will also be on sale at Gate 1, 3 and 5 on Friday night.

Full and Silver AFL members can scan in at Gate 6 or 7, while Bronze AFL members need to purchase a ticket to gain entry.


With a large crowd expected, car parking in Yarra Park is limited.

Drivers should arrive as early as possible, or seek an alternative transport method, as space will fill before match time.

Special offer: Footy fans can also park at Le Garage (114 Flinders St) at a discounted rate of $8 by scanning your event ticket at the pay station.

Arrive early

Security measures such as bag checks and patron scanning will again be in place as fans make their way into the stadium.

This process will take time, so please be patient - and limit the number of bags you bring. Each bag will be inspected, so the more bags you bring the longer it will take.

It is recommended that fans arrive by around 6.30pm-7.00pm, as those who arrive later may miss the teams run out and/or the start of the match.

Help us help you

Security and event staff are doing an important job, so please help them by co-operating at all times.

Be our eyes and ears: If you see something you think is suspicious, immediately inform event staff, a security guard or police.

Cheer squad seating

Geelong Cats: Bay M33
Sydney Swans: Bay M3

National Sports Museum and MCG Tours

Get to the game early and visit the National Sports Museum before you watch your team run out. Only on game days, receive 50 per cent off entry to the NSM during event mode. MCG Tours and the National Sports Museum will also be operating during the day on Friday, 

NSM (public access): 10am-4.30pm
MCG tours: 10am-2pm
NSM (event access only): 5.30pm-7.30pm


Some items are not permitted inside the MCG. Please read our conditions of entry before attending.

Bicycle parking

Patrons are asked to refrain from locking their bicycle up on the MCG concourse, or in an area that is likely to cause an obstruction or is too close to congested queues or crowds of people.

Any bicycle deemed to meet the above criteria will be removed and stored inside the MCG for a patron to collect after the match.

There are approximately 80 bike hoops in Yarra Park, with most of those close to the concourse.  View a map of bike hoop locations

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