In 2024, the game will be held on the 25th of April at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and typically starts around 3pm.
2024 AFL ANZAC Day Essendon vs Collingwood Clash Game Tickets
In honour of this special day, the AFL hosted the first ANZAC Day clash in 1995, with two of the biggest teams in the AFL competing, the Essendon Bombers and the Collingwood Magpies. Each year the stadium packs out with over 90,000 supporters for this huge match where the spirit of the ANZACS is celebrated by two rival teams coming together in solidarity.
Before the match commences, a special ANZAC Day service includes music from servicemen and women, a flag-flying ceremony, the “Last Post”, and the Australian National Anthem.
After the match, a best-on-the-ground medal is awarded to the player who demonstrated the ANZAC spirit during the game of skill, courage, self-sacrifice, teamwork and fair play.