News Footy's Back! Training from Monday 18th May, Season resumes Thurs Jun 11. WA & SA clubs to Gold Coast.

Chief

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Full announcement video:


"The world we are... now... in."

  • Training return, Monday 18th.
  • Full contact training on Monday May 25th.
  • Games resumes Thurs June 11th.
  • Clubs to undergo education sessions, plus screening and regular testing.
  • Umpires and key matchday staff also screened and tested.
  • Flexibility to adapt where necessary is important.
  • Not placing burden on public health system is paramount.
  • Government Ministers thanked etc.
  • Decisions in line with advice from government and medical authorities.
  • AFL has been given an opportunity, and understand accept responsibility to football industry and wider community.
  • Fixture to be released over time, in 4-6 week blocks.
  • First block released over next 10 days.
  • Games only in states which have approved full contact training and matches.
  • WA and SA to train at home, move to Gold Coast
  • SA clubs to move to Gold Coast before May 25 for full contact training.
  • Gold Coast base in place for at least 4 weeks, with an eye on changes in state regs going forward.
  • Family visits to be allowed and paid for by the AFL.
  • Flexibility to be maintained with changing restrictions.



 
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kaiserchief13

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Any announcement over whether Adelaide, PA, WC and Fremantle will play 2 home games in QLD vs each other each and 4 away games there (2 away vs Bris/GC and 2 away vs Adel/PA/Fre/WC)?
 

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Thetrader15

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Full announcement video:


"The world we are... now... in."

  • Training return, Monday 18th.
  • Full contact training on Monday May 25th.
  • Games resumes Thurs June 11th.
  • Clubs to undergo education sessions, plus screening and regular testing.
  • Umpires and key matchday staff also screened and tested.
  • Flexibility to adapt where necessary is important.
  • Not placing burden on public health system is paramount.
  • Government Ministers thanked etc.
  • Decisions in line with advice from government and medical authorities.
  • AFL has been given an opportunity, and understand accept responsibility to football industry and wider community.
  • Fixture to be released over time, in 4-6 week blocks.
  • First block released over next 10 days.
  • Games only in states which have approved full contact training and matches.
  • WA and SA to train at home, move to Gold Coast
  • SA clubs to move to Gold Coast before May 25 for full contact training.
  • Gold Coast base in place for at least 4 weeks, with an eye on changes in state regs going forward.
  • Family visits to be allowed and paid for by the AFL.
  • Flexibility to be maintained with changing restrictions.


  • Clubs to undergo education sessions, plus screening and regular testing.
  • Umpires and key matchday staff also screened and tested.
  • Not placing burden on public health system is paramount.
:think:
 

Thetrader15

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Oct 16, 2015
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Any announcement over whether Adelaide, PA, WC and Fremantle will play 2 home games in QLD vs each other each and 4 away games there (2 away vs Bris/GC and 2 away vs Adel/PA/Fre/WC)?
Who????
Oh, those teams. Does it really matter? Let's get the Vic sides sorted first, then we can worry about the peasants
 

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