Would you watch a third tier short summer league?

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AFL should pour shed load of money and go back to AFL Reserves and increase AFL list numbers to 45-48.

Get a TV deal for Reserves and play them prior to AFL Vic game where they can.

Also introduce a new third tier new comp with just 8 clubs. Played over summer, 7 games each.

Players recruited from metro leagues on one season contracts. Shortened night games, 16 a side. Either name teams after AFL teams or new names.
 

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There should be an AFL Reserves competition but the AFL would rather pour money into women's football instead.
Grassroots football is under funded as it is so they will see no point in funding a competition involving metro or country footballers below state league level.
 
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Gonna need seven figures coming in each year just to do it, and the AFL's hands won't reach their pockets to get out their wallet.
It's hard enough for the state level leagues to attract a million dollars in sponsorship to fund their competitions, so I cannot see the finance needed to fund this idea falling out of the sky.
 
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