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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…

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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….


The billion dollar world of AFL Club land

Its that time of the year when all the results are in, all clubs have lodged Annual Reports and we can finally get a handle on what they’ve been up to for the last year or so off the field. AFL club revenues in 2017 narrowly missed the billion dollar…



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2017 AFL Participation Figures released

WA   QLD http://www.aflq.com.au/queensland-participation-tops-250000/ NSW/ACT http://aflnswact.com.au/participation-numbers-2017/ The popularity of AFL in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory continues to rise with AFL NSW/ACT today announcing Club participation grew 8.2%. This comes off the back of a phenomenal 78% increase in the number of female participants playing in registered…


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 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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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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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…


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Sunday Crowds – AFL R15, NRL R17

AFL Sun AFL – Eagles v Power – Official crowd: 36,766 at Domain Stadium https://t.co/IUDTFxTkyv — 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 https://t.co/n4tdgByLYK…


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Saturday TV – AFL R15, NRL R17, Super Rugby

AFL Sat TV #AFL #AFLSaintsTigers Seven Mel 260k Ade 77k 7mate Per 78k pic.twitter.com/CIJ2YQNcjF — Mediaweek (@MediaweekAUS) July 8, 2017 Sat STV #AFL #FoxFooty #AFLSaintsTigers National 186k Metro 139k (Syd 19k Mel 72k Bri 10k Ade 14k Per 24k) pic.twitter.com/xozcea5QwI — Mediaweek (@MediaweekAUS) July 9, 2017 Sat TV #AFL #AFLLionsCats…