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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:01 pm
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To be released next week, is the word.

https://twitter.com/PaulAmy375/status/937509018330738688

The weekend of AFL Round 3, where we play Carlton on a Friday night, just in case you didn't have it committed to memory.

Three byes is, at first glance, maybe too many, but with the competition reverting back to an odd number of teams (15) it was inevitable. Actually, three byes was an under-recognised element in our Top 2 finish in 2016. The third bye fell almost smack bang in the middle of our 10 week finish to the home and away season. It divided the run home up into month long manageable chunks and allowed a young team quite often short on AFL hardened manpower to blast teams with a very physically taxing gameplan for a month, then take a week off to reload, then go again.

The downside of 3 byes again, of course, is that we're almost certain to see the ridiculous scenario where the team has an enforced week off on the last weekend of May for state representative football, then a second bye just three weeks later by club demand...

Am hoping for Dave's sake that we make a trip to Frankston to play the returning Dolphins. Won't cop any train replacement buses that way...

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:13 am
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TA-DA!

https://twitter.com/VFL/status/941445462535442432

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:45 am
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Features:

- 18 matches over a 21 week season (21 rounds).
- 8 home matches (4 Victoria Park, 2 Olympic Park, 2 MCG or Olympic Park), 10 away
- Play Geelong, Coburg, Footscray, Richmond, Casey, Williamstown, North Melbourne, Box Hill, Frankston, Sandringham once.
- Play Blues, Port Melbourne, Essendon, Werribee twice.
- 8 Saturday games (6 afternoon, 2 morning)
- 10 Sunday games (6 afternoon, 2, morning, 2 twilight)
- 3 byes per club (Rounds 4, 11 and 15)
- 3 AFL/VFL clash of matches (Fremantle/Richmond June 3rd, Essendon/Werribee July 8th, North Melbourne July 21st)
- 3 initial TV games (Rounds 3, 7 and 10)

Fixture:

Round 1 Blues, Preston City Oval, 2:00pm (Saturday, April 7th)

Round 2 Port Melbourne, North Port Oval, 2:00pm (Saturday, April 14th)

Round 3 Essendon, Victoria Park, 2:10pm (Saturday, April 21st)

Round 4 BYE

Round 5 Werribee, Chirnside Park, 3:00pm (Saturday, May 5th)

Round 6 Geelong, MCG/Olympic Park, 11:30am (Sunday, May 13th)

Round 7 Coburg, Coburg City Oval, 2:10pm (Saturday, May 19th)

Round 8 Footscray, Whitten Oval, 11:00am (Saturday, May 26th)

Round 9 Richmond, Olympic Park Oval, 5:30pm (Sunday, June 3rd)

Round 10 Casey, Casey Fields, 2:10pm (Saturday, June 9th)

Round 11 BYE

Round 12 Blues, MCG/Olympic Park, 11:30am (Sunday, June 24th)

Round 13 Williamstown, Willliamstown Cricket Ground, 2:00pm (Sunday, July 1st)

Round 14 Werribee, Olympic Park Oval, 5:30pm (Sunday, July 8th)

Round 15 BYE

Round 16 Essendon, Windy Hill, 11:00am (Saturday, July 21st)

Round 17 North Melbourne, Chirnside Park, 1:00pm (Sunday, July 29th)

Round 18 Box Hill, Box Hill City Oval, 2:00pm (Sunday, August 5th)

Round 19 Port Melbourne, Victoria Park, 1:00pm (Sunday, August 12th)

Round 20 Frankston, Victoria Park, 1:00pm (Sunday, August 19th)

Round 21 Sandringham, Victoria Park, 2:00pm (Sunday, August 26th)




And here's the fixture for the whole comp...

http://vfl.com.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/12/2018-Peter-Jackson-VFL-Fixture-FINAL.pdf

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:50 pm
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Double Headers

Round 6 Geelong, MCG/Olympic Park, 11:30am (Sunday, May 13th)
= Round 8 - Geelong, MCG, 3:20pm

Round 7 - Coburg, Coburg City Oval, 2:10pm (Saturday, May 19th)
= Round 9 - St.Kilda, Etihad, 7:20pm

Round 12 Northern Blues, MCG/Olympic Park, 11:30am (Sunday, June 24th)
= Round 14 - Carlton, MCG, 3:20pm

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