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The 2021 AFL Fixture

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

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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
03/18 7:25 PM Richmond Carlton MCG
03/19 7:50 PM Collingwood Western Bulldogs MCG
03/20 1:45 PM Melbourne  Fremantle MCG
03/20 4:05 PM Adelaide Geelong AO
03/20 7:25 PM Essendon Hawthorn MVS
03/20 6:45 PM Brisbane Sydney G
03/21 1:10 PM North Melbourne Port Adelaide MVS
03/21 3:20 PM GWS Giants Port Adelaide GS
03/21 3:10 PM West Coast  Gold Coast OS

Round 2

Date Time Home Away Venue
03/25 7:20 PM Carlton Collingwood MCG
03/26 7:50 PM Geelong Brisbane GMHBA
03/27 1:45 PM Sydney Adelaide SCG
03/27 4:35 PM Port Adelaide Essendon AO
03/27 7:25 PM St Kilda Melbourne MVS
03/27 8:10 PM Gold Coast North Melbourne MS
03/28 1:10 PM Hawthorn Richmond MCG
03/28 3:20 PM Western Bulldogs West Coast MVS
03/28 6:10 PM Fremantle GWS Giants OS

Round 3

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/01 7:40 PM Brisbane Collingwood G
04/02 4:20 PM North Melbourne Western Bulldogs MVS
04/02 7:50 PM Adelaide Gold Coast AO
04/03 1:45 PM Richmond Sydney MCG
04/03 4:35 PM Essendon St Kilda MVS
04/03 8:10 PM West Coast Port Adelaide OS
04/04 3:20 PM Carlton Fremantle MVS
04/04 6:10 PM GWS Giants Melbourne MO
04/05 3:20 PM Geelong Gats Hawthorn MCG

Round 4

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/08 7:20 PM Sydney Essedon SCG
04/09 7:50 PM Port Adelaide Richmond AO
04/10 1:45 PM Western Bulldogs Brisbane ES
04/10 4:35 PM St Kilda West Coast MVS
04/10 7:25 PM Gold Coast Carlton MS
04/10 7:25 PM Collingwood GWS Giants MCG
04/10 1:10 PM North Melbourne Adelaide MVS
04/11 3:20 PM Melbourne Geelong MCG
04/11 7:25 PM Fremantle  Hawthorn OS

Round 5

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/15 7:20 PM St Kilda Richmond MVS
04/16 8:10 PM West Coast Collingwood OS
04/17 4:35 PM Western Bulldogs Gold Coast MVS
04/17 4:35 PM Sydney GWS Giants SCG
04/17 7:25 PM Carlton Port Adelaide MCG
04/17 7:25 PM Brisbane Essendon G
04/18 1:10 PM Adelaide Fremantle AO
04/18 3:20 PM Hawthorn Melbourne MCG
04/18 4:40 PM Geelong North Melbourne GMHBA

Round 6

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/23 7:50 PM GWS Giants Western Bulldogs MO
04/24 1:45 PM Geelong West Coast GMHBA
04/24 1:45 PM Gold Coast Sydney MS
04/24 4:35 PM Carlton Brisbane MVS
04/24 7:25 PM Melbourne Richmond MCG
04/24 8:10 PM Fremantle North Melbourne OS
04/25 12:30 PM Hawthorn Adelaide AU
04/25 3:20 PM Collingwood Essendon MCG
04/25 6:40 PM Port Adelaide St Kilda AO

Round 7

Date Time Home Away Venue
04/30 7:50 PM Richmond Western Bulldogs MCG
05/01 1:45 PM Collingwood Gold Coast MCG
05/01 2:10 PM Adelaide GWS Giants AO
05/01 4:35 PM St Kilda Hawthorn MVS
05/01 7:25 PM Sydney Geelong SCG
05/01 7:25 PM Brisbane Port Adelaide G
05/02 1:10 PM North Melbourne Melbourne BA
05/02 3:20 PM Essendon Carlton MCG
05/02 4:40 PM West Coast  Fremantle OS

Round 8

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/07 7:50 PM Richmond Geelong MCG
05/08 1:45 PM GWS Giants Essendon GS
05/08 2:10 PM God Coast St Kilda MS
05/08 4:35 PM North Melbourne Collingwood MVS
05/08 7:25 PM Melbourne Sydney MCG
05/08 7:40 PM Port Adelaide Adelaide AO
05/09 1:10 PM Hawthorn West Coast MCG
05/09 3:20 PM Western Bulldogs Carlton MVS
05/09 4:40 PM Fremantle Brisbane OS

Round 9

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/14 7:50 PM St Kilda Geelong MVS
05/15 1:45 PM Sydney Collingwood SCG
05/15 2:10 PM Hawthorn North Melbourne AU
05/15 4:35 PM Gold Coast Brisbane MS
05/15 7:25 PM Richmond GWS Giants MVS
05/15 7:10 PM Port Adelaide Western Bulldogs AO
05/16 1:10 PM Essendon Fremantle MVS
05/16 3:20 PM Melbourne Carlton MCG
05/16 2:40 PM West Coast  Adelaide OS

Round 10

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/21 7:50 PM Brisbane Richmond G
05/22 1:45 PM Carlton Hawthorn MCG
05/22 2:10 PM Geelong Gold Coast GMHBA
05/22 4:05 PM Adelaide Melbourne AO
05/22 7:25 PM Western Bulldogs St Kilda MVS
05/22 5:40 PM Fremantle Sydney OS
05/23 1:10 PM GWS Giants West Coast GS
05/23 3:20 PM Collingwood Port Adelaide MCG
05/23 4:40 PM Essendon North Melbourne MVS

Round 11

Date Time Home Away Venue
05/28 7:50 PM Western Bulldogs Melbourne MVS
05/29 1:45 PM Collingwood Geelong MCG
05/29 2:10 PM Brisbane GWS Giants G
05/29 4:35 PM St. Kilda North Melbourne MVS
05/29 7:10 PM Gold Coast Hawthorn TIO
05/29 5:40 PM West Coast Essendon OS
05/30 1:10 PM Richmond Adelaide MCG
05/30 3:20 PM Sydney Carlton SCG
05/30 4:10 PM Port Adelaide Fremantle AO

Round 12

Date Time Home Away Venue
06/04 7:20 PM Melbourne Brisbane TIO
06/05 1:45 PM St. Kilda Sydney MVS
06/05 4:05 PM Adelaide Collingwood AO
06/05 7:25 PM Essendon Richmond  MCG
06/06 3:20 PM Carlton West Coast MCG
66/05 4:40 PM Fremantle Western Bulldogs OS
         
         
         

Round 13

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 14

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 15

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 16

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 17

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 18

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 19

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 20 

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 21

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 22

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Round 23

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

 FINALS


Week 1 - Qualifying and Elimination Finals

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         
         
         

 

Week 2 - Semi Finals

 

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         

 

Week 3 - Preliminary Finals
 

Date Time Home Away Venue
         
         

 

 

Week 4 - Grand Final
 

Date Time Home Away Venue
         

 

VENUES:

  • ANZ: ANZ Stadium (Stadium Australia, formerly Telstra Stadium, Olympic Stadium)
  • AO: Adelaide Oval
  • AU: Aurora Stadium (University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston)
  • BA: Blundstone Arena (Hobart)
  • CS: Cazaly's Stadium (Cairns)
  • DS: Domain Stadium (formerly Patersons Stadium)
  • EU: Eureka Stadium (Mars Stadium, Ballarat)
  • G: The Gabba (Brisbane Cricket Ground / Woolongabba)
  • GM: GMHBA Stadium (formerly Simonds Stadium and Kardinia Park)
  • GS: Giants Stadium (Sydney Showgrounds Stadium)
  • JS: Jiangwan Stadium (Adelaide Oval, Shanghai, China)
  • MCG: Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • MO: Manuka Oval (Canberra) see UNSW, formerly StarTrack Oval)
  • MVS: Marvel Stadium (formerly Etihad Stadium and Docklands Stadium)
  • MS: Metricon Stadium (Carrara Oval, Queensland)
  • OS: Optus Stadium (Perth)
  • RS: Riverway Stadium (Townsville)
  • SCG: Sydney Cricket Ground
  • TIO: TIO Stadium (Darwin)
  • TP: TIO Traeger Park (Alice Springs)
  • UNSW: (University of NSW Canberra Oval)
  • WS: Westpac Stadium (Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington, NZ)

 

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 Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 1:28 PM EDT


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