*Parking alert: Access via Gate 7 is restricted to accredited passholders and disability permit holders only.
The Melbourne Cricket Club is excited to welcome you back to the Members’ Reserve for the 2023 AFL Premiership Season.
For all of the information you need to know about visiting the Reserve this AFL season, click here
View the 2023 AFL Premiership Season fixture at the MCG here
To ensure you are inside the Ground in time for the match start, arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process.
If you have reserved a seat, download your seat ticket prior to your arrival. To gain entry into the match, scan your physical or digital membership card at the turnstiles.
This match is a Category 2 match. Unreserved seating is available. To view the Members’ Reserve seating map click here
Reserved seating that is unsold prior to the match will become available as unreserved seating. Unreserved seating is available in the following locations:*Unreserved seating areas are subject to change.Level 1
- M37-M41 (rows A-Z)
- M44 (rows A-LL)
- M45 - no alcohol
Level 3Level 4
- N45 (rows A-L)
- N48 - no alcohol
- Q40-Q48 (rows AA-MM)
Members who have been placed on the Overseas membership list do not automatically have entry rights during the AFL season. Entry to the Club’s facilities will be granted on a return visit as long as it does not exceed six weeks on submission of an itinerary showing the member’s arrival to and departure from Australia. For more information please visit mcc.org.au/overseas
Reserved seat and visitor tickets for this match are now on sale via Ticketek
The registration period for the Members' Dining Room, Lucy Liu Lounge and Jim Stynes Grill for this event will open at 9.00am AEDT on Tuesday March 14 and close at 5.00pm on the following day.
Long Room & Balcony Passes
The registration period for Long Room and Balcony Passes for this event will open at 9.00am AEDT on Tuesday March 14 and close at 5.00pm on the following Tuesday or until all passes are exhausted.
Walk up passes can be collected (on a first come, first serve basis) from the last two Membership Services windows to the far left outside of Gate 2 on match day.
Additional dining options
MCC members and their guests can access a range of additional dining facilities in the MCC Members’ Reserve on match days at the MCG with no booking required.
- Long Room - match category conditions and dress standards apply
- Trumble Bar & Cafe
- Tower 6
General public parking is available 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.
Parking can be pre-booked via Ticketek here
, subject to capacity. Patrons who pre-book parking should allow plenty of time to arrive and park to ensure you are inside the ground for the match start. Queues to enter Yarra Park parking gates are likely. A pre-booked parking ticket does not allow express entry.
Brunton Avenue: 5.30pm-7.20pm & 10.00pm-11.00pm
Wellington Parade: 10.00pm-10.30pm
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. The G-Train also features 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
- Richmond Station
- Jolimont Station
- Accessible Parking Area
50% Rebate on Industry Beans coffee with MCC Plus
Receive a 50% rebate on Industry Beans coffee before the first bounce at all matches during Rounds 1-3 of the 2023 AFL Premiership Season by using your MCC Plus card at any coffee cart or cafe within the Members' Reserve. Click here
for more information.
MCC Library Fact Sheet2023 AFL Premiership Season Round 2 - Carlton v Geelong Cats
Australian Sports Museum
The Australian Sports Museum is open event days before the bounce for all ticket holders.
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 10.00am-4.30pm.
Please note: MCG Tours only operate on select event days.Find out more
Metro Trains Disruptions
Buses replace trains on sections of the Hurstbridge, Belgrave and Lilydale lines at various times on Thursday March 23.
- Passengers should allow extra time when travelling to and from the MCG.
- Please be aware after the game there may be increased congestion and delays getting onto the platforms at Richmond and Jolimont stations.
- Passengers are advised to return to where they got off the bus prior.
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
The SEN Stadium App provides a zero delay commentary on the Hearing Loop at the MCG. Download here