Geelong Cats take on the Sydney Swans at the MCG on Saturday AFL Grand Finals 2022, live and exclusively on Seven.
Collingwood defenseman Darcy Moore will join as part of coverage of Seven’s grand finals Grand Final countdown Blackboard.
seven AFL and AFLW The commentary team also includes Brian Taylor, James Brayshaw, Hamish McLachlan, Daisy Pearce, Luke Hodge, Abbey Holmes, Luke Darcy, Shaun Burgoyne, Matthew Richardson, Jude Bolton, Jimmy Bartel, Dale Thomas, Nathan Jones, Campbell Brown, Jobe Watson and Chris Johnson, Emma Freedman, Rebecca Maddern, Justin Leppitsch, and Abbey Gelmi. Reporters Tom Browne and Mitch Cleary will be breaking news throughout the day.
Grand Final entertainment includes Robbie Williams, Mike Brady, G Flip, The Temper Trap starring Budjerah and Ngaiire, and Goanna starring Christine Anu, Emma Donovan, Tasman Keith and William Barton.
Lewis Martin, Head of Network Sport, said: “The stage is set for a monumental competition on Saturday. We have two star-studded teams who will compete on the MCG Sacred Turf on Grand Final Day for the first time since 2019.
“Seven will cover every corner of Grand Final Day from early morning to the final celebrations in the evening. With an incredible 12 hours of coverage throughout the day, Footy’s best team will bring fans all the action, color and excitement of the game’s biggest day.”
Viewers will enjoy 12 hours of coverage throughout Saturday on Channel 7, 7mate and 7plus* beginning at 7:00am AEST with the Weekend Sunrise AFL Grand Final Day Special and continuing uninterrupted until the presentations and celebrations of the Grand Post-game finals end at approximately 7:00 p.m. AEST.
Fans can also stream the Grand Final live on 7plus in Full 1080p HD on select connected TV, set-top box and gaming console devices including Telstra TV, Samsung Tizen (2016 and later), Fetch TV, Apple TV, PlayStation 4 and 5, Android TV/Google TV and LG TV. See 7plus for more information.
7NEWS.com.au is the place to be for all AFL news leading up to and during coverage of Seven’s Grand Final Day, with an ongoing live blog covering all of Saturday’s action.
Seven’s grand finale week begins tomorrow night when The Front Bar presents its annual grand finale at 8.30pm nationally on Channel 7 and 7plus.
Mick Molloy, Sam Pang and Andy Maher will be at the bar to round out the AFL season along with an epic cast of football stars including recently retired West Coast Eagles forward Josh Kennedy, Gold Coast SUNS coach Stuart Dew and Ryan “Fitzy” Fitzgerald and outgoing AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan. Footy fans are also treated to a live performance by Australian music icon Paul Kelly.
On Friday morning, fans can join David Koch, Natalie Barr, Mark Beretta, Sam Mac and Edwina Bartholomew live from 5:30am AEST in Melbourne’s Federation Square for a special AFL Grand Final Edition of Australia’s #1 breakfast show Sunrise. Robbie Williams, the headline star of AFL Grand Final Entertainment, will chat exclusively with Sunrise.
Ahead of the monumental clash, fans can catch a glimpse of the 2022 AFL Premiership Cup and see live performances from British singer-songwriter Tom Grennan and Australian football music legend Mike Brady as he performs Up There Cazaly.
On Grand Final day, viewers can start their morning with the Weekend Sunrise AFL Grand Final Day Special live from the MCG, including performances from legendary football stars of today and yesterday and all the color and excitement of the ‘G.
Following this Saturday’s weekend sunrise, coverage of Seven’s Grand Final Day will include:
• Seven’s pre-game coverage from 9:00am AEST will take fans to the annual Grand Final Brunch.
• The 2022 AFL Grand Final countdown begins at 10:30am AEST, where hosts Luke Darcy, Jude Bolton, Jobe Watson and Darcy Moore lead viewers into the build-up to the Grand Final at the MCG, while football’s leading pundits and newsbreakers All pre-game analysis and current developments will be covered.
• Beginning at noon AEST, Seven will be taking viewers live at the MCG every moment of the Grand Final Pre-Game Show. Ahead of the Premiership decision, fans will enjoy pre-match entertainment with Robbie Williams headlining while Mike Brady will perform Up There Cazaly. Abbey Gelmi will sit down for a one-on-one interview with Robbie Williams and last Geelong Premiership captain Cameron Ling chats with Cats skipper Joel Selwood ahead of the big game.
• At half-time fans are treated to a host of Australian musicians including G Flip, The Temper Trap with Budjerah and Ngaiire and Goanna with Christine Anu, Emma Donovan, Tasman Keith and William Barton.
• The first-ever AFLW match of the AFL Grand Final Day will kick off at 11am AEST on 7mate and 7plus when Richmond take on the Brisbane Lions for the fifth AFLW round at Punt Road Oval.
• 2022 AFL Grand Final starting at 2:00pm AEST. Seven’s unrivaled football coverage continues on the biggest and best day of the year, bringing viewers live from the MCG every moment.
• After the game, Seven will provide every unmissable moment of post-match presentations at 5:00pm AEST when the Norm Smith medalist is announced and the winning team receives the 2022 AFL Premiership Cup.
• Seven’s post-game coverage from 18:00 AEST will be hosted by football’s premier commentary team, live from the floor at the MCG with the 2022 Premiers for essential interviews with all the key figures of the Grand Final
On Sunday afternoon, fans can watch an encore presentation of the AFL Grand Final at 12pm in Melbourne and 7mate at 12pm in Sydney.
Thursday 22 September
AFLW round five:
Geelong Cats vs St Kilda (GMHBA Stadium)
Sydney 7pm on 7mate and 7plus
Melbourne 7pm on 7mate and 7plus
Brisbane 7pm on 7mate and 7plus
Adelaide 6:30pm on 7plus
Perth 5pm on 7mate and 7plus
The Front Bar – Grand Final Special
Sydney 8.30pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Melbourne 8.30pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Brisbane 8.30pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Adelaide 8.30pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Perth 8.30pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Friday 23 September
Sunrise – Live from Federation Square
Sydney 5.30am on Channel 7 and 7plus
Melbourne 5.30am on Channel 7 and 7plus
Brisbane 5.30am on Channel 7 and 7plus
Adelaide 5.30am on Channel 7 and 7plus
Perth 5.30am on Channel 7 and 7plus
AFLW round five
Carlton vs. Melbourne (Ikon Park)
Sydney 7:30pm on 7plus
Melbourne 7.30pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Brisbane 7:30pm on 7plus
Adelaide 7pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Perth 5:30pm on 7mate and 7plus
Armchair Experts – Grand Final Edition
Sydney 11.15pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Melbourne 00:15 (Saturday) on Channel 7 and 7plus
Brisbane 00:25 (Saturday) on 7mate and 7plus
Adelaide 11.45pm on Channel 7 and 7plus
Perth 23:15 on 7mate and 7plus
Saturday 24 September
Weekend Sunrise – Grand Final Special
Sydney 7am on Channel 7 and 7plus Melbourne 7am on Channel 7 and 7plus Brisbane 7am on Channel 7 and 7plus Adelaide 6.30am on Channel 7 and 7plus Perth 5am on Channel 7 and 7plus
2022 AFL Grand Final Brunch
Sydney 9am live on Channel 7 and 7plus Melbourne 9am live on Channel 7 and 7plus Brisbane 9am live on Channel 7 and 7plus Adelaide 8.30am live on Channel 7 and 7plus Perth 7am live on Channel 7 and 7plus
2022 AFL Grand Final Countdown
Sydney 10.30am live on Channel 7 and 7plus
Melbourne 10.30am live on Channel 7 and 7plus
Brisbane 10.30am live on Channel 7 and 7plus Adelaide 10am live on Channel 7 and 7plus Perth 8.30am live on Channel 7 and 7plus
AFLW round five:
Richmond vs. Brisbane Lions (Punt Road Oval)
Sydney 11am live on 7mate and 7plus
Melbourne 11am live on 7mate and 7plus
Brisbane 11am live on 7mate and 7plus Adelaide 10.30am live on 7mate and 7plus
Perth 9am live on 7mate and 7plus
2022 AFL Grand Final Pre-Game
Sydney 12pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Melbourne 12pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Brisbane 12:00pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus* Adelaide 11:30am live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Perth 10am live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
AFL Grand Final 2022: Geelong Cats vs. Sydney Swans
Sydney 2pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Melbourne 2pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Brisbane 2pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus* Adelaide 1.30am live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Perth 12pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
2021 AFL Grand Final: After the game
Sydney 5pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Melbourne 5pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Brisbane 5pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus* Adelaide 4.30pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus* Perth 3pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus*
Sunday 25 September
AFL Grand Final 2021: Encore Presentation
Sydney 12:00 p.m. on 7mate
Melbourne 12pm on Channel 7
AFLW round five:
Adelaide Crows vs GWS GIANTS (Norwood Oval)
Sydney: 3pm live on 7mate and 7plus
Melbourne: 3pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus
Brisbane: 15:00 live on 7mate and 7plus
Adelaide: 2.30pm live on 7mate and 7plus
Perth: 1pm live on 7plus
*Coverage of the AFL Grand Final will be available on 7plus for select connected TV, set-top box and gaming console devices and in full 1080p HD resolution. You can also watch the AFL Grand Final live on Seven’s free-to-air broadcast on Channel 7 and 7HD. Visit 7plus for more information on compatible devices.