Will Other A-League Clubs Follow Sydney FC’s Innovative Approach to Matchday Coverage?

The A-League season made its long-awaited return in mid-July, and despite plenty of excitement amongst top flight soccer supporters, the audience ratings have been largely disappointing so far. Unfortunately, it was a far from triumphant return, with just 12,000 viewers tuning in to catch Sydney FC’s 3-1 victory over Wellington Phoenix. According to OzTam, even fewer soccer fans…

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Wednesday, May 6th | News Wrap | Nine Media War with the NRL continues, Storm have Albury troubles, Rugby board member resigns and more news

Its a little later in the day than normal but lets dive in to todays news as Nine conducts negotations with the NRL via its Media arms as Foxtel watches on. The Storm have a minor hiccup on Albury, the AFL gets a new sponsor and a Rugby Australia board member resigns – and plenty…

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News Wrap | Monday, May 4th | Vlandys tells broadcasters to pay up, Sport expected to lose $200m, New World Rugby Chairman, CA gets a loan

Plenty of news for followers of all codes today as Peter Vlandys takes on his broadcasters, even as sport nationwide stands to lose $200m. Racing declines to take a back seat to the AFL, and what can a new World Rugby chairman do? A-league and football THE light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel…

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Weekly News Wrap | Rugby broadcast rights concerns, A-league sponsorship woes, and more

A-league and Soccer Rd 17 of the 2019-20 A-league season saw 45k people watch the ABC metro coverage on Saturday, with a season average of 49k. Fox coverage was watched by 91k, with an estimated season average of 28k. Rd 17 of the 2019-20 A-league season was attended by 37,738 people – the lowest 5…

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Sports Industry News – Wed, Jan 30th

Crowds – January 29th  BBL: Sydney Sixers d Adelaide Strikers. Crowd: 8,083 @ Sydney Cricket Ground BBL: Hobart Hurricanes d Brisbane Heat. Crowd: TBA @ Blundstone Arena Crowd figures from Austadiums twitter (@au_sport) TV Ratings – January 29th BBL: Sydney Sixers d Adelaide Strikers – Fox (Exclusive) 188,000 & 207,000 BBL: Hobart Hurricanes d Brisbane…

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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 while the FFA board is…

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Sat Crowds and Ratings – NRL R19, Super Rugby, Arsenal v WSW

Sat NRL – Knights v Broncos – Crowd: 13,773 at McDonald Jones Stadium https://t.co/IVUdg7qYua — sportsindustry (@footyindustryAU) July 15, 2017 CROWD: 14,333. Thank you to all that showed up in the wet conditions #NRLTitansSharks #thrunthru — Gold Coast Titans (@GCTitans) July 15, 2017 Seriously getting dangerous #NRLTitansSharks pic.twitter.com/Xaw5OgPPTs — BUZZ ROTHFIELD (@BuzzRothfield) July 15, 2017…

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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 play a game for premiership…

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