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Australian Rules Football Match

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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It's a must do while in Melbourne

We went to the Melbourne cricket ground to watch a average game of football with friends but for us... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2017
Mark A
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Sydney, Australia
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Match at Docklands

My team were awful, but it's a good stadium to visit. Easy access on the tram ( free in city ) or... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2017
awb123
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We went to the Melbourne cricket ground to watch a average game of football with friends but for us it didn't matter about the game just being there having a few beers and a pie taking in the atmosphere is great way to spend the...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

My team were awful, but it's a good stadium to visit. Easy access on the tram ( free in city ) or train to Southern Cross on Spencer street

Thank awb123
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

worth checking out. even the least popular game gets 25 thousand people. the blockbusters can get up too 90k. the MCG is the best spot too watch the game in melbourne. Ethiad in the docklands is also nice as its indoors. be aware that trains...More

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Excellent game, shame the Hawks didn't win though :( Superb atmosphere with all the fans mingled together. This is a 'must do' when in Melbourne, even if you don't support any teams.

Thank Shelley T
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Aussie Rules football (footie) at the MCG – marvellous fun, great experience, and extremely cheap (four tickets for less than £60). Recommended. 9/10.

Thank KT-svj
Reviewed April 1, 2016

For visiting sport lovers if you can get tickets for a good match, this has been a favourite of visitors we have hosted. The generally fast pace of the game keeps the match interesting and usually exciting. This is very much a family outing with...More

Thank Battmeister
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

The only AFL Games I went to was at the Gabba in Brisbane so I never got to see the best footy being played. Went to see the Hawks play Geelong Cats for Round 1. Even though my team lost, it was so exciting to...More

Thank Sumire T
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Do not visit Melbourne between March and September without attending at least one AFL football match at the true Melbourne home of football (and crcicket) The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG o rlocal known as "The "G"". The environment can be electric in better matches with...More

Thank ColinA640
Reviewed December 1, 2015

No visit to Melbourne in Winter is complete without watching a game of AFL, preferably at the MCG, and preferably a game involving some of the league's heavyweight teams such as Hawthorn, Collingwood, Geelong or Richmond. Don't understand the rules? Doesn't matter. Just savour the...More

Thank John v
Reviewed October 22, 2015

This game is not soccer: the players move the ball with all the contact "civility" allows; rules encourage lateral and forward passing and kicking forward to teammates and to score; no downfield blocking, but with lots of contact and tackling. It is less violent than...More

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