AFL announces round one fixture

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.

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


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