What's in store for the Hawks in 2016?

We've broken down the fixture to pull out some of the key facts and figures.


Key facts

  • Play twice: West Coast Eagles (2015 runner-up), North Melbourne (2015 preliminary finalist), Sydney Swans (2015 finalist), Richmond (2015 finalist), Melbourne
  • Play once: Adelaide Crows, Brisbane Lions, Carlton, Collingwood, Essendon, Fremantle, Geelong, Gold Coast Suns, GWS Giants, Port Adelaide, St Kilda, Western Bulldogs
  • Interstate trips to Launceston (four matches), Sydney (two matches), Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
  • Play Melbourne twice for the first time since 2010
  • Play at The Gabba for the first time since 2008
  • Travel away from Melbourne in consecutive weeks once (Round 16 and Round 17)
  • Bye in Round 15
  • Play West Coast Eagles in a home-and-away match at the MCG for the first time since 2012
  • Play Carlton at Aurora Stadium for the first time
  • Play St Kilda at Aurora Stadium for the first time since 2009

VIEW THE FIXTURE: Every Hawks game in 2016

Hawks by venue

  • Ten games at the MCG (seven home games)
  • Four games at Aurora Stadium
  • Three games at Etihad Stadium (all away games)
  • One game at the Gabba
  • One game at the SCG
  • One game at Spotless Stadium
  • One game at Adelaide Oval
  • One game at Domain Stadium

Hawks by day

  • Two games on Thursday
  • Six games on Friday
  • Eight games on Saturday
  • Four games on Sunday
  • One game on Monday

Hawks by timeslot

  • Seven Saturday afternoon games
  • Six Friday night games
  • Four Sunday afternoon games
  • Two Thursday night games
  • One Monday afternoon game
  • One Saturday twilight game

TOUGH START: Hawks face six 2015 finalists in first nine rounds of 2016

TV coverage

  • Fifteen games on Channel 7
  • Six games on Fox


  • Eight six-day breaks
  • Six seven-day breaks
  • Three eight-day breaks
  • One nine-day break
  • One ten-day break
  • One eleven-day break



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