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Match Day Hub: Pies v Bulldogs

Come and see Collingwood take on the Western Bulldogs on Friday night under lights at the MCG.   

Collingwood v Western Bulldogs
Friday 12 April
Game time: 7.50pm
Gates Open: 6pm
Location: MCG
Entry: Ticketed event – click here to purchase tickets
Community Partner: Team 22 – Robert Rose Foundation

We are proud to work alongside our community partner, Robert Rose Foundation, who will launch their ‘Team 22’ Initiative at the MCG on Friday night. The foundation is named after former Magpie Robert Rose, who became a quadriplegic in a car accident at age 22. 

We are encouraging all fans to get involved with the Team 22 foundation this Friday night, and you can do so through the following:

  • Make a donation through tin rattlers/pay pass around the MCG
  • Join in the activation outside the Membership Hub on the concourse and have a go at wheelchair football. Those who get involved will have the chance to win a 2019 team signed Guernsey
  • Watch the Collingwood 2018 premiership winning VWFL team and the 2019 team as they head onto the boundary line with the premiership cup during the quarter time break

There are a number of ways to donate to this foundation which you can find out about on the big screen at the game. Click here to donate online now and to find out more about Team 22.

The foundation aims to raise $500,000 from the initiative to continue and increase its support, which extends to equipment and house/car modifications, one-on-one mental health care and participation opportunities.

Collingwood will aim to bounce back against the Western Bulldogs at the MCG on Friday night. Click here to read the match preview

2 for 1 tickets
Purchase your general admission ticket through Ticketek prior to the game this Friday night and you’ll get 2 general admission tickets for the price of one.

Tickets are still available for the Friday night clash. Click here to upgrade to a reserved seat or buy your tickets to the game.

General Admission areas
Great Southern Stand:
L1 M2-M5 L4 Q1-Q15½
Ponsford Stand: L4 Q31 row Q-MM, Q32 row N-MM, Q33 row Q-MM, Q34-Q35 row U-MM, Q36 row AA-MM
Olympic Stand: L1 M53-M57 L4 Q49-Q55 rows K-MM, Q56-Q57

Knock off early and watch Collingwood’s VFL team line up against Footscray at the Holden Centre.

Collingwood v Western Bulldogs
Friday 12 April
Game time: 4.30pm
Location: The Holden Centre Oval

Come down to the Glasshouse at the Holden Centre from 4pm where hot food and beverages will be available for purchase. Social Club members will receive a $5 food and beverage voucher upon entry. Plus, the 2010 Premiership Cup will be on-site and it’s the perfect opportunity for you to get a photo and catch the VFL in action!

Date: Friday 12 April
Time: 4pm – 7.30pm
Location: The Glasshouse at the Holden Centre

Unleash your Passion in 2019 as an official Collingwood member. Visit or call 1300 MAGPIE (62 47 43) and join today.

Membership hub and marquee:
For all membership related enquiries, come down to our membership hub or marquee and visit the team.
Locations: Outside gate 3 and in between gates 1 and 2
From 4:30pm until the first bounce

Cap collections:
Collingwood members who purchased a membership prior to January 31 2019 can come and collect their cap from the following locations.
Location 1:
Membership Hub outside gate 3
From 4:30pm until the first bounce
Location 2: Membership Marquee in between gates 1 and 2
From 4:30pm until the first bounce
Location 3: The Early Bird at the Holden Centre
From 5:15pm until 7:30pm

Visit the Collingwood shop ahead of the Friday night clash against the Bulldogs. With 2019 stock available, it’s a great opportunity to get your new kit. Members can redeem their 10% discount on all full price purchases in store and online.

Store hours: 9am - up until the first bounce
Click here to browse the online store

By car:

Car Parking at Yarra Park:

Car parking spaces in Yarra Park will be very limited and in high demand.
We strongly encourage fans to take public transport, or to park in the CBD if driving to the match.

By public transport: 

Click here to plan your trip to the MCG using Melbourne's public transport network. Please note, rail and road construction projects may impact some public transport services. Visit the PTV website linked above to find out how your journey may be affected.

Due to major upgrades to Melbourne’s metro rail system, from Monday 1 April until Tuesday 23 April there will be disruptions across multiple lines which will affect your commute to this weekend’s game. Click here for info on affected train lines and alternate routes. 

Transport Disruptions:
There are many pedestrian and cyclist disruptions in the Melbourne Olympic Park Precinct as a result of the works. Please refer to the list below for specific crossings and footpaths that have been closed and alternative routes available.

Closed the pedestrian footpath along Olympic Boulevard at Gosch’s Paddock to build a shared user path. Closed both pedestrian crossings at the Punt Road and Swan Street intersection.

Click here to learn about the alternative footpaths and crossings available
Click here to find out more about the current works in place
For the latest news on disruptions to transport networks in Melbourne, please click here to visit Victoria’s Big Build website.

MCG Footbridge closure: 
The MCG Footbridge will be partially closed to allow construction works to take place. There are alternative pathways available to the public. These include the use of William Barak Bridge and Edwin Flack Bridge for pedestrians and low mobility patrons to travel north to south across the precinct.

At the ground:

Arrive early: Security measures such as wanding and bag checks will have an impact on the time taken to admit patrons to enter the stadium. Please allow extra time and don't leave your arrival until the last minute.
Be patient: Security inspections take time, so please understand it will take a little longer to move people into the stadium. 
Limit the number of bags you bring: Each bag will be inspected, so the more you bring the longer it will take.

Follow Collingwood’s official social media channels for all the latest news and behind-the-scenes action on game day.

Join the conversation with the official hashtag #AFLPiesDogs.
Instagram @Collingwood_fc
Facebook Collingwoodfc
Twitter @Collingwoodfc

Download the Official Collingwood App for LIVE scores and stats of every game.

iPhone: Download from the App Store 
Android: Download from Google Play 

Seven – Live from 7.30pm
Fox Sports – Live from 7.30pm

International Streaming:
Overseas supporters can watch every minute of every game from anywhere in the world (excluding Australia and New Zealand). Matches are available live or on demand via your desktop, tablet and mobile. Click here to learn more

Thanks to Melbourne Airport Parking, all Collingwood fans travelling from interstate to watch the game can enjoy 5% off* all Melbourne Airport parking when you book online at using promo code PIES2019

*Discount and promo code is valid for the official AFL 2019 home and away season and the finals series. Excludes Business car park. Minimum 24 hour required stay. Subject to availability. Melbourne Airport parking T&C’s apply.