AFL Round 10 - Richmond v Essendon

Saturday MAY 21

7:30 pm





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Last updated 8:11PM

Ticket information



From $27


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From $18

Seating plans are not available at this time.

Opening times



2.30pm (Gates 1 & 3)
5.00pm (Gates 4 & 5)

AFL Reserve

2.30pm (Gate 6)
5.00pm (Gate 7)

MCC Reserve



Gate 3: 1.30pm*

Gate 5: Closed

Gate 6: Closed

Gate 7: 6.00am*

*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.

Please note, there is no public parking available in Yarra Park for this match.

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.

MCC Library Fact Sheets

2022 AFL Premiership Season - Round 10 - Richmond v Essendon

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
Level 4:
Ponsford Stand
Level 4:
Olympic Stand
No general admission seating is available in the Olympic Stand for this match.

AFL Reserve
Level 4:
*Please note, General Admission seating areas are subject to change.

Cheer Squad Allocations

Richmond: M3 & M4 (rows A-K)
Essendon: M33 (rows A-Z)

MCG Seating Map

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Order of events

2.45pm: VFL curtain raiser match - Richmond VFL vs Essendon VFL
6.15pm: The Long Walk
6.30pm: Dreamtime at the G Pre-Match Entertainment, supported by Coles
7.00pm: Welcome to Country
7.05pm: Cultural performance
7.25pm: Richmond and Essendon team War Crys
7.30pm: Match commences
Half-time: Kristel West performs
Post-match: Yiooken Award presentation

Road closures


Public parking in Yarra Park is not available for this match. Click here for parking information as well as alternative parking options close to the MCG.

Planned Train Disruptions – Saturday May 21

Buses replace trains on sections of the Mernda, Sunbury, and Lilydale lines this weekend.

Passengers should allow extra time when traveling to and from the MCG.

Please be aware after the game there may be increased congestion and delays getting onto the platforms at Richmond and Jolimont stations.

Passengers are advised to return to where they got off the bus prior to the game.

For further information and to plan your journey at

Western Freeway Maintenance Works

From 8pm Friday May 20 until 5am Monday May 23 the inbound lanes on the Western Freeway will be closed between the Ballarat Road interchange and Robinsons Road.

During the closure, there will be a detour in place via Ballarat Road to the Western Ring Road. Motorists can also exit prior to Ballarat Road at Hopkins Road or Leakes Road towards Werribee, or via the Melton Highway through Taylors Lakes.

For more information, visit


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-12.00pm.

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

Find out more.

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:

Find out more

At the 'G

Flashing Lights Warning

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

SEN Stadium

Download the SEN Stadium App and listen to live commentary at the MCG.

SEN Stadium

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