Written by AFL Online on 1st Jul 2014
A star studded alumni of AFL greats including Glenn Archer, Anthony Koutoufides, Brendan Fevola, Michael O’Loughlin, Dermott Brereton and newly retired ‘rookies’ Jeff Farmer, Justin Koschitzke, Andrew Embley and Daniel Kerr will pull on the boots for another chance at footy glory when they line up for the State-of-Origin showdown between Victoria and the All Stars in the annual EJ Whitten Legends Game at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 1 July.
Amongst the honour roll of 50 former AFL greats is Scotty West, Ben Graham, Campbell Brown, David Rodan and Brent Guerra, who are lining up for the Vics and feeling the pressure to make it four wins on the trot for the Big V. The All-Stars have employed new recruits Chance Bateman, Jamie Charman, Sam Lonergan, Brad Miller and Michael Osborne to join the All Star ranks of Troy Luff, Mal Michael, Nick Daffy and Peter Burgoyne.
GAME DAY SCHEDULE
6pm – GATES OPEN – AUSKICK and FIDA games commence
6.35pm – Mac Pac game commences
6.45pm – Sons of the West – lap of awareness
7.10pm – Music Men & Mascots Club Songs
7.20pm – “The Voice” performance
7.35pm – Official Teams welcome with Mac Pac Squad
7.40pm – National Anthem performed by special guest
7.45pm – Coin Toss and FIRST BOUNCE!
Half Time – Mascot Sprint – Sponsored by Clark Rubber and The Musicstrongen
The game will go to air on Channel Nine at 8:30pm in all Southern States (WA, SA, VIC and TAS) as well as NT.
Adults – $18
Concession and Children (7-15yrs) – $9.50
Children 6 and Under – FREE!
Family – $48
Tickets availiable through Ticketmaster
Rex Hunt – Coach
Andrew Bews – Asst. Coach
Scott Wes – Captain
Shane Crawford – Captain/Coach
Terry Daniher – Asst. Coach