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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…

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ASC releases Ausplay survey

The Australian Sports Commission today released the first findings of the most comprehensive national population tracking survey into sport and physical activity in Australia. ASC Chair John Wylie said AusPlay collected adults’ and children’s sport and physical recreation participation data together for the first time. “The Australian Government’s investment in…



AFL Participation Numbers up 12% to 1.4 million

The AFL has released its 2016 participation figures. THE ESTABLISHMENT of the new AFL Women’s competition is the major reason behind an enormous spike in participation numbers, according to latest figures released by the AFL. A 56 per cent increase in female community club teams boosted the total female participation…


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More girls now playing soccer than netball

Roy Morgan says that back in June 2014, 50% of Aussie kids (or 1,213,000 children) reported going swimming, ahead of 47% (1,136,000) who said they played soccer. Since then, soccer has gained an extra 108,000 young players, to hit a 50% participation rate (1,244,000); while swimming participation has fallen by…


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2015 FFA Partipipation Audit

Participation in organised football has jumped 20% in 2015, a Football Federation Australia (FFA) national audit has found. Community football clubs saw an increase of 7% in the past year to reach 499,361 players in 2,155 clubs in every state and territory. The total number of participants in community clubs,…


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2015 AFL participation figures

Country Wide – http://www.afl.com.au/news/2015-10-13/womens-participation-in-afl-soars-in-2015 Total Participation grew by 8.0 per cent to reach 1,247,610· 597,538 played in structured competitions (up 3.5 per cent) 650,072 participated in introductory programs (up 13 per cent) Community Club participation grew by 1.4 per cent to 336,108· Strong growth in junior (4 per cent) and…