Monday News Headlines – March 13th, 2017


  • JLT Series: Sydney Swans d St Kilda: Crowd: 6,893 @ Lavington Sports Ground
  • AFL Sun (JLT Series) – Geelong v Essendon crowd: 8,391 at Queen Elizabeth Oval
  • Sun AFLW – Pies v GWS – Official Estimated crowd: 2,700 at Olympic Park
  • Sun AFL (JLT Series) – Port v Hawthorn Official crowd: 5,628 at Hickinbotham Oval
  • AFL Sun STV – Cats v VBombers 116,000 Port v hawks 97,000 Saints v Swans 89,000
  • AFLW on 7/7mate FTA – while decreasing for another week – is averaging 258,000 viewers.
  • AFLs JLT Series is outrating the AFLW on Fox – but not by much on average – 76k to 68k.
  • At the end of AFLW R6 – more than 167,969 people are estimated to have attended in 2017 at an average of 7,303. (R6 18,639 @ 4,660)
  • A SECRET trial of the AFL’s concept game, AFLX, conducted in Albert Park can be revealed. Players from VFL teams Port Melbourne and Coburg faced off behind closed doors at Lakeside Stadium on Friday night. It was the league’s third official trial of the shortened version of the game, inspired by Twenty20 cricket. Matches are played on a soccer pitch, with smaller teams and reduced playing time.
  • THE inaugural Northern Football League women’s competition will consist of 21 teams, with West Preston-Lakeside and Laurimar among the clubs who will field female sides for the first time.





  • Super Netball is averaging 83,000 on GEM.

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