Gillon McLachlan, the chief executive of the AFL, has promised that the league will be playing at the new Burswood Stadium in Perth in the 2018 season. The Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles are looking for a good deal as talks with the state government continue. The two clubs are looking for a better package than Port Adelaide Power and the Adelaide Crows got at the redeveloped Adelaide Oval. The Crows and Power have managed to attract fans to their ground over the last 18 months the teams aren’t exactly happy with the financial terms of their agreement. Fans and bettors should be sure to look over the CrownBet AFL Odds before making their picks each week.
The new stadium in Perth is scheduled to be finished in time for the 2018 campaign and the Dockers and Eagles are aiming for adequate compensation in a deal with the West Australian government. The new 60,000-seat venue is sure to be a hit with the teams and fans, but there’s still no word on who will operate it, what event will open it, and how much financial compensation the squads will receive for their home games. McLachlan said he’s confident that everybody will be happy once all of the details are worked out and the league will be helping out with the cost of construction. The CrownBet AFL Odds are available for viewing before each match of the footy season.
Some fans and experts believed the AFL would threaten to stay at Subiaco Oval, but McLachlan has guaranteed that the league will be playing at Burswood Stadium when it opens. McLachlan recently spoke to the media about the situation and remarked, “I haven’t contemplated not playing at this fabulous new stadium in 2018. It’s an incredible asset for Perth and West Australians, and I’m looking forward to playing football there. Don’t forget to check out the CrownBet AFL Odds and wagering markets before the next round kicks off.
He went on to say, “It is obvious we are making a significant commitment to this venue and we’d like to make sure that the sharp end of the season, in September, that we have priority but absolutely this deal will be resolved hopefully a long way before 2018.” In addition, McLachlan confirmed that the Dockers and the Eagles who are currently in first and second place in the standings, will play preliminary finals matches in Perth if the teams earn the right this season, especially if they end up playing against each other. Both Fremantle and West Coast can be backed by punters and supporters each week after going over the CrownBet AFL Odds.