The Western Bulldogs will meet Hawthorn in Tasmania this Saturday afternoon, as announced by the AFL this evening.

The match will begin at 1.45pm AEST at the University of Tasmania Stadium in Launceston. 

It will be broadcast live on Fox Footy, with a crowd capacity to be confirmed*. 

Both clubs will fly-in and fly-out for the match via charter flight.

The Bulldogs will be looking to make it six wins from six interstate trips this season – a feat they have never achieved in the modern 18-team era.

It will also be their first match in the Apple Isle since Round 3, 2015.

*Ticketing information will be communicated over the coming days.

Round 22

Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs

Saturday 14 August, 1.45pm AEST

UTAS Stadium, Launceston