Adelaide will host Greater Western Sydney in the opening round of the 2017 AFL season.
The Crows’ season starts on Sunday, March 26, at Adelaide Oval.
Carlton and Richmond will again open the season at the MCG on the Thursday night, March 23, at the MCG.
The following night the 2016 premiers Western Bulldogs will take on Collingwood.
The full 2017 program will be released next Thursday.
Thursday, March 23: Carlton v Richmond, MCG
Friday, March 24: Collingwood v Western Bulldogs, MCG
Saturday, March 25: Sydney v Port Adelaide, SCG; North Melbourne v West Coast, Etihad Stadium;
Gold Coast v Brisbane, Metricon Stadium; Essendon v Hawthorn, MCG
Sunday, March 26: Adelaide v GWS Giants, Adelaide Oval; St Kilda v Melbourne, Etihad Stadium; Fremantle v Geelong, Subiaco