Richmond AFLW will play its first ever game at the MCG on Sunday, August 14 in a practice game against Hawthorn. 

In a Sunday special for Tiger fans, the clash will kick off at 10.30am ahead of the AFL match between Richmond and Hawthorn from 1.10pm.

The double header will be Richmond AFLW's final competitive hit-out before the Club embarks on its fourth season in the competition. 

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Hawthorn Practice match at the G

AFLW Operations Manager Kate Sheahan announces that the Richmond AFLW team will be playing their practice match against Hawthorn on the MCG.

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Richmond Head of Women's Football Kate Sheahan said it was exciting news for the group.

"This is an opportunity that a lot of our girls thought they would never have," she said.

"But more importantly, it's an important experience for their development to play on a bigger ground, and as part of an anticipated occasion.

"We thank the AFL and MCC for allowing this to happen, and look forward to the Tiger Army getting their first glimpse of our new-look Tigers ahead of the upcoming season."

The Tigers take on Geelong in the opening round of the season on Sunday, August 28 at GMHBA Stadium from 4.10pm AEST.

Richmond v Hawthorn practice match
Sunday, August 14
10.30am AEST

To attend this AFLW practice match you must have a ticket for the AFL Richmond v Hawthorn Round 22 clash. Tickets are available via Ticketek.

All kids under 15 are FREE, make sure to claim the free ticket via Ticketek.