AFL chief govt Gillon McLachlan has revealed the league will put the grand remaining in September up on the market ought to there be no crowds allowed for the showcase occasion in Melbourne.
Because the league and Victorian well being and authorities officers proceed to work in direction of matches – and crowds – returning to Victoria subsequent weekend for spherical 14 with lockdown restrictions easing, McLachlan stated he was assured the grand remaining can be held on the MCG however couldn’t assure it.
“The grand remaining goes to be on the MCG. Now we have a zero day [of positive coronavirus cases]. I believe we’re all feeling assured right this moment,” he stated.
“Within the not possible occasion that in some way it [the grand final] wasn’t potential, I believe we’ll do what we did final 12 months, and that’s open it up.”