The AFL Community Series in 2022 will see all teams play one match across Thursday, March 3 to Monday March 7, 2022.
AFL Premiers Melbourne are first out of the gate, playing Carlton at Marvel Stadium.
Pre-season practice matches will be held on the last two weekends of February. The participating clubs will decide on the venue and time for the match, and can play with the format including player numbers, number of playing periods, length of playing period and more.
There must be at least 7 days break between the practice match and the club’s Community Series match.
Match-ups are as follows:
Essendon v Western Bulldogs
North Melbourne v Melbourne
Sydney Swans v GWS GIANTS
Carlton v St Kilda
Collingwood v Hawthorn
Geelong Cats v Richmond
Brisbane Lions v Gold Coast SUNS
West Coast Eagles v Adelaide Crows
Fremantle v Port Adelaide
One 2022 AAMI Community Series Match
AFL-sanctioned pre-season matches will be held from Thursday, March 3 to Monday March 7, 2022.
Format and game length as per those in place for the 2022 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.
|Date||Teams||Venue||Time (AEDT)||Time (local)|
|Thurs, March 3||Carlton vs. Melbourne||Marvel Stadium||7:20pm||7:20pm|
|Fri, March 4||Western Bulldogs vs. Brisbane Lions||Marvel Stadium||7:20pm||7:20pm|
|Sat, March 5||Hawthorn vs. Richmond||TBC||1:10pm||1:10pm|
|Sat, March 5||Adelaide Crows vs. Port Adelaide||Richmond Oval||4:10pm||3:40pm|
|Sat, March 5||Essendon vs. St Kilda||Marvel Stadium||7:10pm||7:10pm|
|Sun, March 6||GWS GIANTS vs. Collingwood||GIANTS Stadium||12:40pm||12:40pm|
|Sun, March 6||Sydney Swans vs. North Melbourne||GIANTS Stadium||4:20pm||4:20pm|
|Sun, March 6||Fremantle vs. West Coast Eagles||Fremantle Oval||7:10pm||4:10pm|
|Mon, March 7||Gold Coast SUNS vs. Geelong Cats||Metricon Stadium||7:40pm||6:40pm|