The AFL has confirmed further details for the pre-season schedule for 2022, with the AAMI Community Series set to follow nine unofficial pre-season practice matches.
Devenport Oval will be home to the Tigers vs Hawks game on Saturday, March 5, with that match set to pay tribute to the Hillcrest Primary tragedy from late last year in Tasmania.
Marvel Stadium will be host to three pre-season clashes as part of the AAMI Community Series, with the Blues and Demons opening the five-day fixture on Thursday, March 3 at Docklands.
The Bulldogs will host the Lions the following night at the same venue, with the Bombers and Saints also set for a showdown at Marvel Stadium on the Saturday.
Local derbies between the Crows and Power, and the Eagles and Dockers will also take place in South Australia and Western Australia respectively.
The Suns will host the Cats on Monday, March 7 at Metricon Stadium to conclude the AAMI Community Series, with Round 1 of the AFL Premiership season set to begin the week after on Wednesday, March 16.
As part of the unofficial practice matches, the Crows and Power will be the only sides venturing interstate, heading to Metricon Stadium to face the Lions and Suns respectively.
Collingwood and Hawthorn will clash in regional Victoria when they face-off at Morwell Recreation Reserve, while the Giants and Swans are also set to travel to Lavington for their practice match.
AAMI Community Series
Thursday, March 3
Carlton v Melbourne at Marvel Stadium, 7.20pm AEDT
Friday, March 4
Western Bulldogs v Brisbane at Marvel Stadium, 7.20pm AEDT
Saturday, March 5
Hawthorn v Richmond at Devenport Oval, 1.10pm AEDT
Adelaide v Port Adelaide at Richmond Oval, 3.40pm ACDT
Essendon v St Kilda at Marvel Stadium, 7.10pm AEDT
Sunday, March 6
Greater Western Sydney v Collingwood at Giants Stadium, 12.40pm AEDT
Sydney v North Melbourne at Giants Stadium, 4.20pm AEDT
West Coast v Fremantle at Fremantle Oval, 4.10pm AWST
Monday, March 7
Gold Coast v Geelong at Metricon Stadium, 6.40pm AEST
Pre-season practice matches
Wednesday, February 23
Essendon vs. Western Bulldogs, The Hangar (Essendon), 3:00pm (All times AEDT)
Thursday, February 24
Carlton vs. St Kilda, Ikon Park, 10:00am
Melbourne vs. North Melbourne, Casey Fields, 11:00am
Friday, February 25
Brisbane Lions vs. Adelaide Crows, Metricon Stadium, 11:00am
Gold Coast SUNS vs. Port Adelaide, Metricon Stadium, 3:00pm
Collingwood vs. Hawthorn, Morwell Recreation Reserve, 4:00pm
Sydney Swans vs. GWS GIANTS, Lavington Sports Ground, 6:00pm
West Coast Eagles vs. Fremantle*, Mineral Resources Park, 7:40pm
Saturday, February 26
Geelong Cats vs. Richmond, GMHBA Stadium, 1:00pm
*West Coast vs Fremantle has been confirmed to be played behind closed doors