Posted: 19 October, 2016
by Footy Newsroom
AFL Confirm That The Bye Is Back
Lock it in.
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AFL will retain the week's break that was introduced this year between the end of the home & away season and start to the finals.
The 2017 bye week will be between final round (August 25-27) & start to finals (September 7-10).
The AFL say that a week 1 Thursday final will again be considered.