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Rookie Tatupu out for the season

Hawthorn rookie Shem Tatupu will miss the remainder of the season with stress fractures in his foot.

4:13pm  Jul 23, 2014

Hawk eyes victory in 'important' game

THERE are many reasons for Hawthorn to be motivated for Saturday night's blockbuster meeting with Sydney.

2:45pm  Jul 23, 2014

Last time we met: Sydney

Hawthorn were dealt a blow before the opening bounce of the Round 8 meeting with the Swans, as skipper Luke Hodge succumbed to injury before the Hawks went down by 19 points.

1:13pm  Jul 23, 2014

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Shem Tatupu injury update

4:38pm  Jul 23, 2014

Last time we met: Sydney

4:34pm  Jul 23, 2014

Match-day guide

Round 18
Hawthorn v Sydney Swans
Saturday 26 July
MCG, 7.40pm AEST

Gates open: 5.30pm

TV: Seven and Fox Footy. View the AFL broadcast guide

HawksNest merchandise
Between Gates 4 and 5 outside the MCG. Members receive 10% discount on presentation of their 2014 membership card. For pre-orders, contact HawksNest on 03 9535 3011 by 5pm, Wednesday 23 July for collection on match-day. Visit HawksNest online.

beyondblue Cup
This week’s match will be played for the beyondblue Cup.

The Club’s Major Community Partner, beyondblue, is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and by supporting recovery, management and resilience.

The beyondblue Cup is an opportunity for us all to take a mental health check and to look for the signs of depression and anxiety in ourselves and in our friends and family.

You can help show your support by:
- Joining the beyondblue march to ‘Take 1 Step for Mental Health’ from Federation square to the MCG prior to the match. More information can be found here.
- Simply text ‘beyondblue’ to 0459 400 400 to pledge a donation. Find out more.
 

Information for members

Reserved seat holders: The Round 18 match against Sydney Swans is a home game for the Hawks. All Hawthorn reserved seat holders (except Tasmanian members) have guaranteed entry to the MCG.

General Admission members: Members with general admission access can scan their membership card at the turnstiles for entry to the MCG. General admission is subject to capacity.

The Club will not be able to issue entry tickets to members who forget to bring their membership card to the MCG.


General admission areas at the MCG
Southern Stand
Q1-Q15 1/2

Ponsford Stand
Q29-Q36

Olympic Stand
N/A
 

General ticketing information

Daily reserved seat tickets are now on sale through Ticketek:

Purchase your tickets online
Purchase your tickets over the phone on 132 849
Find your closest outlet

Members with a general admission membership can quote their 12-digit membership barcode number when purchasing to receive a discounted price. Booking fees apply for all ticket purchases.

 

Other information

Hawks Train
Hawthorn Football Club in conjunction with Metro Trains are running a special ‘Hawks Train’ along the Belgrave line this Saturday afternoon to get you to the footy. Passengers can meet lovable mascot ‘Hawka’ and receive giveaways during their journey.

The Hawks Train departs from Belgrave at 5.02pm and stops all stations except East Richmond. Below are times for each station:

BELGRAVE – 5.02
TECOMA – 5.04
UPWEY – 5.06
UPPER FERNTREE GULLY – 5.10
FERNTREE GULLY – 5.13
BORONIA – 5.15
BAYSWATER – 5.18
HEATHMONT – 5.22
RINGWOOD – 5.25
HEATHERDALE – 5.28
MITCHAM – 5.30
NUNAWADING – 5.32
BLACKBURN – 5.35
LABURNUM – 5.37
BOX HILL – 5.40
MONT ALBERT – 5.42
SURREY HILLS – 5.44
CHATHAM – 5.46
CANTERBURY – 5.47
EAST CAMBERWELL – 5.49
CAMBERWELL – 5.51
AUBURN – 5.53
GLENFERRIE – 5.55
HAWTHORN – 5.57
BURNLEY – 6.00
RICHMOND – 6.03
FLINDERS STREET – 6.07

Catch the Hawks Train to Flinders Street to join in the beyondblue March 'Take 1 Step for Mental Health' from Federation Square. Find out more.



Purchasing membership on match-day
Memberships are available to purchase at the Home Team Office located at Gate 3b outside the MCG from 5.30pm. Hawks fans can purchase membership on match-day and receive entry to the MCG for Saturday night’s game.

Purchasing membership prior to match-day – avoid the queues!
Supporters looking to purchase membership to gain entry to the MCG for this match must be aware that cards will not be mailed for memberships purchased after Monday 21 July. Members purchasing after this date will have their membership card available for collection at the Gate 3b Home Team Office.

Membership collection point
Gate 3b Home Team Office from 5.30pm to 8pm. Members collecting membership cards are strongly advised to arrive early to avoid last-minute queues.

Member Guest passes
Lindsay Hassett Room, Medallist Bar and Betty Cuthbert Lounge
Guest passes are no longer available for 2014