AFL to blame in footy crisis: Flanagan
The brother of celebrated author Richard Flanagan, and son of North Hobart premiership player Archie Flanagan, said the return of the Demons to its traditional name demonstrated all that was good about football.
“You say Tasmania can’t afford an AFL team but you invest $21 million a year into Greater Western Sydney,” Flanagan said of the AFL.
“The truth is you choose to invest in GWS in a way that you’re not prepared to invest in Tasmania.”
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