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August 2017

AFL International Cup 2017 Launch

When: Saturday, August 05 2017 @ 09:45 am ACST - 02:00pm
Event Type: Special Occasion
Where: Melbourne
Government House
Governent House Drive, Melbourne
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Description: BY INVITATION

International Cup launch in Melbourne #IC17

Hundreds of AFL players from around the world will converge on Government House, Melbourne, tomorrow, Saturday, 5 August, for the launch of the 2017 AFL International Cup.

The AFL International Cup will be officially launched by the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, at a reception to be attended by more than 850 players from 21 countries.

9.45 am: Media arrive
10.00 am: Photograph of team captains with the Governor and Minister for Sport John Eren
10.15 am: Interview opportunity with the team captains
10.45 am: Official proceedings in the ballroom
10.55 am: Group photograph of all attendees in the ballroom (from Minstrel's Gallery)

Following the reception, teams will make their way to the MCG for a Parade of Nations prior to the Essendon v Carlton match.

Government House Governent House Drive, Melbourne