AFL confirms radical switch in Round 19 fixture

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The AFL has released its confirmed fixture for Round 19, with 3 matches initially scheduled for Round 20 brought guardant by a week to accommodate borderline restrictions.

The 3 fixtures brought guardant by a week are the Brisbane Lions vs Gold Coast Suns, Adelaide vs Hawthorn and Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs matches, each of which volition present instrumentality spot connected Saturday, July 24.

Due to the fixture rejig, the matches primitively scheduled for Round 19 that person been replaced are the Gold Coast Suns vs Melbourne, Western Bulldogs vs Adelaide and Hawthorn vs Brisbane Lions matches. All 3 matches volition present beryllium played successful Round 20 instead.

Round 19 volition unfastened up connected Friday nighttime with Port Adelaide hosting Collingwood astatine the Adelaide Oval astatine 7:10pm AEST.

Joel Selwood and Geelong volition look the reigning premiers astatine the MCG connected Sunday (Getty)

All commencement times for Round 19's fixtures person been confirmed but for the 2 Sunday matches, Geelong vs Richmond astatine the MCG and Essendon vs GWS Giants.

Both the commencement clip and the venue are yet to beryllium finalised for the Essendon vs GWS Giants clash, which is an Essendon location game.

St Kilda, who look West Coast successful WA this weekend, travelled to Perth connected Saturday and person commenced a quarantine play with permissions to bid and play successful enactment with WA authorities protocols.


Friday, July 23
Port Adelaide vs Collingwood, Adelaide Oval, 7:10pm AEST

Saturday, July 24
Carlton vs North Melbourne, Marvel Stadium, 1:45pm AEST
Brisbane Lions vs Gold Coast Suns, Gabba, 3:10pm AEST
West Coast Eagles vs St Kilda, Optus Stadium, 4:35pm AEST
Adelaide vs Hawthorn, Adelaide Oval, 6:10pm AEST
Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs, MCG, 7:25pm AEST

Sunday, July 25
Sydney Swans vs Fremantle, Metricon Stadium, 12:30pm AEST
Geelong vs Richmond, MCG, TBC
Essendon vs GWS Giants, TBC, TBC

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