Tuesday News Headlines – March 22nd, 2017
- Mon STV – AFL 360 70,000, On the Couch 49,000
- Tues STV – AFL 360 77,000, Open Mike 60,000
- McLachlan ignored the prospect of a bigger crowd in Adelaide to ensure the AFLW does not start with the integrity issues that dogged AFL finals in the 1990s.
- AFLW grand final causes headaches as it moves to Metricon Stadium
- INCOMPETENCE or conspiracy was to blame for the Gabba turf not being ready to host Saturday’s AFL Women’s grand final, a furious AFL chief Gillon McLachlan declared on Monday.
- No tickets for AFLW grand final means free public transport for all on Saturday in SEQ
- Adelaide Crows top 68,000 members on back of women’s AFL success and big Oval crowds
- AFL grand final ticket amendment bill to be introduced by Victorian Greens
- The Sydney Swans are proud to announce they’ve joined forces with Equifax, a global leader in data and analytics.
- Australia’s second-tier soccer clubs will continue their push for a national second division, but are prepared to work with Football Federation Australia on its creation.
- B-League could create promotion and relegation system
- Weekend US TV Ratings – Raiders v Tigers (FS2 – 1am) – 28,000
- Weekend US TV Ratings – Bulldogs v Warriors (FS2 – 3am) – 2,000
- Mon STV – Matty Johns 71,000, NRL 360 64,000
- Tues STV – NRL 360 42,000
- Newcastle Knights have agreed a one-year sponsorship agreement with wagering firm Ladbrokes. The bookmaker’s branding will be visible on the lower back position on the club’s jersey for the remainder of the 2017 season, as well as the goalpost and corner-post pads at the club’s home games
- Australian Solar Designs will be on the front of the Cronulla women’s jersey this season and owner-director Scott Mason said he considered partnering with the men’s team, but knew his investment would have greater appreciation and value with the female side.
- Study: Aussies Are Playing Less Team Sport, While Soccer’s Participation Soars (Source study below)
- Just one in five Australians now regularly play competitive sports, down from 27 percent in 2001, the latest sports participation data from Roy Morgan Research shows.
- 2017 Rugby League World Cup organisers have signed wine brand Wolf Blass as an official sponsor