VFL Confirm Alignment Deal

AFL Victoria Chief Executive Officer Peter Schwab today confirmed that AFL Victoria has sanctioned an alignment agreement from 2009 between the Sandringham Football Club and the St Kilda Football Club for the next five years.

This agreement has been made taking into consideration a number of elements including Melbourne’s proposed move to Casey Fields.

Schwab said the alignment change was a strategic move for the future growth and success of the VFL and the game generally.

“The VFL has been evolving since its major restructure at the end of 1999,” Schwab said.

“The VFL’s strong foundation has made it possible for changes in alignment to take place.

“These are not spur of the moment decisions. They are