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2020 AFL season set to resume with huge blockbusters as league's fixture boss Travis Auld confirms fixtures for rounds two to five

2020 AFL season set to resume with huge blockbusters as league's fixture boss Travis Auld confirms fixtures for rounds two to five

The 2020 AFL season will re-commence with a bang after AFL Fixtures Boss Travis Auld confirmed a blockbuster round two schedule.

Competition heavyweights Collingwood and Richmond will officially resume the disrupted 2020 season with a Thursday night epic, while West Coast will tackle Gold Coast and the Dockers take on Lachie Neale’s Lions.

Both matches involving WA clubs will take place on Saturday June 13, while the traditional Easter Monday clash between Hawthorn and Geelong headlines the first Friday night clash of the competition’s restart.

The match, to be hosted at the Cattery, will be Hawthorn’s first trip to GMHBA Stadium since 2006.

The South Australian Showdown will also feature in round two, with the Crows and Power to join the Gold Coast hub after the round two clash.

Travis Auld, Fixtures Boss (left) and Gillon McLachlan, Chief Executive Officer of the AFL (right).

Auld released the revised schedule up to round five, with the Eagles squaring off against the Lions in round three, Port Adelaide in round four and interestingly, the Tigers in round five.

The Dockers will lock horns with Port Adelaide in round three, the Suns in round four and the Crows in round five.

After round five, both WA clubs remain hopeful of returning to the west, which is reliant on the state of WA’s hard border closure enforced by premier Mark McGowan.

SEE THE FULL ROUND TWO FIXTURES BELOW

Thursday, June 11

Collingwood vs Richmond, MCG

Friday, June 12

Geelong vs Hawthorn, GMHBA Stadium

Saturday June 13

Brisbane vs Fremantle, Gabba

Carlton vs Melbourne, Marvel Stadium

Port Adelaide vs Adelaide, Adelaide Oval

Gold Coast vs West Coast, Metricon

Sunday, June 14

Sydney vs Essendon, SCG

GWS vs North Melbourne, Giants Stadium

St Kilda vs Western Bulldogs, Marvel Stadium