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Hope Ch7 doesn't dump the VFL in the haste to get Womens AFL on TV

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You would doubt that would happen - I think they are happy with the ratings and having a few weekends with two games covered hints that they are satisfied with having the VFL.

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If the AFL wants the Womens Comp on TV it will happen, either on Ch 7 or Foxtel or maybe both just like AFL now

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If the AFL wants the Womens Comp on TV it will happen, either on Ch 7 or Foxtel or maybe both just like AFL now

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Seven haven't taken a punt on the VFL, it is a commercial arrangement that nets them a financial return. So while the money is coming you'd think CH7 will be there.

And yes, the women's league will definitely be on TV, with the comp running February-March you'd think it will piggyback on the AFL pre-season comp.

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The women's comp is only for six weeks in FEB/MAR next year, but what will happen is 2018 & beyond? I would imagine it will develop into a full season eventually, so how will CH7 & Foxtel accommodate the AFL, VFL & women's comp? Interesting times ahead .....

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[quote=Wally from Williamstown]

If the AFL wants the Womens Comp on TV it will happen, either on Ch 7 or Foxtel or maybe both just like AFL now

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Wal,

I think that the womens competition is going to be a massive plus for the political correcct AFL who are about to pour millions of dollars into to ensure that it is a success unlike the input into the VFL.. !!

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Agree with you Digs. It may well mean less money to the VFL.







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No VFL coverage in rounds 18-20 thanks to the stupid Olympics. http://www.foxsportspulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?client=1-118-0-0-0&sID=9164...

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I believe that's why they were doing two games per weekend for a few weeks there (which was really good).

It's a shame they couldn't just move the VFL to a sub channel, but all of there bandwidth/channels will be taken up with the Olympics.

I haven't had a chance to check the last quarter of today's game yet, but i heard that the game ran long and the coverage got cut off. There must be something about Werribee because the same thing happened a few years back when Williamstown played Port at the same ground and the ABC ran into the same situation. But on that day the game went right down to wire.







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