Latest News As reported on the AFL website, the AFL together with the AFLPA has released its COVID-19 vaccination policy that applies to all AFL and AFLW players and football staff. You can select the link to the article on the AFL website or read below. The AFL, in conjunction with […]

AFL Mandates Vaccination Policy!

Published on 26th September 2021 in The Age, Damien Ractliffe reported that on the whole, fans want the Grand Final to remain as a daytime slot, even if the twilight game for this year's Grand Final was a rating success. See the article below, as detailed in The Age, 26 […]

Return to Day Grand Final, the fans say…as reported in ...

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 Grand Final, and take part in our survey that targets you, the fans. What time slot do fans prefer for the 2022 AFL Grand Final? Have your say on our AFL Fans survey (that is still open). Keep a watch out on our […]

Polls, surveys, views…

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): GIVING FANS A VOICEFans have again gone above and beyond to support their teams during a second COVID-impacted season, with several recognised for their next-level passion. The AFL Fans Association 2021 award winners are: Fan of the Year: Swans diehard and Cheer Squad member Sarah Bears […]

Fans recognised for their passion and support during the pandemic

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The AFL Fans Association has thanked the AFL, clubs, players, and staff who have worked hard to ensure a season in 2021. It also wants the incredible loyalty of supporters to be rewarded. Despite the pandemic, members have supported their clubs through two affected seasons. Most havepaid full or partial […]

Fans applaud the AFL, but their loyalty must be rewarded

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

All fans recognised for their passion and support in a tough year AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICEAll fans have been recognised for their passion, support, and patience by the AFL Fans Association, which has awarded all supporters across Australia its Fan of the Year award. With the […]

Recognising the Passion of All Fans