Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Toyota AFL season was temporarily suspended by the AFL. On Friday 15th May 2020, the AFL announced that the season will be recommencing on Thursday 11th June 2020. The AFL will be releasing further information regarding the new fixture and game access in the coming weeks.
The Government had confirmed that no gatherings of 500 or more will take place, therefore the industry made a call to play football without a crowd for Round 1.
Round 1 was played as a lock-out with no spectators allowed to attend any matches. Following this, the 2020 AFL have announced that the season will recommence on Thursday 11th June 2020. However, we are awaiting to hear further information regarding the new fixture and crowd restrictions.
At this stage, we are unsure what the fixture will look like. The AFL will be making an announcement regarding the new fixture in the coming weeks.
In accordance with club’s measures and precautions to contain the COVID-19, until announced otherwise, no training sessions at Waverley Park will be open to the public.
No, the season was temporarily suspended and it will be recommencing on Thursday 11th June 2020. The situation is evolving quickly and the club is committed to keeping members and fans updated throughout any changes.
Our digital channels will be providing more opportunities than ever for you to connect with the club, see training vision, watch player interviews, and read the latest news with regards to our season preparation.
One for All
The Hawthorn Football Club Foundation plays a key role in supporting the Club’s community programs and partnerships, empowering us to develop greater opportunities for engagement, inclusion, equality and diversity whilst fostering a culture of collaboration.
We have been overwhelmed with the incredible support that we have received from loyal members. Our Support Hub has now been set up to give members and supporters different options on how to rally around the brown and gold family during this tough time.
Now more than ever, we need our family to ensure there is a Hawthorn today, tomorrow and always, and we can continue to play a significant role in the community.