SEVEN confirms updated broadcast schedule for AFL Round 5 this weekend

A genuine contender will be left standing when two of 2020’s biggest improvers clash at Marvel Stadium this Thursday night LIVE and FREE on Seven, with Carlton and St Kilda both desperate to prove to the football world that they’re finally the real deal.

As the AFL announced on Monday morning, the Carlton-St Kilda clash replaces the West Coast-Richmond match previously scheduled for Thursday night at Metricon Stadium, because of the Queensland Government’s changes to its quarantine requirements for Victorian teams entering the state.

In the other major change to the Round 5 fixture on Seven, the Tigers will now take on Melbourne at 3.00pm AEST on Sunday, in what shapes as a season-defining clash for the struggling reigning premiers and a talented Demons side that also has just one win to its name in 2020.

The round’s marquee Friday Night match-up between Collingwood and Essendon remains unchanged, with fans still able to see the bitter rivals slug it out LIVE and FREE on Seven at 7.00pm AEST.

And Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne remains locked in on Saturday Night Footy on Seven. With both teams making up-and-down starts to 2020, this encounter presents each with a golden opportunity to show their supporters what they’re truly made of.

Managing Director Seven Melbourne and Head of Network Sport Lewis Martin commented:

“The Blues and Saints head into this round as two of the most exciting sides in the competition. Both are clearly teams on the rise, but Thursday night will be an acid test of just how good they are. Who will stand up on the big stage? Like all footy fans, we can’t wait to find out. And that’s just the start of a cracking round on Seven.” 

After Friday night’s Collingwood-Essendon grudge match, Adam Cooney and Cam Luke will settle in on the Armchair Experts sofa, offering viewers their unique take on the big match.

As always, fans in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia will be able to watch every game involving their local AFL teams on Seven.

TV Broadcast times on Seven:

AFL – Season 2020


Thursday July 2

Carlton v St Kilda, Marvel Stadium

Sydney             7.30pm LIVE on 7mate

Melbourne     7.30pm LIVE on Channel 7

Brisbane          7.30pm LIVE on 7mate

Adelaide          7.00pm LIVE on Channel 7

Perth                 5.30pm LIVE on 7mate

Friday July 3

Collingwood v Essendon, MCG

Sydney             7.00pm LIVE on 7mate

Melbourne     7.00pm LIVE on 7mate, 7.30pm LIVE on Channel 7

Brisbane          7.00pm LIVE on 7mate

Adelaide          6.30pm LIVE on 7mate, 7.00pm LIVE on Channel 7

Perth                 5.00pm LIVE on 7mate

Armchair Experts

Sydney             10.45pm on 7mate

Melbourne     10.45pm on Channel 7

Brisbane          10.45pm on 7mate

Adelaide          10.15pm on Channel 7

Perth                 11.00pm on 7mate

Saturday July 4

West Coast Eagles v Sydney Swans, Metricon Stadium

Sydney             1.30pm LIVE on 7mate

Perth                 11.30am LIVE on Channel 7

Geelong Cats v Gold Coast, GMHBA Stadium

Brisbane          4.30pm LIVE on 7mate

Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne, Marvel Stadium

Sydney             7.00pm LIVE on 7mate

Melbourne     7.00pm LIVE on Channel 7

Perth                 5.00pm LIVE on 7mate

Brisbane Lions v Port Adelaide, Gabba

Brisbane          7.30pm LIVE on 7mate

Adelaide          7.00pm LIVE on Channel 7

Sunday July 5

Adelaide Crows v Fremantle, Metricon Stadium

Adelaide          3.00pm on Channel 7

Perth                 1.30pm on Channel 7

Melbourne v Richmond, MCG

Melbourne     3.00pm LIVE on Channel 7

Brisbane          3.00pm LIVE on 7mate

GWS Giants v Hawthorn, Giants Stadium

Sydney             6.00pm LIVE on 7mate


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