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Match-day guide: Round 16

Carlton Media  July 7, 2017 11:30 AM

Classic Matches | Melbourne Prepare yourself for the Blues' game this week with a trip down memory lane to a classic Carlton match. This week we look back at Round 1, 2006.

It’s Carlton v Melbourne as we head back to the ‘G for another big challenge against a top-eight side.

ROUND 16

Carlton v Melbourne

Sunday 9 July

MCG, 3:20pm AEST

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

Played 210

Carlton 118

Melbourne 90

Draws 2

LAST TIME THE SIDES MET:

Round 2, 2017, MCG

Melbourne 13.8 (86) d Carlton 9.10 (64)

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN MELBOURNE:

Possible shower – top of 14 degrees. 

MATCH-DAY PARTNER:

The Carlton Football Club is proud to have Hyundai as its match-day partner for Carlton’s Round 16 clash with Melbourne.

Hyundai Fan Van

Before the match, visit the Hyundai Fan Van located outside Gate 3 for your chance to score a limited-edition Sam Docherty Bobblehead. With only 1,864 bobbleheads up for grabs, you’ll have to be quick!

There’ll also be other fun activities at the van to keep you entertained before the match, so be sure to stop by.

Bobble for a Bobblehead!

Stay in your seat at quarter-time and get your bobble on for your chance to win one of three signed Sam Docherty Bobbleheads, thanks to Hyundai.

ZTE MATCH DAY MOMENTS:

ZTE Match Day Moments is back for 2017. Make sure you find the staff on the concourse before the game for your chance to be on the big screen. 

SUNDAY FUNDAY:

Free general admission for Kids

Children under the age of 15 are entitled to free general admission tickets to all Sunday matches played at the MCG.

For further details, click here.

National Sports Museum

Children under 15-years old will also be granted free entry into the National Sports Museum when arriving with an adult.

Before Carlton takes on Melbourne on Sunday, 10 limited-edition Sam Docherty Bobbleheads will be given away at the National Sports Museum from 2:00pm. All you have to do is participate in a trivia competition for your chance to take one home. 

MERCHANDISE:

Want to wear what the team wears? The Carlton shop is your one-stop shop for our new 2017 Carlton merchandise including our latest men’s and women’s range.

At Sunday’s game, we’re taking 25 percent off all apparel! Simply visit any one of the MCG’s merchandise outlets to take advantage of this one-day offer and stock up on the latest Blues gear.

No further membership discounts will apply on apparel, however 2017 Carlton members will still receive 10 percent off any other purchases.

Alternatively, you can shop the range online.

MEMBERSHIP:

The journey continues, so make sure you’re on board!

To sign up as a 2017 Carlton Football Club member, visit our Club Hub located outside Gate 3.

Our friendly membership team will be there to assist you with any enquiries from 1:30pm until half-time.

With every access membership purchased, you’ll receive a ticket to Sunday’s game!

Thanks to our friends at Hyundai, by signing up to a 3 Game membership before the match, you can guarantee yourself a Sam Docherty Bobblehead – but get in quick, stocks are limited.

For more information, head to: membership.carltonfc.com.au or call 1300 CARLTON.

 

WHAT’S ON:

  • 12:30pm – Outside Gate 3: Ticket box office opens
  • 1:00pm – Gate 2 opens: MCC Reserve
  • 1:30pm –Gates open: Public and AFL Reserve
  • 1:30pm – Outside Gate 3: Carlton’s Club Hub opens
  • 1:30pm – Outside Gate 3: head to the Hyundai Fan Van for your chance to score a signed Sam Docherty Bobblehead
  • 1:30pm – On the concourse: be on the lookout for our ZTE match-day moments staff for your chance to be on the big screen
  • 2:00pm – Inside Gate 3: Visit the National Sports Museum and participate in a trivia competition to score one of 10 Sam Docherty Bobbleheads
  • 2:59pm – On ground: Captain Carlton and Navy Nina make their grand entrance on their Blue Betty hovercraft
  • 3:12pm – On ground: Carlton players take the field
  • 3:20pm – Game starts
  • ¼ time – Stay in your seat to participate in Hyundai’s ‘Bobble for a Bobblehead’

TICKETING:

The Ticketek box office, located at Gate 3, will open at 12:00pm.

You can also purchase your tickets through Ticketek by visiting www.ticketek.com.au.

GENERAL ADMISSION AREAS:

Great Southern Stand

M1-M2 
M3 (Rows W-LL) *dry area
M4-M5
M6 (Rows A-Z) *dry area
M7-M8 (Rows A-Z) *dry area
Q1-Q15

Ponsford Stand

M30-M36
Q29-Q36

Olympic Stand

M54-M57
Q49 (Rows K-MM)
Q50-Q57

CHEERSQUAD ALLOCATION:

Carlton: Bay M3 (Rows A-T)

GATE OPENING:

Public and AFL Reserve: 1:30pm

MCC Reserve: 1:00pm 

CAR PARK OPENING:

Limited car parking will be available at Yarra Park. 

Gate 3: 9:00am

Gate 5: 12:00am

Gate 6: 12:00am

Gate 7: 10:30am

Please note, with ‘Frozen: Disney on Ice’ at Hisense Arena on Sunday, traffic will be congested and parking space in Yarra Park will be limited.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can take a train, tram or bus to the MCG.

Trams No.75 (City-Vermont South), No.48 (City-North Balwyn) and No.70 (City-Wattle Park) stop within walking distance of the ground.

Jolimont and Richmond Train Stations are within walking distance of the MCG. To get to Jolimont station take Hurstbridge or Epping line trains. To get to Richmond station from the city, take any train on the Lilydale, Belgrave, Alamein, Glen Waverley, Dandenong, Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston or Sandringham lines.

The Bus route 246 is run by National Bus Company, which links La Trobe University with Elsternwick Station. The 246 Bus stops on Punt Road.

For more information visit the PTV website.
 

BROADCAST:

Metro TV in Melbourne: Channel 7 (LIVE), Fox Sports 3 (LIVE)

Metro TV in Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane: Fox Sports 3 (LIVE)

Melbourne Radio: 3AW, Triple M, ABC, ABC Grandstand

Regional Radio: NIRS, Hit Warragul, MMM Regional

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