NRL Player CBA signed

The NRL and RLPA have announced an historic Collective Bargaining Agreement, which will deliver the best deal to players in the game’s history. The $980 million deal will deliver extra funding for the player retirement fund, for players forced into early retirement due to injury, a world class wellbeing and…

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AFl Womens 2018 Pay Structure

Total player payments will increase by $500,000 next year under a revised tiered payment system that sees the minimum wage of a senior listed player rise from $8,500 to $10,500. Tier 1 players have received an 17.6 per cent bump, from $17,000 to $20,000, Tier 2 rises from $12,000 to…


Perth Stadium – Details so far

Background In June 2011, the Western Australian Government committed to deliver a new major stadium for Perth. After reviewing the work of the Major Stadia Taskforce (published in its June 2007 final report) and considering the views of a wide range of stakeholders, the State nominated the Burswood Peninsula option…






2017 AFL Home and Away Season TV Summary

2017 AFL Metro tv ratings finished down -1.49% in total to 45.9m and -0.93% on ave to 262,000 per game. Fox down -0.12% on both (37.4m, 189k). AFL Fox Audience shares – Syd 10%, Melb 53%, Bris 7%, Adel 13%, Per 17%. In Sydney, AFL FTA ratings were up 5.73%…


2017 NRL Crowd Summary

A Strong Final round (2nd best for 2017) sees the NRL finish with crowds down -1.97% to a total of 2,863m and an average of 14,915 – despite NRL R26 crowds down -6% on R26 last year. The NRL 2017 H&A season ave of 14,915 is the lowest since 2004…




2017 Official AFL Membership Numbers released

The AFL yesterday released the audited 2017 numbers for all AFL clubs. This years numbers included more than 7,000 AFLW members (although not all clubs, and not even all AFLW clubs had womens memberships), which comfortably puts the AFL membership tally at over 900,000.   The AFL confirmed in 2016…


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Industry News – Monday. July 24th, 2017

AFL and AFLW THE gloves are off in Sydney’s AFL rivalry with the Giants set to use their women’s team to push into territory traditionally dominated by the Swans. PR crisis management expert Gerry McCusker (pictured below) explains why a slow comment in a crisis is becoming the next worst…


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Weekend Crowds – AFL R18, NRL R19, Super Rugby Qtr Final

AFL After 18 rounds of the 2017 AFL season, Crowds remain up 5.71% to 5.2 million at an average of 34,110. pic.twitter.com/VAgTPHGyzh — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 23, 2017 NRL After 20 rounds of the 2017 NRL season, crowds have narrowly become positive – up 0.23% to 2.205 million at an…



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Sat Crowds and Ratings – NRL R19, Super Rugby, Arsenal v WSW

Sat NRL – Knights v Broncos – Crowd: 13,773 at McDonald Jones Stadium https://t.co/IVUdg7qYua — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 15, 2017 CROWD: 14,333. Thank you to all that showed up in the wet conditions #NRLTitansSharks #thrunthru — Gold Coast Titans (@GCTitans) July 15, 2017 Seriously getting dangerous #NRLTitansSharks pic.twitter.com/Xaw5OgPPTs — BUZZ…


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Saturday AFL Crowds and Ratings – Round 17, 2017

Sat AFL – Cats v Hawks – Official crowd: 70,345 at the MCG https://t.co/A4zDGmHISw — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 15, 2017 70k+ at the MCG today makes the 8th game this year to top the 70k mark compared to 4 in all of 2016. plus 4 games between 60-70 (3 in…


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Friday Crowds and Ratings – AFL R17, NRl R19, Super Rugby

Fri NRL – Warriors v Panthers – Crowd: 13,076 at Mt Smart https://t.co/e7LjOw1Rz4 — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 14, 2017 Fri STV #NRL #FoxLeague #NRLWarriorsPanthers National 194k: Metro 143k (Syd 78k Mel 14k Bri 48k Ade 1k Per 2k) pic.twitter.com/9L4XoJq8PI — Mediaweek (@MediaweekAUS) July 15, 2017 Fri NRL – Raiders v…


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Origin III sold out

It will be a full house at @suncorpstadium tomorrow night for the #Origin decider! https://t.co/zgUNe8v32f#NRL pic.twitter.com/75CyXdCMso — NRL (@NRL) July 11, 2017


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Weekend Crowd Summary -AFl R16, NRL R17

After 16 Rounds of the 2017 AFL Season, crowds are up 5.5% to 4.64 million and a 34,405 average. pic.twitter.com/3z0P0qaFBO — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 9, 2017 After 18 rounds of the 2017 NRL season, league crowds are down just 0.71% to 1.998 million and a 15,372 aveage heading into Origin…