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Father Kevin Dillon ‘dirty’ the AFL is playing Good Friday football in the afternoon

Father Kevin Dillon says ‘he’s dirty’ the AFL is starting its historic Good Friday match in the afternoon.

He said any game should not start before 6pm.

Speaking on 3AW Breakfast, Father Dillon said he wasn’t totally against playing football on the most sacred day on the Christian calendar.

‘But I’m dirty on the fact it’s starting at 4.20,’ he explained.

‘It should be starting no earlier than 6pm.

‘It’s in competition with the very reason it’s even able to contemplate having a Friday afternoon game.

‘There’s no other Friday afternoon games the rest of the year, why today? Because it’s a public holiday.

‘Why is it a public holiday?’

Father Dillon said he’d still be in church when the clash between North Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs began.

3AW Breakfast received several calls from people angry there’s football being played on Good Friday in the first place.

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