TSN2 Delivers Live Coverage of the AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE Playoffs and AFL GRAND FINAL

— September 5, 2013

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TORONTO (September 5, 2013) – The top eight teams in the AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE battle it out in the playoffs for a spot in the AFL GRAND FINAL – Australia’s Super Bowl. Live coverage of the playoffs begins tomorrow morning and culminates with the AFL GRAND FINAL on Friday, Sept. 27 at 11:30 p.m. ET on TSN2

The action kicks off when No. 1-seeded Hawthorn looks to clinch a hat trick of consecutive wins against the Sydney Swans when they meet in the first AFL GRAND FINAL qualifying match on Friday, Sept. 6 at 9:30 a.m. ET on TSN2, with the winner heading straight to the semifinal. 

The playoffs continue when the Geelong Cats host Fremantle at the newly renovated Simonds Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 12 midnight ET on TSN2, while Port Adelaide makes its first AFL playoff appearance since 2007 when it takes on the heavily-favoured Collingwood Magpies in an elimination match on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 5:30 a.m. ET on TSN2. 

Additional playoff games will be added in the coming weeks (visit TSN.ca for an up-to-date broadcast schedule).


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