2010 Grand Final Rematch Arrangements

The AFL have released further details on ticketing for the Replay Grand Final of 2010. It seems Eddie McGuire will get his way and this will be the peoples Grand Final!

The AFL wishes to advise arrangements for the replay of the 2010 Toyota AFL grand final are as follows:

The replay of the 2010 Toyota AFL Grand Final between Collingwood and St Kilda will be played at 2.30pm on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at the MCG.

Tickets will be on sale to members of the competing clubs at 9am Monday, september 27.

Tickets for AFL members will be on sale 9am Tuesday September 28.

Should any tickets be available after sales to club members, tickets will go on sale at 9am on Wednesday September 29 to the general public.

As well as the 25,000 tickets that are normally available to members of the competing clubs, it is expected that up to 16,000 further tickets will also be made available to members of the competing clubs.

All ticket prices will remain the same price as per today’s match.

Collingwood and St Kilda will wear the same uniforms and all other arrangements re team dressing rooms etc will remain the same.

AFL chief executive officer Andrew Demetriou said that after discussions with the AFL chairman Mike Fitzpatrick and the AFL Executive it has been decided that in the event of a second drawn grand final, that extra time will be played. Five minutes extra time each end will be played.

Arrangements in relation to Grand Final events during the week will be announced on Monday.

Further to the AFL’s release, the MCC has also released details of how they will handling ticketing and evens of next Saturdays game:

The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) wishes to advise its members of the following arrangements in the Members Reserve for next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final Replay.

ACCESS

All Full members and annual guest cardholders may attend the Grand Final upon presentation of their valid membership card.

Full members are reminded that they must have renewed their membership for the 2010/11 membership season for their card to be valid for entry. If the membership is not renewed you will not be able to enter the Reserve.

RESERVED SEATS

Approximately 12,000 reserved seats on levels 1, 2 and 4 will go on sale to Full members on Tuesday September 28 at 12noon.There will be a maximum of eight seats available per transaction. Full members must have paid their membership renewal for the current season prior to purchasing a reserved seat.Tickets will be available on a first-in, best-dressed basis through Ticketek (www.ticketek.com.au, 1300 136 961 and agencies), as well as in person at the Membership Ticket Windows, Gate 2, MCG.

WALK-UP SEATING

As per today’s grand final, the remaining 10,000 seats and 1000 standing room spots not sold in advance will be available for the Replay on a first-in, best-dressed basis when the gates open at 10.30am on Saturday October 2.• There will be no access to the Reserve for Restricted members.•

There are no visitor tickets available for purchase.

QUEUEING

Full members may queue for walk-up seating outside the members’ entrance at Gate 2. The queuing arrangements will be as they were for today’s grand final.

DINING

Registration for the Members Dining Room ballot will be taken on Wednesday September 29 from 9.00am until 5.00pm.Please note, for those members who are successful in the ballot, there are NO Level 2 reserved seats included in the booking.

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