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Players embrace AFLX, JLT pre-season structure

AFLPA boss says the new format has been well received

7:13am Mar 14, 2018

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AFL's X-pansion plans: Asia on the radar

AFL considers tournament in Hong Kong in November

11:48am Mar 2, 2018

AFLW and AFLX Match Review full statement

Read the full statement from the Match Review from the weekend

3:52pm Feb 19, 2018

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AFLX win 'means the world' to young Lions

Learning to win again is vital for improving Brisbane, leader says

3:12pm Feb 19, 2018

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AFLX top 10: Who shone in footy's new format?

Ben Guthrie looks at the players who proved best suited

2:28pm Feb 19, 2018

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Christensen sees cultural shift in AFLX win

Returning Lion says victory is a 'stepping stone' for his club

9:27pm Feb 17, 2018

AFLX explained: the rules you need to know
To bring you up to speed, here are the rules for the 2018 AFLX
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What is AFLX?

AFLX is a new and exciting game created by the AFL to showcase some of the most thrilling elements of Australian Football to attract new fans.

While there are some familiar aspects for fans, this new game will provide a very different experience. AFLX is played on a rectangular field with seven players on the field and three on the bench. AFLX is an express form of the game, with explosive action exhilarating fans of all ages. Get ready for 10-point super goals, last-touch out of bounds and non-stop action on and off the field.

The inaugural 2018 AFLX tournament promises to be a great family experience with something for fans of all ages. AFLX promises to be a different experience, with game-day featuring flames, music DJs, in-game commentary, roving performers, kids and family zones and giveaways.

The AFL wants fans to have the opportunity to help shape this new form of the game and influence what it looks like in the future.

The 2018 AFLX tournament will see games played across three days, with the first at Hindmarsh Stadium on Thursday, February 15, followed by matches at Etihad Stadium on Friday, February 16 and Allianz Stadium on Saturday, February 17. Each event day will feature six teams at with two pools of three teams playing in a round-robin format. A Grand Final will be played at each event.

AFLX Fixture & Results

Buy tickets to AFLX Adelaide Tournament View Hindmarsh Stadium Map View venue info Hindmarsh Stadium View AFLX team lists for the AFLX Adelaide Tournament
Match Time* Pool
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Port Adelaide v60 Geelong Cats72
6.10pm CDT POOL A
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Adelaide Crows v65Collingwood37
6.38pm CDT POOL B
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Geelong Cats v57Fremantle40
7.06pm CDT POOL A
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West Coast Eagles v46 Adelaide Crows53
7.34pm CDT POOL B
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Fremantle v54Port Adelaide37
8.02pm CDT POOL A
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Collingwood v52West Coast Eagles37
8.30pm CDT POOL B
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Geelong Cats v47 Adelaide Crows55
9.03pm CDT GRAND FINAL

Buy tickets to AFLX Melbourne Tournament View Etihad Stadium Map View venue info Etihad Stadium View AFLX team lists for the AFLX Melbourne Tournament
Match Time Pool
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Carlton v54Melbourne82
6.40pm EDT POOL A
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Hawthorn v72Essendon54
7.08pm EDT POOL B
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North Melbourne v83Carlton68
7.36pm EDT POOL A
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Essendon v37St Kilda52
8.04pm EDT POOL B
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Melbourne v70North Melbourne46
8.32pm EDT POOL A
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St Kilda v55 Hawthorn77
9.00pm EDT POOL B
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Melbourne v56Hawthorn46
9.33pm EDT GRAND FINAL

Buy tickets to AFLX Sydney Tournament View Allianz Stadium Map View venue info Allianz Stadium View AFLX team lists for the AFLX Sydney Tournament
Match Time* Pool
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GWS Giants v34 Richmond49
4.10pm EDT POOL A
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Sydney Swans v88Western Bulldogs36
4.38pm EDT POOL B
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Richmond v61 Brisbane Lions66
5.06pm EDT POOL A
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Western Bulldogs v22 Gold Coast Suns87
5.34pm EDT POOL B
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Brisbane Lions v64GWS Giants58
6.02pm EDT POOL A
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Gold Coast Suns v41 Sydney Swans72
6.30pm EDT POOL B
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Brisbane Lions v67 Sydney Swans41
7.03pm EDT GRAND FINAL

*All times are local. Please note daylight savings is in effect in Victoria, Tasmania, NSW, ACT and SA. Queensland, NT and WA are not affected by daylight savings. All matches will be broadcast on the AFL Live App.