The opening pre-season practice matches ahead of the 2024 AFL season are here, with all 18 clubs set to take part in various match simulation sessions between Sunday, February 18 and Saturday, February 24.

Teams will be announced across the next week in the build-up to each game, with Melbourne and Richmond opening proceedings at Casey Fields with a seven-period hitout.

Other practice matches will be formatted alternatively, with details on each game and the players set to feature to be disclosed in due course.

Below we will provide each club's team lists for the first week of the pre-season schedule as they are revealed.

*Teams will be announced at 5:00pm AEDT the day prior to each match. 


Melbourne vs Richmond

Sunday, February 18, 10:00am AEDT
Casey Fields
Format: Seven periods of match simulation


May, van Rooyen, Salem, McVee, Petracca, Windsor, Viney, Lever, Gawn, Oliver, Billings, Langdon, Laurie, Bowey, Schache, Tomlinson, Jefferson, Howes, Rivers, Adams, Hore, Verrall, Neal-Bullen, Fritsch, Sparrow, Pickett, Chandler, Sestan, Tholstrup, K. Brown, Farris-White

*VFL-listed players not yet named


Nick Vlastuin
Jack Ross
10 Maurice Rioli
11 Judson Clarke
13 Hugo Ralphsmith
15 Jayden Short
 Daniel Rioli
18 Josh Gibcus
20 Jacob Koschitzke
21 Noah Balta
22 Jacob Hopper
24 Sam Naismith
26 Matt Coulthard
27 Thomson Dow
28 Kane McAuliffe
29 Shai Bolton
30 Tom Brown
31 Rhyan Mansell
32 Samson Ryan
33 Kamdyn McIntosh
34 Jack Graham
35 Nathan Broad
36 James Trezise
38 Noah Cumberland
39 Oliver Hayes-Brown
40 Tyler Sonsie
41 Sam Banks
44 Seth Campbell
45 Tylar Young
46 Ben Miller
48 Steely Green
49 Kaleb Smith
50 Marlion Pickett

19 Mykelti Lefau (SSP train on)
33 Mitch Schofield (SSP train on)

VFL players:
52 Mohammed Yassine
53 Joel Garner
54 Chad Harris
55 Lachlan Street
56 Harry White
57 Mutaz El Nour
58 Cam Olden
59 Nick Girolami
60 Sam Frangalas
61 Tom Brindley
62 Nick Guiney
66 Luke Teal
67 Liam George
70 Will Bravo
71 Archie May
76 Tom McCarthy

*Numbers are subject to change throughout the duration of the match simulation