Twilight Grand Final all but confirmed - but actually no!

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harrythetiger

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More than 10,000 fans out there.

As I said previously. Ratings will show it works better.

If not we can move it back.

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A sample of 10,000 is pretty bloody good. And if you want more I’m sure you can look into literally every fan poll ever run.
 

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I would put ratings above it personally.

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Ratings would only increase because a- anyone die hard footy fan is going to try and watch the GF no matter where or when its played, b- more people are less likely to have work or other commitments during the night (I would suspect radio listenership would fall if it was at night) and c- more casual general sports fans would probably be more likely to watch it if it was at night because of the lower chance of other commitments occuring.

The average genuinely engaged footy fan would rather keep a day GF.
 

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Ratings would only increase because a- anyone die hard footy fan is going to try and watch the GF no matter where or when its played, b- more people are less likely to have work or other commitments during the night (I would suspect radio listenership would fall if it was at night) and c- more casual general sports fans would probably be more likely to watch it if it was at night because of the lower chance of other commitments occuring.

The average genuinely engaged footy fan would rather keep a day GF.
And there you go.

More eyeballs.

Can't blame them and support them changing it.

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A night or twilight AFL Grand Final would outrate the day one.
A certainty? Even though that is purely speculation, a fair assumption.

I'll speculate............. regardless of the time slot I'd speculate the tv ratings would be very very similar if any change at all.

The biggest sporting event in the country makes that a fair assumption.
 

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Ratings would only increase because a- anyone die hard footy fan is going to try and watch the GF no matter where or when its played, b- more people are less likely to have work or other commitments during the night (I would suspect radio listenership would fall if it was at night) and c- more casual general sports fans would probably be more likely to watch it if it was at night because of the lower chance of other commitments occuring.

The average genuinely engaged footy fan would rather keep a day GF.
This.
 

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Deadset. I'd love it to stay during the day but its all about getting new fans and casual fans watching in places like sydney
Um, pardon?

The GF should be a celebration for the two clubs involved and the followers of each club. Also passionate fans of Aussie rules/AFL to send off another season and see who is victorious. It has nothing to do with what you stated IMO.
 

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A Saturday afternoon GF at the G with a red sherrin is part of what makes it so great.

Night games seem a bit generic and gimicky to me, it would lose a lot of that magic and historic feel. Sure it may rate higher but I don't give a stuff about ratings, the best things in life aren't about money.
 

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Um, pardon?

The GF should be a celebration for the two clubs involved and the followers of each club. Also passionate fans of Aussie rules/AFL to send off another season and see who is victorious. It has nothing to do with what you stated IMO.
You really took that the wrong way, obviously I didn't mean "all about".
The AFL will see it as that and also an opportunity to gain new fans who are watching the biggest game of the year.

Believe me, I love the day timeslot but I'm not going to whinge and moan if they move it forward a few hours. It's not the end of the world or the AFL ffs
 

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Believe me, I love the day timeslot but I'm not going to whinge and moan if they move it forward a few hours. It's not the end of the world or the AFL ffs
Likewise.

I just think that the GF should be a priority to focus on the existing flowers of the two clubs etc only.

Leave the "try to grow the game" ideas for another time IMO.
 

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Likewise.

I just think that the GF should be a priority to focus on the existing flowers of the two clubs etc only.

Leave the "try to grow the game" ideas for another time IMO.
Yeah that's what we want but the AFL wont be leave alone growing the game on their biggest day of the year
 
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