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Sport AFL Draw: Full schedule for the 2020 AFL season released

04:00  31 october  2019
04:00  31 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The AFL has officially released the fixtures list for the 2020 season, in what is set up to be another thrilling season.

Continue to find out everything you need to know about the AFL's 2020 season.

2020 AFL DRAW

The AFL dropped a teaser of the draw earlier in the week, when it announced the opening round of the 2020 draw.

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The start to the new season will continue with the traditional season opener between Richmond and Carlton from the MCG.

Other headline games from the opening round include a clash between 2019 finalists GWS Giants and Geelong at Giants Stadium, West Coast taking on Melbourne at Optus Stadium and Hawthorn and Brisbane doing battle at the MCG.

Check out the full schedule for the AFL draw, along with highlights from each round.

AFL 2020 ROUND ONE - MARCH 20-22

Richmond v Carlton, MCG, 7.20pm (AEDT) Thursday March 20

Western Bulldogs v Collingwood, Marvel Stadium, 7.50pm (AEDT) Friday March 21

Essendon v Fremantle, Marvel Stadium, 1.45pm (AEDT)Saturday March 21

Adelaide v Sydney, Adelaide Oval, 4.35pm (AEDT) Saturday March 21

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GWS v Geelong, Giants Stadium, 7.25pm (AEDT) Saturday March 21

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Gold Coast v Port Adelaide, Metricon Stadium, 7.25pm (AEDT) Saturday March 21

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North Melbourne v St Kilda, Marvel Stadium, 1.10pm (AEDT) Sunday March 22

Hawthorn v Brisbane, MCG, 3.20pm Sunday (AEDT) March 22

West Coast v Melbourne, Optus Stadium, 6.20pm (AEDT) Sunday March 22

AFL 2020 ROUND TWO - MARCH 26-29

Collingwood vs. Richmond, MCG, 7:25pm Thursday, Mar 26

Sydney Swans vs. Essendon, SCG, 7:50pm Friday, Mar 27

Melbourne vs. GWS GIANTS, MCG, 1:45pm Saturday, Mar 28

Carlton vs. Western Bulldogs, Marvel Stadium, 4:35pm Saturday, Mar 28

Brisbane Lions vs. North Melbourne, The Gabba, 7:25pm Saturday, Mar 28

Port Adelaide vs. Adelaide Crows, Adelaide Oval, 7:40pm Saturday, Mar 28

Geelong Cats vs. Gold Coast SUNS, GMHBA Stadium, 1:10pm Sunday, Mar 29

St Kilda vs. West Coast Eagles, Marvel Stadium, 3:20pm Sunday, Mar 29

Fremantle vs. Hawthorn, Optus Stadium, 6:20pm Sunday, Mar 29

AFL 2020 ROUND THREE - APRIL 2-5

Carlton v Essendon, MCG, 7.25pm Thursday April 2

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GWS v Western Bulldogs, UNSW Canberra Oval, 7.50pm Friday April 3

Hawthorn v Collingwood, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday April 4

Adelaide v Brisbane, Adelaide Oval, 4.35pm Saturday April 4

North Melbourne v Port Adelaide, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday April 4

West Coast v Geelong, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm Saturday April 4

Melbourne v Fremantle, MCG, 1.10pm Sunday April 5

St. Kilda v Richmond, Marvel Stadium, 3.20pm Sunday April 5

Gold Coast v Sydney, Metricon Stadium, 4.40pm Sunday April 5

AFL 2020 ROUND FOUR - APRIL 9-12

Brisbane v Collingwood, Gabba, 7.35pm Thursday April 9

North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs, Marvel Stadium, 3:20pm Friday April 10

Port Adelaide v West Coast at Adelaide Oval, 7.50 Friday April 10

Richmond v Adealdie, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday April 11

Fremantle v Gold Coast, Optus Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday April 11

Essendon v GWS, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday April 11

Sydney v Cartlon, SCG, 1.10pm Sunday April 12

St. Kilda v Melbourne, Marvel Stadium, 4.40pm Sunday April 12

AFL 2020: ROUND FIVE - APRIL 16-19

Adelaide v Essendon, Adelaide Oval, 7.40pm Thursday April 16

West Coast v Richmond, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm Friday April 17

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Collingwood v Port Adelaide, MCG, 1.10pm Saturday April 18

Gold Coast v Melbourne, Metricon Stadium, 1.10pm Saturday April 18

Sydney v GWS, SCG, 7.10pm Saturday April 18

Western Bulldogs v Brisbane, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday April 18

North Melbourne v Fremantle, Blundstone Arena, 1.10pm Sunday April 19

Hawthorn vs. Carlton, Marvel Stadium, 3:20pm Sunday April 19

Geelong Cats vs. St Kilda, GMHBA Stadium, 4:40pm Sunday April 19

AFL 2020: ROUND SIX - APRIL 24-26

Melbourne vs. Richmond, MCG, 7:55pm Friday April 24

Hawthorn vs. West Coast Eagles, University of Tasmania Stadium, 1:10pm Saturday, Apr 25

Collingwood vs. Essendon, MCG, 4:20pm Saturday, Apr 25

Brisbane Lions vs. Sydney Swans, The Gabba, 7:25pm Saturday, Apr 25

Port Adelaide vs. Western Bulldogs, Adelaide Oval, 7:50pm Saturday, Apr 25

GWS GIANTS vs. Gold Coast SUNS, UNSW Canberra Oval, 1:10pm Sunday, Apr 26

Carlton vs. North Melbourne, MCG, 3:20pm Sunday, Apr 26

St Kilda vs. Adelaide Crows, Marvel Stadium, 4:40pm Sunday, Apr 26

Fremantle vs. Geelong Cats, Optus Stadium, 7:50pm Sunday, Apr 26

AFL 2020: ROUND SEVEN - MAY 1-3

Collingwood vs. St Kilda, Marvel Stadium, 7:50pm Friday May 1st

Gold Coast SUNS vs. Adelaide Crows, Metricon Stadium, 1:45pm Saturday, May 2

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Richmond vs. GWS GIANTS, MCG, 1:45pm Saturday, May 2

Port Adelaide vs. Carlton, Adelaide Oval, 4:35pm Saturday, May 2

Geelong Cats vs. Brisbane Lions, GMHBA Stadium, 7:25pm Saturday, May 2

Western Bulldogs vs. Hawthorn, Marvel Stadium, 7:25pm Saturday, May 2

Sydney Swans vs. North Melbourne, SCG, 1:10pm Sunday, May 3

Essendon vs. Melbourne, MCG, 3:20pm Sunday, May 3

West Coast Eagles vs. Fremantle, Optus Stadium, 5:20pm Sunday, May 3

AFL 2020: ROUND EIGHT - MAY 8-10

Brisbane Lions vs. Richmond, The Gabba, 7:50pm Friday, May 8

Adelaide Crows vs. Fremantle, Adelaide Oval, 1:45pm Saturday, May 9

Western Bulldogs vs. Gold Coast SUNS, Mars Stadium, 1:45pm Saturday May 9

Geelong Cats vs. Essendon, MCG, 4:35pm Saturday, May 9

West Coast Eagles vs. Sydney Swans, Optus Stadium, 4:35pm Saturday May 9

GWS GIANTS vs. Collingwood, GIANTS Stadium, 7:25pm Saturday May 9

St Kilda vs. Carlton, Marvel Stadium, 7:25pm Saturday May 9

Melbourne vs. Port Adelaide, MCG, 3:20pm Sunday, May 10

North Melbourne vs. Hawthorn, Marvel Stadium, 4:40pm Sunday, May 10

AFL 2020: ROUND NINE - MAY 15-17

Richmond vs. Geelong Cats, MCG, 7:50pm Friday, May 15

North Melbourne vs. Essendon, Marvel Stadium, 1:45pm Saturday, May 16

Gold Coast SUNS vs. West Coast Eagles, Metricon Stadium, 2:10pm Saturday, May 16

GWS GIANTS vs. St Kilda, GIANTS Stadium, 4:35pm Saturday, May 16

Hawthorn vs. Sydney Swans, MCG, 7:25pm Saturday, May 16

Port Adelaide vs. Brisbane Lions, Adelaide Oval, 7:40pm Saturday, May 16

Carlton vs. Collingwood, MCG, 1:10pm Sunday, May 17

Melbourne vs. Adelaide Crows, TIO Traeger Park, 3:20pm Sunday, May 17

Fremantle vs. Western Bulldogs, Optus Stadium, 5:20pm Sunday, May 17

AFL 2020: ROUND 10 - MAY 22-24

Sydney Swans vs. Geelong Cats, SCG, 7:50pm Friday, May 22

St Kilda vs. Fremantle, Marvel Stadium, 1:45pm Saturday, May 23

Hawthorn vs. Port Adelaide, University of Tasmania Stadium, 1:45pm Saturday, May 23

Adelaide Crows vs. Carlton, Adelaide Oval, 4:35pm Saturday, May 23

Essendon vs. Richmond, MCG, 7:25pm Saturday, May 23

Brisbane Lions vs. Gold Coast SUNS, The Gabba, 7:25pm Saturday, May 23

Melbourne vs. Western Bulldogs, MCG, 1:10pm Sunday, May 24

Collingwood vs. North Melbourne, Marvel Stadium, 3:20pm Sunday, May 24

West Coast Eagles vs. GWS GIANTS, Optus Stadium, 5:20pm Sunday, May 24

AFL 2020: ROUND 11 - MAY 29-31

Hawthorn vs. Melbourne, MCG, 7:50pm Friday, May 29

Geelong Cats vs. North Melbourne, GMHBA Stadium, 1:45pm Saturday, May 30

Richmond vs. Sydney Swans, MCG, 1:45pm Saturday, May 30

GWS GIANTS vs. Adelaide Crows, GIANTS Stadium, 4:35pm Saturday, May 30

Western Bulldogs vs. Carlton, Marvel Stadium, 7:25pm Saturday, May 30

Fremantle vs. Brisbane Lions, Optus Stadium, 8:10pm Saturday, May 30

Essendon vs. Gold Coast SUNS, Marvel Stadium, 1:10pm Sunday, May 31

Collingwood vs. West Coast Eagles, MCG, 3:20pm Sunday, May 31

St Kilda vs. Port Adelaide, Adelaide Arena at Jiangwan Stadium, 4:20pm Sunday, May 31

AFL 2020: ROUND 12 - JUN 5-8

Adelaide Crows vs. Western Bulldogs, Adelaide Oval, 7:50pm Friday, Jun 5

Sydney Swans vs. Fremantle, SCG, 1:45pm Saturday, Jun 6

Gold Coast SUNS vs. Hawthorn, Metricon Stadium, 4:35pm Saturday, Jun 6

Carlton vs. GWS GIANTS, Marvel Stadium, 7:25pm Saturday, Jun 6

Richmond vs. North Melbourne, MCG, 2:10pm Sunday, Jun 7

Melbourne vs. Collingwood, MCG, 3:20pm Monday, Jun 8

BYE: Brisbane Lions, Essendon, Geelong Cats, Port Adelaide, St Kilda, West Coast Eagles

AFL 2020: ROUND 13 - JUNE 11-14

West Coast Eagles vs. Essendon, Optus Stadium, 8:10pm Thursday, Jun 11

Hawthorn vs. Geelong Cats, MCG, 7:50pm Friday, Jun 12

North Melbourne vs. Brisbane Lions, Blundstone Arena, 1:45pm Saturday, Jun 13

Gold Coast SUNS vs. St Kilda, TIO Stadium, 4:35pm Saturday, Jun 13

Western Bulldogs vs. GWS GIANTS, Marvel Stadium, 7:25pm Saturday, Jun 13

Adelaide Crows vs. Port Adelaide, Adelaide Oval, 3:50pm Sunday, Jun 14

BYE: Carlton, Collingwood, Fremantle, Melbourne, Richmond, Sydney Swans

AFL 2020: ROUND 14 - JUNE 18-21

Sydney Swans v Collingwood, SCG, 7.20pm Thursday June 18

Brisbane Lions v Melbourne, The Gabba, 7.50pm Friday June 19

Essendon v St Kilda, Marvel Stadium, 1.45pm Saturday June 20

Fremantle v Carlton, Optus Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday June 20

Port Adelaide v Geelong, Adelaide Oval, 7.40pm Saturday June 20

Richmond v West Coast, MCG, 2.10pm Sunday June 21

BYE: Adelaide, Gold Coast, GWS GIANTS, Hawthorn, North Melbourne, Western Bulldogs

AFL 2020: ROUND 15 - JUNE 25-28

Brisbane Lions v Hawthorn, The Gabba, 7.20pm Thursday June 25

Western Bulldogs v Essendon, Marvel Stadium, 7.50pm Friday June 26

Melbourne v Gold Coast, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday June 27

Carlton v Geelong, Marvel Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday June 27

GWS GIANTS v Richmond, GIANTS Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday June 27

West Coast v North Melbourne, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm Saturday June 27

Collingwood v Adelaide, MCG, 1.10pm Sunday June 28

St Kilda v Sydney Swans, Marvel Stadium, 3.20pm Sunday June 28

Port Adelaide v Fremantle, Adelaide Oval, 4.40pm Sunday June 28

AFL 2020: ROUND 16 - JULY 2-5

Essendon v Hawthorn, Marvel Stadium, 7.20pm Thursday July 2

Geelong v West Coast, GMHBA Stadium, 7.50pm Friday July 3

Collingwood v Brisbane Lions, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday July 4

Richmond v Port Adelaide, Marvel Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday July 4

Sydney Swans v Western Bulldogs, SCG, 7.25pm Saturday July 4

Adelaide Crows v St Kilda, Adelaide Oval, 7.40pm Saturday July 4

Gold Coast v Carlton, Metricon Stadium, 1.10pm Sunday July 5

North Melbourne v GWS GIANTS, Marvel Stadium, 3.20pm Sunday July 5

Fremantle v Melbourne, Optus Stadium, 5.20pm Sunday July 5

AFL 2020: ROUND 17 - JULY 10-12

Richmond v Collingwood, MCG, 7.50pm Friday July 10

Melbourne v St Kilda, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday July 11

Hawthorn v North Melbourne, University of Tasmania Stadium, 2.10pm Saturday July 11

GWS GIANTS v Essendon, GIANTS Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday July 11

Western Bulldogs v Fremantle, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday July 11

Brisbane Lions v Geelong, The Gabba, 7.25pm Saturday July 11

Port Adelaide v Gold Coast, Adelaide Oval, 1.10pm Sunday July 12

Carlton v Sydney Swans, Marvel Stadium, 3.20pm Sunday July 12

West Coast v Adelaide, Optus Stadium, 5.20pm Sunday July 12

AFL 2020: ROUND 18 - JULY 17-19

Collingwood v Geelong, MCG, 7.50pm Friday July 17

Hawthorn v GWS GIANTS, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday July 18

Gold Coast v Richmond, Metricon Stadium, 2.10pm Saturday July 18

Sydney Swans v Port Adelaide, SCG, 4.35pm Saturday July 18

St Kilda v Western Bulldogs, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday July 18

Fremantle v West Coast, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm Saturday July 18

Essendon v North Melbourne, MCG, 1.10pm Sunday July 19

Carlton v Brisbane, Marvel Stadium, 3.20pm Sunday July 19

Adelaide v Melbourne, Adelaide Oval, 4.40pm Sunday July 19

AFL 2020: ROUND 19 - JULY 24-26

Port Adelaide v Hawthorn, Adelaide Oval, 7.20pm Friday July 24

Carlton v West Coast, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday July 25

North Melbourne v Gold Coast, Blundstone Arena, 2.10pm Saturday July 25

Geelong v Melbourne, GMHBA Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday July 25

GWS GIANTS v Sydney Swans, GIANTS Stadium, 5.10pm Saturday July 25

Essendon v Adelaide, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday July 25

Richmond v Western Bulldogs, MCG, 1.10pm Sunday July 26

Brisbane v St Kilda, The Gabba, 3.20pm Sunday July 26

Fremantle v Collingwood, Optus Stadium, 5.20pm Sunday July 26

AFL 2020: ROUND 20 - JULY 31-AUGUST 2

Adelaide v Richmond, Adelaide Oval, 7.20pm Friday July 31

Essendon v Collingwood, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday August 1

GWS GIANTS v Brisbane, UNSW Canberra Oval, 2.10pm Saturday August 1

Geelong v Western Bulldogs, GMHBA Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday August 1

St Kilda v Hawthorn, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday August 1

West Coast v Port Adelaide, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm Saturday August 1

North Melbourne v Carlton, Marvel Stadium, 1.10pm, Sunday August 2

Melbourne v Sydney Swans, MCG, 3.20pm Sunday August 2

Gold Coast v Fremantle, Metricon Stadium, 4.40pm Sunday August 2

AFL 2020: ROUND 21 - AUGUST 7-9

Geelong v GWS GIANTS, GMHBA Stadium, 7.20pm Friday August 7

Collingwood v Melbourne, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday August 8

Brisbane v West Coast, The Gabba, 2.10pm Saturday August 8

Hawthorn v Adelaide, University of Tasmania Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday August 8

Sydney Swans v Gold Coast, SCG, 7.25pm Saturday August 8

Fremantle v St Kilda, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm Saturday August 8

Carlton v Richmond, MCG, 1.10pm Sunday August 9

Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne, Marvel Stadium, 3.20pm Sunday August 9

Port Adelaide v Essendon, Adelaide Oval, 4.40pm Sunday August 9

AFL 2020: ROUND 22 - AUGUST 14-16

West Coast v Collingwood, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm Friday August 14

Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide, Mars Stadium, 1.45pm Saturday August 15

Melbourne v Carlton, MCG, 1.45pm Saturday August 15

GWS GIANTS v Fremantle, GIANTS Stadium, 4.35pm Saturday August 15

Essendon v Sydney Swans, Marvel Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday August 15

Gold Coast v Brisbane, Metricon Stadium, 7.25pm Saturday August 15

St Kilda v Geelong, Marvel Stadium, 1.10pm Sunday August 16

Richmond v Hawthorn, MCG, 3.20pm Sunday August 16

Adelaide v North Melbourne, Adelaide Oval, 4.40pm Sunday August 16

AFL 2020: ROUND 23 - TBC

Port Adelaide v GWS GIANTS, Adelaide Oval, TBC

North Melbourne v Melbourne, Blundstone Arena, TBC

Geelong Cats v Adelaide Crows, GMHBA Stadium, TBC

Western Bulldogs v West Coast, Marvel Stadium, TBC

Carlton v St Kilda, Marvel Stadium, TBC

Collingwood v Gold Coast, MCG, TBC

Fremantle v Richmond, Optus Stadium, TBC

Sydney Swans v Hawthorn, SCG, TBC

Brisbane v Essendon, The Gabba, TBC

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