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News you might have missed: This week in Footy Industry

General To coincide with the end of the AFL and NRL seasons, Nielsen has compiled data forMediaweek that ranks all the AFL and NRL clubs. Association Football AUSTRALIAN football will embark on a bright new dawn after the successful adoption of wide-ranging governance reforms finally ended the civil war crippling the game. Steven Lowy said…

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Brief History of Docklands Stadium naming rights

Initially the rights to Docklands were sold to Colonial Mutual for 32.5 million over ten years. When Colonial was bought by the Commonwealth Bank, those rights were sold to Telstra for $50 million. Colonial Stadium became Telstra Dome.   In 2009, Etihad Airways paid $25 million for the naming rights to the stadium, triggering…


Victorian Government Stadium Funding Deal

On Thursday evening, the AFL advised the clubs of an impending deal with the Victorian Government which would included funding for its Etihad Stadium proposal, and funding for a number of facilities across the state for Womens football. In a $225 million deal with the AFL, the grand final will…


Why are we worried about attendances?

Periodically we see some concern over the state of certain attendance figures in Australia’s various football codes, and its time some of these critics had a good look at the figures and their place in the big picture. Here in Australia we are blessed with four codes of football, two…


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…














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…