The AFL will start again on June 11.

The first match of the restart AFL season will be June 11m which will mark 81 days since the season was postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

Clubs will begin non-contact training from Monday May 18 before a full-scale return to contact training, with two sessions a week, is introduced from May 25. 

Ensuring player safety after the initial swabs this week, players and officials will be tested for COVD-19 at least 24 hours before each session in order to have results returned before beginning the sessions. 

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West Coast, Fremantle, Adelaide and Port Adelaide – head to the Gold Coast and play a series of matches against each other and the Suns and Lions. 

Further details on fixtures are not yet known, however fixtures for the opening four weeks of matches – will be released inside the next week.

As for the grand final if all is to go to plan we would be looking at an AFL Grand Final in mid to late October with McLachlan stating the MCG or Marvel as the preferred hosts for the game.

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