ON YOUR MARK, GET SET…NTFL TO HOST GRAND FINAL SRINT

24.02.17

AFL Northern Territory is pleased to announce the ‘Rusca Bros Environmental Services Grand Final Sprints’ to be held during the 2016/17 TIO NTFL Finals Series.

AFL Northern Territory is pleased to announce the ‘Rusca Bros Environmental Services Grand Final Sprints’ to be held during the 2016/17 TIO NTFL Finals Series.

 

There will be a women’s race held after the TIO NTFL Women’s Premier League Grand Final and before the AFLW game on Saturday 11 March and a men’s race held at half time of the TIO NTFL Men’s Premier League Grand Final on Saturday 18 March.

 

The sprint event is raced over 100 metres with all NTFL Premier League clubs invited to nominate one representative from their playing list to compete in each race.

 

AFLNT CEO Michael Solomon said the sprints added an exciting element to both Grand Final days.

 

“The sprints are yet another addition to our Grand Final day celebration of footy. They are some of the biggest days on the Northern Territory sporting calendar and we are continuously working to improve the experience for our fans.

 

“I’m sure it will be a great spectacle of athleticism and excitement, ” Solomon said.

 

Prize money for both races will be-

1st - $700

2nd - $350

3rd - $200