MCC Reserve

2022 AFL Finals Series: Information for members

The Melbourne Cricket Club looks forward to welcoming you to the Members’ Reserve for the first AFL Finals Series since 2019.

Tickets for the 2022 AFL Finals Series will go on sale at the conclusion of the 2022 AFL Premiership Season. All information in relation to access, ticketing, passes and dining for members for the 2022 AFL Finals Series will be confirmed as the Finals Series fixture is released.

For access to the AFL Finals Series and AFL Grand Final members must have paid their renewal for the 2022/23 membership season (which commences on September 1, 2022) for their membership card to be valid.



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AFL FINALS SERIES WEEKS 1-3

Matches scheduled at the MCG in weeks one to three of the AFL Finals Series will be available to Full and Restricted members and their visitors.

Provisional members will not have access to any AFL Finals Series matches, unless otherwise communicated by the Club.

Members’ Reserve operations

For the 2022 AFL Finals Series, a dedicated amount of walk up seating will be available on Levels 1, 2 and 3 the Members’ Reserve.

Members will also be able to reserve a seat on Levels 1, 2 and 4 of the Reserve via Ticketek. Members can reserve a seat for a cost of $10 and purchase reserved seats for visitors in accordance with match ticket entitlements.

Reserved seats will be sold on demand. Any unsold seats will become additional walk -up areas. To view the Members’ Reserve seating map, click here.

Match entitlements

All information in relation to access, passes and dining for members for the AFL Finals Series will be confirmed as the 2022 Finals Series fixture is released.

Further information will be listed on MCC event pages and communicated to members via email.

Management reserves the right to make changes to walk up procedure if they become necessary from a health, safety or security perspective.

Balcony seating on Levels 2 and 3 & balcony passes

Available walk up seating on Levels 2 and 3 is allocated for members and visitors with Long Room or Balcony Passes on a first-in, first-served basis in accordance with match entitlement conditions.

Further information on balcony seating and passes can be found here.

Accessible seating and companion cards

Reserved seating for mobility-impaired patrons, including wheelchair spaces, and their carers (with a companion card) is available via Ticketek by completing the online form at https://help.ticketek.com.au, by calling 1300 665 915 or in-person at the Club.  Accessible seating is available on levels 1, 2 and 4 of the MCC Members' Reserve. Availability is event dependent. We encourage members to pre-book these spaces. However, spaces will also be available on match days on a first-come, first-served basis for walk-up matches.

Members or visitors that hold a government-issued companion card receives free entry to the Reserve – for more details visit companioncard.org.au.

50-Year members

The Club provides a reserved seating area (N42) and the John Landy Room, both on Level 2, for the exclusive use for 50-year members.

Seating in the 50-year members’ bay will be will be available for 50-year members and their guests during weeks 1-3 of the AFL Finals Series. A dedicated amount of seats can be reserved for $10 via Ticketek while there will also seats set aside for 50-year members and their guests on a walk-up basis on match day. These seats can be obtained from the host in the John Landy Room.

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TICKETS AND PRICING

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Tickets for the 2022 AFL Finals Series will go on sale at the conclusion of the 2022 AFL Premiership Season. All information in relation to access, ticketing, on-sale times, passes and dining for members for the AFL Finals Series will be confirmed as the 2022 Finals Series fixture is released.

Please check back here for details.

Visitor tickets
Full and Restricted members are able to purchase visitor tickets for all matches in weeks one to three of the AFL Finals Series.

Visitor ticket prices will be confirmed in the coming weeks and listed here.

For the AFL Grand Final, children aged 2 years and under as of the day of the event are eligible to attend free of charge provided they are accompanied by an adult and do not occupy a seat.

MEMBERS' DINING

Members’ Dining Room and Jim Stynes Grill
Applications for tables in the Members’ Dining Room and Jim Stynes Grill are made via the MCC website's event pages. Please check the event information once matches have been announced for ballot opening dates and times.

Successful applicants in the Members' Dining Room will also receive a Level 2 reserved seat as part of their booking. To gain entry to the Reserve, members will scan in using their membership card and will need to obtain a general admission visitor ticket for their visitors.

Further details on dining, including cancellation policy, access for children and more, visit mcc.org.au/dining.

For information on the extensive selection of bars, cafes and casual dining experiences available within the Members’ Reserve on match day, click here.

Alcohol-free bays

Alcohol-free bays have been allocated within the Members’ Reserve for Weeks 1-3 of the AFL Finals Series. Alcohol-free seating areas will be allocated in both walk up and reserved seating areas.
  • M45 (walk-up)
  • M46 (reserved)
  • N48 (walk-up)
  • N41 (reserved)
  • Q47 & Q48 rows A-H (reserved)

Any unsold designated reserved seat bays will be available for walk up and remain alcohol free.



2022 AFL GRAND FINAL

The Club is looking forward to welcoming members back into the Members' Reserve for the 2022 AFL Grand Final.

While access to the AFL Grand Final is dependent on the category of your membership, there are two seating options available to secure entry into the event. Members with access entitlements can choose between entering the Reserved Seat Ballot to secure a place at the event in advance or choose walk up seating or standing room on AFL Grand Final Day where a physical queue is facilitated outside the Members’ Reserve at the MCG.

Download the 2022 AFL Grand Final Members' Arrangements and Reserved Seat Ballot Guide here


Only Full members and Annual Guest Card holders have access entitlements to the 2022 AFL Grand Final, subject to Members’ Reserve capacity, adhering to arrangements and being financial for the 2022/23 subscription season.

Restricted and Provisional members will not be eligible to enter the AFL Grand Final Reserved Seat Ballot, or walk up for the event.

There will be no visitor tickets available for the 2022 AFL Grand Final.

Members wishing to access the AFL Finals Series and AFL Grand Final must have paid their renewal for the 2022/23 subscription season (which commences on September 1, 2022) for their membership card to be valid.

For more information on attending the 2022 AFL Grand Final and entering the Reserved Seat Ballot, visit mcc.org.au/grandfinalballot and read the Grand Final Arrangements and Reserved Seat Registration Guide here.

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Membership expectations and code of conduct

Members and guests in the MCC Reserve are expected to observe a standard of behaviour that is socially acceptable and in keeping with the standards befitting the Club, guided by the MCC Code of Conduct.

The MCC Code of Conduct and MCC Penalty Guide can be viewed at mcc.org.au/codeofconduct.

Dress standards

When visiting the Members' Reserve there are certain dress standards that members and their guests must follow.

The dress standards will be enforced in the Members' Reserve at all events during the 2022 AFL Finals Series, so to avoid any delay at the turnstiles, please ensure that your attire, and that of your guests, is appropriate. Notwithstanding the outlined dress standards, management reserves the right to refuse entry to any person considered not suitably attired.

For more information on dress standards in the Members' Reserve, click here.

Here to help

We’re here to help – all members and their guests are encouraged to contact management in the event they need any assistance or have witnessed anti-social behaviour.

The channels in which members can contact management are through:
Facebook: @MelbourneCricketClub
Twitter: @MCC_Members
Instagram: @MCC_Members
Email: membership@mcc.org.au
Information found at: mcc.org.au
Live Chat function on the MCC website (available Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm AEST).
Located at Gate 2 of the MCG, the Membership Services Counter is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm AEST.

View the AFL Conditions of Entry
View the MCC COVIDSafe Plan

This webpage will be updated with details regarding the 2022 AFL Finals Series as more information becomes available. Please check back here for updates, keep an eye on your emails, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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