Easter Monday - Hawthorn v Geelong AFL tickets
Round 5, Monday, 22nd April 3:20pm, MCG
Watch the Hawks and the Cats battle it out from the comfort of the best seats in the house with our 2019 MCG Medallion Club tickets. We have premium football tickets to every round in the MCG Medallion Club.
You’ll be in the best seats in the house and enjoy access to the finest facilities for celebrations. Normally, you need an annual Medallion Club membership to enjoy seats like these. But, at The Golden Ticket, you can buy tickets for each game individually. Make sure you get in touch early and book your seats today!
Watch all the Hawthorn v Geelong match day action from our MCG Medallion Club seating
With tickets to the Medallion Club, you'll have access to the best views on ground, from your choice of:
These premium seats provide uninterrupted views on level 2, undercover from the elements and with easy access to the Legends Lounge Bar.
Medallion Club dining in the Tom Wills Room and the Legends Room include premium food and beverages in the best located dining rooms at the MCG.
A la carte 3-course meal
Continuous service of premium beverages from approximately two hours pre-game until 30 minutes post-match
Half Time Fare: Scones, Pies, Sausage Rolls & Pasties
Tea, coffee and chocolates
Post match refreshments
Copy of AFL Record for each guest
MC and Guest Speaker for selected matches
Hawthorn v Geelong Centre Wing Seats (Section N17-22)
|Seat & Dining Package||$325|
Hawthorn v Geelong Wing Seats (Section N26)
|Seat & Dining Package||$300|
History of the Hawthorn v Geelong rivalry
The rivalry between Hawthorn and Geelong is arguably the greatest modern rivalry. It iss defined by two famous Grand Finals in 1989 and 2008. In the 1989 Grand Final, Geelong played the man, injuring several Hawks players. Mark Yeates knocked out Dermott Brereton at the opening bounce but Hawthorn controlled the game, leading by 30 to 40 points for most of the match. In the last quarter, Geelong almost managed to come from behind to win, but fell short by six points. Had the match ended in a draw, both sides would have had difficulty putting a team together the following week. In 2008 Grand Final, Geelong having only lost one match for the season was a hot favourite, but Hawthorn upset Geelong by 26 points. Geelong won its next eleven matches against Hawthorn over the following five years, all memorable matches including two after the siren victories. The so called "Kennett curse" was linked to comments made by Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett following the 2008 Grand Final. Years later it was revealed that after the 2008 grand final, Paul Chapman made a pact between other Geelong players to never lose to Hawthorn again. The curse was broken in the 2013 Preliminary Final when Hawthorn came from 20 points down at three quarter time with Shaun Burgoyne kicking the winning goal. The noise from the crowd was so loud in the dying stages of the match that the players didn’t hear the final siren.
Since 2010, these clubs have played annually in front of huge crowds at the MCG on Easter Monday.
The last 5 Easter Monday clashes
|2018||Hawthorn||118 vs 117||MCG|
|2017||Geelong||134 vs 48||MCG|
|2016||Geelong||116 vs 86||MCG|
|2015||Hawthorn||123 vs 61||MCG|
|2014||Geelong||106 vs 87||MCG|
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