Weekend Crowds and Ratings – AFL Round 14, NRL Round 16, ARU Friendly

Note: Crowds and Ratings will be added across the weekend as needed.



  • Thu AFL – Adelaide v Hawthorn – Official crowd: 45,312 at Adelaide Oval
  • Thu AFL TV – Seven 576k: Metro 458k (Mel 287k Ade 171k) Reg 118k (Vic 76k Tas 42k), 7mate 197k: Metro 130k Reg 67k
  • Thu STV – National 258k: Metro 206k (Syd 16k Mel 102k Bri 8k Ade 42k Per 39k)
  • Thu TV Total: 1:03 million


  • Fri AFL – Sydney v Essendon- Official crowd: 34,575 fans at the SCG
  • Fri TV – Seven 449k (Mel 360k Ade 89k) Reg 138k (Vic 86k Tas 52k), 7mate Metro 192k (Syd 63k Bri 32k Per 97) Reg 63
  • Fri STV – Fri STV  National 298k: Metro 241k (Syd 46k Mel 118k Bri 17k Ade 27k Per 33k)
  • Fri Total TV – 1.14 million


  • Sat AFL – Magpies v Power – Official crowd: 35,933 at the MCG
  • Sat STV 204k (Metro 170k)
  • Sat TV Arvo Seven Ade 88k
  • Sat AFL – Lions v Giants – Official crowd: 11,455 at the Gabba. 2nd lowest crowd at the Gabba since club became the Lions in 1997. (10,195 – set last year also against the Giants)
  • Sat STV 173k (Metro 141k)
  • Sat AFL – Bulldogs v North – Official crowd: 28,263 at Etihad Stadium
  • Sat STV 121k (Metro 100k)
  • Sat AFL – West Coast v Melbourne – Official crowd: 36,622 at Domain Stadium
  • Sat STV 167k (Metro 140k)
  • Sat TV Night Seven 315k (Mel 238k Ade 77k) 7mate Per 149k


  • Sun AFL – Tigers v Blues – 64,448 at the MCG
  • Sun AFL – Cats v Dockers – 29,928 at Simonds Stadium
  • Sun AFL – Saints v Suns – Official crowd: 16,844 at Etihad Stadium



  • Fri NRL – Warriors v Bulldogs – Crowd: 13,476 at Mt Smart Stadium
  • Fri NRL – Tigers v Titans – Crowd: 6,891 at Campbelltown Stadium
  • Fri TV – Tigers v Titans – Nine 337k (Syd 204k Bri 133k) Reg 211k (Qld 85k NNSW 67k SNSW 59k), GEM Metro 25k (Mel 11k Ade 5k Per 9k) Reg 8k
  • Fri STV – National 201k: Metro 142k (Syd 77k Mel 16k Bri 43k Ade 2k Per 4k)
  • Fri STV – National 224k: Metro 159k (Syd 92k Mel 17k Bri 45k Ade 1k Per 3k)
  • Fri Total TV – Tigers v Titans – 782,000
  • Fri Total TV – Warriors v Bulldogs – 224,000


  • Sat NRL – Cowboys v Panthers – Crowd: 17,876 at 1300 Smiles Stadium
  • Sat STV 177k (Metro 122k)
  • Sat NRL – Raiders v Broncos – Crowd: 15,652 at GIO Stadium
  • Sat STV 260k (Metro 172k)
  • Sat NRL – Roosters v Storm – 21,492 at Adelaide Oval. NRL Crowd 3rd highest ever at Adelaide Oval. Highest since 1997 – Rams v Hunter (SL) drew 27,435 & double last match in 2011 at 9,963
  • Sat STV 269k (Metro 184k)


  • Sun NRL – Dragons v Knights – 10,174 at UOW Jubilee Oval
  • Sun NRL – Sharks v Sea Eagles – Crowd: 14,766 at Southern Cross Group Stadium

ARU Friendly


  • Crowds are sourced from either the NRL or AFL match reports unless specified.
  • TV Ratings are sourced from Oztam and RegionalTam via any of MediaweekAus, Mediaspy, DeciderTV, Television_AU or TV Tonight and will be preliminary overnights only.


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