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Most fans have given the AFL’s new “golden score” to decide a Grand Final a big thumbs down. The AFL yesterday scrapped Grand Final draws and says if scores are level after the final siren, two five-minute “halves” with time-on will be played. “If the scores are still tied at […]

Grand Final “Golden Score” misses the point

Their teams are mortal enemies, but Collingwood’s Jeff “Joffa” Corfe and Richmond’s Brett “Trout” Beattie will join forces tomorrow to urge fans to sign the AFL Fans Association’s Grand Final ticket petition. Joffa and Trout will join volunteers on the path between Richmond station and the MCG from about 5.30pm […]

Joffa and Trout to join Collingwood-Richmond MCG petition signing

An AFL Fans Association review of ticket prices has found some have more than doubled since 2013. Variable pricing In 2013 before variable pricing, which started in 2014, the dearest MCG reserved seat was $48. It is now $70 for some games, up 46 per cent, and in some cases […]

Some home and away AFL ticket prices have doubled since ...

Essendon fans face a bleak 2016 following the suspension of 34 past and present players, the AFL Fans Association says. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this morning revealed it had upheld the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appeal. The Essendon players involved have been suspended for the 2016 season. […]

Essendon fans set for a tough year

Mock 2017 Draw photo
AFL Fans’ Association South Australian representative, Tim Edwards, has taken the opportunity of a summer lull in footy news to detail a potential AFL fixture for 2017.  In it, he also details his reasoning for a fairer draw. Tim’s fixture does not represent an AFL Fans’ Association endorsed fixture, however […]

Mock 2017 Draw

A Round 23 bye to prevent teams resting half their players has been welcomed by the AFL Fans Association, which says the 2016 AFL draw will please most fans depending on who they support and where they live. All clubs will have a bye after Round 23 after Fremantle and […]

2016 AFL fixture a mixed bag for fans

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

Is the game at the crossroads? Do the rules need changing? Ron Issko puts forward his ideas.

Watching footy

Much of Round 23 is now a farce for fans, with Fremantle and North Melbourne resting 20 players between them in the lead-up to the finals, the AFL Fans Association said today. Fans who booked expensive seats for Richmond-North Melbourne and Port Adelaide-Fremantle will now see second-rate matches. North’s decision […]

“Player management” is not in the spirit of football

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