The State Government has confirmed the Deputy Premier Bryan Green was involved in an altercation at the AFL Grand Final.

Bryan Green was at the AFL season decider between Hawthorn and Fremantle as part of a government delegation.

A government spokesman confirmed there was an incident involving Mr Green and another Tasmanian official.

It is claimed the man had been criticising the state's sponsorship deal with Hawthorn.

Security was called after the incident, and the man left the game.