IT’S OFFICIAL: AFL Grand Final to be played in Brisbane
AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has confirmed the Grand Final will be held in Brisbane at the Gabba on October 24, and in another historic first – will be a night game.
Speaking in Queensland, Mr McLachlan says it was a tough decision after all state’s made very good presentations.
Mr McLachlan said WA’s borders were too difficult to manage with regard to hosting finals.
Gareth Parker brought 6PR listeners the news as it happened: