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Match-day guide: Round 20

Carlton Media  August 4, 2017 9:53 AM

Team Selection | Round 20 Grace Phillips brings you all the team selection news ahead of our Round 20 clash against Essendon.

It’s Carlton v Essendon as we prepare to take on the traditional rivals for our last game at the ‘G in 2017.

ROUND 20

Essendon v Carlton
Saturday 5 August
MCG, 2:10pm AEST 

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

Played 245
Carlton 123
Essendon 116
Draws 6 

LAST TIME THE SIDES MET:

Round 3, 2017, MCG
Carlton 7.15 (57) d Essendon 6.6 (42)

FORECAST FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN MELBOURNE:

Shower or two – top of 14 degrees. 

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 Saturday’s game, simply visit any one of the MCG’s merchandise outlets to stock up on the latest Blues gear.

All proceeds from game-day sales go directly to the Club, with members entitled to their 10 per cent discount.

Alternatively, you can shop the range online.

MEMBERSHIP:

For any membership enquiries, please visit our friendly team, located next to the Ticketek box office at Gate 3, from 12:30pm until the first bounce.  

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

 

MCG A SMOKE-FREE ZONE

In response to recent changes in Victorian government legislation, the entire MCG concourse area is now a smoke-free zone.

Patrons who wish to smoke must now do so on any grassed area or pathway in Yarra Park, or on the bridges connecting the MCG to Hisense Arena and Rod Laver Arena.

For further information, please click here. 

WHAT’S ON:

  • 11:30am – Outside Gate 3: Ticket box office opens
  • 12:00pm – Gate 2 opens: MCC Reserve
  • 12:00pm – Inside Gate 3: National Sports Museum opens
  • 12:30pm – Gates open
  • 2:02pm – On ground: Carlton players take the field
  • 2:10pm – Game starts 

TICKETING:

The Ticketek box office, located at Gate 3, will open at 11:30am.

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

GENERAL ADMISSION AREAS:

Great Southern Stand

M2 (Rows A-Q) *dry area
Q1-Q4
Q5-Q15 (Rows P-DD) 

Ponsford Stand

M30-M32
M33 (Rows U-NN) *dry area
M34-M36
Q29-Q36 

Olympic Stand

Q49-Q55 (Rows O-MM)

CHEERSQUAD ALLOCATION:

Carlton: Bay M33 (Rows A-T)

GATE OPENING:

Public and AFL Reserve: 12:30pm

MCC Reserve: 12:00pm 

CAR PARK OPENING:

Due to recent rain and wet conditions, parking capacity in Yarra Park will be reduced.

Drivers are advised to arrive as early as possible, or seek an alternative transport method. 

Gate 3: 10:00am

Gate 5: 11:00pm

Gate 6: 11:00pm

Gate 7: 9:30am

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

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

Regional Radio: ABC, Triple M Regional, AFL Nation

FOLLOW THE BLUES ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

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Snapchat (carlton_fc)  

Join the Round 20 conversation, hashtag #AFLDonsBlues and show your support for Carlton by using the hashtag #BoundByBlue.