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Round 6 - Blue Ribbon Cup - Hawthorn v St Kilda

Saturday 29 April - 1:45pm

Now in its 18th year, the Blue Ribbon Cup is played in memory of two Victorian Police Officers - Sergeant Gary Silk and Senior Constable Rodney Miller - who were killed in the line of duty in August 1998. The game is played as a mark of respect to the 159 Victoria Police officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their community and been killed in the line of duty. 

What else is on:

26 April - Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, Princess Theatre

28 April - Yorktown Night Market

28 April - Great Chefs Series, Dinner with Guillaume Brahimi

29 April - Harvest Market Launceston

Round 8 - Battle of the coaches - Hawthorn v Brisbane Lions

Saturday 13 May - 1:45pm

What happens when your number two becomes your number one rival? Come and see how Tasmania's own Chris Fagan, Hawthorn's past Head of Football, shapes up when he takes on Alistair Clarkson as the Lions new Head Coach!

What else is on:

4 - 6 May - AGFEST

12 May - Great Chefs Series, Dinner with David Moyle 

12 May - Four Seasons, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Princess Theatre

13 May - Harvest Market Launceston

Round 16 - Pink Ribbon Game - Hawthorn v GWS Giants

Saturday 8 July - 1:45pm

The Pink Ribbon Game is an expression of support and solidarity for those who have been touched by this terrible disease. All funds raised at the Pink Ribbon Game go towards support services, health and cancer prevention programs run by Cancer Council Tasmania and also contribute to cancer research with all funds raised being spent in Tasmania. Make sure you wear a splash of pink to show your support!

What else is on:

7 July - Great Chefs Series, Dinner with Phil Wood

7 July - Starry Starry Night Niche Market

8 July - Fireworks, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Albert Hall

8 July - Harvest Market Launceston

Round 21 - Tassie Derby - Hawthorn v North Melbourne

Sunday 13 August - 3:20pm

There's nothing more Tasmanian than a good old fashioned North/South rivalry! Can Launceston's home ground Hawks put their southern challengers in their place? Bring your pride and your voices to Tasmania's first ever Tassie Derby!

What else is on:

11 August - Great Chefs Series, Dinner with Mike McEarney

13 August - Chocolate Winterfest, Latrobe

13 August - Evandale Market

14 August - Queen, It's a Kinda Magic, Princess Theatre Launceston

Tickets on sale in March.

University of Tasmania Stadium

University of Tasmania Stadium is walking distance from Launceston’s CBD, where there’s a range of accommodation, restaurants and bars to suit everyone. There’s plenty of parking as well as public transport close by. 


This boutique riverside city is located at the head of the picturesque Tamar Valley. It boasts magnificent natural attractions including the spectacular Cataract Gorge Reserve. Immerse yourself in the city's rich cultural heritage and enjoy the thriving food and wine scene set amongst the backdrop of vibrant Georgian streetscapes.

Travelling from interstate

Virgin Australia operate daily departures into Launceston. You can also travel on the Spirit of Tasmania with or without your vehicle.

AFL Travel offer flexible packages including match tickets, airfares and accommodation.

Exclusive Tassie deals for Hawks fans

Launceston is Tasmania's second major city and a vibrant hub for food and wine, culture and nature. The whole region is jam-packed with city and country charm, gorgeous old towns and beautiful scenic highlights.

We have a range of exclusive accommodation and activity offers just for Hawks fans.