Colac misses out on another AFL pre-season match

Colac’s Central Reserve has missed out on hosting a second AFL pre-season match despite the success of this year’s event.

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield in action at Colac’s Central Reserve in March.

The AFL released its fixture for next year’s JLT Community Series today, with Colac missing out on another match.

Port Pirie in South Australia, Lismore in New South Wales, and Werribee in Victoria will host pre-season fixtures for the first time.

Colac hosted a clash between Geelong and Essendon in March, which attracted a crowd of 9115 people, the biggest crowd of this year’s series.

The number eclipsed the crowd of 8098 at Carlton’s Ikon Park for a match between Carlton and St Kilda in February, and 7737 for Sunday’s clash between Fremantle and West Coast at Joondaloop in Western Australia.

See Wednesday’s Colac Herald for more.

2019 JLT Community Series Fixture
Week one
Thursday, February 28
Carlton v Essendon at Ikon Park, 6.40pm EDT

Friday, March 1
West Coast v Geelong at Leederville Oval, 4.10pm WST

Saturday, March 2
North Melbourne v St Kilda at Avalon Airport Oval, Werribee, 1.10pm EDT
Adelaide v Port Adelaide at the Memorial Oval, Port Pirie, 3.40pm CDT
GWS Giants v Sydney at Blacktown International Sportspark, 7.10pm EDT

Sunday, March 3
Brisbane v Hawthorn at Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex, 12.40pm EST
Richmond v Melbourne at Deakin Reserve, Shepparton, 4.40pm EDT
Gold Coast v Western Bulldogs at Great Barrier Reef Arena, Mackay, 6.40pm EST

Monday, March 4
Fremantle v Collingwood at HBF Arena, Joondalup, 3.40pm WST

Week two
Thursday, March 7
Geelong v Essendon at GMHBA Stadium, 7.10pm EDT

Friday, March 8
GWS Giants v Adelaide at UNSW Canberra Oval, 7.10pm EDT

Saturday, March 9
Port Adelaide v North Melbourne at Alberton Oval, 12.40pm CDT
Melbourne v Brisbane at Casey Fields, Cranbourne, 4.10pm EDT
Hawthorn v Richmond at UTAS Stadium, 7.10pm EDT

Sunday, March 10
Sydney v Gold Coast at Oakes Oval, Lismore, 1.10pm EDT
Western Bulldogs v St Kilda at Mars Stadium, Ballarat, 4.10pm EDT
Fremantle v West Coast at Rushton Park, Mandurah, 4.10pm WST

Monday, March 11
Collingwood v Carlton at Morwell Recreation Reserve, 2.10pm EDT

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