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AFLX is coming

11:50am  Dec 17, 2017


'X' still a mystery for coaches and players

Leon Cameron says there's a sense of the unknown about AFLX

10:19am  Jan 16, 2018

'X' marks the spot for Asian expansion

AFL to use short format to promote game in China and India

1:30pm  Jan 2, 2018

AFLX likely to feature segregated fan zones

AFL planning on a number of fan-friendly initiatives for AFLX

11:50pm  Dec 27, 2017

Veteran Cat excited by early taste of AFLX

Geelong trials new format but superstar is sent home feeling unwell

2:12pm  Dec 20, 2017

No prizes for AFLX champs next year

AFL still confident some big-name stars will feature in modified game

9:42am  Dec 2, 2017

AFLX revealed: Who your club plays, when

Footy's new look to launch with rival pitch invasion

4:00pm  Nov 17, 2017

Earlier MRP decisions on Hocking's agenda

League's new footy boss to take 'consultative and inclusive' approach

2:15pm  Nov 3, 2017

'I'm not allowed to talk about AFLX': McLachlan

AFL chief jokes about new footy concept coming

10:44am  Oct 31, 2017

'Watch this space' on AFLX, says Auld

AFL remaining coy about details of new pre-season comp

10:29am  Oct 26, 2017

The X factor: Will AFL's new concept work?

ANALYSIS: Will AFL's bold new pre-season comp be a success?

5:22pm  Oct 25, 2017

2018 AFLX Fixture

Match Venue Time*
Thursday, February 15
Teams competing:
Adelaide Crows, Port Adelaide, Fremantle, West Coast Eagles, Collingwood and Geelong Cats
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide TBC
Friday, February 16
Teams competing:
Carlton, Essendon, North Melbourne, St Kilda, Hawthorn and Melbourne
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne TBC
Saturday, February 17
Teams competing:
Sydney Swans, GWS Giants, Brisbane Lions, Gold Coast Suns, Richmond and Western Bulldogs
Allianz Stadium, Sydney TBC

Further information, including details of an official launch of AFLX, will be provided in the coming weeks along with ticketing details for the Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney tournaments.

What is AFLX?

AFLX, a fast and exciting version of Australian Football, is to be played on a rectangular field and aims to showcase the unique and most thrilling aspects of the game to attract new fans.

The public will get their first chance to see AFLX in February 2018 when Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney host individual tournaments featuring all 18 AFL Clubs.