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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.


The FFA, A-league and Chinese promotion

With Port Adelaide and the AFL once again trumpeting their involvement in China at a recent Chinese Expo, we asked whether the A-league was involved and if not, why not. Fortuntely, the International Relations Manager for the FFA, Keiran Lilley was on hand to answer via twitter.


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A-league Crowds and Ratings – Round 3, 2018-19

Attendance At the end of Round 3 of the 2018-19 A-league season, attendances are down 13.16% to 207,475 at an average of 13,832. R3 was attended by 44,728 people at 5 stadiums in 3 states and New Zealand for an average crowd of 8,946. Both major derbies have been completed…




Friday Sport Crowds & Ratings

A-league Adelaide United v Sydney FC was attended by 10,018 people at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide, despite the threat of inclement weather. The match rated 67,000 nationally on Foxtel. Although this rating was higher than the last meeting between the clubs, it was still the lowest rating season opener since 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…



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…


Notes regarding TV Ratings

As stated some time back, Footyindustry.com 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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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…




Industry News – Weekend Update – Sunday, June 25th, 2017

AFL THURSDAY night football has proven a ratings winner for Channel Seven, with an average of 731,000 free-to-air viewers switching on to its seven games in the timeslot this season. The delicate art sports sponsorships: AFL star Matthew Pavlich on the balancing act RICHMOND and Greater Western Sydney are pushing to…