Features of fixture

  • Five home games (four at Mission Whitten Oval, one at Mars Stadium)
  • Three interstate trips
  • Four games against 2023 finalists
  • Pride Round against Essendon
  • Indigenous Rounds against St Kilda and Fremantle

Home games

  • R2 v Port Adelaide
  • R3 v West Coast
  • R5 v Sydney
  • R7 v Essendon
  • R9 v St Kilda (Mars Stadium)

Interstate games

  • R1 v GWS (Manuka Oval)
  • R4 v Brisbane (Brighton Homes Arena)
  • R10 v Fremantle (Fremantle Oval)

Away games in Victoria

  • R4 v Collingwood (Victoria Park)
  • R6 v North Melbourne (Arden St)
  • R8 v Carlton (IKON Park)

Teams we don’t play

  • Adelaide, Geelong, Gold Coast, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Richmond 

Days of matches

  • Wednesday x1
  • Thursday x2
  • Friday x3
  • Saturday x2
  • Sunday x2 

Time of matches

  • Afternoons x4
  • Nights x5
  • Twilight x1

Broadcast breakdown

  • Channel 7 x5
  • Foxtel x5