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Who will hold up the Premiership trophy in 2020
In a year of firsts, the Australian Football League (AFL) has broken a century-long tradition of hosting the Grand Final in Melbourne and will move this major event to Queensland on 24 October 2020.
This will be the first time the signature AFL game will the played outside Victoria due to the coronavirus restrictions on mass gatherings. In another first, the game will be a twilight match and played from 6:30pm
Some 30 000 fans are expected to attendee the match at Queensland's own G, The Gabba as the best in the league fly through the air for the biggest game of the AFL season. Queensland's' won the right to host the match after its proposal to the league edged out South Australia and Western Australia to secure the game.
Whether you follow The Mighty Bombers, our own Brisbane Lions, The Great Hawthorn Hawks or one of the other teams in the competition, you'll be absorbed in footy final fever as the AFL Festival comes to town.
About the AFL final The story of the AFL Grand Final dates back to 1902 when the first game was played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Last year's crown was taken out by the might Richmond Tigers, who defeated the Greater Western Sydney Giants.
About the Gabba The Brisbane Cricket Ground or the Gabba as it is locally known refers to the suburb where the stadium is located, Woolloongabba. It is home to the Brisbane Lions AFL team. The stadium is located at Vulture Street, Woolloongabba, 2 kms from the CBD.