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AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The AFL has been marred by an incident involving homophobic language when, during last Friday night’s clash against Essendon, Port Adelaide forward Jeremy Finlayson was picked up by an umpire mic calling another player a “f****t”. Finlayson expressed regret and apologised […]

Homophobic slurs have no place in footy

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The 2024 AFL fixture has ignored fans' wishes by continuing with the very unpopular part floating fixture, plus it introduces an “opening round” / “round zero” and more Thursday night games. The President of the AFLFA, Ron Issko, said, “Fans don’t […]

Disappointingly, the AFL are ignoring fans who want to attend ...

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” A recent poll run by the AFL Fans Association on social media showed 83% of the 2500 fans polled supported the full fixture being released. Feedback provided by fans revealed that the uncertainty they have experienced in recent years with a […]

AFL Fans Association calls for the AFL to release the ...

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The AFL Grand Final ticket allocation of 34,000 to competing club members—17,000 per club—is unfair to loyal fans who follow them all year and must be increased, the AFL Fans Association says. The MCG holds 100,024. “How can this be fair to […]

IT’S TIME – fans call for a fairer Grand Final ...

The AFL Fans Association was pleased to have two guests join our September Committee meeting:  Andrew Bassat, President of the St Kilda Football Club and co-founder of Seek, the number one job-seeking portal. Simon Madden, former Essendon Football Club premiership player, Norm Smith medallist, board member, hall of famer and […]

Andrew Bassat and Simon Madden speak to the AFL Fans ...

AFL’s most devoted fans have been recognised with the 2023 AFL Fans Association Awards, in the 9th year of the awards. The winners are: AFL Fans Association President Ron Issko says, “Both winners are extremely deserving and exemplify the dedication of AFL fans all over Australia. The quality of nominations […]

2023 – AFL fans recognised for their passion and dedication

It’s time for an urgent overhaul of the AFL’s score review system following an error in the dying minutes of the Adelaide v Sydney game, the AFL Fans Association says. The call follows a shot for goal by Adelaide’s Ben Keays, which the goal umpire said had hit the post […]

It’s time to overhaul the ARC Score Review System: AFLFA

Dear AFL Fans Association Member, I hope this message finds you well and that you've been enjoying the fantastic footy season we've had so far. As we reach the mid-season mark, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on the highlights and challenges we've experienced to date. […]

Mid-Season President’s Message to Members

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The AFL has listened to fans by maintaining the day Grand Final for this year. AFL Fans Association president Ron Issko thanked the AFL for recognising the fans' wishes for a traditional 2.30 pm start for the 2023 Grand Final. “Polls have long […]

AFL recognises fans’ wishes with a Day Grand Final