The Eagles will start their 2022 campaign against the Gold Coast Suns at home at Optus Stadium.
West Coast's season opener will be played in the 4:40pm time slot on Sunday afternoon and it will be played following the Dockers clash against the Crows that will be played at the Adelaide Oval.
In a reward for Victorian fans every Melbourne based team will take on each other highlighted by the first match of the year a grand final replay on a Wednesday night between the Demons and Dogs.
|Wednesday, March 16||STADIUM (NETWORK)||EDT||LOCAL|
|Melbourne vs. Western Bulldogs||MCG (SEVEN)||7:10pm||7:10pm|
|Thursday, March 17|
|Carlton vs. Richmond||MCG (SEVEN)||7:25pm||7:25pm|
|Friday, March 18|
|St Kilda vs. Collingwood||Marvel Stadium (SEVEN)||7:50pm||7:50pm|
|Saturday, March 19|
|Geelong Cats vs. Essendon||MCG (FOX)||2:10pm||2:10pm|
|GWS GIANTS vs. Sydney Swans||Accor Stadium (FOX)||5.10pm||5:10pm|
|Brisbane Lions vs. Port Adelaide||The Gabba (SEVEN)||8:10pm||7:10pm|
|Sunday, March 20|
|Hawthorn vs. North Melbourne||MCG (FOX)||1:10pm||1:10pm|
|Adelaide Crows vs. Fremantle||Adelaide Oval (FOX)||4:10pm||3:40pm|
|West Coast Eagles vs. Gold Coast SUNS||Optus Stadium (FOX)||7:40pm||4:40pm|