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

Jan 8, 2020

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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

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