Curtain raiser10.00am-11.53am: Team Riewoldt v Team Bartel (U18s)
|11.50am||Presentation for curtain raiser match|
|1.09pm||Teams warm-up |
|1.32pm||Motorcade and entertainment|
|2.13pm ||Team entry|
|2.26pm ||National anthem |
|2.30pm ||Match commences|
No public car parkingDue to the AFL Footy Festival, as well as for safety and security reasons, there will be no public car parking available in Yarra Park.
A limited number of spaces will be available for disability permit holders.
Entry will be via Gate 5 from 4.00am. Spaces are expected to fill very early.
Public patrons, MCC members and AFL members will need to use public transport to get to the MCG.
Cheer squad locationsWest Coast Eagles: M3
Road closuresBrunton Avenue will be closed to traffic from 6.00am-11.00pm.
Jolimont Street and Jolimont Terrace will be closed to traffic from 6.00am-11.00pm, except for vehicles dropping off mobility-impaired patrons.
Wellington Parade will be closed to eastbound traffic for up to four hours after the match until safe patron egress is complete.
Transport disruptionsFor the latest news on disruptions to transport networks in Melbourne, visit Victoria's Big Build website.
Help us help youSecurity 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.
MCG conditions of entrySome items are not permitted inside the MCG. Please read our conditions of entry before attending.
Bicycle parkingPatrons 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 130 bike hoops in Yarra Park, with most of those close to the concourse.
National Sports MuseumTicketholders can access the National Sports Museum at half-price during event mode!
National Sports Museum (event mode access only): 9.30am - 1.30pm
MCG Tours: No tours