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Australian Football League To Make $14M Profit On Grand Final

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 16

The Australian Football League will make a "clear" A$19M ($14M) profit on this year’s Grand Final -- the league’s "biggest single injection of cash outside of its rich broadcast deal," according to Grant Baker of the HERALD SUN. The "astonishing figure" is revealed in the AFL Ticket...

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