The 2024 AFL Fixture has been released.
The opening round will consist of four games played in Queensland and NSW.
A full compliment of 9 games has been scheduled for Round 1 the following week.
Friday night games are now set to start at 7:40pm (eastern) while Thursday night games have been moved to a 7:30 start (eastern).
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2024 KEY DATES
Start of the H&A season, Opening Round: March 7 (Thursday)
Round 1: March 14 (Thursday)
Gather Round: April 4-7 (South Australia)
Start of AFL Finals: September 5 (Thursday)
AFL Grand Final: September 28 (Saturday)
2024 TEAM BYES
Opening Round: Adelaide, Essendon, Fremantle, Geelong, Hawthorn, Nth Melbourne, Port Adelaide, St Kilda, West Coast, Western Bulldogs.
Round 2: Carlton, Brisbane.
Round 3: Gold Coast, GWS Giants.
Round 5: Collingwood, Sydney.
Round 6: Richmond, Melbourne.
Round 12: Brisbane, Nth Melbourne, Sydney, GWS.
Round 13: Port Adelaide, Fremantle.
Round 14: Gold Coast, Carlton, Geelong, Essendon, Melbourne, West Coast.
Round 15: Adelaide, Collingwood, Western Bulldogs, Hawthorn, St Kilda, Richmond.
The countdown is on 🥰— AFL (@AFL) November 14, 2023
For the first time in history, four games for premiership points in the Opening Round will be played the week before a traditional Round 1. pic.twitter.com/b5ZkvsZYFm
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