The fixture for the 2023 NAB AFLW Season has been confirmed with blockbusters galore for the Brisbane Lions.
The Lions embark on their first full season at Brighton Homes Arena, with five home games at their new purpose-built $80 million facility.
The Lions will face Richmond, Sydney, Collingwood, Adelaide and Melbourne at home with the marquee Saturday night game against Collingwood in Round 6 under lights and a Grand Final rematch in Round 10 against the Demons at the Springfield venue.
Head of Women’s football Breeanna Brock said the team want to make the Lions new home a fortress.
“To finally have a place to call home is pretty special and we are really looking forward to filling it with our supporters and really making Springfield our home,” Brock said.”
“We’ve been a nomadic club for a while so to showcase Brighton Homes Arena to our members and fans is such a milestone for us.
“The team has had a really strong pre-season and they’re roaring to rip in.
“We have some great opponents travelling up here and we’ll get to test ourselves against some of the best in the competition.”
It all kicks off for Brisbane in Round 1 when the Lions hosting Richmond on September 3 for Sunday afternoon football in what promises to be an enthralling contest.
The first game under lights on the Lions’ home turf will come in Round 3 against Sydney in a Sunday evening special.
A Round 8 match up against long-time rivals Adelaide at Brighton Homes Arena completes a jam-packed draw as the Lions look to more success in 2023.