AFL announce further round 19 fixture changes

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The AFL has announced further changes to their circular 19 fixture arsenic the contention deals with the evolving COVID-19 situation gripping astir each authorities successful Australia.

The AFL's enforcement wide manager of clubs and broadcasting Travis Auld announced successful a connection that 2 matches connected Sunday person been confirmed.

Geelong's clash against Richmond volition instrumentality spot astatine the Melbourne Cricket Ground astatine 3.20pm (AEST), and Essendon volition look GWS astatine Metricon Stadium astatine 6.10pm (AEST) connected Sunday.

The second lucifer volition marque it a double-header connected the Gold Coast with the Swans already scheduled to play Fremantle astatine 12.30pm (AEST) connected the aforesaid day.

Essendon youngster Archie Perkins (Getty)

The determination follows a massive docket rejig announced earlier this week which saw 3 three matches primitively planned for Round 20 brought guardant by a week to accommodate borderline restrictions.

"We convey the 4 clubs, broadcast partners and venues – the MCG and Metricon Stadium – for their knowing arsenic we finalised details for the respective matches to beryllium played connected Sunday," Auld said successful a statement.

"As we proceed to navigate the challenges presented, we would similar to convey each State and Territory Governments, the clubs, players, coaches, umpires, staff, AFLPA, broadcast partners and each the families for their continued patience and support."

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ROUND 19 FIXTURE

Friday, July 23

Port Adelaide v Collingwood, Marvel Stadium - 7.10pm (AEST)

Saturday, July 24

Carlton v North Melbourne, Marvel Stadium - 1.45pm (AEST)

Brisbane Lions v Gold Coast Suns, The Gabba - 3.10pm (AEST)

West Coast Eagles v St Kilda, Optus Stadium - 4.35pm

Melbourne v Western Bulldogs, MCG - 7.25pm

Adelaide Crows v Hawthorn, Marvel Stadium - 7.40pm

Sunday, July 25

Sydney Swans v Fremantle, Metricon Stadium - 12.30pm

Geelong Cats v Richmond, MCG - 3.20pm

Essendon v GWS Giants, Metricon Stadium - 6.10pm

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