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Key off-season dates

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 05: Participants complete the 2km time trial during the AFL Draft Combine at Marvel Stadium on October 5, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)

It’s set to be a busy off-season! Here are the dates to look out for and put in your calendar.

AFLW Dates

Tuesday 1 October - Thursday 3 October – NAB AFLW National Combine

Tuesday 22 October – NAB AFLW Draft

AFL Dates

Monday 23 September – Brownlow Medal Count

Tuesday 1 October – Friday 4 October - AFL Draft Combine.

Friday 4 October - AFL Restricted Free Agency Offer and Unrestricted Free Agency Period Commences.

Friday 4 October - Victoria State Draft Combine.

Saturday 5 October – 2019 Doig Medal Presentation Dinner

Monday 7 October 9am - NAB AFL Trade Period Commences.

Thursday 10 October 5pm - Close of AFL Restricted Free Agency Offer and Unrestricted Free Agency Period.

Saturday 12 October - South Australian Draft Combine.

Sunday 13 October - West Australian Draft Combine. 

Sunday 13 October - AFL Restricted Free Agency Matching Offer Three-Day Period Ends.

Wednesday 16 October 7.30pm (tbc) - NAB AFL Trade Period Closes (for exchange of players).

Thursday 17 October - AFL Trade Period Opens (selections only). 

Friday 18 October 5pm - Application to Relist a Player Close

Thursday 31 October 2pm - List Lodgement (1)

Friday 1 November - AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (1) Commences

Monday 11 November- AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (1) closes 

Tuesday 12 November 2pm - List Lodgement (2)

Wednesday 13 November - AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (2) Commences

Friday 22 November 2pm - NAB AFL Trade Period Closes (for exchange of selections only)

Friday 22 November 5pm - AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (2) Closes

Wednesday 27 November 7pm - 9.30pm - NAB AFL Draft Selection Meeting (Round One), Marvel Stadium. 

Thursday 28 November 7pm - 9.30pm - NAB AFL Draft Selection Meeting (Round Two onwards to conclusion).

Thursday 28 November (post draft) - AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (3)

Thursday November 28 post draft OR Friday 29 November from 9am - NAB AFL Rookie Draft

Monday 2 December 2pm - Final AFL Club List Lodgement

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