AFL Round 23 - Essendon v Richmond

Saturday AUG 20

7:25 pm






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Last updated 1:08PM

Ticket information



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From $18

Seating plans are not available at this time.

Opening times




AFL Reserve


MCC Reserve



Gate 3: 4.30pm*

Gate 5: Closed

Gate 6: Closed

Gate 7: 1.30pm*

*Parking alert: Due to the closure of Brunton Avenue, access via Gates 3 and 7 is restricted to accredited passholders and disability permit holders only.

Step back into Greatness as football returns to the 'G for the 2022 AFL Premiership Season.

The Melbourne Cricket Club, as ground managers of the MCG, looks forward to welcoming you to the 'G throughout the 2022 AFL Premiership Season.

For more information on visiting the MCG this AFL season, click here.

View the 2022 AFL Premiership Season fixture at the MCG here.

Arrive early

In 2022, the process for entry into the MCG will take longer than usual. To ensure you are inside the MCG in time for the match start, arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process.

Download your ticket prior to your arrival at the MCG. To gain entry into the match, scan your digital ticket at the turnstiles.

General Admission Seating

Please note, general admission seating areas are subject to change. Continue to check regularly for updates and check the general admission screens at your gate upon arrival to the MCG.

Shane Warne Stand

Ponsford Stand

Olympic Stand

AFL Reserve

Cheer Squad areas

Essendon: M3 (rows A-Z)
Richmond:M33 (rows A-S)

MCC Library Fact Sheets

2022 AFL Premiership Season - Round 23 - Essendon v Richmond

Road closures


Due to wet conditions, general public parking in Yarra Park is unavailable for this match. Parking is available to accessibility and accredited permit holders only Click here for parking information as well as alternative parking options close to the MCG, and continue to check regularly for updates.

Metro Trains Planned Disruptions

Buses replace trains on sections of the Sunbury line this weekend.

For further information and to plan your journey at


$2 Hot Dogs

Get a DON hot dog for just $2 at the Richmond v Essendon match.

Limit of four hot dogs per person, per transaction.

The G-Train Mobility Shuttle Service

The G-Train Mobility Shuttle Service operates during public events held at the MCG.

The service is free and accessible to patrons with mobility challenges and in 2022, the G-Train will also feature vehicles with wheelchair-friendly access.

Pre-booking is not required; simply wait at a designated pick up point for the next available buggy. The service has pick up points from the following locations:

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Australian Sports Museum

The Australian Sports Museum is open event days before the bounce for all ticket holders.

Located at Gate 3 inside the MCG, the Museum showcases the best of Australian sports including AFL, cricket and the Olympics.

For this match, the Museum is open from 10.00am-4.30pm.

Please note: MCG Tours do no operate on event days.

Find out more.

Flashing Lights Warning

Please note, flashing lights will be used throughout this match at the MCG.

Zero delay commentary for the hearing impaired

The SEN Stadium App provides a zero delay commentary on the Hearing Loop at the MCG. Download here.

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