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Loyal club members should be recognised with more Grand Final tickets, the AFL Fans Association says. With the Grand Final back at the MCG for the first time since 2019, each competing club – Geelong and Sydney – will receive 17,000 tickets for its members, which the AFLFA says is […]

Competing club members deserve more Grand Final tickets


Some of the AFL’s most devoted fans have been recognised with 2022 AFL Fans Association awards, including one who runs his club’s supporter group while undergoing cancer treatment. The winners are: Fan of the Year: Peter Kauschke, Adelaide Crows Supporter Group of the Year: Albury Wodonga Saints AFL Fans Association […]

AFL fans recognised for their passion and dedication


The AFL has rewarded loyal fans by returning the Grand Final to their preferred afternoon timeslot. Polls consistently show that most fans want a day game. The latest AFLFA Twitter poll drew 1054 responses with 79.9 per cent preferring afternoon, 17.3 per cent twilight and 2.8 per cent night. AFL […]

AFL recognises fan loyalty with a day Grand Final



Footy fans have appealed to the AFL Commission to return the Grand Final to its popular daytime slot after AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan said on Friday that no decision had been made. This followed a report by Channel 7’s Tom Browne last Wednesday that the AFL Commission was likely to […]

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AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” AFL fans have thanked AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan for his significant contribution to football following his announcement that he will stand down at the end of the 2022 season. AFL Fans Association president Cheryl Critchley says the job of AFL CEO […]

Fans thank Gillon McLachlan for his service as AFL CEO


AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Footballer and diversity campaigner Jason Ball has accepted the role of AFL Fans Association patron. He joins former Western Bulldogs vice president and AFLW champion Susan Alberti AC. A long-term Collingwood member, Jason is a passionate LGBTIQ+ and mental health advocate. […]

Diversity leader Jason Ball becomes AFLFA patron



AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Leading umpire ‘Razor’ Ray Chamberlain has told a new fan magazine it’s time for AFL players to lead an industry-wide push to improve fan and general support for umpires. Written by fans for fans, 4Quarters kicks off featuring exclusives with Chamberlain […]

‘Razor’ Ray opens up in exclusive with new AFLFA fan ...


AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Footy fans are looking forward to a more ‘normal’ 2022 men’s season and the AFL Fans Association is urging as many as possible to attend games and support their teams when Round 1 starts this week. The AFL has organised a […]

Fans look forward to more ‘normal’ 2022 AFL season


Late in 2021, the AFL Fans Association approached all AFL clubs to ask how they had handled their membership situation throughout the pandemic. Below are their responses, which outline how they have dealt with fans experiencing hardship, and any incentives/compensation available for those who were not able to make full […]

AFL clubs outline their pandemic responses



AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Footy fans have revealed what matters to them and praised their clubs’ communication during the pandemic in the first major AFLFA fan survey. The biggest concerns impacting the enjoyment of the game included umpiring and rule changes, followed by ticketing, gambling […]

First AFLFA fan survey reveals some concerns – and positives