The AFL has today confirmed a start time of 7:20pm AEST for the First Semi Final of the 2021 Toyota AFL Finals Series between the Brisbane Lions and the Western Bulldogs to be held at The Gabba on Saturday,
September 4.

The health and safety of everyone in the community remains paramount and the AFL, together with the Brisbane Lions and the Western Bulldogs, have agreed to strict travel arrangements and other protocols as
approved by the Queensland Government.

The Brisbane Lions, who returned to Queensland on Sunday morning after playing their Qualifying Final in Adelaide, continue to abide by AFL Protocols. The Western Bulldogs, currently in Launceston, will continue
to serve a quarantine period in Tasmania before travelling to Brisbane on Friday.

AFL General Manager of Clubs and Broadcasting Travis Auld thanked both Clubs for their patience as the league finalised the start time of the match at The Gabba.

“We are pleased to be able to confirm the Semi Final between the Brisbane Lions and the Western Bulldogs will be played at The Gabba on Saturday night,” Mr Auld said.

“It has been an incredible start to the finals series and with 100 per cent capacity crowds returning in Queensland this weekend, we look forward to seeing members and supporters pack The Gabba for what is shaping up to be a great contest.

“On behalf of the AFL, I would like to thank each Club, players, coaches, staff and their families, umpires, AFLPA, fans, broadcast and commercial partners, venues and the Queensland and Tasmanian

Saturday, September 4
First Semi Final – Brisbane Lions vs. Western Bulldogs, The Gabba, 7:20pm AEST. (Gates open: 5:45pm)


Corporate Hospitality Bookings: Available to purchase here from 1pm, Tuesday 31 August 2021

Lions Member Presale: Priority 1 members tickets available from 1pm-4pm, Tuesday 31 August 2021. Priority 2 members tickets available from 3pm-4pm, Tuesday 31 August 2021

General Public: Available to purchase here from 5pm Tuesday 31 August

Car Parking: Limited car park spaces are available to purchase here.


All matches in Week Two of the Toyota AFL Finals Series will be broadcast live nationally on the Seven Network and Fox Footy and streamed live on Kayo.