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2018 AFL season

2018 AFL premiership season
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Teams 18
Minor premiers Richmond
(9th minor premiership)
Matches played 204
Attendance 7,339,668 (35,979 per match)
Highest attendance 91,767 (Elimination Final, Melbourne vs. Geelong)
Coleman Medallist Jack Riewoldt
Richmond (65 goals)
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The 2018 Australian Football League season is the 122nd season of the elite Australian rules football competition. There are 18 teams competing in the league, the same as the previous six seasons. The first game was played on Thursday, 22 March, and the season is scheduled to conclude with the 2018 AFL Grand Final on Saturday, 29 September.[1]

Pre-season

AFLX

On 17 November 2017, the AFL confirmed that the pre-season would feature an AFLX competition. The game is played on a soccer-sized pitch over two ten minute halves. Each team features seven players on the field and three interchange players. Teams were split into three groups of six, with a grand final to be held for each group. The matches were played from 15–17 February 2018.[2] The winners of the competition were Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane.[3][4][5]

JLT Community Series

The pre-season series of games returned as the 2018 JLT Community Series. The number of games was reduced compared to the previous season, with teams playing two games each. The games were stand-alone, with no overall winner of the series. Each team played two games, many at suburban or regional venues, while all games were televised on Fox Footy.

Premiership season

Round 1

Round 1 (Opening Round)
Thursday, 22 March (7:25 pm) Richmond 17.19 (121) def. Carlton 15.5 (95) MCG (crowd: 90,151) Report
Friday, 23 March (7:50 pm) Essendon 14.15 (99) def. Adelaide 12.15 (87) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 43,016) Report
Saturday, 24 March (3:35 pm) St Kilda 16.11 (107) def. Brisbane Lions 12.10 (82) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 23,731) Report
Saturday, 24 March (4:05 pm) Port Adelaide 16.14 (110) def. Fremantle 9.6 (60) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 38,324) Report
Saturday, 24 March (6:25 pm) Gold Coast 7.13 (55) def. North Melbourne 5.9 (39) Cazaly's Stadium (crowd: 3,722) Report
Saturday, 24 March (7:25 pm) Hawthorn 15.11 (101) def. Collingwood 9.13 (67) MCG (crowd: 58,051) Report
Sunday, 25 March (1:10 pm) Greater Western Sydney 20.13 (133) def. Western Bulldogs 7.9 (51) UNSW Canberra Oval (crowd: 10,454) Report
Sunday, 25 March (3:20 pm) Melbourne 13.16 (94) def. by Geelong 14.13 (97) MCG (crowd: 54,112) Report
Sunday, 25 March (4:20 pm) West Coast 13.8 (86) def. by Sydney 18.7 (115) Optus Stadium (crowd: 53,553) Report

Round 2

Round 2 (Easter)
Thursday, 29 March (7:20 pm) Adelaide 18.10 (118) def. Richmond 12.10 (82) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 49,743) Report
Friday, 30 March (4:20 pm) North Melbourne 13.17 (95) def. St Kilda 5.13 (43) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 33,966) Report
Saturday, 31 March (1:45 pm) Carlton 9.13 (67) def. by Gold Coast 15.11 (101) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 28,025) Report
Saturday, 31 March (4:35 pm) Collingwood 12.7 (79) def. by Greater Western Sydney 15.5 (95) MCG (crowd: 30,941) Report
Saturday, 31 March (6:25 pm) Brisbane Lions 10.14 (74) def. by Melbourne 14.16 (100) Gabba (crowd: 17,141) Report
Saturday, 31 March (5:10 pm) Fremantle 16.10 (106) def. Essendon 14.6 (90) Optus Stadium (crowd: 49,021) Report
Sunday, 1 April (3:20 pm) Western Bulldogs 9.16 (70) def. by West Coast 18.13 (121) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 22,868) Report
Sunday, 1 April (4:40 pm) Sydney 10.11 (71) def. by Port Adelaide 14.10 (94) SCG (crowd: 34,636) Report
Monday, 2 April (3:20 pm) Geelong 18.9 (117) def. by Hawthorn 17.16 (118) MCG (crowd: 73,189) Report

Round 3

Round 3
Friday, 6 April (7:50 pm) Carlton 11.10 (76) def. by Collingwood 16.4 (100) MCG (crowd: 68,548) Report
Saturday, 7 April (1:15 pm) Port Adelaide 14.13 (97) def. Brisbane Lions 14.8 (92) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 36,363) Report
Saturday, 7 April (2:10 pm) Melbourne 18.15 (123) def. North Melbourne 13.8 (86) MCG (crowd: 35,518) Report
Saturday, 7 April (2:35 pm) Gold Coast 10.8 (68) def. by Fremantle 13.18 (96) Optus Stadium (crowd: 33,388) Report
Saturday, 7 April (7:25 pm) Sydney 16.7 (103) def. Greater Western Sydney 12.15 (87) SCG (crowd: 34,711) Report
Saturday, 7 April (7:25 pm) St Kilda 7.13 (55) def. by Adelaide 15.14 (104) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 19,324) Report
Sunday, 8 April (1:10 pm) Richmond 15.12 (102) def. Hawthorn 13.11 (89) MCG (crowd: 70,701) Report
Sunday, 8 April (3:20 pm) Western Bulldogs 14.20 (104) def. Essendon 12.11 (83) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 40,499) Report
Sunday, 8 April (2:40 pm) West Coast 14.11 (95) def. Geelong 11.14 (80) Optus Stadium (crowd: 54,535) Report

Round 4

Round 4
Friday, 13 April (7:20 pm) Adelaide 9.4 (58) def. by Collingwood 16.10 (106) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 45,495) Report
Saturday, 14 April (1:45 pm) Greater Western Sydney 11.16 (82) def. Fremantle 7.9 (51) UNSW Canberra Oval (crowd: 11,356) Report
Saturday, 14 April (2:10 pm) Richmond 16.14 (110) def. Brisbane Lions 2.5 (17) MCG (crowd: 32,870) Report
Saturday, 14 April (4:35 pm) Western Bulldogs 11.13 (79) def. by Sydney 13.8 (86) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 28,058) Report
Saturday, 14 April (7:25 pm) North Melbourne 18.8 (116) def. Carlton 4.6 (30) Blundstone Arena (crowd: 14,266) Report
Saturday, 14 April (6:10 pm) West Coast 21.13 (139) def. Gold Coast 9.5 (59) Optus Stadium (crowd: 51,774) Report
Sunday, 15 April (1:10 pm) Essendon 16.10 (106) def. Port Adelaide 12.12 (84) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 30,900) Report
Sunday, 15 April (3:20 pm) Hawthorn 18.7 (115) def. Melbourne 6.12 (48) MCG (crowd: 41,973) Report
Sunday, 15 April (4:40 pm) Geelong 15.13 (103) def. St Kilda 7.14 (56) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 27,338) Report

Round 5

Round 5 (Anzac Round)
Friday, 20 April (7:50 pm) Sydney 10.15 (75) def. by Adelaide 12.13 (85) SCG (crowd: 38,017) Report
Saturday, 21 April (1:45 pm) St Kilda 10.13 (73) drew with Greater Western Sydney 9.19 (73) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 14,956) Report
Saturday, 21 April (4:35 pm) Carlton 10.9 (69) def. by West Coast 10.19 (79) MCG (crowd: 27,900) Report
Saturday, 21 April (7:10 pm) Port Adelaide 7.8 (50) def. by Geelong 12.12 (84) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 45,372) Report
Saturday, 21 April (6:10 pm) Fremantle 16.12 (108) def. Western Bulldogs 8.6 (54) Optus Stadium (crowd: 43,056) Report
Sunday, 22 April (3:20 pm) North Melbourne 14.14 (98) def. Hawthorn 11.4 (70) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 27,981) Report
Sunday, 22 April (4:40 pm) Brisbane Lions 10.11 (71) def. by Gold Coast 11.10 (76) Gabba (crowd: 16,087) Report
Tuesday, 24 April (7:25 pm) Melbourne 8.8 (56) def. by Richmond 15.12 (102) MCG (crowd: 77,071) Report
Wednesday, 25 April (3:20 pm) Collingwood 14.17 (101) def. Essendon 7.10 (52) MCG (crowd: 91,440) Report
  • The Anzac Eve game between Melbourne and Richmond was the first full game to be played on a Tuesday night. In 1996 the final 24 minutes of a game between Essendon and St Kilda were played on a Tuesday night after Waverley Park lost power in the third quarter of a Saturday night game three days earlier.[14]

Round 6

Round 6
Friday, 27 April (7:50 pm) Western Bulldogs 11.14 (80) def. Carlton 8.11 (59) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 33,915) Report
Saturday, 28 April (1:45 pm) Geelong 10.9 (69) def. by Sydney 12.14 (86) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 31,036) Report
Saturday, 28 April (2:10 pm) North Melbourne 10.9 (69) def. by Port Adelaide 15.12 (102) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 17,617) Report
Saturday, 28 April (4:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 10.17 (77) def. Brisbane Lions 5.13 (43) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 10,046) Report
Saturday, 28 April (7:25 pm) Hawthorn 13.11 (89) def. St Kilda 7.12 (54) University of Tasmania Stadium (crowd: 15,741) Report
Saturday, 28 April (7:10 pm) Adelaide 16.14 (110) def. Gold Coast 9.8 (62) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 44,835) Report
Sunday, 29 April (1:10 pm) Essendon 10.12 (72) def. by Melbourne 16.12 (108) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 35,964) Report
Sunday, 29 April (3:20 pm) Collingwood 10.10 (70) def. by Richmond 16.17 (113) MCG (crowd: 72,157) Report
Sunday, 29 April (2:40 pm) Fremantle 12.9 (81) def. by West Coast 13.11 (89) Optus Stadium (crowd: 56,521) Report

Round 7

Round 7
Friday, 4 May (7:50 pm) Geelong 14.9 (93) def. Greater Western Sydney 4.8 (32) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 25,079) Report
Saturday, 5 May (1:45 pm) Western Bulldogs 11.15 (81) def. Gold Coast 10.12 (72) Mars Stadium (crowd: 6,833) Report
Saturday, 5 May (2:10 pm) Essendon 10.7 (67) def. by Hawthorn 13.12 (90) MCG (crowd: 53,018) Report
Saturday, 5 May (2:35 pm) West Coast 16.6 (102) def. Port Adelaide 9.6 (60) Optus Stadium (crowd: 50,516) Report
Saturday, 5 May (7:25 pm) Sydney 9.12 (66) def. by North Melbourne 9.14 (68) SCG (crowd: 29,124) Report
Saturday, 5 May (7:10 pm) Adelaide 19.11 (125) def. Carlton 10.10 (70) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 47,422) Report
Sunday, 6 May (1:10 pm) Richmond 15.20 (110) def. Fremantle 4.9 (33) MCG (crowd: 43,240) Report
Sunday, 6 May (3:20 pm) St Kilda 9.13 (67) def. by Melbourne 16.10 (106) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 25,496) Report
Sunday, 6 May (4:40 pm) Brisbane Lions 18.6 (114) def. by Collingwood 19.7 (121) Gabba (crowd: 21,850) Report

Round 8

Round 8
Friday, 11 May (7:50 pm) Hawthorn 10.11 (71) def. by Sydney 12.7 (79) MCG (crowd: 32,784) Report
Saturday, 12 May (1:45 pm) Greater Western Sydney 8.13 (61) def. by West Coast 12.14 (86) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 9,253) Report
Saturday, 12 May (2:10 pm) Carlton 14.7 (91) def. Essendon 10.18 (78) MCG (crowd: 44,669) Report
Saturday, 12 May (4:35 pm) Gold Coast 11.11 (77) def. by Melbourne 21.20 (146) Gabba (crowd: 6,060) Report
Saturday, 12 May (4:40 pm) Port Adelaide 14.11 (95) def. Adelaide 14.6 (90) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 50,967) Report
Saturday, 12 May (7:25 pm) Western Bulldogs 16.11 (107) def. Brisbane Lions 14.9 (93) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 20,865) Report
Saturday, 12 May (6:10 pm) Fremantle 13.11 (89) def. St Kilda 8.11 (59) Optus Stadium (crowd: 41,752) Report
Sunday, 13 May (1:10 pm) North Melbourne 11.6 (72) def. by Richmond 12.10 (82) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 29,153) Report
Sunday, 13 May (3:20 pm) Collingwood 5.15 (45) def. by Geelong 9.12 (66) MCG (crowd: 44,602) Report

Round 9

Round 9
Friday, 18 May (7:20 pm) Adelaide 9.9 (63) def. Western Bulldogs 2.14 (26) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 39,407) Report
Saturday, 19 May (1:45 pm) North Melbourne 17.10 (112) def. Greater Western Sydney 9.15 (69) Blundstone Arena (crowd: 7,194) Report
Saturday, 19 May (1:15 pm) Gold Coast 6.6 (42) def. by Port Adelaide 11.16 (82) Jiangwan Stadium, Shanghai (crowd: 10,689) Report
Saturday, 19 May (4:35 pm) Essendon 12.12 (84) def. Geelong 7.8 (50) MCG (crowd: 50,228) Report
Saturday, 19 May (7:25 pm) Sydney 17.9 (111) def. Fremantle 7.10 (52) SCG (crowd: 27,481) Report
Saturday, 19 May (7:25 pm) St Kilda 10.12 (72) def. by Collingwood 15.10 (100) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 33,994) Report
Sunday, 20 May (1:10 pm) Carlton 7.8 (50) def. by Melbourne 25.9 (159) MCG (crowd: 44,142) Report
Sunday, 20 May (3:20 pm) Brisbane Lions 20.9 (129) def. Hawthorn 11.7 (73) Gabba (crowd: 20,628) Report
Sunday, 20 May (2:40 pm) West Coast 20.10 (130) def. Richmond 12.11 (83) Optus Stadium (crowd: 57,616) Report

Round 10

Round 10
Friday, 25 May (7:50 pm) Collingwood 13.12 (90) def. Western Bulldogs 8.7 (55) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 37,985) Report
Saturday, 26 May (1:45 pm) Richmond 15.15 (105) def. St Kilda 12.5 (77) MCG (crowd: 48,850) Report
Saturday, 26 May (4:35 pm) Brisbane Lions 6.13 (49) def. by Sydney 10.7 (67) Gabba (crowd: 18,702) Report
Saturday, 26 May (7:25 pm) Geelong 11.7 (73) def. Carlton 5.15 (45) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 31,090) Report
Saturday, 26 May (7:25 pm) Greater Western Sydney 8.12 (60) def. by Essendon 14.11 (95) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 10,789) Report
Sunday, 27 May (1:10 pm) Hawthorn 9.6 (60) def. by West Coast 11.9 (75) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 28,077) Report
Sunday, 27 May (2:50 pm) Melbourne 23.8 (146) def. Adelaide 8.7 (55) TIO Traeger Park (crowd: 6,989) Report
Sunday, 27 May (2:40 pm) Fremantle 8.10 (58) def. by North Melbourne 12.14 (86) Optus Stadium (crowd: 37,575) Report
Bye: Gold Coast, Port Adelaide

Round 11

Round 11 (Sir Doug Nicholls Round)
Friday, 1 June (7:50 pm) Sydney 13.13 (91) def. Carlton 9.7 (61) SCG (crowd: 27,351) Report
Saturday, 2 June (1:45 pm) Western Bulldogs 7.9 (51) def. by Melbourne 15.10 (100) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 28,485) Report
Saturday, 2 June (2:10 pm) Hawthorn 9.10 (64) def. Port Adelaide 9.7 (61) University of Tasmania Stadium (crowd: 13,007) Report
Saturday, 2 June (4:35 pm) Gold Coast 4.12 (36) def. by Geelong 17.19 (121) Metricon Stadium (crowd: 17,490) Report
Saturday, 2 June (7:25 pm) Essendon 6.7 (43) def. by Richmond 17.12 (114) MCG (crowd: 81,046) Report
Saturday, 2 June (6:10 pm) West Coast 16.5 (101) def. St Kilda 14.4 (88) Optus Stadium (crowd: 54,188) Report
Sunday, 3 June (1:10 pm) North Melbourne 21.15 (141) def. Brisbane Lions 12.15 (87) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 22,133) Report
Sunday, 3 June (3:20 pm) Collingwood 21.12 (138) def. Fremantle 12.5 (77) MCG (crowd: 34,542) Report
Sunday, 3 June (4:10 pm) Adelaide 11.15 (81) def. by Greater Western Sydney 14.13 (97) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 44,120) Report

Round 12

Round 12
Friday, 8 June (7:20 pm) Port Adelaide 10.12 (72) def. Richmond 8.10 (58) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 39,936) Report
Saturday, 9 June (1:45 pm) Geelong 14.12 (96) def. North Melbourne 8.11 (59) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 31,265) Report
Saturday, 9 June (4:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 20.14 (134) def. Gold Coast 4.2 (26) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 7,131) Report
Saturday, 9 June (7:25 pm) St Kilda 7.13 (55) def. by Sydney 19.12 (126) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 27,569) Report
Sunday, 10 June (1:10 pm) Brisbane Lions 8.14 (62) def. by Essendon 12.12 (84) Gabba (crowd: 20,476) Report
Sunday, 10 June (2:40 pm) Fremantle 10.11 (71) def. Adelaide 9.14 (68) Optus Stadium (crowd: 33,421) Report
Monday, 11 June (3:20 pm) Melbourne 14.7 (91) def. by Collingwood 20.13 (133) MCG (crowd: 83,518) Report
Bye: Carlton, Hawthorn, West Coast, Western Bulldogs

Round 13

Round 13
Thursday, 14 June (7:20 pm) Port Adelaide 20.12 (132) def. Western Bulldogs 11.9 (75) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 26,137) Report
Friday, 15 June (7:50 pm) Sydney 10.12 (72) def. West Coast 7.15 (57) SCG (crowd: 36,402) Report
Saturday, 16 June (1:45 pm) Carlton 6.10 (46) def. by Fremantle 15.13 (103) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 21,430) Report
Saturday, 16 June (4:35 pm) Gold Coast 11.12 (78) def. by St Kilda 11.14 (80) Metricon Stadium (crowd: 10,181) Report
Saturday, 16 June (7:25 pm) Hawthorn 12.16 (88) def. Adelaide 4.8 (32) MCG (crowd: 26,693) Report
Sunday, 17 June (3:20 pm) Geelong 9.11 (65) def. by Richmond 12.11 (83) MCG (crowd: 46,423) Report
Bye: Brisbane Lions, Collingwood, Essendon, Greater Western Sydney, Melbourne, North Melbourne

Round 14

Round 14
Thursday, 21 June (6:10 pm) West Coast 6.16 (52) def. by Essendon 12.8 (80) Optus Stadium (crowd: 51,409) Report
Friday, 22 June (7:20 pm) Port Adelaide 11.9 (75) def. Melbourne 9.11 (65) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 40,751) Report
Saturday, 23 June (1:45 pm) Hawthorn 13.18 (96) def. Gold Coast 5.13 (43) University of Tasmania Stadium (crowd: 9,007) Report
Saturday, 23 June (4:35 pm) Brisbane Lions 12.10 (82) def. by Greater Western Sydney 16.13 (109) Gabba (crowd: 11,267) Report
Saturday, 23 June (7:25 pm) Western Bulldogs 11.9 (75) def. by North Melbourne 12.5 (77) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 26,301) Report
Sunday, 24 June (3:20 pm) Collingwood 11.13 (79) def. Carlton 9.5 (59) MCG (crowd: 53,706) Report
Bye: Adelaide, Fremantle, Geelong, Richmond, St Kilda, Sydney

Round 15

Round 15
Thursday, 28 June (7:20 pm) Richmond 14.9 (93) def. Sydney 11.1 (67) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 43,519) Report
Friday, 29 June (7:50 pm) Western Bulldogs 16.7 (103) def. Geelong 15.11 (101) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 29,499) Report
Saturday, 30 June (1:45 pm) Carlton 10.9 (69) def. by Port Adelaide 13.12 (90) MCG (crowd: 26,562) Report
Saturday, 30 June (4:05 pm) Adelaide 12.16 (88) def. West Coast 12.6 (78) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 44,771) Report
Saturday, 30 June (7:25 pm) Gold Coast 8.12 (60) def. by Collingwood 14.15 (99) Metricon Stadium (crowd: 13,637) Report
Saturday, 30 June (7:25 pm) Greater Western Sydney 13.17 (95) def. Hawthorn 13.6 (84) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 10,866) Report
Sunday, 1 July (1:10 pm) Melbourne 18.9 (117) def. by St Kilda 18.11 (119) MCG (crowd: 38,910) Report
Sunday, 1 July (3:20 pm) Essendon 19.11 (125) def. North Melbourne 16.12 (108) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 45,580) Report
Sunday, 1 July (2:40 pm) Fremantle 9.10 (64) def. by Brisbane Lions 18.11 (119) Optus Stadium (crowd: 41,674) Report

Round 16

Round 16
Thursday, 5 July (7:20 pm) Sydney 9.5 (59) def. by Geelong 8.23 (71) SCG (crowd: 34,363) Report
Friday, 6 July (7:50 pm) Richmond 15.13 (103) def. Adelaide 8.8 (56) MCG (crowd: 54,934) Report
Saturday, 7 July (1:45 pm) Brisbane Lions 18.12 (120) def. Carlton 7.13 (55) Gabba (crowd: 21,074) Report
Saturday, 7 July (4:05 pm) Port Adelaide 12.14 (86) def. St Kilda 7.8 (50) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 36,253) Report
Saturday, 7 July (7:25 pm) Western Bulldogs 9.5 (59) def. by Hawthorn 19.8 (122) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 35,320) Report
Saturday, 7 July (7:10 pm) Melbourne 13.24 (102) def. Fremantle 7.6 (48) TIO Stadium (crowd: 8,689) Report
Sunday, 8 July (1:10 pm) North Melbourne 14.11 (95) def. Gold Coast 8.10 (58) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 14,389) Report
Sunday, 8 July (3:20 pm) Essendon 9.8 (62) def. by Collingwood 12.6 (78) MCG (crowd: 69,868) Report
Sunday, 8 July (2:40 pm) West Coast 13.8 (86) def. Greater Western Sydney 10.15 (75) Optus Stadium (crowd: 52,105) Report

Round 17

Round 17
Thursday, 12 July (7:20 pm) Adelaide 16.16 (112) def. Geelong 14.13 (97) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 46,095) Report
Friday, 13 July (7:50 pm) St Kilda 16.20 (116) def. Carlton 7.10 (52) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 33,780) Report
Saturday, 14 July (1:45 pm) Hawthorn 9.11 (65) def. by Brisbane Lions 15.8 (98) University of Tasmania Stadium (crowd: 12,557) Report
Saturday, 14 July (4:35 pm) Melbourne 18.11 (119) def. Western Bulldogs 10.9 (69) MCG (crowd: 31,053) Report
Saturday, 14 July (7:25 pm) Gold Coast 6.15 (51) def. by Essendon 13.17 (95) Metricon Stadium (crowd: 13,061) Report
Saturday, 14 July (7:25 pm) Greater Western Sydney 11.13 (79) def. Richmond 10.17 (77) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 14,456) Report
Sunday, 15 July (1:10 pm) Collingwood 9.13 (67) def. by West Coast 15.12 (102) MCG (crowd: 53,439) Report
Sunday, 15 July (3:20 pm) North Melbourne 15.8 (98) def. by Sydney 16.8 (104) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 25,633) Report
Sunday, 15 July (2:40 pm) Fremantle 8.11 (59) def. Port Adelaide 7.8 (50) Optus Stadium (crowd: 33,190) Report

Round 18

Round 18
Friday, 20 July (7:50 pm) St Kilda 8.9 (57) def. by Richmond 16.15 (111) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 36,269) Report
Saturday, 21 July (1:45 pm) Collingwood 20.10 (130) def. North Melbourne 9.10 (64) MCG (crowd: 50,393) Report
Saturday, 21 July (2:10 pm) Sydney 8.16 (64) def. by Gold Coast 12.16 (88) SCG (crowd: 32,565) Report
Saturday, 21 July (4:35 pm) Essendon 13.21 (99) def. Fremantle 11.4 (70) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 31,564) Report
Saturday, 21 July (7:25 pm) Brisbane Lions 13.10 (88) def. by Adelaide 13.15 (93) Gabba (crowd: 20,475) Report
Saturday, 21 July (7:25 pm) Geelong 16.4 (100) def. Melbourne 14.14 (98) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 30,125) Report
Sunday, 22 July (1:10 pm) Carlton 7.10 (52) def. by Hawthorn 18.16 (124) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 30,405) Report
Sunday, 22 July (3:20 pm) West Coast 14.16 (100) def. Western Bulldogs 6.10 (46) Optus Stadium (crowd: 46,854) Report
Sunday, 22 July (4:10 pm) Port Adelaide 8.10 (58) def. by Greater Western Sydney 11.14 (80) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 34,693) Report

Round 19

Round 19
Friday, 27 July (7:50 pm) Essendon 15.19 (109) def. Sydney 10.6 (66) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 42,251) Report
Saturday, 28 July (1:45 pm) Richmond 16.9 (105) def. Collingwood 12.5 (77) MCG (crowd: 88,180) Report
Saturday, 28 July (2:10 pm) Geelong 18.12 (120) def. Brisbane Lions 11.12 (78) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 28,226) Report
Saturday, 28 July (4:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 13.8 (86) def. St Kilda 8.13 (61) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 12,014) Report
Saturday, 28 July (7:25 pm) Gold Coast 5.14 (44) def. by Carlton 12.7 (79) Metricon Stadium (crowd: 10,776) Report
Saturday, 28 July (7:10 pm) Adelaide 10.17 (77) def. by Melbourne 13.12 (90) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 45,880) Report
Sunday, 29 July (1:10 pm) North Melbourne 12.9 (81) def. West Coast 6.5 (41) Blundstone Arena (crowd: 11,176) Report
Sunday, 29 July (3:20 pm) Western Bulldogs 5.4 (34) def. by Port Adelaide 11.12 (78) Mars Stadium (crowd: 6,450) Report
Sunday, 29 July (2:40 pm) Fremantle 7.11 (53) def. by Hawthorn 17.10 (112) Optus Stadium (crowd: 41,845) Report

Round 20

Round 20
Friday, 3 August (7:50 pm) Richmond 12.13 (85) def. Geelong 12.10 (82) MCG (crowd: 67,054) Report
Saturday, 4 August (1:45 pm) Hawthorn 16.11 (107) def. Essendon 16.7 (103) MCG (crowd: 68,857) Report
Saturday, 4 August (2:10 pm) Brisbane Lions 16.8 (104) def. by North Melbourne 16.11 (107) Gabba (crowd: 18,395) Report
Saturday, 4 August (4:05 pm) Adelaide 13.18 (96) def. Port Adelaide 14.9 (93) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 50,377) Report
Saturday, 4 August (7:25 pm) St Kilda 9.14 (68) def. by Western Bulldogs 15.13 (103) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 20,748) Report
Saturday, 4 August (7:25 pm) Sydney 11.7 (73) def. Collingwood 10.11 (71) SCG (crowd: 39,238) Report
Sunday, 5 August (1:10 pm) Carlton 7.4 (46) def. by Greater Western Sydney 23.13 (151) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 16,697) Report
Sunday, 5 August (3:20 pm) Melbourne 21.17 (143) def. Gold Coast 7.5 (47) MCG (crowd: 23,072) Report
Sunday, 5 August (2:40 pm) West Coast 21.16 (142) def. Fremantle 13.6 (84) Optus Stadium (crowd: 57,375) Report

Round 21

Round 21
Friday, 10 August (7:50 pm) Essendon 18.14 (122) def. St Kilda 11.13 (79) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 37,483) Report
Saturday, 11 August (1:45 pm) Hawthorn 10.11 (71) def. Geelong 8.12 (60) MCG (crowd: 59,529) Report
Saturday, 11 August (2:10 pm) Gold Coast 7.9 (51) def. by Richmond 19.11 (125) Metricon Stadium (crowd: 18,102) Report
Saturday, 11 August (4:05 pm) Port Adelaide 9.4 (58) def. by West Coast 9.8 (62) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 32,534) Report
Saturday, 11 August (7:25 pm) Collingwood 14.20 (104) def. Brisbane Lions 11.7 (73) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 33,390) Report
Saturday, 11 August (7:25 pm) Greater Western Sydney 15.16 (106) def. Adelaide 13.14 (92) Manuka Oval (crowd: 13,249) Report
Sunday, 12 August (1:10 pm) North Melbourne 12.13 (85) def. by Western Bulldogs 13.14 (92) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 27,031) Report
Sunday, 12 August (3:20 pm) Melbourne 10.18 (78) def. by Sydney 13.9 (87) MCG (crowd: 51,424) Report
Sunday, 12 August (2:40 pm) Fremantle 15.11 (101) def. Carlton 10.12 (72) Optus Stadium (crowd: 40,028) Report

Round 22

Round 22
Friday, 17 August (7:50 pm) Richmond 12.9 (81) def. Essendon 11.7 (73) MCG (crowd: 76,424) Report
Saturday, 18 August (1:45 pm) Collingwood 17.13 (115) def. Port Adelaide 10.4 (64) MCG (crowd: 46,286) Report
Saturday, 18 August (2:10 pm) Geelong 24.14 (158) def. Fremantle 3.7 (25) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 24,507) Report
Saturday, 18 August (4:35 pm) Greater Western Sydney 8.12 (60) def. by Sydney 11.14 (80) Spotless Stadium (crowd: 21,433) Report
Saturday, 18 August (7:25 pm) Gold Coast 11.8 (74) def. by Brisbane Lions 10.18 (78) Metricon Stadium (crowd: 11,907) Report
Saturday, 18 August (7:25 pm) St Kilda 11.10 (76) def. by Hawthorn 12.8 (80) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 24,795) Report
Sunday, 19 August (1:10 pm) Carlton 7.7 (49) def. by Western Bulldogs 10.6 (66) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 24,143) Report
Sunday, 19 August (1:20 pm) West Coast 14.7 (91) def. by Melbourne 16.12 (108) Optus Stadium (crowd: 55,824) Report
Sunday, 19 August (4:10 pm) Adelaide 12.14 (86) def. North Melbourne 11.11 (77) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 41,444) Report

Round 23

Round 23
Friday, 24 August (7:20 pm) Port Adelaide 13.11 (89) def. by Essendon 17.9 (111) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 39,168) Report
Saturday, 25 August (1:45 pm) Geelong 22.10 (142) def. Gold Coast 5.10 (40) GMHBA Stadium (crowd: 28,004) Report
Saturday, 25 August (2:10 pm) Richmond 15.8 (98) def. Western Bulldogs 14.11 (95) MCG (crowd: 56,998) Report
Saturday, 25 August (2:35 pm) Fremantle 9.13 (67) def. by Collingwood 11.10 (76) Optus Stadium (crowd: 41,320) Report
Saturday, 25 August (7:25 pm) Carlton 8.13 (61) def. by Adelaide 26.9 (165) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 17,000) Report
Saturday, 25 August (7:25 pm) Sydney 10.14 (74) def. by Hawthorn 12.11 (83) SCG (crowd: 39,660) Report
Sunday, 26 August (1:10 pm) Brisbane Lions 11.6 (72) def. by West Coast 14.14 (98) Gabba (crowd: 16,367) Report
Sunday, 26 August (3:20 pm) Melbourne 15.12 (102) def. Greater Western Sydney 8.9 (57) MCG (crowd: 37,285) Report
Sunday, 26 August (4:40 pm) St Kilda 14.10 (94) def. by North Melbourne 17.15 (117) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 19,866) Report
  • Carlton suffered its worst ever defeat against Adelaide, losing by 104 points.

Season notes

  • Carlton lost its first seven matches, the longest losing streak to start a season in the club's history.[22]
  • Carlton's final record of 2-20 was the club's fewest wins in a season since 1901.[23]
  • Melbourne qualified for the finals for the first time since 2006.

Win/loss table

Colour Result
Green Win
Red Loss
Blue Draw

Bold – Home game
X – Bye
Opponent for round listed above margin
This table can be sorted by margin, winners are represented in the first half of each column, and losers are represented in the second half of each column once sorted

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 F1 F2 F3 GF Ladder
Adelaide Ess
12
Rich
36
StK
49
Coll
48
Syd
10
GC
48
Carl
55
PA
5
WB
37
Melb
91
GWS
16
Frem
3
Haw
56
X WCE
10
Rich
47
Geel
15
BL
5
Melb
13
PA
3
GWS
14
NM
9
Carl
104
X X X X 12
Brisbane Lions StK
25
Melb
26
PA
5
Rich
93
GC
5
GWS
34
Coll
7
WB
14
Haw
56
Syd
18
NM
54
Ess
22
X GWS
27
Frem
55
Carl
65
Haw
33
Adel
5
Geel
42
NM
3
Coll
31
GC
4
WCE
26
X X X X 15
Carlton Rich
26
GC
34
Coll
24
NM
86
WCE
10
WB
21
Adel
55
Ess
13
Melb
109
Geel
28
Syd
30
X Frem
57
Coll
20
PA
21
BL
65
StK
64
Haw
72
GC
35
GWS
105
Frem
29
WB
17
Adel
104
X X X X 18
Collingwood Haw
34
GWS
16
Carl
24
Adel
48
Ess
49
Rich
43
BL
7
Geel
21
StK
28
WB
35
Frem
61
Melb
42
X Carl
20
GC
39
Ess
16
WCE
35
NM
66
Rich
28
Syd
2
BL
31
PA
51
Frem
9
WCE
16
GWS
10
Rich 3
Essendon Adel
12
Frem
16
WB
21
PA
22
Coll
49
Melb
36
Haw
23
Carl
13
Geel
34
GWS
35
Rich
71
BL
22
X WCE
28
NM
17
Coll
16
GC
44
Frem
29
Syd
43
Haw
4
StK
43
Rich
8
PA
22
X X X X 11
Fremantle PA
50
Ess
16
GC
28
GWS
31
WB
54
WCE
8
Rich
77
StK
30
Syd
59
NM
28
Coll
61
Adel
3
Carl
57
X BL
55
Melb
54
PA
9
Ess
29
Haw
59
WCE
58
Carl
29
Geel
133
Coll
9
X X X X 14
Geelong Melb
3
Haw
1
WCE
15
StK
47
PA
34
Syd
17
GWS
61
Coll
21
Ess
34
Carl
28
GC
85
NM
37
Rich
18
X WB
2
Syd
12
Adel
15
Melb
2
BL
42
Rich
3
Haw
11
Frem
133
GC
102
Melb
29
X X X 8
Gold Coast NM
16
Carl
34
Frem
28
WCE
80
BL
5
Adel
48
WB
9
Melb
69
PA
40
X Geel
85
GWS
108
StK
2
Haw
53
Coll
39
NM
37
Ess
44
Syd
24
Carl
35
Melb
96
Rich
74
BL
4
Geel
102
X X X X 17
Greater Western Sydney WB
82
Coll
16
Syd
16
Frem
31
StK
0
BL
34
Geel
61
WCE
25
NM
43
Ess
35
Adel
16
GC
108
X BL
27
Haw
11
WCE
11
Rich
2
PA
22
StK
25
Carl
105
Adel
13
Syd
20
Melb
45
Syd
49
Coll
10
X X 7
Hawthorn Coll
34
Geel
1
Rich
13
Melb
67
NM
28
StK
35
Ess
23
Syd
8
BL
56
WCE
15
PA
3
X Adel
56
GC
53
GWS
11
WB
63
BL
33
Carl
72
Frem
59
Ess
4
Geel
11
StK
4
Syd
9
Rich
31
Melb
33
X X 4
Melbourne Geel
3
BL
26
NM
37
Haw
67
Rich
46
Ess
36
StK
39
GC
69
Carl
109
Adel
91
WB
49
Coll
42
X PA
10
StK
2
Frem
54
WB
50
Geel
2
Adel
13
GC
96
Syd
9
WCE
17
GWS
45
Geel
29
Haw
33
WCE 5
North Melbourne GC
16
StK
52
Melb
37
Carl
86
Haw
28
PA
33
Syd
2
Rich
10
GWS
43
Frem
28
BL
54
Geel
37
X WB
2
Ess
17
GC
37
Syd
6
Coll
66
WCE
40
BL
3
WB
7
Adel
9
StK
23
X X X X 9
Port Adelaide Frem
50
Syd
23
BL
5
Ess
22
Geel
34
NM
33
WCE
42
Adel
5
GC
40
X Haw
3
Rich
14
WB
57
Melb
10
Carl
21
StK
36
Frem
9
GWS
22
WB
44
Adel
3
WCE
4
Coll
51
Ess
22
X X X X 10
Richmond Carl
26
Adel
36
Haw
13
BL
93
Melb
46
Coll
43
Frem
77
NM
10
WCE
47
StK
28
Ess
71
PA
14
Geel
18
X Syd
26
Adel
47
GWS
2
StK
54
Coll
28
Geel
3
GC
74
Ess
8
WB
3
Haw
31
X Coll 1
St Kilda BL
25
NM
52
Adel
49
Geel
47
GWS
0
Haw
35
Melb
39
Frem
30
Coll
28
Rich
28
WCE
13
Syd
71
GC
2
X Melb
2
PA
36
Carl
64
Rich
54
GWS
25
WB
35
Ess
43
Haw
4
NM
23
X X X X 16
Sydney WCE
29
PA
23
GWS
16
WB
7
Adel
10
Geel
17
NM
2
Haw
8
Frem
59
BL
18
Carl
30
StK
71
WCE
15
X Rich
26
Geel
12
NM
6
GC
24
Ess
43
Coll
2
Melb
9
GWS
20
Haw
9
GWS
49
X X X 6
West Coast Syd
29
WB
51
Geel
15
GC
80
Carl
10
Frem
8
PA
42
GWS
25
Rich
47
Haw
15
StK
13
X Syd
15
Ess
28
Adel
10
GWS
11
Coll
35
WB
54
NM
40
Frem
58
PA
4
Melb
17
BL
26
Col
16
X Melb 2
Western Bulldogs GWS
82
WCE
51
Ess
21
Syd
7
Frem
54
Carl
21
GC
9
BL
14
Adel
37
Coll
35
Melb
49
X PA
57
NM
2
Geel
2
Haw
63
Melb
50
WCE
54
PA
44
StK
35
NM
7
Carl
17
Rich
3
X X X X 13
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 F1 F2 F3 GF Ladder

Ladder

Pos Team Pld W L D PF PA % Pts Qualification
1 Richmond 22 18 4 0 2143 1574 136.1 72 2018 finals
2 West Coast 22 16 6 0 2012 1657 121.4 64
3 Collingwood 22 15 7 0 2046 1699 120.4 60
4 Hawthorn 22 15 7 0 1972 1642 120.1 60
5 Melbourne 22 14 8 0 2299 1749 131.4 56
6 Sydney 22 14 8 0 1822 1664 109.5 56
7 Greater Western Sydney 22 13 8 1 1898 1664 114.1 54
8 Geelong 22 13 9 0 2045 1554 131.6 52
9 North Melbourne 22 12 10 0 1950 1790 108.9 48
10 Port Adelaide 22 12 10 0 1780 1654 107.6 48
11 Essendon 22 12 10 0 1932 1838 105.1 48
12 Adelaide 22 12 10 0 1941 1865 104.1 48
13 Western Bulldogs 22 8 14 0 1575 2037 77.3 32
14 Fremantle 22 8 14 0 1556 2041 76.2 32
15 Brisbane Lions 22 5 17 0 1825 2049 89.1 20
16 St Kilda 22 4 17 1 1606 2182 73.6 18
17 Gold Coast 22 4 18 0 1308 2182 59.9 16
18 Carlton 22 2 20 0 1353 2282 59.3 8
Source: AFL
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) percentage; 3) number of points for.

Ladder progression

  • Numbers highlighted in green indicates the team finished the round inside the top 8.
  • Numbers highlighted in blue indicates the team finished in first place on the ladder in that round.
  • Numbers highlighted in red indicates the team finished in last place on the ladder in that round.
  • Underlined numbers indicates the team had a bye during that round.
  • Subscript numbers indicate ladder position at rounds end.
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
 
1 Richmond 47 412 89 123 161 201 241 281 282 322 362 362 401 401 441 481 481 521 561 601 641 681 721
2 West Coast 014 48 85 122 162 202 242 282 321 361 401 401 402 403 403 443 482 522 522 562 602 602 642
3 Collingwood 016 016 414 810 125 1210 169 1611 2010 248 287 326 326 364 402 442 443 483 483 486 525 563 603
4 Hawthorn 43 84 88 124 127 164 204 205 209 2010 2410 2411 289 329 3210 368 3610 408 447 485 524 564 604
5 Melbourne 010 46 84 812 814 1212 1610 206 243 283 323 325 324 326 327 366 406 407 446 484 487 527 565
6 Sydney 45 49 87 126 1210 167 168 207 245 284 324 363 403 402 404 405 444 444 449 488 526 565 566
7 Greater Western Sydney 41 81 82 121 143 183 185 189 1811 1811 2211 269 2610 3010 346 3410 387 426 465 503 543 546 547
8 Geelong 49 410 412 88 126 129 166 203 208 246 285 324 325 327 328 367 368 408 448 449 449 488 528
9 North Melbourne 015 45 411 87 124 128 167 1610 207 245 286 287 288 328 329 369 369 3610 4010 4410 4410 4410 489
10 Port Adelaide 42 82 121 125 129 166 1611 208 246 249 248 288 327 365 405 444 445 445 484 487 488 489 4810
11 Essendon 48 411 413 811 813 814 815 815 1214 1612 1612 2012 2013 2412 2812 2812 3212 3611 4011 4011 4411 4411 4811
12 Adelaide 011 47 83 89 128 165 203 204 244 247 249 2410 2411 2411 2811 2811 3211 3612 3612 4012 4012 4412 4812
13 Western Bulldogs 018 018 416 415 416 815 1214 1613 1613 1614 1614 1614 1614 1614 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2414 2814 3213 3213
14 Fremantle 017 414 810 813 1211 1211 1212 1612 1612 1613 1613 2013 2412 2413 2413 2413 2813 2813 2813 2813 3213 3214 3214
15 Brisbane Lions 013 015 017 017 017 017 017 018 417 417 417 417 417 417 817 1216 1616 1616 1616 1616 1616 2015 2015
16 St Kilda 46 413 415 416 615 616 616 616 616 616 616 616 1016 1016 1415 1415 1815 1815 1815 1815 1816 1816 1816
17 Gold Coast 44 83 86 814 1212 1213 1213 1214 1215 1215 1215 1215 1215 1215 1216 1217 1217 1617 1617 1617 1617 1617 1617
18 Carlton 012 017 018 018 018 018 018 417 418 418 418 418 418 418 418 418 418 418 818 818 818 818 818

Finals series

  Qualifying / Elimination finals Semi-finals Preliminary finals Grand final
                                   
  QF1: Sep 6, MCG  
1  Richmond 13.17 (95)  
4  Hawthorn 9.10 (64)     SF1: Sep 14, MCG  
     Hawthorn 10.11 (71)    
EF1: Sep 7, MCG      Melbourne 16.8 (104)       PF1: Sep 21, MCG
5  Melbourne 10.15 (75)        Richmond    
8  Geelong 6.10 (46)          Collingwood       GF: 29 Sep, MCG
           
  EF2: Sep 8, SCG       PF2: Sep 22, Optus Stadium        
6  Sydney 4.6 (30)          West Coast    
7  Greater Western Sydney 10.19 (79)     SF2: Sep 15, MCG        Melbourne    
     Collingwood 9.15 (69)    
QF2: Sep 8, Optus Stadium      Greater Western Sydney 9.5 (59)    
2  West Coast 12.14 (86)  
3  Collingwood 10.10 (70)  

Week one

Qualifying finals
QF1: Thursday, 6 September (7:20 pm) Richmond 13.17 (95) def. Hawthorn 9.10 (64) MCG (crowd: 91,446) Report
QF2: Saturday, 8 September (6:10 pm) West Coast 12.14 (86) def. Collingwood 10.10 (70) Optus Stadium (crowd: 59,585) Report
Elimination finals
EF1: Friday, 7 September (7:50 pm) Melbourne 10.15 (75) def. Geelong 6.10 (46) MCG (crowd: 91,767) Report
EF2: Saturday, 8 September (4:20 pm) Sydney 4.6 (30) def. by Greater Western Sydney 10.19 (79) SCG (crowd: 40,350) Report

Week two

Semi finals
SF1: Friday, 14 September (7:50 pm) Hawthorn 10.11 (71) def. by Melbourne 16.8 (104) MCG (crowd: 90,152) Report
SF2: Saturday, 15 September (7:25 pm) Collingwood 9.15 (69) def. Greater Western Sydney 9.5 (59) MCG (crowd: 72,504) Report

Week three

Preliminary finals
PF1: Friday, 21 September (7:50 pm) Richmond vs. Collingwood MCG
PF2: Saturday, 22 September (1:20 pm) West Coast vs. Melbourne Optus Stadium

Week four

Grand final
Saturday, 29 September (2:30 pm) PF 1 Winner vs. PF 2 Winner MCG

Finals notes

  • Melbourne qualified for a preliminary final for the first time since 2000.

Attendances

By club

2018 AFL attendances
Club Total Games Avg. per game Home total Home games Home avg.
Adelaide 823,674 22 37,440 499,589 11 45,417
Brisbane Lions 476,224 22 21,647 202,462 11 18,406
Carlton 753,080 22 34,231 349,521 11 31,775
Collingwood 1,244,669 24 51,861 548,881 11 49,898
Essendon 1,026,731 22 46,670 520,918 11 47,356
Fremantle 791,299 22 35,968 459,403 11 41,764
Geelong 970,928 23 44,133 376,282 11 34,207
Gold Coast 410,735 22 18,670 149,013 11 13,547
Greater Western Sydney 552,949 24 26,510 131,047 11 11,913
Hawthorn 976,282 24 40,678 366,276 11 33,298
Melbourne 1,001,401 24 41,725 447,641 11 40,695
North Melbourne 569,722 22 25,896 230,539 11 20,958
Port Adelaide 740,728 22 33,669 420,498 11 38,227
Richmond 1,286,339 23 55,928 672,921 11 61,175
St Kilda 637,204 22 28,964 280,528 11 25,503
Sydney 789,860 23 34,342 373,548 11 33,959
West Coast 984,642 23 42,811 585,749 11 53,250
Western Bulldogs 642,959 22 29,225 279,093 11 25,372

By ground

2018 ground attendances
Ground Total Games Avg. per game
Adelaide Arena at Jiangwan Stadium 10,689 1 10,689
Adelaide Oval 920,077 22 41,822
Blundstone Arena 32,636 3 10,879
Cazaly's Stadium 3,722 1 3,722
Etihad Stadium 1,291,670 45 28,704
Gabba 208,522 12 17,377
GMHBA Stadium 256,670 9 28,519
Mars Stadium 13,283 2 6,642
MCG 2,685,716 48 56,290
Metricon Stadium 95,154 7 13,593
Optus Stadium 1,138,125 24 47,422
SCG 413,898 12 34,492
Spotless Stadium 95,988 8 11,999
TIO Stadium 8,689 1 8,689
TIO Traeger Park 6,989 1 6,989
University of Tasmania Stadium 50,312 4 12,578
UNSW Canberra Oval 35,059 3 11,686

Awards

Milestones

Name Club Milestone Round Ref.
Joel Selwood Geelong 250 AFL games Round 1 [24]
Trent Cotchin Richmond 200 AFL games Round 2 [25]
Mark LeCras West Coast 200 AFL games Round 4 [26]
Sam Gilbert St Kilda 200 AFL games Round 6 [27]
Callan Ward Greater Western Sydney 200 AFL games Round 8 [28]
Nick Smith Sydney 200 AFL games Round 9 [29]
Shaun Grigg Richmond 200 AFL games Round 10 [30]
Todd Goldstein North Melbourne 200 AFL games Round 10 [31]
Dan Hannebery Sydney 200 AFL games Round 11 [32]
Nathan Jones Melbourne 250 AFL games Round 11 [33]
Ryan Griffen Greater Western Sydney 250 AFL games Round 12 [34]
Heath Grundy Sydney 250 AFL games Round 13 [35]
Shaun Burgoyne Hawthorn 350 AFL games Round 13 [36]
Kade Simpson Carlton 300 AFL games Round 15 [37]
Stephen Hill Fremantle 200 AFL games Round 16 [38]
Steele Sidebottom Collingwood 200 AFL games Round 16 [39]
James Frawley Hawthorn 200 AFL games Round 17 [40]
Lance Franklin Sydney 900 AFL goals Round 17 [41]
Jordan Lewis Melbourne 300 AFL games Round 19 [42]
Shaun Higgins North Melbourne 200 AFL games Round 19 [43]
Bryce Gibbs Adelaide 250 AFL games Round 20 [44]
David Mackay Adelaide 200 AFL games Round 21 [45]
Dale Morris Western Bulldogs 250 AFL games Round 21 [46]
Travis Varcoe Collingwood 200 AFL games Round 22 [47]
Jack Riewoldt Richmond 600 AFL goals Round 23 [48]

Coleman Medal

  • Numbers highlighted in blue indicates the player led the Coleman Medal at the end of that round.
  • Numbers underlined indicates the player did not play in that round.

Club leadership

Club Coach Captain(s) Vice-captain(s) Leadership group Ref
Adelaide Don Pyke Taylor Walker Rory Sloane Matt Crouch, Tom Lynch [49]
Brisbane Lions Chris Fagan Dayne Beams (until 23 May)
Dayne Zorko (from 23 May)
Dayne Zorko (until 23 May)
Harris Andrews (deputy until 23 May)
Allen Christensen, Stefan Martin, Ryan Lester [50]
Carlton Brendon Bolton Marc Murphy Patrick Cripps, Sam Docherty Ed Curnow, Matthew Kreuzer, Lachie Plowman, Alex Silvagni, Kade Simpson [51]
Collingwood Nathan Buckley Scott Pendlebury Steele Sidebottom Taylor Adams, Lynden Dunn, Jeremy Howe [52]
Essendon John Worsfold Dyson Heppell Cale Hooker, Zach Merrett Joe Daniher, Orazio Fantasia, Michael Hurley, David Myers [53]
Fremantle Ross Lyon Nat Fyfe David Mundy, Lachie Neale, Alex Pearce, Aaron Sandilands, Michael Walters [54][55]
Geelong Chris Scott Joel Selwood Patrick Dangerfield, Harry Taylor (deputy) Mark Blicavs, Mitch Duncan, Scott Selwood, Zach Tuohy [56]
Gold Coast Stuart Dew Tom Lynch (until 2 August)
Steven May
Michael Barlow, Touk Miller, Pearce Hanley, Matt Rosa, David Swallow, Jarrod Witts [57]
Greater Western Sydney Leon Cameron Phil Davis
Callan Ward
Stephen Coniglio, Josh Kelly Matt de Boer [58]
Hawthorn Alastair Clarkson Jarryd Roughead Liam Shiels, Isaac Smith Jack Gunston, Ben Stratton [59]
Melbourne Simon Goodwin Nathan Jones
Jack Viney
Max Gawn, Jordan Lewis [60]
North Melbourne Brad Scott Jack Ziebell Robbie Tarrant Shaun Higgins, Jamie Macmillan [61]
Port Adelaide Ken Hinkley Travis Boak Ollie Wines Charlie Dixon, Brad Ebert, Hamish Hartlett, Tom Jonas, Tom Rockliff [62]
Richmond Damien Hardwick Trent Cotchin Alex Rance, Jack Riewoldt [63]
St Kilda Alan Richardson Jarryn Geary Jack Newnes, Dylan Roberton, Seb Ross, Jack Steven [64]
Sydney John Longmire Josh Kennedy Dan Hannebery, Luke Parker, Dane Rampe Kieren Jack, Jarrad McVeigh, Nick Smith [65]
West Coast Adam Simpson Shannon Hurn Josh Kennedy, Luke Shuey Andrew Gaff, Jeremy McGovern, Nic Naitanui [66][67]
Western Bulldogs Luke Beveridge Easton Wood Marcus Bontempelli Lachie Hunter, Jason Johannisen, Jack Redpath, Jordan Roughead [68]

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