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AFL Grand Final telecast

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AFL Grand Final telecast

A group of Aussies from Geelong will be in Florence when the AFL Grand Final between Geelong and St. Kilda is played on Saturday 26 September. Is anyone able to advise if there is any likelihood of the game being shown live on television and, if so where could tourists go to view it?

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hey boys, im in rimini on east coast of italy travelling around and i have been doing some research on this too as i clearly want to watch the grannie. I will be in croatia when the game is on, so i might struggle but if you can find a pub with SKY sports and ask them to open up the bar or find a hotel with SKY, then i think it is being played lve on sky sports 2. check out their websites. There is a 90mn recap on eurosport the next day but clearly not the same. Hope you guys find a solution as do i...worst comes to worst, get updates on the internet over some breakfast beers!! cheers

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his is a link to an Irish pub in rome that will be showing the game if your desperate.


This pub in Florence says they telecast all sports may be worth contacting


always travel in September as i follow Richmond


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Hope this helps, i was just looking up for my friend where to go as she is in Florence as well. FOund a place that will be showing it!!!

Details below:

Florence, Italy

Saturday, September 27, doors open 5.30am, game from about 6.15

Red Garter

Via die Benci 33 - 35R (Near Piazza Santa Croce) Entry 5 Euro

Enjoy the game!!!

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Emma, thanks heaps. Hope you are correct. I have also heard this elsewhere so sounds promising.

Go Cats


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I am also in Florence and looking for somewhere to watch the game. It´s not showing at the Red Garter (I went in to ask last night - they said it´s too early). They suggested I go to the Fiddler´s Elbow. I did and they're not showing it either. Seems like there isn´t anywhere in Florence to watch it.

Scholars Lounge in Rome is showing it.

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I have been asking around all day and got nothing so far... The Red Garter played it last year (27th Sat) but not this year (26th Sat)... Finnegans cant even show the replay because it is on ESPN this year not Sky!

Looking like its gonna have to be a live stream on the laptop if anyone is staying at Plus Florence hostel?.. we could try and plug a computer into one of their Plasma TVs! Or it is the 36euro return train to Rome.

Sorry TopCat all the best!

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