THE BELIEVERS

Watch the greatest fight in our lifetime play out in our vodcast series, featuring players, past and present, alongside prominent and passionate Tasmanians from all walks of life.

1 August, 2022
Ricky Ponting
Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting believes Tasmania deserves an AFL team and the state's eager to embrace a long-waited football team.
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26 July, 2022
Rodney Eade
Rodney Eade believes Gillon McLachlan’s legacy rests on Tasmania securing an AFL licence.
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18 July, 2022
Caroline Wilson
Walkley Award-winning journalist Caroline Wilson believes a Tasmania AFL licence will by the league's greatest contribution to the game, with a new footy entity likely to significantly enhance the state off the field.
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12 July, 2022
Jack Riewoldt
Richmond champion Jack Riewoldt would consider defecting from the Tigers to play for the new Tasmania franchise, if the island state is granted a 19th licence.
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4 July, 2022
Scott Clayton
Accomplished AFL recruiter Scott Clayton believes the AFL has the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity "to do the right thing" in granting footy-mad state Tasmania a 19th licence.
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27 June, 2022
Alastair Clarkson
Super coach Alastair Clarkson has emphatically debunked concerns that a Tasmania AFL and AFLW team will struggle with player retention, as the four-time premiership coach predicting an Apple Isle licence will likely keep players and staff in the state “forever”.
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20 June, 2022
Rob Shaw
Tassie royalty Robert Shaw believes a Tasmania licence will reignite the island’s talent pathway and create a new wave of heroes for budding AFL youngsters to aspire to.
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14 June, 2022
Nick Riewoldt
St Kilda’s longest serving captain, Nick Riewoldt, believes Tasmania will secure a 19th AFL and AFLW licence following decades of failed endeavours.
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6 June, 2022
Matthew Richardson
Three-time All-Australian, Matthew Richardson, believes “it’s time” for Tasmania to be included in the AFL with a dedicated men’s and women’s football team.
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30 May, 2022
Chris Fagan
Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan believes a Tasmanian AFL an AFLW team will be the league’s sleeping giant, with tens of thousands of footy fans set to sign up to become members of the 19th franchise.
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23 May, 2022
Michael Roach
Dual Coleman medallist Michael Roach believes Tasmania’s accomplished honour roll of VFL/AFL champions is a strong enough case for the state to be granted an AFL/W outfit.
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5 May, 2022
David Noble
North Melbourne coach David Noble believes a Tasmania team competing in the AFL and AFLW competitions will strengthen the quality of junior talent at grassroots level.
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