All dates, times and venues have been confirmed for the remainder of the VFL home and away season after the AFL announced the dates and times for Round 15 to Round 22 of the 2023 VFL season.
The Sharks still have five home games, a trip to Sydney and three trips to Melbourne, plus three byes, left in the 2023 home and away season.
The dates, times and venues of the remainder of Southport’s VFL season can be seen below:
Round 11 – Southport v Casey
Saturday, 3 June, 12:05 pm, Fankhauser Reserve
Round 12 – Southport v Port Melbourne
Saturday, 10 June, 12:05 pm, Fankhauser Reserve
Round 13 – GWS v Southport
Saturday, 17 June, 12:05 pm, Giants Stadium
Round 14 – Southport v Coburg
Saturday, 24 June, 12:05 pm, Fankhauser Reserve
Round 15 – Bye
Round 16 – Williamstown v Southport
Sunday, July 9, 12:05pm, DSV Stadium
Round 17 – Southport v Richmond
Saturday, 15 July, 12:05 pm, Fankhauser Reserve
Round 18 – Bye
Round 19 – Frankston v Southport
Saturday, 29 July, 7:05pm, Kinetic Stadium
Round 20 – Southport v Essendon
Saturday, 5 August, 12:05 pm, Fankhauser Reserve
Round 21 – Bye
Round 22 – Collingwood v Southport
Saturday, 19 August, 12:05pm, AIA Centre
Click here for a pdf version of the Southport Sharks 2023 VFL Fixture
Finals: For the first time, the Smithy’s VFL season will feature a Wildcard Round, which will be played across the weekend of August 26-27, following the final round of the home and away season.
The Wildcard Round will feature two matches – 7 vs. 10 and 8 vs. 9. The two winners will advance, with the highest-ranked winner during the Wildcard Round to enter the elimination finals as the seventh-placed team.
The top-six teams on the Smithy’s VFL ladder will have a pre-finals bye during Wildcard Round, ahead of the commencement their finals campaign on the weekend of September 2-3.
The 2023 Smithy’s VFL Grand Final is scheduled to be played on Sunday, September 24, the weekend before the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final.
Broadcast and streaming: All matches in the 2023 Smithy’s VFL are live streamed free via the AFL website, AFL Live Official App and VFL App. Smithy’s VFL broadcast partner, the Seven Network, will broadcast one weekly game live and free on the Seven Network in Victoria and on 7plus nationally.
Live scoring and stats: Live scoring and stats are available via both the AFL Live Official App and VFL App.
Ticketing: Where Smithy’s VFL matches are ticketed, entry is $10 for adults, $5 for concession holders, and kids under 15 are free. Some venues, including Fankhauser Reserve, don’t charge for entry. AFL ticketing prices will apply for VFL matches played as curtain-raisers and curtain-closers to AFL matches at AFL venues.