Sydney/Essendon Elimination Final Breaks An All-Time Record

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Sydney/Essendon Elimination Final Breaks An All-Time Record

The Sydney/Essendon elimination final on Saturday has cleared an all-time record.

A massive 46,323 fans turned out to watch Sydney smash Essendon by 70 points.

It's the highest crowd on record for an AFL game at the SCG.

It clears the previous record of 46,168, held between Sydney and Geelong, a record that had stood for 20 years.

Highest AFL crowds at the SCG

46,323 - Sydney vs. Essendon, elimination final 2017

46,168 - Sydney vs. Geelong, round 22 1997

44,047 - Sydney vs. Geelong, round 14 1996

42,314 - Sydney vs. Hawthorn, round 17 2016

41,731 - Sydney vs. Essendon, preliminary final 1996

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