The 2021 AFL finals are here.
The top seven is now locked, with Melbourne claiming its first minor premiership since 1964, and Brisbane sneaking into fourth thanks to the Western Bulldogs’ late-season collapse.
See the scheduled matches and how the AFL finals system works below.
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AFL 2021 FINALS FIXTURE – WEEK 1 (All times AEST)
Second Qualifying Final: Port Adelaide (2nd) vs Geelong Cats (3rd)
Adelaide Oval, likely Friday 27 August 7:50pm
Second Elimination Final: Sydney Swans (6th) v GWS Giants (7th)
Venue TBC, likely Saturday 28 August 3:20pm
First Qualifying Final: Melbourne (1st) vs Brisbane Lions (4th)
Venue TBC, likely Saturday 28 August 7:25pm
First Elimination Final: Western Bulldogs (5th) vs Essendon or Fremantle (8th)
Venue TBC, likely Sunday 29 August 3:20pm
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