Every year we feel extremely privileged to run out against the Warriors in a Trans-Tasman clash that honours ANZAC men and women.
The pre-game blackout ceremony is a moving tribute which sets the tone for the contest to follow and has become a must-see event in Australian sport. Here's everything you need to know ahead of Sunday's match.
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3:30pm – merchandise open
3:30pm – membership collection open
4:45pm – gates open
5:55pm – lights out
5:58pm – cultural performances
- Welcome To Country
- Indigenous performance
- Maori performance
6:08pm – team walk out
6:09pm – ANZAC ceremony begins
- Catafalque Party
- The Ode performed by Jeff Jackson
- Last Post
- Minute of silence
- The Rouse
- New Zealand and Australian National Anthem
6:20pm – kick-off
This year’s ANZAC Day jersey features a large red poppy – the symbol of remembrance – on the chest with diggers marching below, to symbolise the importance of reflection but also moving forward.
The poppy is positioned to resemble a rising sun, a nod to the dawn service that has become a commemorative event to reflect on the first anniversary of the landing in Gallipoli and the ‘stand-to’ of the troops at first light.
Parking and public transport
AAMI Park is accessible by tram, train and bus. The Stadium is walking distance from Richmond Station and Flinders Street Station.
Parking at Melbourne Park is only available to guests who have pre-booked. Bookings close at midnight the night before the event. You will not be able to drive up without a booking.
Please note: Collingwood v Essendon at the MCG - bounce at 3:20pm. Allow more time than usual to get to AAMI Park.
COVID safety at AAMI Park