2017 Mid Year AFL Attendance Summary

  Summary Notes AFL season average of 34,000 is the highest for Round 14, since the Suns debut year in 2011 (36,000) AFL season aggregate passes 4 million in R14 for the first time since Northern Expansion teams debuted (Suns/Giants). Last time was in 2010. All Crowds sourced from AFL…


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…



Rugby League State of Origin 2 Crowd and Ratings

State of Origin 2 was officially sold out at 5pm yesterday, and ended up with a crowd of 82,259, making it the third highest Origin crowd at ANZ since 2003. On Television the game rated 1.046m in Sydney, 330,000 in Melbourne, 762,000 in brisbane, 102,000 in Adelaide and 139,000 in…


AFLX – what we know and how we got here

The AFL has been conducting some relatively secretive trials regarding a new format for footy involving a rectangular field and smaller sides. With the AFL preparing to launch the concept in the pre finals bye, heres what we know. The AFL has confirmed it is looking to showcase the new…


Industry News – Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

NRL Origin 2 Attendance: 82,259 (officially sold out by 5pm) Fans and viewers at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium for State of Origin will have seen the latest in digital signage as the NRL partners with provider Techfront to roll out LED displays around the ground. Along with displaying advertising to the…


Weekend TV Ratings – AFL R13, NRL R15, Union Test

AFL Round 13 In the last of its “bye rounds” five of the six AFL games this week were broadcast into a free to air market, with four games broadcast into at least two markets. The top rating game across both free to air and Foxtel was Thursday nights West…


The 2017-2022 AFL Players CBA finalised

The AFL and the AFLPA announced on June 20th that a new six-year Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) will deliver to players a package of $1.84 billion, inclusive of player wages, investments in player development, the Player Retirement Scheme, injury and hardship support, marketing activities and past players. Total Player Payments…


Weekend Crowds – AFL Rnd 13, NRL R15, Rugby Union Test

AFL With 13 rounds complete in AFL 2017, crowds are up 2.49% on average to 34,393. Crowds are down 2.91% on aggregate to 3.714m (6 games short) pic.twitter.com/jHOYA4zsUs — Footyindustry (@footyindustryAU) June 18, 2017 NRL With 15 rounds complete in NRL 2017, average crowds are down 2% to 15,329 heading…


Industry News – Monday June 19th, 2017

AFL BRISBANE are in negotiations with the Tasmanian Government to sell a home AFLW game next season. The Lions stand to reap $100,000 from the deal which would see a game shifted from Brendale to York Park in Launceston. The Tasmanian Government sees the deal with Brisbane as a way…


Weekend TV Ratings – AFL R12, NRL R14, Soccer

AFL The AFL rated 4.17 million for Round 12, with 2.767 million on Free to air and 1.410 million on Foxfooty.  All 7 games for the round were broadcast in at least one free to air market. The highest rating AFL game on free to air television this round was…



Friday Crowds and Ratings – Friday, June 9th, 2017

Note: all ratings sourced from Oztam via @MediaweekAus and @Television_AU on twitter. All crowds sourced from official stadium twitter feeds or NRL.com/AFL.com.au match reports. AFL Official crowd: 46,082 fans here at #AdelaideOval for #AFLCrowsSaints Fri TV #AFL #AFLCrowsSaints 469k: Metro Seven 371k (Mel 197k Ade 174k) 7mate 98k (Syd 20k…






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2016-2022 A-league Media Rights

Free to Air Coverage The deal is for 2 years. Network Ten will show the 7.30pm live game on Saturday night on secondary channel One, as well as all finals. Harvey Norman has come on board as a sponsor of Ten’s Saturday Night coverage. Network Ten will also show Socceroos…


Industry News – Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Rugby League State of Origin 1, 2017 – Crowd: 50,390 at Suncorp Stadium (capacity 52,500) Wed TV #Origin Nine 3,527,000: Metro 2,348,000 (Syd 989k Mel 319k Bri 808k Ade 95k Per 138k) Regional 1,179,000 Preliminary ratings for Origin 1: 2,348m metro, 1,179m reg, 3.527m total. Metro down 13%, Regions down…