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September  2008

2008 AFL Grand Final

When: Saturday, September 27 2008 @ 02:30 pm ACST - 05:00pm
Event Type: Game
Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground. Melbourne, Australia
Description: The AFL Grand Final is traditionally held on the last Saturday in September at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

The 2005 AFL Grand Final was watched by a television audience of more than 3.3 million people across five of Australia's most highly populated cities, including 1.2 million in Melbourne and 991,000 in Sydney. The worldwide audience has grown substantially to a potential 170 million viewers from 72 countries, although the actual audience is likely to be around 30 million.

With an official attendance of 97,302 at the 2007 AFL Grand Final, it is currently the best attended domestic club championship event in the world.