Sydney's Big Buddy Gamble faces Tough Bulldog Test

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    With the Sydney Swans playing the Western Bulldogs in the AFL Grand Final, this articles examine the economics of the trades of Lance 'Buddy' Franklin and Kurt Tippett to the Swans. The article analyses how the 'back-ended' nature of their high-priced contracts places restraints on the Swans' salary cap and impedes the club's chances of future premiership success.

    Period29 Sep 2016

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    Keywords

    • AFL
    • salary cap
    • sports economics
    • sports business