MEETING North in the north.

The Blues will take the on the Kangaroos in Round 8, with the latest round of the rolling 2020 fixture locked in.

The game, which is officially listed as a North Melbourne home game, will take place at the Gabba on Saturday 25 July at 1:05pm. The game will be broadcast on FOX Footy.

It'll be Carlton's second consecutive game at the venue, as it prepares to take on the top-of-the-table Port Adelaide this Sunday.

The AFL has also confirmed that the Blues will be replacing the Gold Coast for Western Australia.

Immediately after its game with North Melbourne, Carlton will head to Perth in preparation for its Round 9 clash with Hawthorn. Details are still to be confirmed. 

Round 8: North Melbourne v Carlton, Gabba, Saturday 25 July at 1:05pm