AFLW 2021 fixture: Must-watch games, who your team avoids, road trips

GET YOUR diary out, the fixture for the 2021 NAB AFLW season has now been released.

We've done all the hard work for you, so read on for a deep dive into the finer details of the fixture.

2021 FIXTURE Blues, Magpies return to kick off new-look season

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St Kilda v Western Bulldogs, round one
Two of the rising sides of the competition will play first up on Friday night at RSEA Park.

Fremantle v North Melbourne, round three
A pair of competition heavyweights face off after not playing each other in 2020. Who will prove stronger?

Western Bulldogs v Richmond, round four
This will be the first time that ex-Dogs Katie Brennan and Monique Conti come up against their old side, after not playing each other in 2020.

Katie Brennan and Monique Conti in the yellow and black. Picture: AFL Photos

Carlton v North Melbourne, round four
The two teams were due to play in a preliminary final in 2020 before the season was cancelled.

Fremantle v West Coast, round four
Western Derby. What more needs to be said?

Gold Coast v Brisbane, round five
The first AFLW QClash proved to be a draw, so who will triumph in 2021?

AFLW Match Highlights: Gold Coast v Brisbane

06:16 Feb 22. 2020. 7:15 PM

The Suns and the Lions clash in Round 3 of the ALFW

Carlton v Melbourne, round five
Former co-captain Elise O'Dea sensationally left the Dees during the off-season and is loving life in the navy blue.

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Adelaide v Brisbane, round six
It may have been back in 2017 that these two sides faced off in a Grand Final, but subsequent contests have proven compelling viewing.

Melbourne v Western Bulldogs, round eight
These two sides never fail to disappoint in their quest for the Hampson-Hardeman Cup.

AFLW Match Highlights: Western Bulldogs v Melbourne

04:19 Feb 14. 2020. 10:03 PM

The Bulldogs and Demons clash in Round 2 of the AFLW

Carlton v Fremantle, round nine
Fixtured for the final day of the season, it'll be surprising if this match doesn't have any influence on the finals make-up.

INS, OUTS, TRADES, DRAFTEES, ROOKIES Every club's complete list

WHO YOUR CLUB DOESN'T PLAY:

Adelaide: Geelong, North Melbourne, St Kilda, West Coast

Brisbane: Carlton, North Melbourne, St Kilda, Western Bulldogs

Carlton: Brisbane, GWS, Richmond, St Kilda

Collingwood: Gold Coast, North Melbourne, Richmond, Western Bulldogs

Fremantle: Melbourne, Richmond, St Kilda, Western Bulldogs

Geelong: Adelaide, Gold Coast, Melbourne, West Coast

Gold Coast: Collingwood, Geelong, Melbourne, Western Bulldogs

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GWS: Carlton, North Melbourne, Richmond, West Coast

Melbourne: Fremantle, Geelong, Gold Coast, West Coast

North Melbourne: Adelaide, Brisbane, Collingwood, GWS

Richmond: Carlton, Collingwood, Fremantle, GWS

St Kilda: Adelaide, Brisbane, Carlton, Fremantle

West Coast: Adelaide, Geelong, GWS, Melbourne

Western Bulldogs: Brisbane, Collingwood, Fremantle, Gold Coast

ON THE ROAD AGAIN… (TRIPS AWAY FROM HOME STATE)

Adelaide: Casey Fields (round one), Victoria Park (round four), Hickey Park (round six), Swinburne Centre (round eight) 

Brisbane: Swinburne Centre (round two), Blacktown International Sportspark (round three), Mineral Resources Park (round nine) 

Carlton: Great Barrier Reef Stadium (round three), Norwood Oval (round seven) 

Collingwood: Mineral Resources Park (round three), Gabba (round eight) 

Fremantle: Victoria Park (round two), Norwood Oval (round five), Hickey Park (round seven), Ikon Park (round nine)

A general view of Norwood Oval. Picture: AFL Photos

Geelong: Hickey Park (round two), Fremantle Oval (round six)

Gold Coast: Norwood Oval (round two), RSEA Park (round four), Manuka Oval (round six), Fremantle Oval (round eight). The Suns also have a home game in Mackay.

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GWS: Fremantle Oval (round one), GMHBA Stadium (round four), Victoria Park (round seven), Norwood Oval (round nine). The Giants also have a home game in Canberra.

Melbourne: Blacktown International Sportspark (round two), Hickey Park (round four), TBC Tasmanian game (round seven)

North Melbourne: Fremantle Oval (round three), North Hobart Oval (round five, home game), TBC Tasmanian game (round seven, home game), Metricon Stadium (round nine)

A general view of North Hobart Oval. Picture: Getty Images/AFL Photos

Richmond: Mineral Resources Park (round two), North Hobart Oval (round five), Metricon Stadium (round seven)

St Kilda: Mineral Resources Park (round five), Giants Stadium (round eight)

West Coast: Metricon Stadium (round one), Ikon Park (round six), Arden Street (round eight)

Western Bulldogs: Norwood Oval (round three), Blacktown International Sportspark (round five), Mineral Resources Park (round seven)