It's been a case of the familiar looking very different as the largest return to community sport yet got underway over the last few weeks.
As crowds headed out to support Group Nine, Southern Inland and AFL Riverina teams in their first rounds, getting through the gate was a stark reminder that we are living in a whole new world of venue limits, hand sanitisers, signing in on contact lists and social distancing.
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But the restrictions haven't stopped local footy fans from getting out and supporting their teams, as The Daily Advertiser photographers are capturing every weekend.
Keep an eye out for them at the games each weekend and you could make the paper and our online galleries. Take a look at the happy faces caught on camera on the sidelines so far this season.