THE AFL has confirmed the venue for Melbourne's Round 20 clash against the Gold Coast Suns, with the two sides set to battle it out at Metricon Stadium.

On Thursday, the AFL stated that decision was made with Melbourne Football Club agreeing to strict travel arrangements and other protocols as approved by the Queensland Government.

"Melbourne will fly into the Gold Coast for the match on Saturday via charter flight," the AFL stated.

"After the match, Melbourne will then travel to Western Australia via charter flight to commence a quarantine period ahead of their Round 21 match against the West Coast Eagles, with permissions to train and play in line with Western Australian Government directions." 

The Round 20 action will kick off at 3:10pm (AEST) and will be broadcast via Fox Footy. 

Round 20 – Gold Coast Suns v Melbourne

Date: Saturday, July 31

Time: 3:10pm AEST

Venue: Metricon Stadium 

Broadcast: Fox Footy