AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan and AFL Players’ Association chief executive president Patrick Dangerfield on Thursday confirmed details around the game, which will see $2.5m donated to the bushfire relief. New to Kayo? The Essendon-West Coast Marsh Series match that was scheduled for the same day will take place on Thursday February 27. Picture: AFL Photos. The AFL hasn’t hosted a State of Origin game since Victoria beat South Australia at the MCG in 1999. A donation of $1 million will immediately go towards relief efforts and provide emergency assistance on the ground through the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery fund. EIGHT million dollars have been raised to help those in need following last Friday's State of Origin for Bushfire Relief double-header. The Victorian v All-Stars game, which will be broadcast on Fox Footy, will be played on Friday February 28 at Marvel Stadium. This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising. "Our industry is heartbroken by the devastation that the fires are causing around the country and our clubs and players have suggested a number of initiatives where we can support affected communities in the short and longer term as they deal with the aftermath of these fires,” McLachlan said. Updated February 28, 2020 — 10.45pm first published at 7.36pm. We are grateful for what you have done for our community.". The donations were kicked off by the AFL, clubs and the AFL Players' Association tipping in a combined $2.5m, while corporate sponsorship ($1.49m) and ticketing revenue ($1.1m) were also significant. By Roy Ward. EIGHT million dollars have been raised to help those in need following last Friday's State of Origin for Bushfire Relief double-header. As it happened: AFL Bushfire Relief, State of Origin Vic v All Stars.
The Companion Card program is applicable at all AFL Venues. There were fend-offs, high fliers, torps, even a Mexican wave as the AFL world came together to raise funds for bushfire-ravaged communities and pay tribute to emergency service workers. "As these fires were unfolding, I had many discussions among senior people in football and the universal response from across the football community was, what can we do to help," AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan said.
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* The AFL is a National Affiliate of the Companion Card program and we agree to provide an admission ticket for the cardholder's companion at no charge. ", The victorious Power side after the Bushfire T20 Showdown charity match. From 2019, fans will no longer be able to subscribe to AFL Live Pass through the AFL website. Save. "We know that those communities are suffering now but they are also going to need our support as they start to rebuild. On behalf of our AFL community, thank you to everyone involved in fighting the fires and supporting communities in this time of need," said McLachlan. However, you can still subscribe via the Apple App Store or the Google Play. LIVE scores & stats available in the AFL Live Official App for the State of Origin for Bushfire Relief game. Geelong’s Patrick Dangerfield could be part of AFL State of Origin 2020. Sport builds bonds within communities and we want people to know they have the support of the entire football industry and that we will be there to help them rebuild facilities and programs and ensure people continue to come together. Dangerfield added: "It was an immediate 'yes' when the State of Origin concept was put to players by the AFLPA. The Red Cross has received $1m, while $740,000 has been distributed for immediate relief to 262 community clubs and Auskick centres. "On behalf of our AFL community, thank you to everyone involved in fighting the fires and supporting communities in this time of need," said McLachlan. Port Adelaide and Adelaide raised over $1m from the charity T20 cricket game, while Essendon was able to raise $300,000 for Dyson Heppell's head shave. "Our clubs, the players, broadcast, commercial and licensing partners, Marvel Stadium venue partners, and all our fans come together and have raised an amazing amount of money and I want to thank every single one of you. After the concept was floated earlier this week, Dangerfield, Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury, West Coast star Nic Naitanui and Giants key defender Phil Davis all voiced their support. Download the AFL Live Official App via the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly >, POSSIBLE LINE-UPS: How the Victorian and All-Stars teams could look. Captains Trent Cotchin and Nat Fyfe lead their teams out through the joint banner during the 2020 Bushfire Relief match. "We're committed to putting on a great event for fans and hopefully raise a significant amount of money. The AFL, its 18 Clubs and AFL / AFLW players through the AFL Players’ Association have today announced a donation of $2.5 million to support communities impacted by the bushfires across Australia. "A game of footy can't change what has happened but it is a way for all of our clubs, our players and our fans to acknowledge the incredible sacrifice that so many have made in battling the fires and to support those communities that have been impacted by the bushfires.". Watch every match of the 2020 NAB AFLW Season LIVE & On-Demand on KAYO. New to Kayo? The footy community's efforts have raised eight million dollars for Bushfire Relief. However, you can still subscribe via the Apple App Store or the Google Play. $6.4m of those funds raised were from donations raised in the lead up to the game for the AFL Community Relief fund, while the rest was raised by club-led initiatives and will be distributed to a range of recipients. Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly >, How the Victorian and All-Stars teams could look, Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. The league said $1m would be directly donated to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery fund, while $1.5 million would go to a Community Relief Fund. The AFL hasn’t hosted a State of Origin game since Victoria beat South Australia at the MCG in 1999. From 2019, fans will no longer be able to subscribe to AFL Live Pass through the AFL website. Fantasy: How the rescheduled Shanghai game affects your team. It won’t be the only game played at Marvel Stadium that night, with the Collingwood-Melbourne AFLW clash moved from Victoria Park and rescheduled to start earlier to make the bushfire relief night a double-header event. The AFL, its 18 Clubs and AFL / AFLW players through the AFL Players’ Association have announced a donation of $2.5 million to support Australia as a result of bushfires.. A donation of $1 million will immediately go to towards relief efforts and provide emergency assistance on the ground through the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery fund. ", PRE-SEASON FIXTURE Check out your team's Marsh Community Series games. "Our clubs and our AFL and AFLW players are also working on a number of other initiatives to raise money and to support those communities in need and we will continue to work with them over the coming weeks and months to continue to coordinate our efforts,” McLachlan said. 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Richmond coach Damien Hardwick will lead Victoria, while Swans coach John Longmire will take on the All-Stars role. $6.4m of those funds raised were from donations raised in the lead up to the game for the AFL Community Relief fund, while the rest was raised by club-led initiatives and will be distributed to a range of recipients. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. You can also watch the game for free via AFL Live Pass. Watch LIVE coverage of the 2020 AFL State of Origin bushfire relief match with KAYO.
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A special game to raise funds for those effected by widespread bushfire damage held at Marvel Stadium on Friday February 28, 2020. "In addition to committing to this match, we're proud to be able to make a $250,000 donation on behalf of all male and female players, which will be split amongst various charities to support those affected.". Picture: AFL Photos, Our clubs, the players, broadcast, commercial and licensing partners, Marvel Stadium venue partners, and all our fans come together and have raised an amazing amount of money and I want to thank every single one of you. Tuesday, January 21 at 12pm via Ticketmaster.com.au. View the two squads for the 2020 AFL Bushfire relief state of origin game Damien Hardwick accepts the cup after the 2020 State of Origin for Bushfire Relief match between Victoria and the All Stars. Persons aged 15 and over as at 1 January 2020 are classified as an adult, unless they hold valid Concession identification. "On behalf of the AFL community, I also want to thank firefighters, members of the have given up their time – and in some cases their lives – to protect others. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Children aged 3 and under as at 1 January 2020 are entitled to enter the ground at no charge; however, they must not occupy a seat. Damien Hardwick faced some tough decisions when picking the Victorian team for the AFL's bushfire relief game, but the hardest related to Dion Prestia. Brent Harvey was part of the Victorian team that played in the 2008 Hall of Fame tribute match at the MCG. The player selection process will be confirmed closer to the date, but it’s understood a maximum of three players per AFL club will be able to take part in the match.
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