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Super Saturday is coming

Paul Roos, Senior Coach of the Demons addresses his players during the 2014 AFL Round 21 match between the Melbourne Demons and the GWS Giants at the MCG, Melbourne on August 17, 2014. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media)
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MOTHER'S Day in 2015 is set to be a quiet one for footy with the AFL expected to fixture just two games - in keeping with its family-friendly philosophy for next year’s draw.

One of those games is tipped to feature Carlton at Etihad and the other will be at Adelaide Oval. Both games will be played in the late afternoon with the Adelaide Oval match likely to be a twilight fixture.

The AFL has previously featured a Monday night game following Mother's Day but that has been scrapped, replaced by a ‘Super Saturday’, according to The Age.

Six games will be played on the ‘Super Saturday’ with Paul Roos’ Melbourne handed the free-to-air clash on Saturday night.

That game is set to be against the team Roos coached to a premiership in 2005, the Sydney Swans.

Meanwhile. Hawthorn has revealed it will play four games at Aurora Stadium in 2015.

Those games will include a round 15 clash with Fremantle, the Hawks' opponent in the 2013 Grand Final.

Hawthorn's other Aurora Stadium opponents will be Gold Coast (on a Saturday afternoon in round nine), the Western Bulldogs (in round three) and the Brisbane Lions (in round 22).