AFL Women’s foe could enhance subsequent year

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Apr 21, 2017 17:35:07

AFLW captains and Susan Alberti
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Ready for more? … Eight teams contested a initial AFLW season. (AAP: Joe Castro)

The AFL has not ruled out expanding a women’s foe from a stream choice of 8 teams from subsequent season.

The foe was a resounding success in a initial deteriorate and a AFL elect pronounced it was committed to enlargement though was not certain how shortly that would come.

“We’re gay with a approach it’s left this year,” AFL elect authority Richard Goyder said.

“We’ve asked for some-more fact from a executive on how and when an enlargement will reveal since there’s a series of issues, quite to do with a players and a clubs, that we need to get some-more fact on before we make a final decision.”

Goyder pronounced “there might be” new teams in a AFLW competition.

Geelong and St Kilda have already voiced an seductiveness in fielding teams after blank out on licenses for a initial season.

Darcy Vescio stands in front of a AFLW crowd
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Fans incited out in droves for a initial AFLW compare though throng numbers did not stay so high. (AAP: Joe Castro)

“The things that we’re looking during are a players, a fixing with clubs, a informative issues around a clubs and either it’s indeed unsentimental to do it subsequent year or either we’ll take a bit some-more time to do it,” Goyder said.

AFL arch executive Gillon McLachlan pronounced it would not be prolonged before a preference was reached on expansion.

“The commission’s asked some specific questions around talent, around fixing of existent players with clubs, and around privately if we did expand, how would that routine look,” he said.

“We’ll come behind to them and make a preference in a subsequent integrate of weeks.”

The AFL also announced that former Macquarie Capital comparison executive Robin Bishop had been combined to a commission, replacing former authority Mike Fitzpatrick, who late progressing this year.

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