The AFL Is Thinking About Bringing Back State Of Origin To Raise Bushfire Funds

Jan 8, 2020


Aussie Rules state of origin could be revived to help raise funds for bushfire victims.

According to the Herald Sun:

The AFL is considering staging a game of representative football among current AFL stars among a raft of initiatives on the table to support bushfire-ravaged communities in Victoria and beyond.

The league – which has spent recent days formulating its support for those affected by the extensive fires in East Gippsland, the Alpine region of Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia – has debated a range of fundraising initiatives.

A State of Origin match – the likes of which has not been played for almost 21 years – between two teams comprised of current AFL players