The AFL has released the start of the AFLW season with rounds one to nine confirmed. The last two rounds will be deemed floating ones and as yet, no announcement has been made as to who plays who and where. As the AFL season starts at the end of March […]

The AFLW Fixture…is here!

Hi fellow footy fans. What a season 2021 turned out to be! We had another COVID-affected year of ups and downs, but it thankfully ended on a high (unless you follow the Bulldogs), with Melbourne breaking a 57-year premiership drought in Perth. We hope you managed to enjoy the season given the […]

AFLFA President’s Post Season Letter

Racism in our society is simply not acceptable. In our game we have seen how it affects not only the game, but the person it is directed at. We have a chance to say 'stop, no more'. With this in mind, the AFLFA is proud to be a supporter of […]

Racism. It Stops With Me!

After Melbourne's historic 2021 Grand Final Victory, Damien Ractliffe reported in The Age (26.9.2021) that on the whole, fans want the Grand Final to remain in the daytime slot, even if the twilight game for this year's Grand Final was a ratings success. Damien quoted AFL Fans Association President Cheryl […]

Fans have their say in The Age on returning to ...

AFL TRADE PERIOD KEY DATES 2021 Here are the dates for the trade and draft period for 2021 Free Agency Period October 1 - October 8 2021 Restricted and unrestricted free agents are able to sign with new clubs from October 1. Trade period October 4 - October 13 2021 […]

The run-down of the Trade/Draft Period!

See our recent poll regarding the AFL Grand Final's starting time, and take part in our survey that targets you, the fans. What time slot do fans prefer for the 2022 AFL Grand Final? Fan survey closed Our AFL Fans Association fan survey is now closed. We hope to collate […]

Polls, surveys, views…

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” More Victorian AFL fans are keen to return to games if health advice permits, the AFL Fan Association says. AFL Fans Association president Cheryl Critchley says any return of fans to games in Victoria is welcome and it was great to […]

Victorian fans keen to return to games if health advice ...

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President of the AFL Fans Association, Cheryl Critchley, spoke to 3AW Drive host Tom Elliott about the return of a much-loved tradition of the game. Following the April announcement by the AFL that banners were returning to the game just in time for the AFLW grand final, Cheryl and Tom […]

The return of AFL club banners

As MCG capacity rose to 85 per cent last weekend and Adelaide Oval returns to 100% for the 8 May Port v Adelaide Showdown, fans have been urged to be patient and observe COVID-safe rules while the AFL works on ticketing issues that have arisen this season. Some AFL games […]

Ticketing processes addressed after some confusion

It was the little things we’d missed – and savoured most – when crowds finally returned to men’s footy in Melbourne. Taking the train with fellow fans, anticipation building. Strolling across Brunton Avenue, past the Punt Road Oval. Soaking up the magical MCG atmosphere. Singing the theme song as your […]

A night to remember for the Tiger faithful

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Fans have welcomed the return of banners for the AFLW Grand Final tomorrow and from Round 6 in the men’s competition Also known as run-throughs, banners have not been seen at AFL games since the 2019 men’s Grand Final due to COVID-19 restrictions. The AFL Fans Association had been pushing […]

Fans welcome the return of banners

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Fans have welcomed the AFL Grand Final returning to its 2.30 pm day slot. The AFL website is reporting that club presidents have been told the game will be played at the MCG at 2.30 pm on Saturday, 25 September. AFL […]

AFL fans welcome day Grand Final return