(Ed. note: the following is an editorial from the management of AFANA in response to recent public statements of the AFL CEO.)
Once again, the AFL has muddied the waters and discouraged those working to develop the game internationally It reinforces the feeling that the AFL talks out of both sides of its mouth. Fans outside Australia are left wondering if they matter to anyone at the AFL headquarters.
Recently, AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou, as reported by the Australian Associated Press and the Melbourne Age newspaper, told the American Chamber of Commerce in Melbourne that the AFL does not plan on being an "international sport". Our