The AFL has released its fixture for the 2022 home-and-away season and there are plenty of Bulldog blockbusters to get excited about.
Take a look below at the key rounds throughout the season.
Bulldogs games to watch in 2022
Melbourne v Western Bulldogs, MCG, round one
Season opener. Grand final rematch. Wednesday night. MCG.
The fixture speaks for itself to officially begin the 2022 AFL season and expect fans to flock from both sides for the encounter. Look for a number of key Bulldogs to have a big impact from the get-go in this one.
Can the crowd attendance record for a home-and-away fixture be broken on March 16?
Western Bulldogs v Carlton, Marvel Stadium, round two
Round 2 marks the game we welcome our loyal fans back to Marvel Stadium. A home opener against the Blues on a Thursday night, beginning at 7.20pm.
A stunning six-goal-to-one final term against the Blues ensured a thrilling finish in Round 8 last season.
North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs, Marvel Stadium, round five
The Good Friday rivalry between the Kangaroos and Bulldogs will continue in 2022, with the pair facing off at 4.20pm in Round 5. The marquee match will support the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
Last season, the Bulldogs recorded a resounding 128-point victory – their biggest winning margin in Club history - in the corresponding fixture.
Western Bulldogs v Adelaide, Mars Stadium, round six
The first of two home games in Ballarat takes place in Round 6 against the Crows on a Saturday afternoon, from 1.45pm. Mars Stadium has been a happy hunting ground for the Bulldogs, recording a 5-2 record across the seven games at the venue.
A different set of conditions and raucous Ballarat crowd should make for a great spectacle.
Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs, Adelaide Oval, round eight
The 2021 preliminary final victory will live long in the memories of the Bulldogs faithful. A return bout at Adelaide Oval on Friday night should prove just as exciting.
Two potent forward lines going head-to-head – expect high-scoring fast paced footy in South Australia.
Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast, Mars Stadium, round ten
What is more special than celebrating Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round at Mars Stadium? Indigenous jumpers will be on display when the Bulldogs and Suns clash, making it the second game for the season in Ballarat.
GWS Giants v Western Bulldogs, GIANTS Stadium, round fourteen
Back to the scene of the 2016 crime. Who could forget the stirring preliminary final victory away from home that lead to the famous Premiership. Since then, a fierce rivalry has ensured and 2022 is expected to be no different.
A battle of two great midfields with some enormous key matchups across the ground. Get ready for another battle in Western Sydney.