The AFL is in no rush to implement Good Friday football, but we will be seeing more Thursday night games in 2016.
The AFL have announced that Good Friday football will not become a feature next season, despite the Commission giving it the stamp of approval.
The following year could see a consideration of Good Friday football however, with Easter likely to fall on round three of four.
“We are able to play on the Thursday night because of the split round. It enables us with six-day breaks to do a few things and have teams in slots where more people can go to watch,” McLachlan said.
“In Adelaide the whole city came out to watch. It was sold out and the Crows have only got over 50,000 a few times. People like the Thursday nights. It was a big event in Adelaide.”
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