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VFL 2nd Elimination Final - Essendon v Footscray

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 3: Matthew Boyd of Footscray celebrates a goal during the 2017 VFL 2nd Elimination Final match between Essendon and Footscray at Fortburn Stadium on September 3, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/AFL Media)

Match Information

First Semi Final

Port Melbourne v Footscray Bulldogs
2:40pm, Sunday, 10 September 2017
Fortburn Stadium (North Port Oval, Port Melbourne)

VFL ‘Love The Game’ Finals Series 

AFL Victoria have announced the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation as the naming rights partner for the 2017 VFL ‘Love The Game Finals’ Series.

The Foundation’s ‘Love the Game’ campaign encourages football fans, officials and players to think about why they love the game and to appreciate the skills and performances of teams that play in the competition without engaging in gambling.

Finals will begin on Saturday, September 2, and will conclude in a triple-header of state-league Grand Finals at Etihad Stadium on Sunday, September 24, with the Swisse Wellness VFL Women’s VFL and TAC Cup deciders all featuring.

Ticketing Information

For the first time, pre-sale tickets will be available for all lead-up finals matches, to help fans avoid any possible queues on game-day. All lead-up finals will be at 2016 prices, with adults $15, concession/pensioners $10 and kids under 15 free and will be on-sale 10am each Monday at

Tickets can also be bought on the gate on game day, with availability subject to venue capacity. 

Broadcast Information

Sunday’s semi final between Port Melbourne and Footscray will be aired live on Channel Seven Melbourne, from 2:30pm. Check local guides for coverage information.