AFL (Australian Football League) is one of the widely known traditions in Australian Sports. AFL Grand Final 2021 is going to take place in Perth. However, the final normally takes place in the daytime, but it was played at night last year due to the pandemic. Moreover, it was moved to Gabba. The 2020 Grand Final was the first time in history that it was played outside Victoria and first played at nighttime.
But you will be happy to know that, this year the final is back to the old schedule, and it is coming back to the MCG. Let’s find out what else you need to know about the game.
AFL Grand Final 2021 Date and Time
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Kickoff time: 2:30 pm (AEST)
Venue: Perth Stadium
TV: Channel 7
60,000 Fans to be Attend
AFL is one of the popular sports in Australia. Hence, a huge number of the fans wait for the final event, and every year, the organization sees a tremendous amount of fans at the venue. And this year is not an exception either.
Therefore, the AFL is expecting 60,000 spectators at the venue for the AFL Grand Final. And the hype has already started as the final reverted back to a day game. So, switching back to the 2:30 pm time slot will attract a lot of fans.
However, switching back to a normal schedule doesn’t mean that the final was not a success. AFL chief Gillon McLachlan said that last year’s AFL final was a huge success. But, to maintain the trading, the game is going to start at the regular time.
Where to Watch the AFL Final 2021?
The AFL final will be available to watch on Channel 7 for free. However, if you are a Foxtel subscriber, you will not watch as they will not broadcast the game. But you can watch the replay at night on Foxtel.
Furthermore, the same thing goes for Kayo users. They don’t have the rights to stream ten Grand Finals due to some obligations in their contract. So, tuning on Channel 7 will be the best choice.
The tickets are yet to go on sale. But you can sign up for ticket selling notifications on the official website so that you can buy the tickets as soon as it is public for sale.