2024 AFL OPENING ROUND – Brisbane Lions v Carlton

View the AFL Opening Round Brisbane Lions v Carlton match detail. Detailed event information available for the Opening Round Brisbane Lions vs Carlton match at the GABBA including venue, date, time, ticket, hotel accommodation, twitter and live streaming links.

The opening round of the 2024 AFL season has four matches with only 8 teams playing – all matches are in NSW or Queensland. This is the earliest that the AFL season has ever started.

The Brisbane v Carlton match is a replay of last years Preliminary Final.

2024 Brisbane Lions v Carlton quote

He dropped the bloody thing.

Ian Robertson

Opening Round 2024

Brisbane Lions v Carlton

Friday 8th March 2024 6:50pm


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Streaming on Kayo




The Brisbane Lions were founded in 1996 from a merger of Fitzroy and the Brisbane Bears. They were the colours maroon, blue and gold. The Lions training facilities are at Springfield Central Stadium and home matches are played at the GABBA.

The Carlton Blues were founded in 1864 and wear the colours navy blue. The Blues training facilities are at Princess Park and home matches are played at both the MCG and Marvel Stadium.

2024 Brisbane Lions v Carlton GABBA