- Three back to back matches played on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- Matches scheduled at 9:15PM AEST, 9:45PM AEST, and 10:15PM AEST.
- Top 8 teams qualify for the finals series.
- The AFL finals system will be used. (see image below)
- Best of 3 format. Extra time and penalties will be used to decide a winner if regular time ends in a draw.