Opinion

Tassie football heading South as AFL strategy abandons the North

Rob Shaw
Updated June 17 2024 - 12:30pm, first published 12:00pm
North Launceston's Harry Bayles and Beau Nash pounce on Clarence's Lachlan Borsboom at UTAS Stadium on Saturday. Pictures by Paul Scambler
North Launceston's Harry Bayles and Beau Nash pounce on Clarence's Lachlan Borsboom at UTAS Stadium on Saturday. Pictures by Paul Scambler

Despite being promoted as a unifying development destined to see Tasmanian football reach its full potential, the state's impending AFL team already appears to be doing exactly the opposite.

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Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

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

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