The AFL has today released the dates and times for Rounds Nine and Ten of the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.

The Lions resume their Queensland rivalry with the Gold Coast with QClash scheduled for Metricon Stadium in a Saturday twilight spot in Round Nine.

Round Ten will feature a finals re-match to open the round, with the Lions hosting reigning Premiers Richmond at the Gabba on Friday night.


AFL Head of Broadcasting and Scheduling Marcus King said Rounds Nine and Ten offered a particularly good spread of competitive matchups.

“We have a few weeks until Rounds Nine and Ten are upon us, but they appear to be a potential nightmare for tipsters,” Mr King said.

“Looking ahead, we plan on releasing Rounds 11 and 12 next week, followed by, subject to any Covid setbacks, a minimum four-week block to provide further certainty for clubs and fans.”

Round Nine

Friday 14 May

St Kilda vs. Geelong Cats Marvel Stadium (SEVEN) 7:50pm

Saturday 15 May

Sydney Swans vs. Collingwood SCG (FOX) 1.45pm

Hawthorn vs. North Melbourne University of Tasmania Stadium (FOX) 2.10pm

Gold Coast SUNS vs. Brisbane Lions Metricon Stadium (FOX) 4.35pm

Richmond vs. GWS GIANTS Marvel Stadium (FOX) 7.25pm

Port Adelaide vs. Western Bulldogs Adelaide Oval (SEVEN) 7:40pm

Sunday 16 May

Essendon vs. Fremantle Marvel Stadium (FOX) 1.10pm

Melbourne vs. Carlton MCG (SEVEN) 3.20pm

West Coast Eagles vs. Adelaide Crows Optus Stadium (FOX) 4.40pm


Round Ten

Friday 21 May

Brisbane Lions vs. Richmond The Gabba (SEVEN) 7.50pm

Saturday 22 May

Carlton vs. Hawthorn MCG (FOX) 1.45pm

Geelong Cats vs. Gold Coast SUNS GMHBA Stadium (FOX) 2.10pm

Adelaide Crows vs. Melbourne Adelaide Oval (FOX) 4.35pm

Western Bulldogs vs. St Kilda Marvel Stadium (SEVEN) 7.25pm

Fremantle vs. Sydney Swans Optus Stadium (FOX) 7.40pm

Sunday 23 May

GWS GIANTS vs. West Coast Eagles GIANTS Stadium (FOX) 1:10pm

Collingwood vs. Port Adelaide MCG (SEVEN) 3.20pm

Essendon vs. North Melbourne Marvel Stadium (FOX) 4.40pm