Richmond will meet traditional rival Carlton to open the Tigers AFL season at the MCG this Thursday night.


Round 1, Carlton v Richmond
Thursday, March 17
7.25pm, MCG 


The Round 1 clash will be broadcast live on Channel 7 and Fox Footy from 7.00pm AEST. It will also be live streamed on Kayo.


Tickets to this match are available via Ticketek. Public ticket sales will also be available via Gates 1 and 3 on match day.

General Admission allocations for Round 1:
Level 4
Q1 – Q6
Q29 – Q36
Q49 – Q55 (rows AA-MM)

For any Richmond membership or ticketing enquiries, please head to our Membership marquee on match day from 5.00pm near Gate 3.

All ticketing information gets sent directly to members via email. To update or change an email address or view your membership barcode please log in to your MyRichmond account.


MCC Reserve: 5.00pm
AFL Reserve and Public: 5.00pm


Public Transport

Plan your trip to the 'G via Journey Planner. All Victorians are being asked to play their part to keep one another safe, including making responsible choices about using our public transport network.


Parking in Yarra Park is limited for this match. Click here for parking information and continue to check regularly for updates.

Gate 3:
Gate 5: 4.00pm*
Gate 6: Closed
Gate 7: 12.00pm*

*Gates 5 and 7 is restricted to accredited passholders and disability permit holders only.

Metered parking is available around Fitzroy Gardens, the Botanical Gardens and along the Yarra River.

The 'G Train Mobility Shuttle Service

The service is free and accessible to patrons with mobility challenges and in 2022, the G-Train will also feature vehicles with wheelchair-friendly access.

Pre-booking is not required; simply wait at a designated pick up point for the next available buggy. The service has pick up points from the following locations:
Richmond Station
Jolimont Station
Accessible Parking Area

For more information, click here.

MCG Multi-Faith Prayer Room

The new MCG Multi-Faith Prayer Room is open to all patrons.
Located on Level B1 of the Great Southern Stand (at approximately M13), the room is able to cater for more than 50 patrons at one time, and is suitable for patrons of all faiths including Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Hindu. The room is accessible for all patrons from across the stadium, regardless of where they are seated.


In 2022, the process for entry into the MCG will take longer than usual. To ensure you are inside the MCG in time for the match start, arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process.

Download your seat ticket prior to your arrival at the MCG. To gain entry into the match, please show staff your proof of check-in and vaccination status before scanning your digital ticket at the turnstiles.
For those who require extra access at the MCG, click here.


In line with the Victorian Government health directives for major events at the MCG, entry will only be granted to fully vaccinated patrons. Patrons must also check-in to the MCG upon entry via QR code using the Service Victoria App. Patrons 18 years and over must provide proof of vaccination status and proof of check-in.

For further information, click here.



Richmond will be wearing the 2022 PUMA Home Guernsey


The Roar Store will be open from 9.00am on game day until the opening bounce at 7.25pm. The store will then re-open for an hour following the final siren.

We’ll be fully stocked in the latest Yellow & Black Tiger’s gear from PUMA, New Era, Cotton On and all of our supporter range. 

You can always shop online for the latest Roar Store merchandise, with free shipping on all orders!


RICHMOND 3.3   8.5   10.8   15.15 (105)
CARLTON 3.2   6.6   8.12    11.14 (80)

Richmond: Riewoldt 4, Castagna 2, Martin 2, Rioli 2, Aarts 2, Lynch, Caddy, Bolton
Carlton: McDonald 2, McKay 2, Gibbons 2, Casboult, O'Brien, Dow, Silvagni, Plowman
Richmond: Martin, Balta, Graham, Short, Prestia, Edwards, Riewoldt
Carlton: Walsh, Cripps, Saad, Plowman, Newnes, Setterfield

Message the team

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The best way to access games in 2022 is by purchasing a membership and enjoy being able to attend all Richmond matches in Melbourne, find out more or call 1300 742 466 if you have any concerns or questions relating to your 2022 membership.

If you have any membership or ticket related questions on game day, please head to our Club Hub. 

MCG Location: Outside of Gate 3
Open: 5.00pm
Close: ¼ time

Member choice item

2022 member choice items (cap/scarf) will not be available for collection on game days.
Member caps and scarves are available both online and in-store. Members can put their $20 voucher towards these items. For FAQs on member choice, member Roar Store discounts or login details, click here.


Join our return to the ‘G with guaranteed access to games with our Strong and Bold Hospitality packages! From casual to premium functions and corporate suites there's something for everyone in season 2022.

Our latest corporate offering, Hafey Dining, is an inclusive dining experience that incorporates the best the MCG have to offer in relation to dining, beverage and premium reserved seating. For more information or to book, click here.


Our VFL team will be playing in a practice match this Thursday against Carlton.

Richmond v Carlton
Swinburne Centre

Entry via Gate 1 (near the Roar Store) will open at 3:30pm.
There is a limited capacity at Punt Road Oval so we recommend arriving for the start of the game.
The general public will not be able to access the Jack Dyer Stand.

Richmond VFL

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