Press Releases


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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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


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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



AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Footy fans want tickets distributed fairly if 2021 AFL crowd numbers are impacted by COVID-19. AFL Fans Association president Cheryl Critchley says while fans acknowledge it will be difficult for clubs if membership numbers outstrip capacity, distribution must be fair and […]

Fans seek fair distribution of AFL tickets in 2021


AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Racism has no place in football at any level and we can all play a part in stamping it out, the AFL Fans Association says. AFL Fans Association president Cheryl Critchley says while the community is better educated and less tolerant […]

Racism has no place in football


AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” Fans have thanked the AFL for completing a season during one of the most difficult years in living memory, as Richmond and Geelong qualified for the 2020 Grand Final. AFL Fans Association president Gerry Eeman says having a football season during […]

Fans thank the AFL, clubs and players for a season ...



Press Release AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The AFL Fans Association has welcomed AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan’s acknowledgement that some fans are feeling intimidated by security at AFL games. Mr McLachlan acknowledged that what has been described as a security ‘over-correction’ followingseveral violent incidents had upset […]

McLachlan’s Acknowledgement


Balance needed in match day security AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The AFL Fans Association condemns the behaviour of fans who started a brawl at Marvel Stadium last night and says there is no place for violence or threatening abuse in the game. But AFL Fans […]

Balance Needed in Match Day Security


Most fans want the AFL Grand Final played in the afternoon AFL FANS ASSOCIATION (AFLFA): “GIVING FOOTY FANS A VOICE” The AFL Fans Association has thanked the AFL for keeping the Grand Final in its afternoon timeslot but expressed disappointment that the possibility of a twilight or night game continues […]

Media Release – Grand Final Time