AFL Anzac day clash


On April 25th, otherwise known as Anzac Day, AFL teams Collingwood and Essendon meet in an epic Australian-style football match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Before this patriotic match, spectators pay tribute to Australian war veterans and play the Last Post and Australian National Anthem in a flag ceremony. This game honors the country’s brave soldiers as well as highlights its national brand of football and Melbourne’s role as the country’s sporting capital.