2015 AFL Fixture | Club by club

FOOTY junkies across the nation will get their major fix this morning with the release of the 2015 AFL fixture at 10am. 

Scroll through the list below to find out what it means for your club.


- check out the full AFL club fixture here

- live rolling coverage of the release (including reaction on social media)

- The wrap | AFL increases weekend day clashes in 2015


HAWTHORN to play Sydney, Port Adelaide and Geelong twice .. as three of the other clubs in the top six.

Hawthorn v Sydney grand final re-match in round eight. But the Hawks will unveil their premiership flag in the opening round, on Easter Monday against Geelong.

SAINTS to play Bulldogs, Giants and Demons twice next season.

RICHMOND to play 14 home and away games at the MCG.

COLLINGWOOD has the most six-day breaks (8) alongside Sydney.

SYDNEY has the most six-day breaks (8) alongside Collingwood.

WEST COAST faces another year without a match in their home state and will play just four times in Melbourne at the MCG and Etihad stadium. 

The club faces a Friday night blockbuster against Carlton at Paterson's Stadium and another against Richmond in Melbourne. Otherwise, they'll line up against St Kilda, Adelaide, Gold Coast and Fremantle twice each. 

NORTH MELBOURNE have a heavy home presence in the early stages, with four home games in the first six rounds hosting Brisbane, Port Adelaide, Hawthorn and Richmond.

Two games against Essendon are North's only Friday night encounters.

North plays four of its home games and seven matches in total on a Saturday night, counting for almost one third of its fixture. 

GWS GIANTS kicks off the season against St Kilda at Etihad before travelling to Canberra to Melbourne. 

Highlights include:

- ANZAC Day match against Gold Coast Suns in Canberra to mark 100th anniversary of Gallipoli.

- Eight home matches at Spotless Stadium

- two Sydney derbies against the Swans

- three home matches in Canberra (against Geelong and Melbourne) and six in Melbourne (against Collingwood, Carlton, Richmond and the Western Bulldogs)

BRISBANE LIONS kick off with a "fiery" season-opener against Collingwood at the Gabba. 

The Lions will travel to Melbourne three times within the first eight rounds of the season and play a total of six games in Victoria. 

Other highlights include:

- back-to-back home blockbusters against Gold Coast and Carlton at the Gabba

- QClash9 in round 5 against Gold Coast to be held at Metricon (Lions to host QClash10 at the Gabba in round 19)

FREMANTLE launch the home and away season in round one against Port Adelaide at Patersons Stadium on Easter Sunday. Then back in the same venue in Round 4 to take on Sydney under the lights for the 16th annual Len Hall Tribute Game on Anzac Day.

The club's only Friday night game is in round 10 against Richmond at Patersons Stadium. 

Fremantle's six games in Victoria next season include a round two away game against Geelong and three games at Etihad Stadium against the Western Bulldogs, St Kilda and North Melbourne.

ESSENDON have a "tough start", kicking off the 2015 at ANZ Stadium taking on runner-up Sydney before facing reigning premier Hawthorn at the MCG in round 2. Other blockbuster matches include hosting traditional rivals Collingwood and Richmond at the MCG. 

Essendon will play Hawthorn, North Melbourne, Collingwood, Richmond and St Kilda twice during the season. In total they will travel five times, with two trips to Perth, two trips to Sydney and one trip to the Gold Coast. The team will play 17 matches in Victoria split with nine at Etihad Stadium and eight at the MCG.

 There will be just two Friday night matches, both falling against North Melbourne.