When was the AFL finals series in 2012?
The 2012 Australian Football League finals series determined the winner of the 2012 AFL season. The series was scheduled to occur over four weekends in September 2012, culminating with the 116th AFL/VFL Grand Final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 29 September 2012.
Where was the AFL pre season held in 2011?
The 2011 National Draft was held on 24 November in Sydney, making it only the second time it was held out of Melbourne. This is due to the entry of Greater Western Sydney. Adelaide won the 2012 pre-season competition following a 34-point win over the West Coast Eagles at AAMI Stadium. It was their second pre-season cup premiership.
Why was the AFL final played at night?
Hawthorn pushed for a day game to minimise the time difference between its game and the second preliminary final the night before; the AFL and broadcasters preferred a night time-slot to maximise television audiences. The AFL ultimately scheduled a twilight 5:15 pm AEST game as a compromise between the two drivers.
What was the attendance for the AFL final in Adelaide?
In week 2, the late match starting time between Adelaide and Fremantle of 8:15 pm ACST contributed to the lowest crowd for an Adelaide final. 31,742 fans attended the match at AAMI Stadium, almost 20,000 short of capacity.
Which is the team with the most wins in the AFL?
Geelong sit atop the most wins of the decade chart with 166 victories from 240 games (including finals), slightly ahead of Hawthorn on 164 wins. Sydney, Collingwood and West Coast round out the top five while a resurgent Richmond improved its 10-year numbers with 56 victories from their last 74 games at a winning rate of 75%.
When did Adelaide win the AFL pre season?
Adelaide won the 2012 pre-season competition following a 34-point win over the West Coast Eagles at AAMI Stadium. It was their second pre-season cup premiership.
Where was the AFL Grand Final held in 2011?
The season was opened on 24 March with the inaugural Sydney Derby between Sydney and Greater Western Sydney, and concluded on 29 September with the AFL Grand Final with Sydney defeating Hawthorn . The 2011 National Draft was held on 24 November in Sydney, making it only the second time it was held out of Melbourne.