MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21: A general view is seen during the round one AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the Richmond Tigers at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 21, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the AFL has been suspended until at least May 31 and that could be pushed out even further if things don’t get better anytime soon.

But, there are whispers that a return date may be set and in place within the next 10 weeks.

Speaking on SEN, Andy Maher said that he has some mail that June 11th is the date that the AFL are looking at getting things back on track and to return to action.

“I’m told, by reliable sources, they’ve got a date in mind,” Maher said on SEN’s Bob and Andy.

“It’s second week of June-ish. Full bottle toward it. 11 June is a little date that I’ve been… let’s just see where that goes.

“We’ll just keep an eye on it, I didn’t want to chase it too hard because how would you know?

“But I’m told in high offices around the place, people who have a lot riding on this, that 11 June is a date that may have been scheduled in. Whether that’s official, I’m not sure.”