Melbourne Fixtures

melbourne demons fixturesThe Demons host Geelong in their opening round clash and the GWS Giants in their final home and away match, both at the MCG, and they have just one Friday night game for the season. Melbourne plays Richmond on ANZAC Day eve, and they have double up matches with Adelaide, Geelong, Gold Coast, St Kilda and the Western Bulldogs.

The Demons bye is in Round 13 of the season.

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The Melbourne home and away fixture can be found below. Visit our AFL Fixtures page for other AFL club fixtures.

2018 Melbourne Fixture

Rd Day Date H&A Team Venue Time
1 Sun Mar 25 Home Geelong Cats MCG 3:20pm
2 Sat Mar 31 Away Brisbane Lions Gabba 7:25pm
3 Sat Apr 7 Home Nth Melbourne MCG 2:10pm
4 Sun Apr 15 Away Hawthorn MCG 3:20pm
5 Tue Apr 24 Home Richmond MCG 7:25pm
6 Sun Apr 29 Away Essendon Etihad 1:10pm
7 Sun May 6 Away St Kilda Etihad 3:20pm
8 Sat May 12 Away Gold Coast Suns Gabba 4:35pm
9 Sun May 20 Away Carlton MCG 1:10pm
10 Sun May 27 Home Adelaide Crows NT 3:20pm
11 Sat Jun 2 Away Western Bulldogs Etihad 1:45pm
12 Mon Jun 11 Home Collingwood MCG 3:20pm
13 BYE
14 Fri Jun 22 Away Port Adelaide Adelaide 7:50pm
15 Sun Jul 1 Home St Kilda MCG 1:10pm
16 Sat Jul 7 Home Fremantle Darwin 7:40pm
17 Sat Jul 14 Home Western Bulldogs MCG 4:35pm
18 Sat Jul 21 Away Geelong Cats GMHBA 7:25pm
19 Sat Jul 28 Away Adelaide Crows Adelaide 7:40pm
20 Sun Aug 5 Home Gold Coast Suns MCG 3:20pm
21 Sun Aug 12 Home Sydney Swans MCG 3:20pm
22 Sun Aug 19 Away West Coast Perth 3:20pm
23 TBC Home GWS Giants MCG TBC

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2017 Melbourne Stats

The Demons lost to the Magpies in the final round of the season to miss a final's berth, much to the disappointment of their horde of fans. They ended up 9th on the ladder after winning 12 games.

Ladder: 9th - 22: 12-10-0 (48pts)

Demons 2017 Disposal Stats

Most Kicks: Michael Hibberd 305
Most Handballs: Clayton Oliver 482
Most Disposals: Clayton Oliver 659
Most Marks: Tom McDonald 139
Most Goals: Jeff Garlett 42
Most Hitouts: Max Gawn 466

Melbourne 2017 Best & Fairest Results

Emerging youngster Clayton Oliver was a runaway winner of the 2017 Keith ‘Bluey’ Truscott Trophy for the Demons. Oliver polled 530 votes, finishing 184 clear of runner-up Jack Viney 346, while Nathan Jones and Jordan Lewis tied for third on 327 votes.

2017 Keith ‘Bluey’ Truscott Trophy Top 10

1st: Clayton Oliver - 530 votes
2nd: Jack Viney - 346 votes
3rd: Nathan Jones and Jordan Lewis 327 votes (Tied)

Next: Neville Jetta 321, Michael Hibberd 318, Christian Petracca 302, Jeff Garlett 284, Tom McDonald 278 and Dom Tyson 275.

Melbourne 2017 Brownlow Medal Votes

Best and fairest winner Clayton Oliver also topped the Brownlow Medal count for Melbourne with 12 votes after an outstanding season in the middle. Defender Tom McDonald and rugged onballer Jack Viney were next for the Demons on 9 votes each.

1st: Clayton Oliver - 12 votes
2nd: Tom McDonald and Jack Viney - 9 votes
3rd: N/A

Next: Michael Hibberd 7, Nathan Jones 7, Cam Pedersen 4, Max Gawn 3, Dom Tyson 3, Jesse Hogan 3 (ineligible) and Christian Salem 3 (ineligible).

The Demons scored 68 Brownlow Medal votes in total.