AFL Round 11
Gold Coast SUNS v Hawthorn
Saturday, May 29
First bounce: 7.40pm
Due to the current COVID outbreak in Victoria, the Round 11 fixture which was scheduled to be held at TIO Stadium in Darwin has been relocated to the SCG in Sydney.
SIR DOUG NICHOLLS ROUND
Season 2021 marks the fifteenth year the AFL has celebrated the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and their contribution to Australian Football and is the fifth year the dedicated round has been named in honour of Sir Doug Nicholls.
Sir Doug Nicholls was born on Cummeragunja mission in New South Wales in 1906. He played football for Fitzroy before becoming a Pastor and pioneer for reconciliation in Australia. He then went on to become the first Indigenous person to be Knighted and hold the position of Governor of South Australia.