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Match Information: Semi Final

Get all the match day information for the GIANTS' Semi Final against the Magpies at the MCG on Saturday.

Semi Final

Collingwood v GIANTS 

Saturday, September 15, 7:25pm



The Melbourne Cricket Ground is located on Brunton Ave, Richmond Victoria. 

MCG Open Training

The GIANTS will hold an open training session at the MCG on Friday, September 14 ahead of their Semi Final clash with Collingwood.

GIANTS members and fans are asked to gather at Gate 6A at 1:30pm before the GIANTS complete a short training session from 2:00pm.

It will be your last chance to watch your favourite GIANTS in action before Saturday’s Semi Final and fans will also get the chance to get a photo with their favourite GIANT and wish them well.

What: GIANTS Open Training

When: Friday 14 September 1:30pm-2:30pm

Where: MCG, Gate 6A

Pre-match Function

Don’t miss the GIANTS’ official pre-match function at the Imperial Hotel before Saturday’s Semi Final against Collingwood

Situated on Bourke Street, Melbourne the Imperial Hotel is one of Melbourne’s oldest pubs and is just a 20 minute walk from the MCG.

With the function starting at 4:00pm, you’ll want to be on-time as the first 40 GIANTS fans to arrive will receive the once in a lifetime opportunity to stand on the hallowed turf of the MCG and cheer the GIANTS on to the ground as part of the guard of honor. 

If you haven’t already got your orange on, you’ll be able to purchase GIANTS merchandise at the Imperial Hotel. 

Enjoy one of the food and beverage offers with fellow GIANTS fans before the function finishes at 6:00pm  ahead of theSemi Final  at7:25pm.  

What: GIANTS Semi Final Pre-match Function

When: Saturday, 15 September 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Where: Imperial Hotel, 2-8 Bourke St, Melbourne

Post Match

The Crafty Squire on Russell Street, Melbourne is offering all GIANTS members and fans a free pint of beer or sort drink after Saturday's Semi Final against the Magpies. Simple present your match day ticket to redeem your free drink.

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To purchase your tickets visit the Ticketek website, call 132 849 or visit a Ticketek agency (CLICK HERE to find your nearest agency).

Wheelchair Access or Accessible Seat Bookings

Members who require must contact the ticket agents by phone as per below or visit an outlet.

Ticketek: 1300 665 915 

Getting There

If you are traveling from Sydney, Canberra or anywhere else in Australia, Virgin Australia offers a number of flights into Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport.

To book your flight with Virgin Australia CLICK HERE or call 13 67 89.

Sydney to Melbourne is a 877km drive that takes around nine hours. If you choose to drive, make sure to do a tire check and if you’re in need of a new set make Toyo Tires your choice.

Trains run from Central Station in Sydney to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne with the scenic journey through the heart of GIANTS territory taking around 11 hours. CLICK HERE for more information.

Murray's Coaches will also be running a GIANTS Express bus, powered by St.George, from Sydney Olympic Park to the game. CLICK HERE for more information.

Game Day 

The MCG is easy to access via Melbourne’s public transport network.

Jolimont Station and Richmond Station are the nearest train stations, while Trams have a number of stops along Wellington Parade and in the Melbourne Olympic Park precinct.

To plan your travel to the MCG with Public Transport Victoria CLICK HERE.


The GIANTS’ Semi Final clash with Collingwood will be broadcast live on Channel 7 in Sydney and Canberra from 7:00pm and on Fox Footy from 6:30pm. You can also watch the match live on the Foxtel Now and AFL App on a subscription basis.

Radio broadcasts of the game will be available on the ABC, Triple M and Macquarie 954am in Sydney and on ABC Radio in Canberra.
CLICK HERE for a full broadcast guide.