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2015 INDIGENOUS ROUND

SYDNEY
Friday, May 29
7.00pm Pre match entertainment - Dan Sultan performing LIVE
7.50pm Sydney Swans v Carlton
Match commences
MELBOURNE
Saturday, May 30
1.00 - 5.30pm The Long Walk Well Being Concert at Federation Square
5.30 - 6.00pm The Long Walk – Federation Square to the MCG
6.30pm Pre-match entertainment including Troy Cassar-Daley and Paul Kelly performing live
7.20pm DREAMTIME AT THE 'G
Richmond v Essendon
Match commences
Sunday, May 31
3.20pm Collingwood v North Melbourne
Match commences
ADELAIDE
Saturday, May 30
5.10pm McLeod Challenge Grand Final curtain raiser
Pre-game Dan Sultan performance
7.10pm Adelaide Crows v Fremantle
Match commences
BRISBANE
Sunday, May 31
  The Long Walk from Musgrave Park to the Gabba
  Indigenous Round Ceremony that includes: Traditional Welcome to Country, National Anthem by Scott Campbell and dance performance by the Murri School
  Lion Park - Indigenous dance performance and art display
1.10pm Brisbane Lions v St Kilda
Match commences
PERTH
Sunday, May 31
  Stephen Michael Cup – Noongar v Yamatji
2.40pm West Coast Eagles v Geelong Cats
Match commences
Half-time The Merenda’s, Kiara and Hampton SHS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander didgeridoo and dancers

Round renamed in honour of Sir Doug Nicholls

The AFL’s annual round recognising and celebrating indigenous players and culture has been renamed in honour of Sir Doug Nicholls.

Sir Doug, who epitomised the spirit of reconciliation, played 54 games for Fitzroy and was a brilliant all-round athlete. The first Aboriginal person to be knighted, he also served as Governor of South Australia and was devoted to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Round 10 of the 2016 season kicks off on Friday, May 27, when the Sydney Swans host North Melbourne at the SCG. The marquee match of Sir Doug Nicholls round is the Dreamtime at the ’G clash between Essendon and Richmond on the Saturday night. The round also includes Melbourne playing Port Adelaide in Alice Springs and concludes on Sunday, May 29, when West Coast faces Gold Coast at Domain Stadium.

All 18 clubs will wear special indigenous-themed guernseys during the round.  

Sir Doug Nicholls Round News

Wanganeen designs Dons' Dreamtime guernsey

Former Bombers star designs club's Dreamtime at the 'G guernsey

8:45am  May 3, 2016

Mifsud leaves AFL for Victorian government role

AFL's most influential indigenous voice to take up key public sector role

11:34am  Jan 28, 2016

Boomerangs ready to showcase their talent

Indigenous stars of the future set to take to the field on Saturday

9:00pm  Nov 13, 2015

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2016 Sir Doug Nicholls Round Fixture

MatchVenueTime*Info
Friday, May 27
SYD v NMFC
SCG 7:50PM
Saturday, May 28
BL v HAW
G 1:45PM
MELB v PORT
TP 1:40PM
STK v FRE
ES 4:35PM
ESS v RICH
MCG 7:25PM
ADEL v GWS
AO 7:10PM
Sunday, May 29
CARL v GEEL
ES 1:10PM
COLL v WB
MCG 3:20PM
WCE v GCFC
DS 2:40PM