MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 06: A general view is seen as Adam Treloar of the Magpies handballs during the round seven AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Carlton Blues at Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 6, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

AFL crowd capacities will be lifted to 75% in Victoria following discussions between the league and the Department of Health.

According to The Age's Sam McClure, AFL matches in Victoria from March 25 will have their crowd capacities increased, meaning Thursday night's blockbuster clash between Carlton and Collingwood at the MCG will be able to host up to 75,000 fans.

Friday night's clash at GMHBA Stadium will be able to hold up to 26,650 fans, while Marvel Stadium's new capacity will be set at 43,500.

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