Sport AFL reveals first week of finals fixture; who plays who, where and when

10:16  22 september  2020
10:16  22 september  2020 Source:   theroar.com.au

The AFL all-time great alphabet teams: Letter R

  The AFL all-time great alphabet teams: Letter R The R team could have been a true family affair, with the likes of Rocca, Riewoldt, Rankin and Richards all having claims to multiple members of the family in the team. Even so, there are two families that do have multiple representatives here. Back line Alex Rance (Richmond 2009-19) 200 games, nine goals One of the most brilliant defenders of the past decade, Alex Rance’s importance to Richmond was highlighted in his last match when, after injuring his ACL, the Tigers had been written off from premiership chances (incorrectly, as it turned out).

Week 1 Toyota AFL Finals Series. Thursday, September 5. First elimination final West Coast v Essendon at Optus Stadium, 6.10pm AWST. Geelong, who pipped Brisbane for the minor premiership, hosts Collingwood at the MCG in a mouthwatering Friday night qualifying final blockbuster.

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With the 2020 home-and-away season finally wrapped up, the AFL has now locked in the first week of the finals series.

There was still a bit to work out coming into Round 18, although St Kilda locked in the first piece of the puzzle when they crushed the Giants on Friday night to claim their first finals berth since 2011.

Melbourne gave themselves a sniff with a strong win over Essendon, but the Western Bulldogs were able to knock the Demons out to wrap up a finals spot. Geelong secured their top four spot after a nervy win over Sydney, Brisbane had a crack at the minor premiership with a win over Carlton, but Port Adelaide wrapped up he minor premiership with a win over Collingwood.

The AFL all-time great alphabet teams: Letter S

  The AFL all-time great alphabet teams: Letter S The S team is surprisingly light for scoring options, but with a midfield as good as this, there will be plenty of opportunity. Back line Bernie Smith (Geelong 1948-58) 183 games, three goals Starting his career at West Adelaide, Bernie Smith was already a star centreman by the time he crossed to Geelong in 1948. He continued in the centre for a few years before coach Reg Hickey repositioned him to the back pocket in 1951. To say Smith took to the position well is an understatement – a best and fairest, a Brownlow Medal, and a near best-on-ground performance in a premiership were all his by the end of the year.

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The AFL announced the fixture for the first week of the 2017 Toyota AFL Finals Series, with the second-placed Cats and third-placed Tigers to The first week will end at Adelaide Oval when fifth-placed Port Adelaide returns to September action in the first elimination final against eighth-placed

That makes the top eight for the 2020 season as follows;

1st – Port Adelaide

2nd – Brisbane Lions

3rd – Richmond

4th – Geelong Cats

5th – West Coast Eagles

6th – St Kilda

7th – Western Bulldogs

8th – Collingwood

For the fifth year in a row, the finals series will begin on a Thursday night, with the other three finals to be played on Friday night, Saturday afternoon and Saturday night.

The fixtures for week one of the 2020 AFL Finals series are below.

AFL Finals fixture week one

All times AEST Sydney/Melbourne time

First qualifying final: Port Adelaide Power vs Geelong Cats

Thursday, October 1, 7:40pm, Adelaide Oval

Second qualifying final: Brisbane Lions vs Richmond Tigers

Friday, October 2, 7:50pm, The Gabba

Second elimination final: St Kilda vs Western Bulldogs

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Week two and three Toyota AFL Finals Series. Friday, September 14. First semi- final Hawthorn v First preliminary final Richmond v winner of second semi- final (Collingwood or GWS) at the MCG The AFL executive responsible for the fixture , Travis Auld, said the starting time for the Eagles' final

When Geelong coach Chris Scott labelled Richmond “the best team in the comp” a fortnight ago, he embodied the mood of an industry in what has seemed Few teams are as polarising – certainly those inside the top four – in this year’s finals series as Geelong. For every “expert” tipping them to go all

Saturday, October 3, 4:40pm, The Gabba

First elimination final: West Coast Eagles vs Collingwood

Saturday, October 3, 8:10pm, Optus Stadium

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The Roar’s NRL expert tips and predictions: Finals Week 1 .
A health pandemic, a shortened season and 20 rounds of intriguing footy later, the NRL finals are finally upon us. Here are The Roar’s NRL expert tips and predictions for this weekend’s qualifying and elimination finals. There was a time when this day never looked like it was going to come, but now, with cases low in New South Wales and Queensland, it can be said with some relative certainty that we are going to get a finals series.

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