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Sport Lions beat Swans in AFLX grand final

11:41  17 february  2018
11:41  17 february  2018 Source:   msn.com

AFLX: How does the shorter, faster form of footy work, and will it catch on?

  AFLX: How does the shorter, faster form of footy work, and will it catch on? It's AFL, but not as you know it. On Thursday the first game of AFLX — a shorter, faster version of Aussie Rules — will be played. So how exactly does this new type of footy work? And is it AFL's version of T20 cricket?AFL game development manager Grant Williams helped create the new format."AFLX is played on a rectangular field, there is only 10 players on each team, as opposed to 22 in a normal AFL game played on an oval," he explained."Seven of those are on the field at any one time and three are on the interchange bench." require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

The Brisbane Lions celebrate their victory over the Sydney Swans in the AFLX grand final . Mark Kolbe/Getty Images. Reigning AFL premiers Richmond finished with a 1-1 record and were shaded 66-61 by Brisbane, having beaten Greater Western Sydney 49-34.

The Lions defeated Sydney 67-41 in the grand final at Allianz Stadium on Saturday in front of 9892 fans in line with the AFL ’s expectations, albeit it The Swans competition record score, which included three 10-point goals from defender Dane Rampe, beat the 83 tallied by North Melbourne on Friday.

Long-kicking Brisbane have won the last of the AFLX tournaments with a 67-41 victory over Sydney in Saturday's grand final at Allianz Stadium.© AAP Image/Daniel Munoz Long-kicking Brisbane have won the last of the AFLX tournaments with a 67-41 victory over Sydney in Saturday's grand final at Allianz Stadium. Long-kicking Brisbane have won the last of the AFLX tournaments with a 67-41 victory over Sydney in Saturday's grand final at Allianz Stadium.

Daniel Rich, Tom Cutler and Zac Bailey had Brisbane off to a flying start in the decider in Sydney, kicking 10-point goals, as they charged to a 34-2 lead and were up 34-8 at halftime.

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