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Traditional AFL season format the 2021 aim

The AFL is aiming for a return to a traditional format of 22 matches per club in 2021, with the season beginning in its regular late-March slot.

Doubts remain over which cities the league will be able to play in and what size crowds will be allowed by state governments to attend matches amid the unpredictable COVID-19 pandemic.

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan on Wednesday revealed it had cost the league about $60 million to house clubs in temporary hubs in Queensland this year, and discussions have been held about repeating the procedure in 2021, if required.

But McLachlan is hopeful the league will be able to complete a normal schedule with clubs based in their home states and flying in and out for games.

It comes despite suggestions…

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