2022 AFL Grand Final

Saturday SEP 24

2:30 pm


Geelong Cats

Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans

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Last updated 5:01AM

Opening times




AFL Reserve


MCC Reserve

8.00am walk up. 9.00am reserved seats.


Gate 3: Closed

Gate 5: Closed

Gate 6: 5.00am*

Gate 7: Closed

*Parking alert: Access via Gate 6 is restricted to accredited passholders and disability permit holders only.

Step into Greatness at the 'G for the 2022 AFL Grand Final.

The Melbourne Cricket Club, as ground managers of the MCG, looks forward to welcoming you to the 'G for the 2022 AFL Grand Final.

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

Arrive early

On AFL Grand Final Day, the process for entry into the MCG may 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.


9.35am - NAB All Stars v U18s Futures match
12.30pm - Colgate Sprint heats and final
1.02pm - Teams warm up
1.25pm - Welcome to Country by Uncle Colin Hunter Jnr.
1.26pm - Grand Final Motorcade in Toyota HiLux vehicles
1.33pm - Mike Brady
1.40pm - Telstra Pre-Match Entertainment – Robbie Williams with Delta Goodrem
2.11pm - Umpire entry and Toyota match ball delivery
2.13pm-2.16pm - Teams enter
2.25pm - Delivery of the 2022 Premiership Cup by Bachar Houli, Premiership Cup Ambassador
2.26pm - National anthem performed by Katie Noonan
2.28pm - Coin Toss
2.30pm - 2022 Toyota AFL Grand Final starts

Cheer squad areas

Geelong Cats: M3
Sydney Swans: M33


General public parking in Yarra Park is unavailable for this match. Click here for parking information as well as alternative parking options close to the MCG, and continue to check regularly for updates.

Accessible parking

For the 2022 AFL Grand Final, disability permit holders will be eligible to pre-purchase a car park pass in Yarra Park online from 9.00am on Tuesday September 20.

Disability permit holders will be able to guarantee a parking spot in Yarra Park by pre-booking a parking space for $10 via Ticketek. Please note, passes are limited.

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Road closures

MCC Library Fact Sheets

2022 AFL Grand Final - Geelong Cats v Sydney Swans - Fact Sheet
2022 AFL Grand Final - Geelong Cats v Sydney Swans - Fact Sheet Supplement
2022 MCC Library Record Vol.9 No.2

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

Australian Sports Museum

The Australian Sports Museum is open before the bounce.

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 9.00am-2.00pm.

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

Find out more.

Plan your journey with Metro Trains

If you’re using public transport to return home from the AFL Grand Final, avoid delays by topping up your myki before you reach the barriers and have it ready as you exit the train.

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

Metro will be running extra trains to get you home after the game. For more information regarding extra services please visit ptv.vic.gov.au/afl-2022.

Richmond station access:

Passengers travelling from Southern Cross station to the MCG:

Passengers leaving the MCG returning to Southern Cross station:

For further information and to plan your journey at ptv.vic.gov.au.

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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