Footy Industry Twitter TV Viewing Survey Results

In late October we ran a number of surveys via twitter to figure out the viewing habits of our followers. Between 150-160 people voted in each poll – for which we are immensely grateful – from which we have drawn some fairly rough estimates on viewing behaviours.

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Final AFL and NRL 2018 TV Ratings Summary *updated* 14/10

Due to the massive first week of Finals the AFL had (7.7m total), we estimate that the AFL and NRL both finished around the 107 million mark for their premiership seasons.. AFL Ratings finish the season down 6% on 2017 – a drop of about 6.2 million.  NRL Ratings finish the…

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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…

AFL/NRL Grand Final Weekend Crowds and TV Summary

AFL Attendance The 2018 Grand Final crowd broke the MCG record (under its current configuration) by one person — 100,022, beating the 2017 mark of 100,021. The AFL finishes the season with a total attendance of 7,509,302 and an average of 36,687. Total AFL attendances across AFL, JLT (89,014), AFLX (42,730)…

AFL, NRL Preliminary Final Weekend 2018

AFL AFL attendances during 2018 Preliminary Final Weekend totalled 154,567 at the MCG and Optus Stadium. This figure was up 4.38% on the 2017 weekend at the MCG and Adelaide Oval. All up Finals crowds for the AFL now total 600,371 at an average of 75,046, up 32.3% on 2017….

2018 AFL, NRL Members at July 31st

AFL The AFL cutoff for membership is July 31. The AFL confirmed in 2016 that it had tightened membership regulations and to be counted as a member an individual must have a name, contact details, have contributed $50 to the club and received a membership pack. The official counts also…

Rugby League State of Origin Game 1, 2018

Origin 1 was was the most watched event on TV in 2018 so far, with an average national audience of 3.456m (5 City: 2.353m / Regional: 1.103m). This figure was down just 71,000 (-2%) on Game 1, 2017. Game 1, 2018 is the 19th highest rated Origin since 2001, and…

Notes regarding TV Ratings

As stated some time back, may NOT post the raw tabulated data – ie. the round match by match tables we still use for crowds and capacity. We can publish analysis based off that and the data over the years, which we try to do each week on twitter….

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…

Easter Weekend Crowds and Ratings

TV Ratings AFL Fox ratings are down 5.63% after two rounds to 3.45m at an average of 181,000 per match. AFL metro ratings are holding firm, up slightly 0.23% to 4.881m, at an average of 271,000 per match, with all 18 matches so far broadcast in at least one market….

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Rugby League World Cup Crowds

The 2017 RLWC was attended by 380,307 people at an average of 13,582. Total & Average crowds down 17% on RLWC 2013. Total Crowds up 30% on 2008 (Last AU host), but down 16% on average. — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) December 4, 2017  

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…

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…