Full 2022 SANFL Fixture released
A third SANFL League fixture for country SA has been announced with the full 2022 program released earlier today.
Port Adelaide versus West Adelaide at Loxton and the Adelaide Crows versus North Adelaide in Whyalla were announced as country fixtures yesterday.
A third regional SANFL match will be played at Centenary Oval in Port Lincoln with Norwood to host West Adelaide.
Other highlights of this years program include five games to be played on Good Friday for the first time.
All Round 3 games will be played on Friday April 15, starting with the Panthers and Double Blues at Flinders University Stadium from 1.10pm followed by regular Good Friday combatants North Adelaide and Central District at Prospect Oval from 2.10pm.
The twilight timeslot of 4.10pm will play host to Glenelg and Adelaide at ACH Group Stadium as well as Woodville-West Torrens and West Adelaide at Maughan Thiem Kia Oval.
Fierce foes Norwood and Port Adelaide will cap off a blockbuster day in the Hostplus SANFL League with a clash under lights at The Parade from 7.40pm.
“To have a record five games played on Good Friday across the afternoon and at night will provide a unique opportunity to showcase the Hostplus SANFL League and maximise attendances,” SANFL General Manager Football Matt Duldig said.
“We know from previous years that fans and players enjoy footy on Good Friday and it’s become a terrific day for families to get out and support their favourite SANFL Club at the start of the Easter weekend.”
SANFL’s traditional Grand Final rematch on Anzac Day will continue with the Eagles hosting the Bays at Maughan Thiem Kia Oval from 2.10 pm on April 25.
Times and dates for the opening six rounds of the Hostplus SANFL League season have been confirmed, with the majority of those from Round 7 onwards to be announced later in the season.
See the full SANFL 2020 fixture here
All finals will again be played at Adelaide Oval, with the major round starting on Sunday, August 28 before the Grand Final taking place on Sunday, September 18.
SANFL will continue to raise awareness for mental health with the Breakthrough Mental Health Round on May 7-8 while the League’s rich history of Aboriginal players will be celebrated through Indigenous Round on the weekend of Saturday, July 2.
Telecast partner Channel 7 will continue to broadcast a Match of the Round weekly while all SANFL League games will be available live and on-demand via the new-look SANFL Now streaming service.