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The 2021 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
03/18 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 1:45 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
07/16 6:10 PM Geelong Collingwood OS
07/17 7:50 PM Essendon Western Bulldogs MS
07/18 1:45 PM GWS Giants Brisbane SSG
07/18 4:35 PM Sydney Gold Coast SCG
07/18 7:40 PM Richmond North Melbourne MS
07/19 1:05 PM Carlton Port Adelaide G
07/19 3:35 PM Hawthorn Melbourne SSG
07/19 6:35 PM Fremantle West Coast OS
07/20 7:40 PM Adelaide St Kilda AO

Round 8

Date Time Home Away Venue
07/23 7:40 PM Gold Coast Western Bulldogs MS
07/24 7:50 PM GWS Giants Richmond SSG
07/25 1:05 PM North Melbourne Carlton G
07/25 3:35 PM Sydney Melbourne SCG
07/25 7:10 PM Port Adelaide St Kilda AO
07/26 12:35 PM Adelaide Essendon AO
07/26 1:35 PM West Coast  Collingwood OS
07/26 6:10 PM Melbourne Brisbane MS
07/27 6:10 PM Fremantle Geelong OS

Round 9

Date Time Home Away Venue
07/29 7:10 PM Western Bulldogs Richmond MS
07/30 8:10 PM Melbourne Port Adelaide G
07/30 5:40 PM Carlton Hawthorn OS
07/31 7:50 PM Essendon Brisbane MS
08/01 2:35 PM North Melbourne Adelaide MS
08/01 5:10 PM St Kilda Sydney G
08/01 6:10 PM West Coast Geelong OS
08/02 3:35 PM Gold Coast GWS Giants MS
08/02 4:10 PM Fremantle Collingwood OS

Round 10

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/03 6:40 PM Port Adelaide Western Bulldogs AO
08/04 7:10 PM Richmond Brisbane MS
08/05 5:40 PM Geelong North Melbourne G
08/05 7:40 PM Adelaide Melbourne AO
08/06 5:40 PM Collingwood Sydney G
08/06 8:10 PM Gold Coast St Kilda MS
08/07 7:50 PM Essendon GWS Giants MS
         
         

Round 11

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/08 4:05 PM Port Adelaide Richmond AO
08/08 7:40 PM Brisbane Western Bulldogs G
08/09 1:35 PM West Coast  Carlton OS
08/09 6:10 PM North Melbourne Melbourne AO
08/10 6:10 PM St Kilda Geelong G
08/10 6:35 PM Fremantle Hawthorn OS
08/11 6:35 PM Adelaide Collingwood AO
08/12 7:10 PM Gold Coast Essendon MS

Round 12

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/13 6:10 PM Sydney GWS Giants OS
08/14 7:50 PM Geelong Port Adelaide MS
08/15 2:35 PM North Melbourne Brisbane MS
08/15 5:10 PM Melbourne Collingwood G
08/15 6:10 PM Fremantle Carlton OS
08/16 1:05 PM Western Bulldogs Adelaide MS
08/16 3:35 PM St Kilda Essendon G
08/16 4:10 PM West Coast Hawthorn OS
08/17 7:10 PM Richmond Gold Coast G

Round 13

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/21 7:20 PM Gold Coast Carlton TIO
08/22 1:45 PM Western Bulldogs Melbourne MS
08/22 4:05 PM Port Adelaide Hawthorn AO
08/22 7:10 PM Essendon Richmond TIO
08/22 6:10 PM Fremantle Sydney OS
08/23 12:35 PM Adelaide Geelong AO
08/23 3:35 PM Brisbane St Kilda G
08/23 4:10 PM West Coast GWS Giants OS
08/24 7:10 PM Collingwood North Melbourne G

Round 14

Date Time Home Away Venue
08/27 4:10 PM Hawthorn Essendon AO
08/27 7:10 PM Richmond West Coast MS
08/28 7:50 PM Western Bulldogs Geelong MS
08/29 1:15 PM Port Adelaide Sydney AO
08/29 2:35 PM Fremantle GWS Giants OS
08/29 7:10 PM Melbourne St Kilda TIO
08/30 3:35 PM Carlton Collingwood G
08/30 6:10 PM Gold Coast North Melbourne MS

Round 15

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/01 5:10 PM Hawthorn Adelaide AO
09/01 8:10 PM West Coast Essendon G
09/02 7:10 PM Richmond Fremantle MS
09/03 4:40 PM Sydney Melbourne CS
09/03 7:10 PM GWS Giants Carlton MS
09/04 7:50 PM Brisbane Collingwood G
         
         
         

Round 16

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/05 7:40 PM North Melbourne Port Adelaide MS
09/06 1:05 PM St Kilda Hawthorn MS
09/06 3:35 PM Geelong  Essendon G
09/06 6:10 PM Western Bulldogs West Coast MS
09/07 7:10 PM Melbourne Fremantle CS
09/08 5:10 PM Adelaide GWS Giants AO
09/08 8:10 PM Carlton Sydney MS
09/09 7:10 Brisbane Gold Coast G
         

Round 17

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/10 7:10 PM St Kilda West Coast G
09/11 7:50 PM Geelong Richmond MS
09/12 1:45 PM North Melbourne Fremantle MS
09/12 4:05 PM Port Adelaide Essendon AO
09/12 7:40 PM GWS Giants Melbourne G
09/13 1:05 PM Carlton Adelaide MS
09/13 3:05 PM Hawthorn Western Bulldogs AO
09/13 6:10 PM Sydney Brisbane CS
09/14 7:10 PM Collingwood Gold Coast G

Round 18

Date Time Home Away Venue
09/17 7:10 PM North Melbourne West Coast MS
09/18 7:50 PM St Kilda GWS Giants G
09/19 2:10 PM Essendon Melbourne MS
09/19 4:40 PM Alelaide Richmond AO
09/19 7:40 PM Brisbane Carlton G
09/20 12:35 PM Hawthorn Gold Coast AO
09/20 3:35 PM Sydney Geelong MS
09/20 6:10 PM Fremantle  Western Bulldogs CS
09/21 7:15 PM Collingwood Port Adelaide G

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
10/01 7:10 PM Port Adelaide Geelong AO
10/02 7:50 PM Brisbane Richmond G
10/03 4:40 PM St Kilda Western Bulldogs G
10/03 6:10 PM West Coast Collingwood OS

 

Week 2 - Semi Finals

 

Date Time Home Away Venue
10/09 7:50 PM Richmond St Kilda MS
10/10 7:40 PM Geelong Collingwood G

 

Week 3 - Preliminary Finals
 

Date Time Home Away Venue
10/16 7:20 PM Port Adelaide Richmond AO
10/17 7:40 PM Brisbane Geelong G

 

 

Week 4 - Grand Final
 

Date Time Home Away Venue
10/24 6:30 PM     G

 

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)
  • 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)
  • SSG: Sydney Showgrounds Stadium (formerly Spotless Stadium)
  • 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 Sunday, January 03, 2021 - 11:03 PM EST


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