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AFL News for the week ending June 18, 2023: Tigers find form for Cotch, Giants manhandle Dockers and Blues in the spotlight Tigers find form to help elevate Cotch in style to '300 club' No one could deny it has not been the ideal season for the Tigers, but the […]

Around the Grounds: Cotch joins ‘300 club’ in style

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

Dusk at the MCG
AFL News for the week ending May 21, 2023: Roos show pluck, Dons break Dreamtime win drought and it's a 'Yes' for the voice referendum from the AFL Despite last minute blunder, North stands tall It was a difficult week for North Melbourne as legendary AFL coach Alistair Clarkson declared […]

Around the Grounds: ‘Yes’ says AFL on the voice

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

AFL News for the week ending April 30, 2023: A new chief at HO and a new team in Tassie All hail the chief: Andrew Dillon is the new AFL CEO As Eddie would say, it's been a big week in football. Dominating news earlier in the week was the […]

Around the Grounds: All hail the chief

Hobart, Tasmania
AFL News for the week ending April 30, 2023: Albo stumps up Tassie cash, King Curnow's nine and Terrific Toby Hobart stadium: Build it and they will come The biggest news of the AFL week was Saturday's announcement of the $240m federal funding for a new Hobart stadium. While talk […]

Around the Grounds: Build it and they will come – ...

Congratulations to Jess for winning the 2022 Geelong Premiership Poster signed by club legend Joel Selwood. Jess secretly entered the competition on behalf of her stepfather Russell, a lifelong one-eyed Cats fan. As Russell lives interstate, Jess was on Facetime with him when Ron, the President of the AFL Fans Association, presented […]

Winner of the 2022 Limited Edition Signed Geelong Premiership Poster 

MCG Crowd
AFL News for the week ending April 16, 2023: The AFL 'Gather Round' goes off like a rocket as Don's fly high and Hinkley calls out JHF heckling AFL Gather Round looks set to stay Most who either made the trek to Adelaide for the inaugural AFL Gather Round or […]

Around the Grounds: A ‘Gathering’ to be proud of

MCG at twilight
AFL News for the week ending April 9, 2023: Blues and Tiges big men in focus, Kingsley defends Cogs and McCartin knock keeps concussion discussion in play Blues and Tiges big men in focus If a close loss to the Bulldogs wasn't bad enough for Tiges fans, the additional potential […]

Around the Grounds: Forwards in focus, Dissent and Paddy McCartin

AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The most recent AFL Fans Association Fans’ Survey showed that 73% of fans want a daytime Grand Final starting at 2.30 pm. Importantly this is not just a Victorian fans preference, it's the preference of fans across Australia. AFL Fans Association […]

Surveys and polls consistently show that 3 in 4 fans ...

AFL News for the week ending April 2, 2023: Pies suffer ruck and roll, Clarko V Mitch and Sainters make it three from three Ruck dilemma for Pies While Collingwood nutted out a win against the Tigers in Friday night footy, it came at a cost. Star ruckman, Darcy Cameron, […]

Around the Grounds: Saints no ‘April fools’ for their 150 ...