Fremantle Dockers to play Brisbane Lions at Gabba instead of Perth Stadium to avoid crowd lockout
Fremantle Dockers chief executive Simon Garlick says the decision to switch this weekend’s game against Brisbane from Perth to the Gabba is a good result for both clubs.
- No crowds have been allowed into Perth Stadium for the past two games
- The Eagles and Dockers have lost about $3 million collectively
- Fremantle players and staff will fly to Brisbane on Wednesday
The AFL confirmed on Tuesday the game would be moved to avoid another lockout of crowds at Perth Stadium.
No spectators have been allowed to attend the past two matches at the venue, following a community outbreak of coronavirus in Perth.
That has cost the Dockers and the West Coast Eagles an estimated $3 million collectively.
Mr Garlick said he hoped that figure would…