Press Releases

The first AFL Fans Association Awards recognised a range of people and initiatives that helped make the 2015 season enjoyable for fans, as well as the fans themselves. AFL Fans Association president Gerry Eeman “We are thrilled to announce the winners of our inaugural awards. The highlight is really the […]

Diehards recognised in first AFLFA awards

The AFL Fans Association wants the AFL to use some of its newfound wealth from the TV rights deal to “buy back” Grand Final tickets for competing club members who now miss out. It is also calling on the AFL to put more money into grassroots footy and Auskick. AFL […]

Broadcast deal cash should help grassroots fans

Halfway through the “Year of the Fan” things have improved but there is still a long way to go, the AFL Fans Association says. Kick-to-kick, cheaper food at the MCG and on Sundays at Etihad Stadium, better scheduling and free Sunday admission for kids in Melbourne have been big hits. […]

Hits and misses of season 2015 so far…

Replacing AFL banners with gimmicks such as inflatable sausages and blow-up lions as part of the so-called ‘match day experience’ is putting many fans off, the AFL Fans Association said today. The Brisbane Lions will today replace the usual banner with a blow-up ‘Brion the Lion’ for its home game […]

Blow-up ‘Brion the Lion’ flops with most fans

The AFL Fans Association is working to appoint an AFLFA representative in every state and territory. Formed in Melbourne in 2013, the AFLFA aims to represent the interests of supporters nationally. As a voluntary organisation, the AFLFA hopes to have a co-ordinator on the ground in each state and territory […]

AFL Fans Association moves to cover all states and territories

Below is a press release from the AFL Fans Association on this year’s AFL ticketing system, which retains some of the worst elements of variable pricing and makes some tickets even more expensive than last year, despite hefty increases in 2014. With clubs setting their own prices, fans will pay […]

Variable pricing: fans to pay more – in the Year ...