Fans tell AFL to drop prices
AFL fans are calling on the league to shake up entertainment, make matches more affordable and take more action against ticket scalping to make the game more appealing.
With the Socceroos kicking off their FIFA World Cup campaign tonight, footy fans will this weekend draw up a plan of how to make the AFL better.
An unprecedented summit of fans will meet in Melbourne on Sunday to compile a list it will take to the AFL.
The AFL Fans’ Association will call for the grand final to stay in its daytime slot and an end to constant rule changes in a plea for league HQ to put supporters ahead of profits.
A wide-reaching poll to be put to fans includes a push to bring back the torpedo punt and make it easier for disabled supporters to see games.
AFL Fans’ Association president Gerry Eeman said hot topics include prices of tickets, food and merchandise.