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Every club has an indigenous history

Within every team there has been many thrilling moments with our indigenous players

12:00AM May 23, 2017

Sir Doug Nicholls - The Story of Legend

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5:59AM May 18, 2017

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Every club has an indigenous history

Within every team there has been many thrilling moments with our indigenous players

May 23, 2017  12:00 AM

Round named in honour of Sir Doug Nicholls

The AFL’s annual round recognising and celebrating indigenous players and culture is named 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 11 of the 2018 season kicks off on Friday, June 1, when the Sydney Swans host Carlton at the SCG. The marquee match of Sir Doug Nicholls round is the Dreamtime at the 'G clash between Richmond and Essendon on the Saturday night.

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



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Match Venue Time* Info
Friday, June 1
SCG 7:50PM
Saturday, June 2
ES 1:45PM
MS 4:35PM
MCG 7:25PM
OS 6:10PM
Sunday, June 3
ES 1:10PM
MCG 3:20PM
AO 4:10PM