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First internationally staged AFL Premiership Game bound for NZ?
Authored by: Rod Shaw on Saturday, March 10 2012 @ 10:12 am ACDT

Sorry a couple of errors in that but done on my phone so too hard to check eg wait/ weight Apologies Rod

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First internationally staged AFL Premiership Game bound for NZ?
Authored by: Michael Christiansen on Saturday, March 10 2012 @ 10:28 am ACDT

I should point out my angst with previous AFL admins was more around the burning desire to reduce Vic teams - and North felt the heat on that front.  That and the lack of support for individual clubs around grounds - mistakes made on all sides, but, for a club like North to get shafted from a pretty reasonable set up of MCG plus (either Princes Park or interstate) and shunted into Docklands with a shocker deal.......perhaps intended to ensure the quick demise/relocation of a proud Vic club??

Meanwhile - I've been pleasantly surprised with the willingness to explore international pathways out of AFL HQ.

Ed Biggs......there's a name not mentioned for a while.  What's he up to these days?

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First internationally staged AFL Premiership Game bound for NZ?
Authored by: Brett Northey on Sunday, March 11 2012 @ 09:24 pm ACDT

Thanks for the history Rod.  Agreed it's important to note these things and acknowledge that they don't just happen over night.  Sounds like there was some real vision and planning that got lost along the way for a while but ultimately pay off, with more than just a few pre season games.

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Brett Northey - Co-founder and Chief Editor of WFN
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