18 May, 2023

Fixture locked in for Rounds 16-23

The AFL has confirmed the fixture for Rounds 16-23 of the 2023 AFL Premiership Season, with the MCG set to host three Friday night blockbusters in the run towards finals.

Melbourne v Brisbane Lions (Friday July 14), Collingwood v Carlton (Friday July 28) and Collingwood v Geelong Cats (Friday August 11) are primed to be crucial contests in the lead-up to the AFL Finals Series, with all teams currently in contention for a top eight spot.

The MCG will also host a Thursday night clash between Richmond and Sydney Swans.

Other key match-ups include Melbourne v Adelaide Crows on Sunday July 23, Richmond v Melbourne on Sunday July 30 and Carlton v Melbourne on Saturday August 12.

The dates and times for Rounds 24 – in which the MCG hosts Essendon v Collingwood and Hawthorn v Fremantle – remains a floating fixture, with the details to be released closer to these matches.

MCC member reserved seat and visitor tickets for Round 11 are on sale now, with tickets for Rounds 12-15 are available from 10.00am Tuesday May 23. Reserved seat and visitor tickets for the remainder of the 2023 AFL Premiership Season will be available for members in a staggered approach throughout the season, with exact dates to be confirmed here in due course.

MCG 2023 AFL Premiership Season Fixture

Rounds 10-11: tickets available now
Date & time
Match category
10Essendon v Richmond Saturday May 20, 7.40pm AEST 2
10Carlton v Collingwood Sunday May 21, 3.20pm AEST
11Melbourne v FremantleSaturday May 27, 2.10pm AEST
11Richmond v Port AdelaideSunday May 28, 1.10pm AEST 

Rounds 12-15: tickets on sale Tuesday May 23 at 10.00am AEST
Date & time
Match category
12Melbourne v CarltonFriday June 2, 7.50pm AEST2
13Hawthorn v Brisbane LionsSaturday June 10, 1.45pm AEST3
13Carlton v EssendonSunday June 11, 7.15pm AEST2
13Melbourne v CollingwoodMonday June 12, 3.20pm AEST1
14Richmond v St KildaSaturday June 17, 7.25pm AEST3
14Carlton v Gold Coast Suns Sunday June 18, 1.10pm AEST3
15Collingwood v Adelaide Crows Sunday June 25, 1.10pm AEST3

Rounds 16-20: tickets on sale Tuesday June 20 at 10.00am AEST
Date & time
Match category
16Essendon v Port AdelaideSaturday July 1, 7.25pm AEST
16Hawthorn v CarltonSunday July 2, 1.10pm AEST 
17Richmond v Sydney Swans Thursday July 6, 7.20pm AEST 
18Melbourne v Brisbane LionsFriday July 14, 7.50pm AEST
18Collingwood v FremantleSaturday July 15, 1.45pm AEST3
19Richmond v Hawthorn Saturday July 22, 1.45pm AEST 
19Melbourne v Adelaide Sunday July 23, 3.20pm AEST 3
20Collingwood v CarltonFriday July 28, 7.50pm AEST
20Richmond v MelbourneSunday July 30, 3.20pm AEST

Rounds 21-23: tickets on sale Tuesday July 25 at 10.00am AEST
Date & time
Match category
21 Hawthorn v CollingwoodSaturday August 5, 4.35pm AEST 
22Collingwood v Geelong CatsFriday August 11, 7.50pm AEST 
22Carlton v MelbourneSaturday August 12, 7.25pm AEST 
23Richmond v North MelbourneSaturday August 19, 1.45pm AEST 
23Melbourne v HawthornSunday August 20, 3.20pm AEST 2

Rounds 24: fixture and tickets to be announced
Date & time
Match category
24Essendon v Collingwood TBC
24Hawthorn v Fremantle TBC