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Industry News – Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

AFL THE AFL has shut down plans for immediate expansion of its national women’s league, but has foreshadowed at least two teams will be added in 2019. The five clubs who unsuccessfully sought a licence last year will receive “priority weighting” when the AFL considers additions to the foundation eight-team…


Industry News – Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

AFL THE state government is still considering the case to back the AFL’s mooted $300 million redevelopment of Etihad Stadium and surrounds. The State Government taskforce is also assessing Collingwood president Eddie McGuire’s dream for a 60,000-seat stadium to be built next to the MCG. Sources said the taskforce could…





Weekend Headlines – Sat March 18 – Mon March 20, 2017

AFL AFLW – Melbourne v Fremantle – 2,500 (est) at Casey Fields AFLW – GWS v bulldogs – 6,460 at Manuka Oval, Sat TV #AFLW 7mate #AFLWGiantsDogs 145k (99k Metro Regional 46k) AFLW – Collingwood v Adelaide – 2,500 at Olympic Park AFLW – Carlton v Brisbane – 5,801 at…






Wednesday News Summary

A-league ACL: Urawa Reds v Western Sydney: Crowd: 5,590 @ Campbelltown Stadium ACL: Brisbane Roar v Muangthong United: Crowd: 4,536 @ Suncorp Stadium 5 LIVE: FOOTBALL: AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FOX SPORTS 4 47,000 6 LIVE: FOOTBALL: AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FOX SPORTS 4 46,000 Fairfax reports that the Professional Footballers Australia on…



The AFL’s Docklands Equation

On October 7, 2016 the AFL confirmed that it had finalised its purchase of Etihad stadium for an unspecified amount of money, however a number of reports guess the figure to be at between $150 million to $200 million. As a result of the purchase the league and clubs expect…



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March 24 – Thursday Crowds, News

The opening AFL match of the season proper attracted 75,706 to the MCG. (Details here.) Meanwhile, the Socceroos pulled in 35,439 people at AdelaideOval for their match against Tajikstan in wet weather. (Details here.) ——————————– News Limited is reporting that Cronulla and Manly may be forced by the NRL to…