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…

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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…

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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. — 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 — 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 — BUZZ…

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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 — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 14, 2017 Fri STV #NRL #FoxLeague #NRLWarriorsPanthers National 194k: Metro 143k (Syd 78k Mel 14k Bri 48k Ade 1k Per 2k) — 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! — 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. — 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…

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Sunday Crowds – AFL R15, NRL R17

AFL Sun AFL – Eagles v Power – Official crowd: 36,766 at Domain Stadium — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 9, 2017 Official attendance at the 'G today is 47,266 #AFLBluesDees — Melb Cricket Ground (@MCG) July 9, 2017 Sun AFL – Roos v Dockers – 19,267 at Etihad Stadium…