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The AFL should reward loyal fans by returning the Grand Final to their preferred afternoon timeslot, the AFL Fans Association says. Polls have long shown that most fans prefer a day game. The latest AFLFA Twitter poll drew 1054 responses with 79.9% per cent preferring afternoon, 17.3 per cent twilight […]

Fan loyalty should be rewarded with a day Grand Final


The AFL Fans Association has received quite a few enquiries about ticketing issues again this year, mostly in relation to digital tickets and memberships. We understand that ticketing is still by necessity a bit more complicated than it was pre-Covid, but there are some concerns from those who don’t have […]

AFL responds to ticketing queries


The winner of the Framed Limited Edition 2021 Mark Knight Melbourne Premiership Poster, has been announced. It was incredibly difficult for the committee to decide on the winner. Every submission received was a worthy winner however we could only select one winner and it is Mal from Mills Park. Sharryne […]

And the winner is…



We were pleased to accept an invitation from Richmond CEO Brendon Gale to present the findings of our first major fan survey to the club’s executive today. AFLFA President Cheryl Critchley outlined the results and provided some insight into what grassroots fans are thinking as we start to emerge from […]

Richmond FC meets with AFLFA President!


Committee Diversity Statement, February 2022 The AFL Fans Association seeks to represent all footy fans. This includes their right to express diverse and sometimes opposing views on various issues. In most cases, we do not believe it is our role to tell people what to think or do. The AFLFA […]

AFL Fans Association Committee Supports Diversity


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!



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



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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