The Saints and Blues match will go ahead despite clashing with the traditional ANZAC Day marches.
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St Kilda and Carlton will play in Wellington in the opening game on ANZAC Day next year, which marks the 100th anniversary of of the landing ayt Gallipoli.
The match will begin at 1.10pm (11.10am AEST), meaning it will coincide with the ANZAC Day marches that take place around Australia.
It will be the first of five matches played on ANZAC Day in 2015 and comes after discussions between the Victorian RSL and the AFL.
Major General David McLachlan, state president of the Victoria RSL, explained that the fact the match will be broadcast on Fox Footy played a big part in the decision of the RSL to allow the match to clash with traditional ANZAC Day marches.
“Importantly the scheduling means that broadcasts of the matches on Anzac Day will not conflict with any live free to air televising of the capital city marches and other commemorative activities in the various states and territories,” he told AFL.com.au.
It will be the first time since 1998 that matches will be scheduled in the morning on ANZAC Day.