The AFL has released the full round one fixture, with Richmond and Carlton to launch 2020 with the traditional season opener at the MCG.

The Tigers will unfurl the 2019 AFL premiership flag ahead of the clash with well over 90,000 expected to fill the stands.

Richmond will hope to welcome back star full back Alex Rance as it looks for a tenth-straight win over the Blues.

The full 2020 home and away fixture will be released on Thursday, October 31.

Thursday, March 19

Richmond v Carlton at the MCG, 7.25pm AEDT

Friday, March 20

Western Bulldogs v Collingwood at Marvel Stadium, 7.50pm AEDT

Saturday, March 21

Essendon v Fremantle at Marvel Stadium, 1.45pm AEDT
Adelaide v Sydney at Adelaide Oval, 4.05pm ACDT
Greater Western Sydney v Geelong at Giants Stadium, 7.25pm AEDT
Gold Coast v Port Adelaide at Metricon Stadium, 6.25pm AEST

Sunday, March 22

North Melbourne v St Kilda at Marvel Stadium, 1.10pm AEDT
Hawthorn v Brisbane at the MCG, 3.20pm AEDT
West Coast v Melbourne at Optus Stadium, 3.20pm AWST