2024 AFL premiership season
Date7 March—28 September 2024
Teams18
Attendance
Matches played135
Total attendance5,191,747 (38,457 per match)
Highest93,644 (round 7, Essendon v Collingwood)
Updated to the end of round 16.
← 2023

The 2024 AFL season is the 128th season of the Australian Football League (AFL), the highest-level senior men's Australian rules football competition in Australia. The season features 18 clubs and will run from 7 March to 28 September, comprising a 23-match home-and-away season over 25 rounds, followed by a four-week finals series featuring the top eight clubs.

Background

In November 2023, the AFL and Seven Network announced that the usual start times for Thursday and Friday night matches would be brought forward by ten minutes to 7:30pm and 7:40pm (Melbourne time) respectively for the upcoming season, in response to feedback from fans.[1]

Coach appointments

New coach Club Date of appointment Previous coach Ref.
Damien Hardwick Gold Coast 21 August 2023 Stuart Dew [2]
Adem Yze Richmond 21 September 2023 Damien Hardwick [3]

Club leadership

Club Coach Leadership group
Captain(s) Vice-captain(s) Other leader(s)
Adelaide Matthew Nicks Jordan Dawson Ben Keays, Reilly O'Brien, Brodie Smith Darcy Fogarty, Mitch Hinge, Wayne Milera, Lachlan Murphy[4]
Brisbane Lions Chris Fagan Harris Andrews, Lachie Neale Josh Dunkley, Hugh McCluggage Jarrod Berry, Charlie Cameron, Oscar McInerney, Cameron Rayner,
Brandon Starcevich[5]
Carlton Michael Voss Patrick Cripps Charlie Curnow, Sam Walsh, Jacob Weitering[6]
Collingwood Craig McRae Darcy Moore Jeremy Howe, Brayden Maynard, Isaac Quaynor[7]
Essendon Brad Scott Zach Merrett Andrew McGrath[8]
Fremantle Justin Longmuir Alex Pearce Andrew Brayshaw, Caleb Serong Jaeger O'Meara, Sam Switkowski, Hayden Young[9]
Geelong Chris Scott Patrick Dangerfield Tom Stewart[10]
Gold Coast Damien Hardwick Touk Miller, Jarrod Witts Noah Anderson, Sam Collins[11]
Greater Western Sydney Adam Kingsley Toby Greene Stephen Coniglio, Josh Kelly Tom Green, Connor Idun, Harry Perryman, Sam Taylor[12]
Hawthorn Sam Mitchell James Sicily Luke Breust, Dylan Moore[13]
Melbourne Simon Goodwin Max Gawn Jack Viney[14]
North Melbourne Alastair Clarkson Luke McDonald, Jy Simpkin Nick Larkey Aidan Corr, Bailey Scott, Harry Sheezel[15]
Port Adelaide Ken Hinkley Connor Rozee Zak Butters Willem Drew, Dan Houston, Sam Powell-Pepper[16]
Richmond Adem Yze Toby Nankervis Liam Baker, Tom Lynch, Jayden Short[17]
St Kilda Ross Lyon Jack Steele Callum Wilkie Rowan Marshall, Seb Ross, Jack Sinclair[18]
Sydney John Longmire Callum Mills[19]
West Coast Adam Simpson Oscar Allen, Liam Duggan Tom Barrass[20]
Western Bulldogs Luke Beveridge Marcus Bontempelli Tom Liberatore (vc), Caleb Daniel (dvc),
Aaron Naughton (dvc)
Taylor Duryea, Liam Jones, Ed Richards[21]

Pre-season

All starting times are local time. Source: afl.com.au

Official practice matches
Tuesday, 27 February (6:40 pm) Collingwood 10.16 (76) def. Richmond 5.16 (46) Ikon Park
Wednesday, 28 February (6:40 pm) Carlton 10.3 (63) def. by Melbourne 15.11 (101) Ikon Park
Thursday, 29 February (4:10 pm) Sydney 8.8 (56) def. by Brisbane Lions 12.9 (81) Blacktown ISP Oval
Thursday, 29 February (7:10 pm) Greater Western Sydney 15.15 (105) def. Gold Coast 9.7 (61) Manuka Oval
Friday, 1 March (5:10 pm) Geelong 11.17 (83) def. Essendon 10.11 (71) GMHBA Stadium
Friday, 1 March (7:30 pm) Port Adelaide 13.14 (92) def. Fremantle 8.5 (53) Alberton Oval
Saturday, 2 March (2:40 pm) Adelaide 17.15 (117) def. West Coast 7.8 (50) Hisense Stadium
Saturday, 2 March (2:40 pm) Hawthorn 9.8 (62) def. by Western Bulldogs 17.17 (119) University of Tasmania Stadium
Sunday, 3 March (2:10 pm) St Kilda 11.18 (84) def. North Melbourne 10.5 (65) RSEA Park

Season events

Andrew Dillon took over as CEO of the AFL from this season, commencing in October 2023. Dillon replaced Gillon McLachlan, who had served in the role since 2014.[22]

On 20 February 2024, goal umpire Jesse Baird was scheduled to officiate a practice match between Sydney and Greater Western Sydney, but did not arrive at the match. One day later, New South Wales Police alleged Baird and his partner, Luke Davies, were murdered.[23] Before the start of the Sydney and Melbourne match, both teams formed a minute silence in the middle of the field, along with the umpires, in honoring Jesse Baird.

In an effort to grow the game in the northern states, the season featured an "Opening Round" wherein two matches in Sydney, one in Brisbane and one on the Gold Coast were played, prior to round 1.[24] Following its successful first iteration in 2023,[25] Gather Round, a special round featuring all 18 clubs playing in the same region, was held for the second time in South Australia;[26] it was held in round 4, from 4 to 7 April.[27]

Home-and-away season

All starting times are local time. Source: afl.com.au

Opening Round

Opening Round
Thursday, 7 March (7:30 pm) Sydney 12.14 (86) def. Melbourne 9.10 (64) Sydney Cricket Ground (crowd: 40,012)
Friday, 8 March (6:40 pm) Brisbane Lions 12.13 (85) def. by Carlton 13.8 (86) The Gabba (crowd: 33,367)
Saturday, 9 March (3:20 pm) Gold Coast 14.15 (99) def. Richmond 9.6 (60) People First Stadium (crowd: 22,086)
Saturday, 9 March (7:30 pm) Greater Western Sydney 18.6 (114) def. Collingwood 11.16 (82) Engie Stadium (crowd: 21,235)
Bye
  • The Brisbane Lions' loss to Carlton ended its 14-match winning streak at the Gabba.[28]
  • Gold Coast's half-time lead of 61 points over Richmond was the biggest in its history.[29]

Round 1

Round 1
Thursday, 14 March (7:30 pm) Carlton 12.14 (86) def. Richmond 12.9 (81) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 83,881)
Friday, 15 March (7:40 pm) Collingwood 10.9 (69) def. by Sydney 15.12 (102) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 78,933)
Saturday, 16 March (1:45 pm) Essendon 17.5 (107) def. Hawthorn 11.17 (83) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 73,805)
Saturday, 16 March (4:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 17.19 (121) def. North Melbourne 13.4 (82) Engie Stadium (crowd: 8,034)
Saturday, 16 March (7:30 pm) Geelong 10.16 (76) def. St Kilda 9.14 (68) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 39,352)
Saturday, 16 March (7:10 pm) Gold Coast 8.12 (60) def. Adelaide 8.6 (54) People First Stadium (crowd: 11,466)
Sunday, 17 March (1:00 pm) Melbourne 16.13 (109) def. Western Bulldogs 9.10 (64) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 44,100)
Sunday, 17 March (3:30 pm) Port Adelaide 16.24 (120) def. West Coast 10.10 (70) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 33,230)
Sunday, 17 March (3:50 pm) Fremantle 14.9 (93) def. Brisbane Lions 10.10 (70) Optus Stadium (crowd: 40,604)
  • The crowd of 78,933 for the Collingwood v Sydney match is the largest ever crowd for a home-and-away match involving South Melbourne/Sydney and Collingwood's largest ever home crowd for a home-and-away match against a non-Victorian club.[30]
  • Owing to the completion of stadium redevelopments,[31] the crowd of 39,352 for the Geelong v St Kilda match was the largest crowd for a VFL/AFL match at GMHBA Stadium since 1981.[32]

Round 2

Round 2
Thursday, 21 March (7:30 pm) St Kilda 14.10 (94) def. Collingwood 12.7 (79) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 69,517)
Friday, 22 March (7:10 pm) Adelaide 11.11 (77) def. by Geelong 14.12 (96) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 44,758)
Saturday, 23 March (1:45 pm) North Melbourne 11.10 (76) def. by Fremantle 15.12 (102) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 17,589)
Saturday, 23 March (4:35 pm) Hawthorn 5.8 (38) def. by Melbourne 14.9 (93) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 43,960)
Saturday, 23 March (7:30 pm) Sydney 19.17 (131) def. Essendon 15.11 (101) Sydney Cricket Ground (crowd: 34,954)
Sunday, 24 March (1:00 pm) Western Bulldogs 18.7 (115) def. Gold Coast 10.7 (67) Mars Stadium (crowd: 9,752)
Sunday, 24 March (4:00 pm) Richmond 13.14 (92) def. by Port Adelaide 18.14 (122) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 30,254)
Sunday, 24 March (3:50 pm) West Coast 5.13 (43) def. by Greater Western Sydney 16.12 (108) Optus Stadium (crowd: 42,401)
Bye
  • The crowd of 69,517 for the St Kilda v Collingwood match is St Kilda's largest ever home crowd for a home-and-away match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.[33]

Round 3

Round 3
Thursday, 28 March (6:30 pm) Brisbane Lions 10.12 (72) def. by Collingwood 14.8 (92) The Gabba (crowd: 34,022)
Friday, 29 March (4:20 pm) North Melbourne 12.9 (81) def. by Carlton 21.11 (137) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 47,565)
Friday, 29 March (4:20 pm) Fremantle 9.15 (69) def. Adelaide 4.10 (34) Optus Stadium (crowd: 51,037)
Saturday, 30 March (4:20 pm) Essendon 10.11 (71) def. St Kilda 9.13 (67) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 44,412)
Saturday, 30 March (7:00 pm) Port Adelaide 13.11 (89) def. by Melbourne 15.6 (96) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 38,105)
Sunday, 31 March (1:00 pm) Western Bulldogs 16.10 (106) def. West Coast 3.12 (30) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 22,291)
Sunday, 31 March (4:00 pm) Richmond 11.16 (82) def. Sydney 11.11 (77) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 45,112)
Monday, 1 April (3:20 pm) Hawthorn 10.10 (70) def. by Geelong 17.4 (106) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 67,020)
Bye
  • The crowd of 51,037 for the Fremantle v Adelaide match is the largest ever crowd for a match between the two clubs.[34]
  • Due to nearby lightning, the start of the fourth quarter of the Hawthorn v Geelong match was delayed by 40 minutes under the AFL's lightning protocols.[35]

Round 4

Round 4 (Gather Round)
Thursday, 4 April (7:10 pm) Adelaide 8.15 (63) def. by Melbourne 10.18 (78) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 48,020)
Friday, 5 April (4:40 pm) Brisbane Lions 16.16 (112) def. North Melbourne 6.6 (42) Norwood Oval (crowd: 9,037)
Friday, 5 April (7:40 pm) Port Adelaide 17.9 (111) def. Essendon 6.6 (42) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 47,641)
Saturday, 6 April (1:00 pm) West Coast 11.12 (78) def. by Sydney 15.14 (104) Summit Sports Park (crowd: 9,225)
Saturday, 6 April (3:50 pm) Fremantle 9.9 (63) def. by Carlton 10.13 (73) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 43,158)
Saturday, 6 April (7:40 pm) Western Bulldogs 14.7 (91) def. by Geelong 14.11 (95) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 45,970)
Sunday, 7 April (12:00 pm) Gold Coast 13.11 (89) def. by Greater Western Sydney 18.9 (117) Summit Sports Park (crowd: 9,337)
Sunday, 7 April (2:50 pm) Richmond 9.6 (60) def. by St Kilda 9.13 (67) Norwood Oval (crowd: 9,425)
Sunday, 7 April (4:40 pm) Collingwood 11.11 (77) def. Hawthorn 11.6 (72) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 43,198)

Round 5

Round 5
Thursday, 11 April (7:30 pm) Melbourne 8.12 (60) def. by Brisbane Lions 12.10 (82) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 43,098)
Friday, 12 April (7:40 pm) Western Bulldogs 9.13 (67) def. by Essendon 15.6 (96) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 50,144)
Saturday, 13 April (1:45 pm) Greater Western Sydney 11.14 (80) def. St Kilda 12.7 (79) Manuka Oval (crowd: 12,448)
Saturday, 13 April (4:35 pm) Carlton 14.14 (98) def. by Adelaide 16.4 (100) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 46,283)
Saturday, 13 April (7:30 pm) Gold Coast 16.13 (109) def. Hawthorn 8.8 (56) People First Stadium (crowd: 13,900)
Saturday, 13 April (7:00 pm) Port Adelaide 9.12 (66) def. Fremantle 9.9 (63) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 35,658)
Sunday, 14 April (1:00 pm) Geelong 21.13 (139) def. North Melbourne 10.4 (64) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 31,194)
Sunday, 14 April (2:00 pm) West Coast 16.13 (109) def. Richmond 10.10 (70) Optus Stadium (crowd: 47,665)
Bye
  • The crowd of 50,144 for the Western Bulldogs v Essendon match was the largest crowd for an AFL match at Marvel Stadium since 2013[36] and the Bulldogs' largest home crowd for a home-and-away match since 2009.[37]

Round 6

Round 6
Thursday, 18 April (7:30 pm) St Kilda 9.10 (64) def. by Western Bulldogs 19.10 (124) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 26,719)
Friday, 19 April (7:10 pm) Adelaide 11.9 (75) def. by Essendon 10.18 (78) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 46,700)
Saturday, 20 April (1:45 pm) Collingwood 17.21 (123) def. Port Adelaide 12.9 (81) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 65,834)
Saturday, 20 April (4:35 pm) Carlton 17.15 (117) def. Greater Western Sydney 15.8 (98) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 40,474)
Saturday, 20 April (7:30 pm) Brisbane Lions 4.13 (37) def. by Geelong 9.9 (63) The Gabba (crowd: 30,429)
Saturday, 20 April (6:10 pm) West Coast 16.9 (105) def. Fremantle 10.8 (68) Optus Stadium (crowd: 54,473)
Sunday, 21 April (1:05 pm) Sydney 17.8 (110) def. Gold Coast 8.9 (57) Sydney Cricket Ground (crowd: 35,649)
Sunday, 21 April (4:05 pm) North Melbourne 10.8 (68) def. by Hawthorn 17.11 (113) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 30,648)
Bye
  • The crowd of 65,834 for the Collingwood v Port Adelaide match is the largest ever crowd for a home-and-away match involving Port Adelaide.[38]

Round 7

Round 7 (Anzac Appeal Round)
Wednesday, 24 April (7:25 pm) Richmond 5.12 (42) def. by Melbourne 13.7 (85) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 72,840)
Thursday, 25 April (3:20 pm) Essendon 12.13 (85) drew with Collingwood 12.13 (85) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 93,644)
Thursday, 25 April (7:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 17.11 (113) def. Brisbane Lions 8.11 (59) Manuka Oval (crowd: 13,080)
Friday, 26 April (7:10 pm) Port Adelaide 11.16 (82) def. St Kilda 11.6 (72) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 40,306)
Saturday, 27 April (1:45 pm) North Melbourne 12.9 (81) def. by Adelaide 20.18 (138) Blundstone Arena (crowd: 5,365)
Saturday, 27 April (4:35 pm) Geelong 18.10 (118) def. Carlton 15.15 (105) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 87,775)
Saturday, 27 April (5:30 pm) Fremantle 14.11 (95) def. Western Bulldogs 10.11 (71) Optus Stadium (crowd: 45,931)
Sunday, 28 April (1:00 pm) Gold Coast 17.10 (112) def. West Coast 12.3 (75) People First Stadium (crowd: 11,440)
Sunday, 28 April (4:00 pm) Hawthorn 5.12 (42) def. by Sydney 18.10 (118) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 38,052)
  • The crowd of 93,644 for the Essendon v Collingwood match is Essendon's largest ever home crowd for a home-and-away match.[39]
  • Scott Pendlebury (Collingwood) recorded his 10,000th career disposal during the match against Essendon, becoming the first VFL/AFL player to do so.[40]
  • The crowd of 87,775 for the Geelong v Carlton match is Geelong's largest ever home crowd for a home-and-away match.[41]

Round 8

Round 8
Thursday, 2 May (7:00 pm) Adelaide 12.6 (78) def. Port Adelaide 5.18 (48) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 52,106)
Friday, 3 May (7:40 pm) Carlton 12.7 (79) def. by Collingwood 12.13 (85) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 88,362)
Saturday, 4 May (1:45 pm) Sydney 14.14 (98) def. Greater Western Sydney 10.9 (69) Sydney Cricket Ground (crowd: 40,337)
Saturday, 4 May (4:35 pm) St Kilda 15.13 (103) def. North Melbourne 10.5 (65) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 27,009)
Saturday, 4 May (7:30 pm) Melbourne 10.14 (74) def. Geelong 9.12 (66) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 51,795)
Saturday, 4 May (6:10 pm) West Coast 11.5 (71) def. by Essendon 11.11 (77) Optus Stadium (crowd: 51,751)
Sunday, 5 May (1:00 pm) Richmond 6.13 (49) def. by Fremantle 15.13 (103) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 32,252)
Sunday, 5 May (4:00 pm) Western Bulldogs 14.7 (91) def. by Hawthorn 14.14 (98) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 29,555)
Sunday, 5 May (7:10 pm) Brisbane Lions 10.19 (79) def. Gold Coast 6.9 (45) The Gabba (crowd: 30,285)
  • The crowd of 88,362 for the Carlton v Collingwood match is the largest ever crowd for a home-and-away match between the two clubs.[42]
  • The crowd of 40,337 for the Sydney v Greater Western Sydney match was the largest ever crowd for a home-and-away Sydney Derby.[43]
  • Todd Goldstein (Essendon) recorded his 10,000th career hitout during the match against West Coast, becoming the first VFL/AFL player to do so.[44]
  • The crowd of 30,285 for the Brisbane v Gold Coast match was the largest ever crowd for a QClash.[43]

Round 9

Round 9
Thursday, 9 May (7:30 pm) Carlton 12.5 (77) def. Melbourne 11.10 (76) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 58,472)
Friday, 10 May (7:10 pm) Geelong 14.11 (95) def. by Port Adelaide 15.11 (101) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 29,942)
Friday, 10 May (6:20 pm) Fremantle 4.15 (39) def. by Sydney 13.9 (87) Optus Stadium (crowd: 46,198)
Saturday, 11 May (1:45 pm) Hawthorn 8.10 (58) def. St Kilda 7.11 (53) University of Tasmania Stadium (crowd: 15,112)
Saturday, 11 May (4:35 pm) Essendon 12.10 (82) def. Greater Western Sydney 9.8 (62) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 37,295)
Saturday, 11 May (7:30 pm) Richmond 6.6 (42) def. by Western Bulldogs 19.19 (133) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 38,007)
Saturday, 11 May (7:00 pm) Gold Coast 17.18 (120) def. North Melbourne 7.10 (52) TIO Stadium (crowd: 7,036)
Sunday, 12 May (1:00 pm) Collingwood 15.13 (103) def. West Coast 5.7 (37) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 37,433)
Sunday, 12 May (3:30 pm) Adelaide 13.12 (90) drew with Brisbane Lions 13.12 (90) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 40,278)

Round 10

Round 10 (Sir Doug Nicholls Round week 1)
Thursday, 16 May (7:00 pm) Gold Coast 26.8 (164) def. Geelong 15.10 (100) TIO Stadium (crowd: 12,112)
Friday, 17 May (7:40 pm) Sydney 17.15 (117) def. Carlton 9.11 (65) Sydney Cricket Ground (crowd: 44,047)
Saturday, 18 May (1:45 pm) Collingwood 12.6 (78) def. Adelaide 11.8 (74) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 63,935)
Saturday, 18 May (4:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 6.7 (43) def. by Western Bulldogs 8.22 (70) Engie Stadium (crowd: 7,747)
Saturday, 18 May (7:30 pm) St Kilda 8.7 (55) def. by Fremantle 9.18 (72) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 19,265)
Saturday, 18 May (7:30 pm) Brisbane Lions 26.7 (163) def. Richmond 6.8 (44) The Gabba (crowd: 27,200)
Sunday, 19 May (1:10 pm) Essendon 16.10 (106) def. North Melbourne 10.6 (66) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 43,125)
Sunday, 19 May (2:50 pm) Port Adelaide 11.14 (80) def. Hawthorn 12.7 (79) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 36,190)
Sunday, 19 May (4:20 pm) West Coast 16.9 (105) def. Melbourne 10.10 (70) Optus Stadium (crowd: 43,408)
  • Six clubs rebranded themselves with Indigenous names across the two weeks of Sir Doug Nicholls Round: Adelaide (Kuwarna), Fremantle (Walyalup), Melbourne (Narrm), Port Adelaide (Yartapuulti), St Kilda (Euro-Yroke) and West Coast (Waalitj Marawar).[45]
  • Gold Coast's score of 26.8 (164) against Geelong was its highest ever,[46] the highest ever score at TIO Stadium and the highest score conceded by Geelong since 1994.[47]
  • Gold Coast's winning margin of 64 points was its biggest ever over Geelong.[46]
  • Gold Coast's score of 19.7 (121) at three-quarter time was its highest ever three-quarter time score.[47]
  • The margin of 119 points in the Brisbane Lions v Richmond match was the Lions' biggest ever win over Richmond[48] and Richmond's biggest loss since 2007.[49]
  • The Brisbane Lions' score of 26.7 (163) against Richmond was its highest ever against Richmond.[48]
  • Port Adelaide trailed by 41 points in the third quarter of its match against Hawthorn and went on to win, equalling its biggest ever comeback.[50]

Round 11

Round 11 (Sir Doug Nicholls Round week 2)
Thursday, 23 May (7:30 pm) Western Bulldogs 12.16 (88) def. by Sydney 16.6 (102) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 27,377)
Friday, 24 May (6:10 pm) Fremantle 11.9 (75) drew with Collingwood 10.15 (75) Optus Stadium (crowd: 54,035)
Saturday, 25 May (1:45 pm) North Melbourne 7.6 (48) def. by Port Adelaide 16.11 (107) Blundstone Arena (crowd: 4,705)
Saturday, 25 May (1:45 pm) Carlton 15.12 (102) def. Gold Coast 11.7 (73) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 39,597)
Saturday, 25 May (4:35 pm) Geelong 11.8 (74) def. by Greater Western Sydney 11.12 (78) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 30,821)
Saturday, 25 May (7:40 pm) Richmond 10.14 (74) def. by Essendon 12.14 (86) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 79,359)
Sunday, 26 May (1:10 pm) Hawthorn 15.10 (100) def. Brisbane Lions 10.15 (75) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 29,664)
Sunday, 26 May (3:20 pm) Melbourne 14.16 (100) def. St Kilda 9.8 (62) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 37,403)
Sunday, 26 May (4:10 pm) Adelaide 21.11 (137) def. West Coast 5.8 (38) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 40,965)
  • Six clubs rebranded themselves with Indigenous names across the two weeks of Sir Doug Nicholls Round: Adelaide (Kuwarna), Fremantle (Walyalup), Melbourne (Narrm), Port Adelaide (Yartapuulti), St Kilda (Euro-Yroke) and West Coast (Waalitj Marawar).[45]
  • The crowd of 54,035 for the Fremantle v Collingwood match is Fremantle's largest ever home crowd for a home-and-away match outside of a Western Derby.[51]
  • Tom Hawkins (Geelong) played his 356th AFL match in Geelong's loss to Greater Western Sydney, breaking Geelong's VFL/AFL games record previously held by Joel Selwood.[52]

Round 12

Round 12
Thursday, 30 May (7:30 pm) Port Adelaide 10.11 (71) def. by Carlton 16.11 (107) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 40,532)
Friday, 31 May (7:40 pm) Collingwood 12.10 (82) def. by Western Bulldogs 15.10 (100) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 43,298)
Saturday, 1 June (1:45 pm) Hawthorn 16.11 (107) def. Adelaide 12.8 (80) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 36,086)
Saturday, 1 June (4:35 pm) West Coast 10.8 (68) def. by St Kilda 12.10 (82) Optus Stadium (crowd: 47,526)
Saturday, 1 June (7:30 pm) Geelong 15.9 (99) def. Richmond 10.9 (69) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 31,714)
Sunday, 2 June (1:00 pm) Melbourne 7.7 (49) def. by Fremantle 22.9 (141) TIO Traeger Park (crowd: 6,109)
Sunday, 2 June (4:00 pm) Gold Coast 14.7 (91) def. Essendon 11.14 (80) People First Stadium (crowd: 21,759)
Bye

Round 13

Round 13
Thursday, 6 June (7:00 pm) Adelaide 10.11 (71) def. by Richmond 12.7 (79) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 37,342)
Friday, 7 June (7:40 pm) Western Bulldogs 10.11 (71) def. by Brisbane Lions 17.12 (114) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 31,042)
Saturday, 8 June (1:45 pm) Hawthorn 12.13 (85) def. Greater Western Sydney 12.7 (79) University of Tasmania Stadium (crowd: 11,568)
Saturday, 8 June (2:35 pm) West Coast 8.17 (65) def. by North Melbourne 11.8 (74) Optus Stadium (crowd: 43,276)
Saturday, 8 June (7:30 pm) St Kilda 7.9 (51) def. Gold Coast 7.6 (48) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 17,992)
Sunday, 9 June (3:20 pm) Sydney 16.16 (112) def. Geelong 12.10 (82) Sydney Cricket Ground (crowd: 44,714)
Sunday, 9 June (7:20 pm) Essendon 9.16 (70) def. by Carlton 15.6 (96) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 88,510)
Monday, 10 June (3:20 pm) Collingwood 14.5 (89) def. Melbourne 6.15 (51) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 84,659)
Bye
  • North Melbourne's win over West Coast ended an eleven-match losing streak to start the season.[53]

Round 14

Round 14
Friday, 14 June (7:40 pm) Brisbane Lions 19.12 (126) def. St Kilda 16.10 (106) The Gabba (crowd: 27,445)
Saturday, 15 June (1:45 pm) Western Bulldogs 23.11 (149) def. Fremantle 12.10 (82) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 21,796)
Saturday, 15 June (4:35 pm) Richmond 6.13 (49) def. by Hawthorn 14.13 (97) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 92,311)
Saturday, 15 June (7:00 pm) Adelaide 10.7 (67) def. by Sydney 16.13 (109) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 41,535)
Sunday, 16 June (1:00 pm) North Melbourne 19.4 (118) def. by Collingwood 18.11 (119) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 38,311)
Sunday, 16 June (4:00 pm) Greater Western Sydney 9.19 (73) def. Port Adelaide 6.15 (51) Engie Stadium (crowd: 8,914)
Bye
  • The crowd of 92,311 for the Richmond v Hawthorn match is the largest ever crowd for a match between the two clubs[54] and Richmond's largest home crowd for a home-and-away match since 1977.[55]
  • North Melbourne's first half score of 14.2 (86) against Collingwood, which was already its highest score of the season to that point, was its highest first half score since 2004.[56]
  • Collingwood trailed by 54 points in the third quarter of its match against North Melbourne and went on to win, recording its biggest comeback since 1970.[56]

Round 15

Round 15
Friday, 21 June (7:40 pm) Carlton 21.12 (138) def. Geelong 11.9 (75) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 75,218)
Saturday, 22 June (1:15 pm) Port Adelaide 10.13 (73) def. by Brisbane Lions 23.14 (152) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 32,862)
Saturday, 22 June (4:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 11.9 (75) def. by Sydney 15.12 (102) Engie Stadium (crowd: 19,751)
Saturday, 22 June (7:30 pm) Melbourne 11.4 (70) def. North Melbourne 10.7 (67) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 28,774)
Sunday, 23 June (1:00 pm) Essendon 19.8 (122) def. West Coast 13.14 (92) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 40,840)
Sunday, 23 June (2:00 pm) Fremantle 12.13 (85) def. Gold Coast 10.5 (65) Optus Stadium (crowd: 40,637)
Bye

Round 16

Round 16
Friday, 28 June (7:40 pm) Brisbane Lions 11.20 (86) def. Melbourne 11.15 (81) The Gabba (crowd: 29,617)
Saturday, 29 June (1:45 pm) North Melbourne 9.6 (60) def. by Western Bulldogs 11.11 (77) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 27,005)
Saturday, 29 June (1:45 pm) Sydney 14.14 (98) def. by Fremantle 15.9 (99) Sydney Cricket Ground (crowd: 35,477)
Saturday, 29 June (4:35 pm) Gold Coast 14.17 (101) def. Collingwood 13.12 (90) People First Stadium (crowd: 23,029)
Saturday, 29 June (7:00 pm) Adelaide 13.16 (94) def. Greater Western Sydney 12.6 (78) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 29,802)
Saturday, 29 June (7:30 pm) Geelong 16.9 (105) def. Essendon 9.6 (60) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 54,698)
Sunday, 30 June (1:10 pm) St Kilda 8.12 (60) def. by Port Adelaide 8.14 (62) Marvel Stadium (crowd: 18,052)
Sunday, 30 June (3:20 pm) Richmond 10.10 (70) def. by Carlton 20.11 (131) Melbourne Cricket Ground (crowd: 58,298)
Sunday, 30 June (2:40 pm) West Coast 4.9 (33) def. by Hawthorn 14.10 (94) Optus Stadium (crowd: 49,454)

Round 17

Round 17
Friday, 5 July (7:40 pm) Collingwood v Essendon Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 6 July (1:15 pm) Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs Adelaide Oval
Saturday, 6 July (1:45 pm) North Melbourne v Gold Coast Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 6 July (4:35 pm) Geelong v Hawthorn GMHBA Stadium
Saturday, 6 July (7:30 pm) Greater Western Sydney v Carlton Engie Stadium
Saturday, 6 July (6:10 pm) Fremantle v Richmond Optus Stadium
Sunday, 7 July (1:10 pm) Melbourne v West Coast Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sunday, 7 July (3:20 pm) St Kilda v Sydney Marvel Stadium
Sunday, 7 July (4:10 pm) Brisbane Lions v Adelaide The Gabba

Round 18

Round 18
Friday, 12 July (7:40 pm) Collingwood v Geelong Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 13 July (1:45 pm) Sydney v North Melbourne Sydney Cricket Ground
Saturday, 13 July (1:45 pm) Hawthorn v Fremantle University of Tasmania Stadium
Saturday, 13 July (4:35 pm) Western Bulldogs v Carlton Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 13 July (7:30 pm) Melbourne v Essendon Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 13 July (7:00 pm) Adelaide v St Kilda Adelaide Oval
Sunday, 14 July (1:10 pm) Gold Coast v Port Adelaide People First Stadium
Sunday, 14 July (3:20 pm) Richmond v Greater Western Sydney Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sunday, 14 July (2:40 pm) West Coast v Brisbane Lions Optus Stadium

Round 19

Round 19
Friday, 19 July (7:40 pm) Essendon v Adelaide Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 20 July (1:45 pm) St Kilda v West Coast Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 20 July (1:45 pm) Greater Western Sydney v Gold Coast Engie Stadium
Saturday, 20 July (4:35 pm) Hawthorn v Collingwood Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 20 July (7:30 pm) Geelong v Western Bulldogs GMHBA Stadium
Saturday, 20 July (7:00 pm) Port Adelaide v Richmond Adelaide Oval
Sunday, 21 July (1:10 pm) Brisbane Lions v Sydney The Gabba
Sunday, 21 July (1:20 pm) Fremantle v Melbourne Optus Stadium
Sunday, 21 July (4:40 pm) Carlton v North Melbourne Marvel Stadium

Round 20

Round 20
Friday, 26 July (7:40 pm) Carlton v Port Adelaide Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 27 July (1:45 pm) North Melbourne v Geelong Blundstone Arena
Saturday, 27 July (4:35 pm) St Kilda v Essendon Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 27 July (4:35 pm) Gold Coast v Brisbane Lions People First Stadium
Saturday, 27 July (7:30 pm) Melbourne v Greater Western Sydney Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 27 July (6:10 pm) Fremantle v West Coast Optus Stadium
Sunday, 28 July (1:10 pm) Collingwood v Richmond Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sunday, 28 July (3:20 pm) Sydney v Western Bulldogs Sydney Cricket Ground
Sunday, 28 July (4:10 pm) Adelaide v Hawthorn Adelaide Oval

Round 21

Round 21
Friday, 2 August (7:15 pm) Western Bulldogs v Melbourne Marvel Stadium
Friday, 2 August (6:30 pm) West Coast v Gold Coast Optus Stadium
Saturday, 3 August (1:45 pm) North Melbourne v Richmond Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 3 August (4:35 pm) Geelong v Adelaide GMHBA Stadium
Saturday, 3 August (7:30 pm) Collingwood v Carlton Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 3 August (7:00 pm) Port Adelaide v Sydney Adelaide Oval
Sunday, 4 August (1:10 pm) Greater Western Sydney v Hawthorn Manuka Oval
Sunday, 4 August (3:20 pm) Essendon v Fremantle Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sunday, 4 August (4:40 pm) St Kilda v Brisbane Lions Marvel Stadium

Round 22

Round 22
Friday, 9 August (7:40 pm) Sydney v Collingwood Sydney Cricket Ground
Saturday, 10 August (1:45 pm) North Melbourne v West Coast Blundstone Arena
Saturday, 10 August (1:45 pm) Brisbane Lions v Greater Western Sydney The Gabba
Saturday, 10 August (2:35 pm) Fremantle v Geelong Optus Stadium
Saturday, 10 August (7:30 pm) Melbourne v Port Adelaide Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 10 August (7:30 pm) Essendon v Gold Coast Marvel Stadium
Sunday, 11 August (1:10 pm) Carlton v Hawthorn Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sunday, 11 August (3:20 pm) Richmond v St Kilda Marvel Stadium
Sunday, 11 August (3:40 pm) Adelaide v Western Bulldogs Adelaide Oval

Round 23

Round 23
Friday, 16 August (7:40 pm) Essendon v Sydney Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 17 August (1:45 pm) Gold Coast v Melbourne People First Stadium
Saturday, 17 August (1:45 pm) Greater Western Sydney v Fremantle Engie Stadium
Saturday, 17 August (4:35 pm) Collingwood v Brisbane Lions Melbourne Cricket Ground
Saturday, 17 August (7:30 pm) St Kilda v Geelong Marvel Stadium
Saturday, 17 August (7:00 pm) Port Adelaide v Adelaide Adelaide Oval
Sunday, 18 August (1:10 pm) Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne Marvel Stadium
Sunday, 18 August (3:20 pm) Hawthorn v Richmond Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sunday, 18 August (2:40 pm) West Coast v Carlton Optus Stadium

Round 24

Round 24
Dates and times TBC Brisbane Lions v Essendon The Gabba
Carlton v St Kilda Marvel Stadium
Fremantle v Port Adelaide Optus Stadium
Geelong v West Coast GMHBA Stadium
Hawthorn v North Melbourne University of Tasmania Stadium
Melbourne v Collingwood Melbourne Cricket Ground
Richmond v Gold Coast Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sydney v Adelaide Sydney Cricket Ground
Western Bulldogs v Greater Western Sydney Mars Stadium

Ladder

Updated to the end of round 16.

Pos Team Pld W L D PF PA PP Pts Qualification
1 Sydney 15 13 2 0 1553 1077 144.2 52 Finals series
2 Carlton 15 11 4 0 1497 1263 118.5 44
3 Fremantle 15 9 5 1 1249 1122 111.3 38
4 Essendon 15 9 5 1 1263 1276 99.0 38
5 Geelong 15 9 6 0 1389 1308 106.2 36
6 Collingwood 15 8 5 2 1328 1255 105.8 36
7 Port Adelaide 15 9 6 0 1264 1250 101.1 36
8 Brisbane Lions 15 8 6 1 1402 1159 121.0 34
9 Western Bulldogs 15 8 7 0 1417 1179 120.2 32
10 Greater Western Sydney 15 8 7 0 1308 1207 108.4 32
11 Gold Coast 15 8 7 0 1300 1226 106.0 32
12 Melbourne 15 8 7 0 1156 1157 99.9 32
13 Hawthorn 15 8 7 0 1192 1218 97.9 32
14 Adelaide 15 5 9 1 1232 1187 103.8 22
15 St Kilda 15 5 10 0 1083 1171 92.5 20
16 West Coast 15 3 12 0 1019 1447 70.4 12
17 Richmond 15 2 13 0 963 1528 63.0 8
18 North Melbourne 15 1 14 0 1044 1629 64.1 4
Source: afl.com.au
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) percentage; 3) number of points for

Progression by round

Updated to the end of round 16.

4 Finished the round in first place 0 Finished the round in last place
4 Finished the round inside the top eight
41 Subscript indicates the ladder position at the end of the round
41 Underlined points indicate the team had a bye that round
Team O 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Sydney 43 82 122 125 163 164 202 242 281 321 361 401 401 441 481 521 521
Carlton 44 84 87 126 165 166 204 206 208 247 2410 288 325 362 362 402 442
Fremantle 0 46 85 122 127 127 129 168 206 209 249 269 306 307 308 345 383
Essendon 0 47 411 89 812 129 167 187 225 263 302 342 342 343 344 383 384
Geelong 0 49 86 124 164 202 241 281 282 282 283 286 323 325 326 327 365
Collingwood 07 015 015 412 811 813 1210 1410 189 228 265 287 289 326 363 364 366
Port Adelaide 0 45 83 88 126 163 165 205 207 246 284 323 324 324 327 328 367
Brisbane Lions 05 012 012 014 413 810 812 813 1213 1413 1812 1813 1813 2213 2613 3010 348
Western Bulldogs 0 017 410 87 88 811 128 1211 1211 1611 2011 2011 2411 2411 289 2811 329
Greater Western Sydney 42 81 121 121 161 201 203 243 243 245 246 285 287 288 325 326 3210
Gold Coast 41 83 88 810 810 128 1211 169 1610 2010 248 2410 288 289 2810 2812 3211
Melbourne 06 48 84 123 162 165 166 204 244 244 247 284 2810 2810 2811 329 3212
Hawthorn 0 013 017 017 016 017 417 417 816 1215 1215 1614 2012 2412 2812 2813 3213
Adelaide 0 010 013 015 015 414 415 812 1212 1412 1413 1812 1814 1815 1815 1815 2214
St Kilda 0 011 49 411 89 812 813 814 1214 1214 1214 1215 1615 2014 2014 2014 2015
West Coast 0 018 018 018 018 416 814 815 815 816 1216 1216 1216 1216 1216 1216 1216
Richmond 08 014 014 413 414 415 416 416 417 417 417 417 417 817 817 817 817
North Melbourne 0 016 016 016 017 018 018 018 018 018 018 018 018 418 418 418 418

Source: AFL Tables

Home matches and membership

Updated to the end of round 16.

The following table includes all home match attendance figures from the home-and-away season, excluding neutral matches (Gather Round).

Team Home match attendance Membership
Hosted Total Highest Lowest Average 2023[59] 2024 Change
2023[60] 2024[61] Change
Adelaide 8 333,486 52,106 29,802 38,647 41,686 Increase 3,039 68,536
Brisbane Lions 7 212,365 34,002 27,200 29,285 30,338 Increase 1,053 54,676
Carlton 7 432,287 88,362 39,597 51,421 61,755 Increase 10,334 95,277
Collingwood 6 374,092 84,659 37,433 65,518 62,349 Decrease 3,169 106,470
Essendon 7 421,631 93,644 37,295 46,690 60,233 Increase 13,543 86,274
Fremantle 6 278,442 54,035 40,604 44,097 46,407 Increase 2,310 62,064
Geelong 7 305,496 87,775 29,942 32,279 43,642 Increase 11,363 82,155
Gold Coast 8 122,828 23,029 7,036 13,724 15,354 Increase 1,630 23,359
Greater Western Sydney 7 91,209 21,235 7,747 10,261 13,030 Increase 2,769 33,036
Hawthorn 7 241,462 67,020 11,568 33,301 34,495 Increase 1,194 80,698
Melbourne 6 211,279 51,795 6,109 44,662 35,213 Decrease 9,449 70,785
North Melbourne 7 171,188 47,565 4,705 20,765 24,455 Increase 3,690 51,084
Port Adelaide 7 256,883 40,532 32,862 37,336 36,698 Decrease 638 64,041
Richmond 8 448,433 92,311 30,254 51,420 56,054 Increase 4,634 101,349
St Kilda 6 178,554 69,517 17,992 32,136 29,759 Decrease 2,377 60,239
Sydney 7 275,190 44,714 34,954 32,833 39,313 Increase 6,480 65,332
West Coast 8 379,954 54,473 42,401 42,251 47,494 Increase 5,243 103,275
Western Bulldogs 7 191,957 50,144 9,752 28,499 27,422 Decrease 1,077 56,302
Total/overall 126 4,926,736 93,644 4,705 36,396 39,101 Increase 2,705 1,264,952

Source: AFL Tables

Win–loss table

Updated to the end of round 16.

The following table can be sorted from biggest winning margin to biggest losing margin for each round. If multiple matches in a round are decided by the same margin, these margins are sorted by percentage (i.e. the lowest-scoring winning team is ranked highest and the lowest-scoring losing team is ranked lowest). Home matches are in bold, neutral matches (Gather Round) are underlined and opponents are listed above the margins.

+ Win Qualified for finals
- Loss X Bye
Draw Eliminated
Team Home-and-away season Ladder Finals series
O 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 F1 F2 F3 GF
Adelaide X GC
-6
GEE
-19
FRE
-35
MEL
-15
CAR
+2
ESS
-3
NM
+57
PA
+30
BL
0
COL
-4
WC
+99
HAW
-27
RIC
-8
SYD
-42
X GWS
+16
BL STK ESS HAW GEE WB PA SYD 14
(5–9–1)
Brisbane Lions CAR
-1
FRE
-23
X COL
-20
NM
+70
MEL
+22
GEE
-26
GWS
-54
GC
+34
ADE
0
RIC
+119
HAW
-25
X WB
+43
STK
+20
PA
+79
MEL
+5
ADE WC SYD GC STK GWS COL ESS 8
(8–6–1)
Carlton BL
+1
RIC
+5
X NM
+56
FRE
+10
ADE
-2
GWS
+19
GEE
-13
COL
-6
MEL
+1
SYD
-52
GC
+29
PA
+36
ESS
+26
X GEE
+63
RIC
+61
GWS WB NM PA COL HAW WC STK 2
(11–4–0)
Collingwood GWS
-32
SYD
-33
STK
-15
BL
+20
HAW
+5
X PA
+42
ESS
0
CAR
+6
WC
+66
ADE
+4
FRE
0
WB
-18
MEL
+38
NM
+1
X GC
-11
ESS GEE HAW RIC CAR SYD BL MEL 6
(8–5–2)
Essendon X HAW
+24
SYD
-30
STK
+4
PA
-69
WB
+29
ADE
+3
COL
0
WC
+6
GWS
+20
NM
+40
RIC
+12
GC
-11
CAR
-26
X WC
+30
GEE
-45
COL MEL ADE STK FRE GC SYD BL 4
(9–5–1)
Fremantle X BL
+23
NM
+26
ADE
+35
CAR
-10
PA
-3
WC
-37
WB
+24
RIC
+54
SYD
-48
STK
+17
COL
0
MEL
+92
X WB
-67
GC
+20
SYD
+1
RIC HAW MEL WC ESS GEE GWS PA 3
(9–5–1)
Geelong X STK
+8
ADE
+19
HAW
+36
WB
+4
NM
+75
BL
+26
CAR
+13
MEL
-8
PA
-6
GC
-64
GWS
-4
RIC
+30
SYD
-30
X CAR
-63
ESS
+45
HAW COL WB NM ADE FRE STK WC 5
(9–6–0)
Gold Coast RIC
+39
ADE
+6
WB
-48
X GWS
-28
HAW
+53
SYD
-53
WC
+37
BL
-34
NM
+68
GEE
+64
CAR
-29
ESS
+11
STK
-3
X FRE
-20
COL
+11
NM PA GWS BL WC ESS MEL RIC 11
(8–7–0)
Greater Western Sydney COL
+32
NM
+39
WC
+65
X GC
+28
STK
+1
CAR
-19
BL
+54
SYD
-29
ESS
-20
WB
-27
GEE
+4
X HAW
-6
PA
+22
SYD
-27
ADE
-16
CAR RIC GC MEL HAW BL FRE WB 10
(8–7–0)
Hawthorn X ESS
-24
MEL
-55
GEE
-36
COL
-5
GC
-53
NM
+45
SYD
-76
WB
+7
STK
+5
PA
-1
BL
+25
ADE
+27
GWS
+6
RIC
+48
X WC
+61
GEE FRE COL ADE GWS CAR RIC NM 13
(8–7–0)
Melbourne SYD
-22
WB
+45
HAW
+55
PA
+7
ADE
+15
BL
-22
X RIC
+43
GEE
+8
CAR
-1
WC
-35
STK
+38
FRE
-92
COL
-38
X NM
+3
BL
-5
WC ESS FRE GWS WB PA GC COL 12
(8–7–0)
North Melbourne X GWS
-39
FRE
-26
CAR
-56
BL
-70
GEE
-75
HAW
-45
ADE
-57
STK
-38
GC
-68
ESS
-40
PA
-59
X WC
+9
COL
-1
MEL
-3
WB
-17
GC SYD CAR GEE RIC WC WB HAW 18
(1–14–0)
Port Adelaide X WC
+50
RIC
+30
MEL
-7
ESS
+69
FRE
+3
COL
-42
STK
+10
ADE
-30
GEE
+6
HAW
+1
NM
+59
CAR
-36
X GWS
-22
BL
-79
STK
+2
WB GC RIC CAR SYD MEL ADE FRE 7
(9–6–0)
Richmond GC
-39
CAR
-5
PA
-30
SYD
+5
STK
-7
WC
-39
X MEL
-43
FRE
-54
WB
-91
BL
-119
ESS
-12
GEE
-30
ADE
+8
HAW
-48
X CAR
-61
FRE GWS PA COL NM STK HAW GC 17
(2–13–0)
St Kilda X GEE
-8
COL
+15
ESS
-4
RIC
+7
GWS
-1
WB
-60
PA
-10
NM
+38
HAW
-5
FRE
-17
MEL
-38
WC
+14
GC
+3
BL
-20
X PA
-2
SYD ADE WC ESS BL RIC GEE CAR 15
(5–10–0)
Sydney MEL
+22
COL
+33
ESS
+30
RIC
-5
WC
+26
X GC
+53
HAW
+76
GWS
+29
FRE
+48
CAR
+52
WB
+14
X GEE
+30
ADE
+42
GWS
+27
FRE
-1
STK NM BL WB PA COL ESS ADE 1
(13–2–0)
West Coast X PA
-50
GWS
-65
WB
-76
SYD
-26
RIC
+39
FRE
+37
GC
-37
ESS
-6
COL
-66
MEL
+35
ADE
-99
STK
-14
NM
-9
X ESS
-30
HAW
-61
MEL BL STK FRE GC NM CAR GEE 16
(3–12–0)
Western Bulldogs X MEL
-45
GC
+48
WC
+76
GEE
-4
ESS
-29
STK
+60
FRE
-24
HAW
-7
RIC
+91
GWS
+27
SYD
-14
COL
+18
BL
-43
FRE
+67
X NM
+17
PA CAR GEE SYD MEL ADE NM GWS 9
(8–7–0)

Source: AFL Tables

Season notes

Milestones

Round Player/official Club Milestone
1 Josh Kelly Greater Western Sydney 200th AFL game
2 Sebastian Ross St Kilda 200th AFL game
Brandon Ellis Gold Coast 250th AFL game
Travis Boak Port Adelaide 350th AFL game
3 Tom Mitchell Collingwood 200th AFL game
Brodie Smith Adelaide 250th AFL game
Jack Viney Melbourne 200th AFL game
Tom Hawkins Geelong 350th AFL game
4 Mark Blicavs Geelong 250th AFL game
5 Lachie Neale Brisbane Lions 250th AFL game
Rhys Stanley Geelong 200th AFL game
6 Chelsea Roffey 300th AFL game goal umpired[66]
Brodie Grundy Sydney 200th AFL game
7 Jeremy Cameron Geelong 600th AFL goal
8 Elliot Yeo West Coast 200th AFL game
9 Callan Ward Greater Western Sydney 300th AFL game
10 Taylor Duryea Western Bulldogs 200th AFL game
11 Jake Stringer Essendon 200th AFL game
12 Jack Gunston Hawthorn 250th AFL game
14 Dustin Martin Richmond 300th AFL game
Brayden Maynard Collingwood 200th AFL game
15 Harris Andrews Brisbane Lions 200th AFL game
16 Dyson Heppell Essendon 250th AFL game

Source: AFL Tables (players); other milestones sourced individually

Leading goalkickers

Updated to the end of round 16.

1 Led the goalkicking at the end of the round
11 Subscript indicates the player's goal tally to that point of the season
Did not play during that round
X Had a bye during that round
# Player Club Home-and-away season (Coleman Medal) Finals series Total Games Average
O 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 F1 F2 F3 GF
1 Charlie Curnow Carlton 44 26 X6 410 313 417 320 323 225 227 229 433 336 238 X38 543 245 45 15 3.00
2 Ben King Gold Coast 55 05 27 X7 310 414 216 319 322 325 429 332 436 238 X38 38 442 42 14 3.00
3 Jesse Hogan Greater Western Sydney 44 610 212 X12 416 218 321 122 224 226 329 231 X31 132 133 134 236 36 15 2.40
4 Jake Waterman West Coast X0 22 13 14 26 612 517 421 324 24 529 130 30 333 X33 336 137 37 13 2.85
5 Harry McKay Carlton 33 36 X6 511 011 213 316 218 422 123 124 125 328 129 X29 332 234 34 15 2.27
6 Joel Amartey Sydney 00 11 23 25 27 X7 411 112 113 215 217 219 X19 322 931 031 132 32 15 2.13
Joe Daniher Brisbane Lions 11 34 X4 15 510 212 012 012 214 115 318 220 X20 222 527 330 232 32 15 2.13
8 Kyle Langford Essendon X0 33 25 38 08 311 213 417 320 424 125 328 028 028 X28 230 131 31 15 2.07
Tyson Stengle Geelong X0 00 11 23 47 29 211 112 214 418 321 223 124 327 X27 128 331 31 15 2.07
Jake Stringer Essendon X0 44 37 310 111 213 114 115 116 117 219 423 023 124 X24 529 231 31 15 2.07
Other end-of-round leaders
Callum Brown Greater Western Sydney 55 27 07 X7 310 010 010 313 215 15 15 15 X15 015 217 017 017 17 12 1.42

Source: AFL Tables

See also

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