AFL may belong to Victoria, but AFLW grand final feeding a national appetite | Marnie Vinall

AFL may belong to Victoria, but AFLW grand final feeding a national appetite | Marnie Vinall

The Guardian

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AFLW fans are getting “meatloaf and all the trappings” with Adelaide Oval decider between two powerhouses

If the AFLW has proven one thing this season, it is that it is not riding the coattails of its male counterpart. There is one comparison worth drawing, though, and one which will play out in Saturday’s grand final: location.

The AFL to this day remains a Victoria-centric competition. This is evident in many facets of the game but especially so in its urgency, following last year’s unprecedented Covid-enforced move to Brisbane, to return its season decider to its traditional home of the MCG.

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