Richmond will host Carlton at the MCG in the 2023 AFL season opener.
The league has confirmed the round one fixtures for next season, with reigning premiers Geelong to face Collingwood on the Friday night.
Among the other fixtures, St Kilda coach Ross Lyon will face his former club Fremantle in his first competitive match upon his return to the Saints.
The Tigers clash with Carlton on Thursday March 16 sees the AFL return to the fixture which opened the season from 2015 to 2021.
A grand final rematch between Melbourne and the Bulldogs on Wednesday kicked off the 2022 season.
Take a look at the full round one fixture below.
AFL 2023 fixture: Round one
Thursday, March 16
Richmond v Carlton, MCG, 7.20pm AEDT
Friday, March 17
Geelong v Collingwood, MCG, 7.40pm AEDT
Saturday, March 18
North Melbourne v West Coast, Marvel Stadium, 1.45pm AEDT
Port Adelaide v Brisbane, Adelaide Oval, 4.05pm ACDT
Melbourne v Western Bulldogs, MCG, 7.25pm AEDT
Gold Coast v Sydney, Metricon Stadium, 7.00pm AEST
Sunday, March 19
Greater Western Sydney v Adelaide, Giants Stadium, 1.10pm AEDT
Hawthorn v Essendon, MCG, 3.20pm AEDT
St Kilda v Fremantle, Marvel Stadium, 4.40pm AEDT