2018 Super Netball Season


  • Across the 2018 entire season, a total of over 6.733 million viewers tuned in to at least part of any match, with a match average of 140,000 viewers – an increase of 25.9% on last year.
  • The grand final broadcast reached 1.070 million viewers nationally on Nine as the Lightning edged out the Fever 62-59 to retain the title they won in 2017.

According to Nielsen Sports’ Sportslink 2018, 21% of Australians are fans or consumers of netball, with 53% of netball fans preferring to watch games on TV. Nielsen Sports’ Sportslink 2018 also showed, in comparison to netballs’ 53% of fans watching games on TV, the AFLW only had 43% of fans watch games on TV.