Tasmanian AFL team push gathers pace

Rob Shaw
By Rob Shaw
Updated September 10 2019 - 2:42am, first published September 9 2019 - 5:30am
Home comforts: Hawthorn and the AFL have made themselves comfortable in Launceston. Picture: Scott Gelston

Despite what the AFL would like everyone to believe, the biggest hurdle facing Tasmania's desire for a team in the national footy competition has never been parochialism.

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Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

Sports editor

Heralding the impact of Tasmanian sport without saying "punching above its weight" is not as easy as it sounds.

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