Grand final parade bring crowds to the Yarra River

Thousands of footy fans have lined the Yarra River to watch the players pass on boats for this year’s grand final parade, but many have been left disappointed by a decision to turn the flotilla around before it reached a key vantage point.

Fans who gathered on the Princes Street Bridge on Friday for an up-close view of Geelong and Sydney players on the river have been left frustrated that the boats were turned around well before reaching the bridge.

Spectators had packed the bridge up to five people deep only to watch as the pontoons turned around earlier than they expected.

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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

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