AFL is back in Ballarat

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AFL is back in Ballarat

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The Western Bulldogs are legends and are expanding the Club’s community beyond the suburban fringe of Melbourne’s West to include Ballarat and Western Victoria. Yay for us!
In partnership with City of Ballarat, the Western Bulldogs have committed to bring two AFL Premiership games to the region in 2018.
Already delivering one earlier this year, they’re back for round 19 against Port Adelaide on Sunday July 29 at Mars Stadium from 3.20pm.
The City of Ballarat and Western Bulldogs partnership’s economic benefits are also significant for Ballarat, with each game played at Mars Stadium having a total estimated economic benefit of $2.2 million.
This is forecast to triple throughout the four-year partnership with a minimum of two AFL games and one pre-season game to be played each year.
The City of Ballarat will also work closely with the Western Bulldogs and other stakeholders to support growth of all levels of AFL in Ballarat, including women’s games, state-level football for Ballarat, junior development through AFL Goldfields and the AFL Denerations Academy indigenous and multi-cultural programs.
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