A one-off benefit match was played on 28 February 2020, as a fundraiser for the relief effort for the 2019–20 Australian bushfire season. Jack Macrae12. The tall defenders are the strength of the Allies' side, with Andrews and Alex Pearce among the best lockdown players in the competition and with Dane Rampe and Jeremy Howe also fantastic interceptors. James Sicily22. Gawn will do the bulk of the ruckwork and Lynch can be used as the back-up. Rory Laird31.

Michael Walters2. Coleman medallists Franklin (four) and Kennedy (two) bring a wealth of experience to help young tyro Naughton (selected over Jesse Hogan) adjust to Origin footy, with Matera the specialist small forward picked alongside Walters. VICTORIA 1. For the game, Fox Footy and Seven will field a joint commentary team, with Fox Footy’s Eddie McGuire, Anthony Hudson, Nick Riewoldt, Jonathan Brown, Katherine Loughnan and Cameron Mooney joined by Seven’s Bruce McAvaney, Brian Taylor, Luke Hodge, Daisy Pearce, Gilbert McAdam and Cameron Ling. The AFL grand final treated viewers to a great intense match as the players left everything on the field with plenty of heavy casualties and physical battles. Marcus Bontempelli8. Former Greater Western Sydney captain Phil Davis wasn’t included in the All-Stars squad, with Harris Andrews and Jeremy Howe named in Longmire’s 27-man team, with out-of-contract Giant Zac Williams having his workload managed right now. - Adam Curley and Travis King, Find In the Game on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify, Riley Beveridge and Mitch Cleary answer trade questions live on Facebook, Matthew Lloyd and Damian Barrett look at all the big talking points from the Grand…, Watch all of greatest moments as an incredible season was capped off with an even…, Bombers reveal names of latest Legends, set to be honoured at a club Hall of Fame in…, Watch or listen to Trade Radio LIVE every weekday from 7am AEDT, North Melbourne is set to bolster its backline with a young Western Bulldogs rookie, Watch the full replay of the final quarter, Jayden Short has won his maiden Jack Dyer medal after a starring season off half-back, This content is unavailable in your region.

Andrew Gaff4. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the mouth-watering contest. Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly >, “I think the most important people are the fans and if they enjoy it, they really embrace the game, (and) the players want to put their hands up to play then it’s hopefully something that can get up,” Pendlebury said.

Scott Lycett and Justin Westhoff are the tall targets up forward. Scott Pendlebury11. Marvel Stadium has been touted as the venue for the match with February 28 touted as the likely date. Tom Hawkins29.

Dustin Martin5. We had to find a spot for NAB AFL Rising Star contender Connor Rozee, who has the X-factor to turn a game on his own.

A number of AFL clubs and players have launched their initiatives to raise funds with hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations already pledged. The first S.O.O game was played between WA and Victoria on 8 Ocotber 1977 at Subiaco Oval. Fortunately, there is more than one way to access Fox Footy on Australian TV , they include Foxtel, Foxtel Now, Foxtel from Telstra and the Kayo Sports streaming platform, with each game available Live and in HD.
The AFL and Cricket Australia are reportedly considering organising special matches to aid the victims of the bushfire crisis.

The last time the Big V guernsey was pulled on was in 2008 when Victoria defeated the Dream Team in the Hall of Fame tribute match. Check out the State of Origin teams as selected by our experts, and have your say on the winner. Stefan Martin14. The northern Academies have certainly done their part, with players such as Harris Andrews, Isaac Heeney, Jacob Hopper and Callum Mills included. Adam Saad44. As well as the AFL State Of Origin replays, Fox Footy will show AFL games across the season, including the Marsh Community Series. Kelly, Oliver and Pendlebury simply couldn't be overlooked due to their starts to the season and overall class. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Cricket Australia will confirm a match as a curtain-raiser to the Big Bash League final in February. Tyson Otto tottodtsport news.com.au February 18, 2020 12:46pm Warne is already among a host of local and global sporting stars to join the bushfire fundraising drive, putting his prized baggy green up for auction. Lachie Weller15. Become a member to join in Australia's biggest sporting debate, submit articles, receive updates straight to your inbox and keep up with your favourite teams and authors. Tom Lynch20. McGovern and Hooker were easy choices to fill the key defensive posts, while Hamling and Taylor – who got the nod ahead of Stratton – are able to play tall and small, and Johannisen and Sheppard provide enormous drive. A State of Origin match between teams consisting of AFL players could be held next month, according to the Herald Sun. Rory Sloane35. Taylor Walker14. HERE they are: the four State of Origin teams, picked as though a carnival was being played this weekend. The last State of Origin match would be the first since 1999, when Victoria defeating South Australia by 54 points at the MCG. Which team wins? The midfield contains arguably the competition's top four onballers right now in Kelly, Coniglio, Cripps and Fyfe. We want to see it! The pairing of Tom Hawkins and Taylor Walker is an exciting combination up forward, though Charlie Dixon and Jack Riewoldt would have been considered if not for injuries. Brad Sheppard6. Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images. Shane Edwards12. Jeremy Howe39. Elliot Yeo7. Jade Gresham2. AFL 2020 State of Origin Teams There was only rule in place for selection is that each club is to have representation from at least one player, with the initial rule of three players maximum per club scrapped by the two coaches to ensure the fans are treated to the best players on the field. Photo: Graham Denholm/Getty Images. Patrick Cripps10. Western Australia played several interstate matches annually from 1904 until when State of Origin ended in 1999. Todd Goldstein will go head-to-head with Brodie Grundy in the ruck. - Riley Beveridge and Michael Whiting, Queensland-born Beams has been in fine form upon his return to the Magpies this year. Bradley Hill33. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. I’ll be honest with you, Roar readers – I’m dead tired. Would appreciate any information from any game. Oops!
5:35pm - AFLW match commences 7:20pm - AFLW match concludes 7:25pm - Official welcome 7:31pm - Umpires enter and match ball delivery 7:33pm - Victoria and All-Stars teams enter field 7:34pm - Volunteers enter arena 7:36pm - Team/s warm up 7:46pm - Welcome to country performed by Wurundjeri elder Uncle Colin Hunter 7:48pm - National Anthem performed by Able Seaman Leigh Robke 7:49pm - Coin toss with captains. Check them out and have your say in the poll below. Victoria will be coached by Damien Hardwick, while John Longmire will lead the All-Stars in the match, which will follow the Collingwood-Melbourne AFLW double-header. Dion Prestia won Richmond’s best and fairest in a premiership year and couldn’t find a spot inside Victoria’s star studded midfield, while Collingwood ball magnet Adam Treloar also missed out.

The league donated $2.5 million to disaster relief funds in association with the match. Keep up to date with scores and all the latest news on foxfooty.com.au, with the State of Origin clash to be shown live on FOX FOOTY. Lachie Whitfield7. Trent Cotchin (captain)10. featured alongside some of Australia’s most prominent sports journalists. Zach Tuohy3. West Coast trio Shannon Hurn, Luke Shuey and Nic Naitanui were also overlooked, while two-time Coleman medallist Josh Kennedy is working his way back from injury. Some like Lance Franklin (knee), Jeremy McGovern (heel) and Max Gawn (knee) are unavailable due to injury, while some like Tom Mitchell, Jordan De Goey and Tim Kelly are having their workloads managed ahead of Round 1.