This week in AFL on Seven: Round 5
Thursday Night Football on Seven comes from the Gabba with the Tigers heading north aiming to shake off some troubling form as they face off against the Lions.
AFL Legend Leigh Matthews brings us a special feature interview with Jonathan Brown as he reaches 250 games. The former Lions coach and Brisbane champion talk about the three premierships, Brown’s recruitment and his challenging recovery from his courageous knocks.
On Saturday Night Footy – Essendon v St Kilda, Bombers coach Mark Thompson joins us live on the panel, Essendon midfielder David Zaharakis braves the Lie Detector test and Kangaroo Nathan Grima also joins us live to dissect the Collingwood - North Melbourne clash from the afternoon. Perth and Adelaide viewers will see the West Coast Eagles v Port Adelaide battle from Paterson Stadium.
Sunday Football – Melbourne v Gold Coast Suns from the MCG has a feature on in-form Demon midfielder Daniel Cross. He talks about his three-year-old son and the difference he’s made to his football and how he feels about playing against his old side the Bulldogs in Rd 8.
Easter Monday Football promises another epic battle between the Hawks and Cats. Geelong power forward Tom Hawkins talks us through the challenges of returning from his back troubles and Hawk Josh Gibson catches up with surfing star Mick Fanning.
Thursday April 17
BRISBANE LIONS V RICHMOND (GABBA)
Commentators: Bruce McAvaney, Dennis Cometti, Leigh Matthews, Tom Harley and Matthew Richardson, analysis from Wayne Carey.
Melbourne 7.30pm LIVE on Channel 7
Adelaide 7pm LIVE on Channel 7
Perth 5.30pm LIVE on 7mate
Sydney 7.30pm LIVE on 7mate
Brisbane 7.30pm LIVE on 7mate
Saturday April 19
ESSENDON V ST KILDA (ETIHAD STADIUM)
Commentators: Brian Taylor, Luke Darcy, Matthew Richardson, Cameron Ling with Sam Lane and Mick Molloy.
Melbourne 6.30pm LIVE on Channel 7
Brisbane 6.30pm LIVE on 7mate
WEST COAST EAGLES V PORT ADELAIDE (PATERSONS STADIUM)
Adelaide 6pm – 6.30pm LIVE on 7mate, 6.30pm LIVE on Channel 7
Perth 5.30pm on 7mate
SYDNEY SWANS V FREMANTLE (SCG)
Sydney 4.30pm LIVE on 7mate
Perth 2.30pm on 7mate
Sunday April 20
AFL GAME DAY
Hosted by Hamish McLachlan with Leigh Matthews, Leigh Montagna and Brent Harvey
Guests: St Kilda coach Alan Richardson
Melbourne | Adelaide | Perth 10am on Channel 7
Sydney | Brisbane 10am on 7mate
Melbourne 2pm on Channel 7
Adelaide 11.30am on Channel 7
Perth 11.30am on Channel 7
Sydney 11.30am on 7mate
Brisbane 1.30pm on 7mate
MELBOURNE V GOLD COAST SUNS (MCG)
Commentators: Dennis Cometti, Hamish McLachlan Tim Watson and Andrew Welsh with special guest Nick Riewoldt
Melbourne 3pm LIVE on Channel 7
Perth 1pm LIVE on Channel 7
Sydney 4pm on 7mate
Brisbane 3pm LIVE on 7mate
ADELAIDE CROWS V GWS GIANTS (ADELAIDE OVAL)
Adelaide 1pm on Channel 7
Sydney 1pm LIVE on 7mate
Monday April 21
GEELONG CATS V HAWTHORN (MCG)
Commentators: Bruce McAvaney, Hamish McLachlan, Leigh Matthews, Tim Watson, Luke Darcy and Cameron Ling.
Melbourne 2.30pm LIVE on Channel 7
Adelaide 2pm LIVE on Channel 7
Perth 12.30pm LIVE on Channel 7
Sydney 2.30pm LIVE on 7mate
Brisbane 2.30pm LIVE on 7mate
Hosted by Luke Darcy with Tim Watson and Wayne Carey
Melbourne 7.30pm on 7mate, 11.30pm on Channel 7
Adelaide 7.30pm on 7mate, 11.30pm on Channel 7
Perth 7.30pm on 7mate, 11.30pm on Channel 7
Sydney 12.30am Tuesday on 7mate
Brisbane 12.30am Tuesday on 7mate