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Round Six - Replacement Home Game
Richmond v Melbourne
ANZAC Day Eve, Wednesday April 24, 7.35pm AEST

Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6.45pm for the pre-game ceremony, as we pay our respects to past and present members of the Australian Defence Force.

5.00pm: All gates open

5.30pm: Torch is lit at the Shrine and begins its journey to the MCG

6.45pm: Pre-game ceremony begins. The moving pre-game ceremony will feature a performance by the Australian Army Band, before the torch lit from the Eternal Flame makes its way around the arena. Following the lighting of the cauldron, the Last Post will be observed, along with the Australian and New Zealand National Anthems.

7.20pm: Melbourne and Richmond players run through a shared banner.

7.35pm: First bounce 

Members - Replacement Home Game

As a Replacement Game, Melbourne Members with home game access can enter the game by scanning their Membership card or using their Digital Card in the Melbourne FC app.

With a large crowd expected, general admission Members are encouraged to upgrade to reserved seats. Visit Ticketek to secure your seat for the clash.

General public

Tickets to the match can be purchased via Ticketek.

With a crowd of 80,000 anticipated and increased security measures in place, all fans are encouraged to arrive early and be in their seats by 6.45pm for the pre-game ceremony.

Public transport


The MCG is in close proximity to Jolimont and Richmond train stations. Use PTV’s Journey Planner to map out your trip to the game and view disruptions.


Tram services run regularly from the city along Wellington Parade (No. 48 and 75) and the Olympic Park precinct (No. 70).

Car parking

For safety and security reasons, no public parking will be available in Yarra Park.

A limited number of parks will still be available at Gate 3 (Wellington Parade) for disability permit holders and passholders

For the latest parking information, please visit the MCG website 

General admission areas

Great Southern Stand
Q8-Q15 (Rows T-DD)

Ponsford Stand

Olympic Stand
Q49-Q55 (Rows T-MM)

Look out for the screens displaying the map of available general admission areas on a match day, located inside each entry gate.

Cheer squad allocations

Richmond: M3-M4 Rows A-K
Melbourne: M33 Rows A-S

Our Membership team will be located outside Gate 3 for all your Membership queries and purchases.

Opening hours

The Demon Shop on Brunton Avenue will be open from 10.00am until 30 minutes after the game for all your red and blue merchandise needs.

Can't make it to the game? Shop the full range online.

ANZAC Day Eve Guernsey

Melbourne will wear a special tribute ANZAC Day Eve Guernsey on Wednesday night, honouring the 30 past Melbourne players who never returned from war.

The guernsey can be purchased in The Demon Shop, with part proceeds going to the RSL.

Match worn guernseys will be available to bid on post-game at


TV times

All broadcast info in local times.

Melbourne: Channel 7 – 7.30pm and Fox Footy – 7.30pm
Sydney: Channel 7 – 7.30pm and Fox Footy – 7.30pm
Brisbane: Channel 7 – 7.30pm and Fox Footy – 7.30pm
Adelaide: Channel 7 – 7.00pm and Fox Footy – 7.00pm
Perth: 7mate – 5.30pm and Fox Footy – 5.30pm
Tasmania: Channel 7 – 7.30pm and Fox Footy – 7.30pm
Canberra: Channel 7 – 7.30pm and Fox Footy – 7.30pm
Darwin: Channel 7 – 7.00pm and Fox Footy – 7.00pm

For all other regions and radio info, refer to the AFL Broadcast Guide.

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Mobile app

Live scores, stats and match highlights are available at the tap of a finger in the club's mobile app.

Download it for iOS or Android.

Social media

Match hashtag: #AFLTigersDees

Follow the club on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for live match coverage and a behind-the-scenes insight into match day.


VFL Round 4

Casey Demons v Richmond
Saturday, April 27, 2.00pm
Casey Fields

Following the ANZAC Day Eve clash, the Casey Demons will play Richmond in a home fixture at Casey Fields.

The game will be preceded by a practice match between Casey and Hawthorn’s VFLW teams from 11.00am.

Admission prices

Melbourne and Casey Demons Members: Free when you present your card on entry
Adult Non-Member: $10
Concession/Pensioner Non-Member: $5
Children Under 15: Free