The AFL has today announced the 2022 Toyota AFL Grand Final will once again begin in its traditional time slot of 2:30pm AEST on Saturday, September 24 at the MCG.
The 2022 Toyota AFL Grand Final returns to the MCG for the first time in two years after the pandemic forced the annual AFL premiership match to Brisbane and Perth.
AFL Chief Executive Officer Gillon McLachlan:
“Prior to the start of this season, we emphasised that after two really challenging years, we all yearned to return to the footy rituals and routines that set the rhythms of our lives, to continue to focus on getting back to football and going to football as we know it,” Mr McLachlan said.
Local start times by each State / Territory:
AEST 2:30pm – ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC
AWST 12:30pm – WA
ACST 2:00pm – NT, SA