SYDNEY premiership midfielder Luke Parker is a fan of shorter quarters and wants to see more games – potentially including a best-of-three Grand Final series – in the future.
Parker's comments follow those of Collingwood skipper Scott Pendlebury, who suggested slashing the pre-season length to add more matches to the fixture.
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Pendlebury, too, would like to see a Grand Final series, with Parker confident it would increase the chances of the best team each season winning the premiership.
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Geelong captain Joel Selwood also put his support behind Pendlebury's suggestion.
The AFL this year reduced quarters from 20 minutes to 16, plus time on, because of the truncated season caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
"I actually thought the length of the game was really good," Parker told ABC Grandstand radio of round one.
"Hopefully, it can in the future potentially create more games of football, quicker turnarounds and maybe an extended season or finals campaign.
"I think it's something we'll definitely look into and the more footy the better, I reckon."
Parker said any change to the Grand Final structure would be "big" but that it worked for many sports across the world.
The 27-year-old played in Grand Finals in 2012, 2014 and 2016, with the third-placed Swans beating minor premier Hawthorn in the first of them.
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However, Sydney finished on top of the ladder at the end of the 2014 and 2016 home and away campaigns, only to lose the decider to the Hawks (second) and Bulldogs (seventh), respectively.
"Hopefully, then the best team for the whole year can have a bit more of a chance of ending up on top, rather than if you're off for a day, costing your whole season," Parker said of a best-of-three Grand Final format.
"So potentially you'll see the best team of the year win it a bit more."
Selwood said it was "attractive" to increase the number of games and shorten the pre-season.
"I think there are a lot more traditionalists out there who probably don't like the idea but a lot of other sports overseas seem to go for a lot more games and a lot less pre-season periods," Selwood told ABC radio.
"So, I love Scott's way of thinking and I probably sit more on his side than the traditionalists here."