It was ordinary enough even when we had our own team to watch and support in this kick to kick format, but without that, it's just lame. At the very least last year I had the impression they were attempting to create a legitimate alternative format, but this year it's contrived marvel super hero whacky crap with beanbags and super duper lightning bolt names. What a crock of ****. I'd rather watch my guinea pig toss-off in his hutch.
most of us gracing the forums are 30+. i feel like its a generic initial position for people our age to hate anything that is new and very confronting. Given how much AFL has changed since most of us remember it in the glory days of the 90s, this initially felt like an additional kick in the teeth and a further step away from what true footy should be.
reflecting on it further throughout the week my hatred subsided and i enjoyed it for what it was.
unfortunately the footy we loved and remembered is long gone.
This is something different, which will attract a certain type of audience. The real concern is why the afl felt they had to roll this out to compete with crickets BBL.
unfortunately one of the things that i ridiculed most about AFLX (the rock paper scissors), was probably the biggest highlight