*CONFIRMED* Grand Final 2018 @ 2:30pm

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Put it out there
  1. caloschwaby

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    Finally. "Tradition" has held back the AFL on far too many issues.
     
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    Not confirmed yet. They said this last year as well...
     
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    **** me, I am going to be so drunk by the first bounce.
     
  5. caloschwaby

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    Considering the report was written 2 hours ago it could be the real deal.
     
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    So the Prelim worked well under lights... so does he mean the GF didn't during the day?
     
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    Twilghlight?

    Yuck that's the worst time slot.
     
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    The AFL really want a night Grand Final, but they need to soften up the traditionalists with a twilight Grand Final first.
     
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    The article provides speculation and opinion, not confirmation of a change. The thread title is therefore misleading.
    Indirect quote from Gil: "The AFL boss said they are yet to decide on this year's grand final."
     
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    Absolute pricks if they change it.
     
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    Just change it to night then
     

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    I suppose I could've added a question mark on the end to make it obvious
     
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    I think we have more in common with soccor than NFL. I don't know why the AFL keep looking to the USA as the standard of progress.
     
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    Yep. Card carrying traditionalist.
    The Grand Final is Saturday Afternoon. End of.
     
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    There is literally no downside to changing this.

    More people can watch.
     
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    Just read it, is this really what it says?

    Seems like just the same old quotes from Gil.
     
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    It’s so shit.

    Night or day; I don’t mind, but twilight is utter crap.
     
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    If the change is made, this will be a huge positive for the racing industry. The Underwood Stakes meeting, held at Caulfield on the Sunday in recent years, will be able to move back to the prime Saturday afternoon timeslot. Potentially they could start the meeting around 10.30am with the last race finishing before 4pm.
     
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    twilight doesn't make sense

    day time or night time please
     
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    This feels like when you're with a girl and she's scared of breaking up with you so she just toys with your emotions for six months in the guise of "letting you down easy."

    The AFL have wanted to do a night GF for ages. As much as I don't like it I know it's inevitable and now I just them to get it over and done with.
     
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    It does for Channel Seven who can use the 3 million+ audience to launch into the premiere of their next reality franchise.

    Hamish at 8.29pm AEST, 20 seconds after the final siren sounds: "What a game! The Demons have won their first flag since 1964. Stay tuned now for the thrilling series premiere of "My Nail Salon Rules". For those wishing to watch the presentation, switch to 7mate now, or you can tune in via the 7plus app."
     
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    Who gives a **** that AFL house wants a night Grand Final when the vast majority of the public don't.
     
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    Don't know what we're afraid of.

    A twilight/night Grand Final is inevitable and when we get used to it, we'll wonder why we didn't do it earlier......Like Friday night football, Easter Friday football, Womens football etc. Don't be frightened. We'll survive and be glad for the change once we let go.

    One day we'll even have our Grand Finals being played in other states. If you know it's obvious, then maybe it should be.
     
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    Finally we catch up with the rest of the world. About time.
     
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    Just ask yourself what serves the majority and will provide the better spectacle.
    It's not hard to work out and hanging onto tradition for traditions sake is just silly.
     
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