Author Topic: Round 1, 2018 - Richmond vs Carlton @ the M.C.G. / The night we unfurl our flag  (Read 4655 times)

Offline Gracie

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The MCG need to consider increasing the capacity of the ground to accommodate the Tiger Army. At least another 40,000 seats  :laugh:

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MCC need to research the quidditch arena - Build up I say  :rollin

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KB: Tigers-Blues season opener to smash home-and-away crowd record

By Justin Talent
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3 March 2018


Kevin Bartlett says the now-traditional Thursday night season opening clash between Richmond and Carlton at the MCG will break the 60-year-old record for the biggest crowd at a VFL/AFL regular season match.

The current record for a crowd at a home-and-away game stands at 99,256 at the MCG, which was set on the 16th of June 1958 between Melbourne and Collingwood in their yearly Queen’s Birthday clash.

Despite the capacity of the ground being far reduced in its now fully-seated configuration compared to 1958, Bartlett believes the crowd number will rival the 100,021 people that packed the MCG for last year’s Grand Final– the record attendance for the ground since its latest redevelopment.

“The opening game of the season, Richmond and Carlton, will create the biggest home and away crowd in the history of the game,” the Tigers great told SEN’s KB and The Doc.

“We’ll get 100,000 there.”

https://www.sen.com.au/news/2018/03/02/kb-tigers-blues-season-opener-to-smash-home-and-away-crowd-record/

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Except KB, we can't because of the MCC members not showing up.

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Can we purchase multiple tickets on Monday or is it only 1 ticket per membership?
The club that keeps giving.

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Except KB, we can't because of the MCC members not showing up.

And AFL members
"Oh yes I am a dreamer, I still see us flying high!"

from the song "Don't Walk Away" by Pat Benatar 1988 (Wide Awake In Dreamland)

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Tickets on sale to members 9am Monday

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Tickets to the 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season will be on sale to club members from Monday, March 5 at 9.00am (AEST).

General public ticket sales open on Wednesday, March 7 at 9.00am (AEST).

Richmond will host a number of blockbuster matches in 2018 including their Round 1 Season Opener clash against Carlton where members are encouraged to upgrade to a reserved seat to ensure guaranteed access to this match.

There will be a limited numbers of seats available for general admission access on the evening.

Anzac Day Eve and Dreamtime at the ‘G are both away matches for Richmond this year.

Richmond members with away game access will be eligible to upgrade to a seat from Monday, March 5. Richmond home members will be eligible to purchase tickets for these away blockbuster matches from Wednesday, March 7.

Members will require their 12-digit barcode number located on the back of their membership card to upgrade to a seat or to purchase tickets into Richmond’s allocations of bays for Away games.

The Richmond membership department will be open from 8.00am (AEST) Monday to answer any queries regarding the on sale of tickets in 2018 – call 1300 742 466.

To purchase tickets, visit the Ticketek website or you can visit a Ticketek outlet

http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/2018-03-04/tickets-on-sale-to-members-9am-monday

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From AFL Fans Association @FansAFL twitter:

"People are already advertising tickets for the Round 1 Richmond-Carlton #AFL season opener for up to $228.85.

How is this possible? Something needs to be done about this. #AFLTigersBlues"



https://twitter.com/FansAFL/status/970197418863022081

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Can we purchase multiple tickets on Monday or is it only 1 ticket per membership?
No answer? Does anyone know?
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Can we purchase multiple tickets on Monday or is it only 1 ticket per membership?
No answer? Does anyone know?
You can purchase up to 8 tickets I believe.
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Can we purchase multiple tickets on Monday or is it only 1 ticket per membership?
No answer? Does anyone know?

Only let me do one upgrade per membership. Wouldn't even let me upgrade a kids membership into an adult ticket or purchase a full price adult ticket with that membership

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From AFL Fans Association @FansAFL twitter:

"People are already advertising tickets for the Round 1 Richmond-Carlton #AFL season opener for up to $228.85.

How is this possible? Something needs to be done about this. #AFLTigersBlues"



https://twitter.com/FansAFL/status/970197418863022081

Its someone with 2 AFL Memberships. That area is in the AFL Reserve, those tickets went on sale last week.

He has bought 4 guest passes with both memberships and is selling the 8 at a  profit of 400%.

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Is this legal?

And if it is, how is it legal?

I'd have thought scalping laws would prevent this?

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Is this legal?

And if it is, how is it legal?

I'd have thought scalping laws would prevent this?

Scalping laws dont apply to all H&A games, just like it doesnt apply to cricket and host of other sports

My understanding it is GF, some finals and ANZAC day
"Oh yes I am a dreamer, I still see us flying high!"

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Offline Slipper

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Is this legal?

And if it is, how is it legal?

I'd have thought scalping laws would prevent this?

Scalping laws dont apply to all H&A games, just like it doesnt apply to cricket and host of other sports

My understanding it is GF, some finals and ANZAC day

Thanks for the explanation.