Footy fans are set to enjoy a massive celebration in Round 1 when Geelong hosts Essendon in the annual Powercor Country Festival clash.

The match will take place at the MCG on Saturday 19 March from 2.10pm AEDT.

The Powercor Country Festival provides an opportunity to recognise and thank regional communities for the contribution they make to the game of AFL and to our nation.

Round 1 AFL Fixture

Saturday, March 19
Geelong v Essendon at MCG, 2.10pm AEDT

Gary Rohan and Tom Hawkins.

AFLW Fixture News

In further fixture news, the AFL has announced Geelong will host the GWS Giants in Round 10 of the 2022 NAB AFLW competition. The floating fixture will take place at GMHBA Stadium between March 11 and 13.

View the full AFLW Fixture here