Why GWS will never win the intercode battle

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    This article suggests that the AFL's decsion to establish the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) is ill-founded. Western sydney is diverse and a NRL and soccer stronghold. The article examines how the AFL has manipluated the player draft and bankrolled the new club in an attempt to ensure it on-field success. Howvever, the article questions if the strategy will be successful given Western Sydney's diversty and well entrenched sporting culture.

    Period27 May 2016

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    Keywords

    • AFL
    • Western Sydney
    • GWS
    • regional diversity
    • sports business