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The 2018 AFL Fixture

also known as the "Draw" or schedule of matches:

Go directly to a specific round:

 

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Dates and times are for the Australian venue.  See table here for guide to times and conversion to North American time zones.   For key to grounds and other abbreviations go here.   

Round 1

 

Date Time Home Away Venue
03/23 7:20 PM Carlton Richmond

MCG

03/24 7:50 PM Collingwood Western Bulldogs MCG
03/25 4:35 PM St. Kilda Melbourne ES
03/25 4:35 PM Sydney Port Adelaide SCG
03/25 6:25 PM Gold Coast Brisbane MS
03/25 7:25 PM Essendon Hawthorn MCG
03/26 1:10 PM North Melbourne West Coast ES
03/26 2:50 PM Adelaide Greater Western Sydney AO
03/26 4:40 PM Fremantle Geelong DS

Round 2

Date Time Home Away Venue
03/29 7:20 PM Adelaide Richmond AO
03/30 4:20 PM North Melbourne St Kilda ES
03/31 1:45 PM Carlton Gold Coast ES
03/31 4:35 PM Collingwood GWS Giants MCG
03/31 6:25 PM Brisbane Melbourne G
03/31 5:10 PM Fremantle Essendon PS
04/01 3:20 PM Western Bulldogs West Coast ES
04/01 4:30 PM Sydney  Port Adelaide SCG
04/02 3:20 PM Geelong Hawthorn MCG

Round 3

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/06 7:50 PM Carlton Collingwood MCG
04/07 1:15 PM Port Adelaide Brisbane AO
04/07 2:10 PM Melbourne North Melbourne MCG
04/07 2:35 PM Gold Coast Fremantle PS
04/07 7:25 PM Sydney GWS Giants SCG
04/07 7:25 PM St Kilda Adelaide ES
04/08 1:10 PM Richmond Hawthorn MCG
04/08 3:20 PM Western Bulldogs Essendon MCG
04/08 2:40 PM West Coast Geelong PS

Round 4

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/13 7:20 PM Adelaide Crows Collingwood AO
04/14 1:45 PM GWS Giants Fremantle UNSW
04/14 2:10 PM Richmond Brisbane MCG
04/14 4:35 PM Western Bulldogs Sydney BA
04/14 7:25 PM North Melbourne Carlton BA
04/14 6:10 PM West Coast   Gold Coast OS
04/15 1:10 PM Essendon Port Adelaide ES
04/15 3:20 PM Hawthorn Melbourne MCG
04/15 4:40 PM Geelong St Kilda GS

Round 5

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/20 7:50 PM Sydney Adelaide SCG
04/21 1:45 PM St Kilda GWS Giants ES
04/21 4:35 PM Carlton West Coast MCG
04/21 7:10 PM Port Adelaide Geelong AO
04/21 6:10 PM Fremantle Western Bulldongs OD
04/22 3:20 PM North Melbourne Hawthorn ES
04/22 4:40 PM Brosbane Gold Coast G
04/24 7:25 PM Melbourne Richmond MCG
04/25 3:20 PM Collingwood Essendon MCG

Round 6

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/27 7:50 PM Western Bulldogs Carlton ES
04/28 1:45 PM Geelong Sydnet GS
04/28 2:10 PM North Melbourne Port Adelaide ES
04/28 4:35 PM GWS Giants Port Brisbane SPO
04/28 7:25 PM Hawthorn St Kilda US
04/28 7:10 PM Adelaide Gold Coast AO
04/29 1:10 PM Essendon Melbourne ES
04/29 3:20 PM Collingwood Richmond MCG
04/29 2:40 PM Fremantle West Coast OS

Round 7

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/04 7:50 PM Geelong GWS Giants GS
05/05 1:45 PM Western Bulldogs Gold Coast Suns MARS
05/05 2:10 PM Essendon Hawthorn MCG
05/05 2:35 PM West Coast Port Adelaide OS
05/05 7:25 PM Sydney North Melbourne SCG
05/05 7:10 PM Adelaide Carlton AO
05/06 1:10 PM Richmond Fremantle MCG
05/06 3:20 PM St Kilda Melbourne ES
05/06 4:40 PM Brisbane Collingwood G

Round 8

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/11 7:50 PM Hawthorn Sydney  MCG
05/12 1:45 PM GWS Giants West Coast SPO
05/12 2:10 PM Carlton Essendon MCG
05/12 4:35 PM Gold Coast Melbourne G
05/12 7:25 PM Port Adelaide Adelaide AO
05/12 7:25 PM Western Bulldogs Brisbane ES
05/12 6:10 PM Fremantle St Kilda OS
05/13 1:10 PM North Melbourne RIchmond ES
05/13 3:20 PM Collingwood Geelong MCG

Round 9

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/18 7:20 PM Adelaide Western Bulldogs AO
05/19 1:45 PM North Melbourne GWS Giants BA
05/19 1:15 PM Gold Coast Port Adelaide AAJS
05/19 4:35 PM Essendon Geelong MCG
05/19 7:25 PM Sydney  Fremantle SCG
05/20 1:10 PM Carlton Melbourne MCG
05/20 3:20 PM Brisbane Melbourne G
05/20 2:40 PM West Coast Richmond OS
         

Round 10

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/25 7:50 PM Collingwood Western Bulldogs ES
05/26 1:45 PM Richmond St Kilda MCG
05/26 4:35 PM Brisbane Sydney G
05/26 7:25 PM Geelong  Carlton GS
05/26 7:25 PM GWS Giants Essendon SPO
05/27 1:10 PM Hawthorn West Coast ES
05/27 2:50 PM Melbourne Adelaide TP
05/27 2:40 PM Fremantle North Melbourne GS
         

Round 11

Date Time Home Away Venue
06/01 7:50 PM Sydney Carlton SCG
06/02 1:45 PM Western Bulldogs Melbourne ES
06/02 2:10 PM Hawthorn Port Adelaide US
06/02 4:35 PM Gold Coast Geelong MS
06/02 7:25 PM Essendon Richmond MCG
06/02 6:10 PM West Coast St Kilda OS
06/03 1:10 PM North Melbourne Brisbane ES
06/03 3:20 PM Essendon Richmond MCG
06/03 4:10 PM Adelaide GWS Giants AO

Round 12

Date Time Home Away Venue
06/08 7:20 PM Port Adelaide Richmond AO
06/09 1:45 PM Geelong North Melbourne GS
06/09 4:35 PM GWS Giants Gold Coast SPO
06/09 7:25 PM St Kilda Sydney ES
06/10 1:10 PM Brisbane Essendon G
06/10 2:40 PM Fremantle Adelaide OS
06/11 3:20 PM Melbourne Collingwood MCG
         
         

Round 13

Date Time Home Away Venue
06/14 7:20 PM Port Adelaide Western Bulldogs AO
06/15 7:50 PM Sydney West Coast SCG
06/16 1:45 PM Carlton Fremantle ES
06/16 4:35 PM Gold Coast St Kilda MS
06/16 7:25 PM Hawthorn Adelaide MCG
06/17 3:20 PM Geelong  Richmond MCG

Round 14

Date Time Home Away Venue
06/21 6:10 PM West Coast Essendon GS
06/22 7:20 PM Port Adelaide Melbourne AO
06/23 1:45 PM Hawthorn Gold Coast US
06/23 4:35 PM Brisbane GWS Giants G
06/23 7:25 PM Western Bulldogs North Melbourne ES
06/24 3:20 PM Collingwood Carlton MCG
         
         
         

Round 15

Date Time Home Away Venue
06/28 7:20 PM Richmond Sydney ES
06/29 7:50 PM Western Bulldogs Geelong ES
06/30 1:45 PM Carlton Port Adelaide MCG
06/30 4:05 PM Adelaide West Coast AO
06/30 7:25 PM Gold Coast Collingwood MS
06/30 7:25 PM GWS Giants Hawthorn SPO
07/01 1:10 PM Melbourne St Kilda MCG
07/01 3:20 PM Essendon North Melbourne ES
07/01 2:40 PM Fremantle Brisbane OS

Round 16

Date Time Home Away Venue
07/05 7:20 PM Sydney Geelong SCG
07/06 7:50 PM Richmond Adelaide MCG
07/07 1:45 PM Brisbane Carlton G
07/07 4:05 PM Port Adelaide St Kilda AO
07/07 7:25 PM Western Bulldogs Hawthorn ES
07/07 7:10 PM Melbourne  Fremantle TIO
07/08 1:10 PM North Melbourne Gold Coast ES
07/08 3:20 PM Essendon Collingwood MCG
07/08 2:40 PM West Coast GWS Giants OS

Round 17

Date Time Home Away Venue
07/12 7:20 PM Adelaide Geelong AO
07/13 7:50 PM St Kilda Carlton ES
07/14 1:45 PM Hawthorn Brisbane US
07/14 4:35 PM Melbourne Western Bulldogs MCG
07/14 7:25 PM GWS Giants Richmond SPO
07/15 1:10 PM Collingwood West Coast MCG
07/15 3:20 PM North Melbourne Sydney ES
07/15 2:40 PM Fremantle Carlton OS
07/16 2:40 PM Fremantle West Coast DS

Round 18

Date Time Home Away Venue
07/20 7:50 PM St Kilda Richmond ES
07/21 1:45 PM Collingwood North Melbourne MCG
07/21 2:10 PM Sydney Gold Coast SCG
07/21 4:35 PM Essendon Fremantle ES
07/21 7:25 PM Brisbane Sydney G
07/21 7:25 PM Geelong Melbourne GS
07/22 1:10 PM Carlton Hawthorn ES
07/22 1:20 PM West Coast Western Bulldogs OS
07/22 4:10 PM Port Adelaide GWS Giants AO

Round 19

Date Time Home Away Venue
07/27 7:50 PM Essendon Sydney ES
07/28 1:45 PM Richmond Collingwood MCG
07/28 2:10 PM Geelong Brisbane GS
07/28 4:35 PM GWS Giants St Kilda SPO
07/28 7:25 PM Gold Coast Carlton MS
07/28 7:10 PM Adelaide Melbourne AO
07/29 1:10 PM North Melbourne West Coast  BA
07/29 3:20 PM Western Bulldogs Port Adelaide MARS
07/29 2:40 PM Fremantle Hawthorn OS

Round 20 

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/03 7:50 PM Richmond Geelong MCG
08/04 1:45 PM Hawthorn Essendon MCG
08/04 2:10 PM Brisbane North Melbourne G
08/04 4:05 PM Adelaide Port Adelaide AO
08/04 7:25 PM St Kilda Western Bulldogs ES
08/04 7:25 PM Sydney Collingwood SCG
08/05 1:10 PM Carlton GWS Giants ES
08/05 3:20 PM Melbourne  Gold Coast  MCG
08/05 2:40 PM West Coast  Fremantle OS

Round 21

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/10 7:50 PM Essendon St Kilda ES
08/11 1:45 PM Hawthorn Geelong MCG
08/11 2:10 PM Gold Coast Richmond MS
08/11 4:05 PM Port Adelaide West Coast AO
08/11 7:25 PM GWS Giants Adelaide UNSW
08/11 7:25 PM Collingwood Brisbane ES
08/12 1:10 PM North Melbourne Western Bulldogs ES
08/12 3:20 PM Melbourne  Sydney MCG
08/12 2:40 PM Fremantle Carlton OS

Round 22

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/17 7:50 PM Richmond Essendon MCG
08/18 1:40 PM Collingwood Port Adelaide MCG
08/18 2:10 PM Geelong Fremantle GS
08/18 4:35 PM GWS Giants Sydney  SPO
08/18 7:25 PM Gold Coast Brisbane MS
08/19 7:25 PM St Kilda Hawthorn ES
08/19 1:10 PM Calrton Western Bulldogs ES
08/19 1:20 PM West Coast  Melbourne OS
08/19 4:10 PM Adelaide North Melbourne AO

Round 23

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/24 7:20 PM Port Adelaide Essendon AO
08/25 1:45 PM Geelong Gold Coast GS
08/25 2:10 PM Richmond Western Bulldogs MCG
08/25 2:35 PM Fremantle Collingwood OS
08/25 7:25 PM Sydney Hawthorn SCG
08/25 7:25 PM Carlton Adelaide ES
08/26 1:10 PM Brisbane West Coast G
08/26 3:20 PM Melbourne GWS Giants MCG
08/26 4:40 PM St Kilda Melbourne ES

 

 

 FINALS


Week 1 - Qualifying and Elimination Finals

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/06 7:20 PM Richmond Hawthorn MCG
09/07 7:50 PM Melbourne Geelong MCG
09/08 4:20 PM Sydney GWS Giants SCG
09/08 8:10 PM West Coast Collingwood OS

 

Week 2 - Semi Finals

 

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/14 7:50 PM Hawthorn Melbourne MCG
09/15 7:25 PM Collingwood GWS Giants MCG

 

Week 3 - Preliminary Finals
 

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/21 7:50 PM Richmond Collingwood MCG
09/22 1:20 PM West Coast Melbourne OS

 

 

Week 4 - Grand Final
 

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/29 2:30 PM West Coast Collingwood MCG

 

VENUES:

  • ANZ: ANZ Stadium
  • AO: Adelaide Oval
  • AU: Aurora Stadium
  • BA: Blundstone Arena
  • CS: Cazaly's Stadium
  • DS: Domain Stadium (formerly PatersonsStadium)
  • ES: Etihad Stadium
  • EU: Eureka Stadium
  • G: Gabba (Brisbane Cricket Ground)
  • GS: Giants Stadium
  • JS: Jiangwan Stadium
  • MCG: Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • MO: Manuka Oval
  • MS: Metricon Stadium
  • SO: StarTrack Oval
  • SS: Simonds Stadium
  • SPO: Spotless Stadium
  • SCG: Sydney Cricket Ground
  • TIO: TIO Stadium
  • TP: TIO Traeger Park
  • US: University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston
  • WS: Westpac Stadium

 

GAME TIMES:

 

The time differentials for AFL games to US EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) (adjust accordingly for other North American time zones -DST begins in the US on 8 March and ends in Australia on 5 April) are:

 

 

Match Time of Day

Australian City and Time

America (EDT)

Afternoon Melbourne 2:10 pm 12:10 am same day
Night Melbourne 7:40 pm 5:40 am same day
Afternoon Adelaide 1:40 pm 12:10 am same day
Night Adelaide 7:10 pm 5:40 am same day
Afternoon Perth 2:10 pm 2:10 am same day
Night Perth 5:40 pm 5:40 am same day
Afternoon Sydney 2:10 pm 12:10 am same day
Night Sydney 7:40 pm 5:40 am same day
Afternoon Brisbane 2:10 pm 12:10 am same day
Night Brisbane 7:40 pm 5:40 am same day

 

 

Article last changed on Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 11:53 AM EDT


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