The Brisbane Lions AFLW side will kick off their premiership defence in the final weeks of August with the AFL today confirming the start of the 2024 NAB AFLW Season. 

The opening round of the AFLW will coincide with the Toyota AFL Premiership Season’s pre-finals bye. 

AFLW players will return to their clubs for pre-season training on Monday, June 3. 

AFL’s Executive General Manager Football, Laura Kane said she was pleased to be able to  confirm the start date of the season and the players return to training. 

“After a record-breaking season eight and our best finals campaign in our history, the NAB AFLW Competition is poised to go from strength to strength this year and are looking forward to having the players back on the training ground in early June,” Kane said. 

“We’re pleased to launch the NAB AFLW Season during the pre-finals bye once again which gives the competition a clear window to get off to a great start and build momentum ahead of another incredible season.” 

The fixture for the 2024 NAB AFLW Season, including the NAB AFLW Grand Final date, will be announced in due course. 

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