2019 AFL Grand Final: guide
Broadcast details for today's big game at the MCG.
Today marks the first time the Giants have played in an AFL Grand Final, while Richmond is aiming to win its 12th Premiership Cup.
Coverage is Live on Seven.
Hamish McLachlan hosts Game Day Live from the MCG to preview and analyse the premiership-decider with a stellar line-up including Nat Fyfe, Dom Sheed, Shaun Burgoyne, Jimmy Bartel, Shaun Grigg and Jude Bolton. The panel also looks back on the best marks, goals, controversies and funniest moments of this year’s AFL season.
Melbourne 9.00am Live on Channel 7
Adelaide 8.30am Live on Channel 7
Perth 7.00am Live on Channel 7
Sydney 9.00am Live on Channel 7
Brisbane 9.00am Live on Channel 7
AFL Grand Final Pre-Game
Seven’s Footy team captures the excitement, atmosphere and colour in the final countdown to the big game, including pre-match analysis and news, celebrity interviews from the marquees, and all the pre-match entertainment including Paul Kelly, Dean Lewis and Tones and I, along with the motorcade of retiring stars.
Melbourne 11.00am Live on Channel 7
Adelaide 10.30am Live on Channel 7
Perth 9.00am Live on Channel 7
Sydney 11.00am Live on Channel 7
Brisbane 11.00am Live on Channel 7
10am: Under-17 NAB All Stars Futures game at the MCG (Live on AFL.com.au and the AFL Live Official App)
1.00pm: Team sheet submission
Retiring players: Michael Rischitelli, Mark Lecras, Sam Gilbert, Aaron Sandilands, Dale Thomas, Jarrad McVeigh, Kieren Jack, Heath Grundy, Nick Smith, Dale Morris, Liam Picken, Scott Thompson, Daniel Wells, Jarryd Roughead, Jordan Lewis, Shaun Grigg, Brett Deledio.
Umpires: Scott Jeffery, Shane McInerney.
Brownlow Medallist: Nat Fyfe.
Football Woman of the Year: Shelley Ware.
NAB AFL Rising Star: Sam Walsh.
NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star: Madison Prespakis.
NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year: Mac Monaghan.
NAB AFL Women’s Leading Goalkicker: Stevie-Lee Thompson.
Australian cricketers: Meg Lanning, Pat Cummins.
1.34pm – 2.10pm: Grand Final entertainment
Paul Kelly, Dean Lewis and Tones and I
Melbourne 2.00pm Live on Channel 7
Adelaide 1.30pm Live on Channel 7
Perth 12.00pm Live on Channel 7
Sydney 2.00pm Live on Channel 7
Brisbane 2.00pm Live on Channel 7
2.11pm: Umpires enter the field
2.13pm: Giants players enter the field
2.16pm: Tigers players enter the field
2.26pm: National anthem: Conrad Sewell
2.28pm: Coin toss
2019 AFL Grand Final
The 2019 AFL Premiership season culminates at the MCG with the two best teams vying for the game’s ultimate prize in front of 100,000 screaming fans.
2.30pm: Opening bounce for the AFL Grand Final
Starting times for those watching around the world
United Kingdom: 5.30am, Saturday
Europe: 6.30am, Saturday (western); 7.30am, Saturday (eastern)
USA: 9.30pm, Friday (west coast); 12.30am, Saturday (east coast)
Dubai: 8.30am, Saturday
New Zealand: 4.30pm, Saturday
Thailand: 11.30am, Saturday
Japan: 1.30pm, Saturday
Bali: 12.30pm, Saturday
AFL Grand Final Post-Game Celebration and Concert
Post-match coverage continues from inside the rooms, followed by a special live performance at the MCG from Dean Lewis and an on-stage presentation of the victorious team.
Melbourne 6.00pm Live on 7mate
Adelaide 5.30pm Live on Channel 7, 6.00pm Live on 7mate
Perth 4.00pm Live on Channel 7, 5.00pm Live on 7mate
Sydney 6.00pm Live on 7mate
Brisbane 6.00pm Live on 7mate
Sunday September 29
Host Hamish McLachlan alongside Leigh Matthews, Jimmy Bartel and Jude Bolton dissect all the action from the 2019 AFL Grand Final.
Melbourne 10.00am Live on Channel 7
Adelaide 10.00am on Channel 7
Perth 10.00am on Channel 7
Sydney 10.00am Live on 7mate
Brisbane 10.00am Live on 7mate