AFL News

AFL
18 May 2024

LED lighting upgrade for Engie Stadium

Engie Stadium has received a multi-million-dollar lighting upgrade to be unveiled at Saturday’s AFL match between the GWS Giants and Western Bulldogs.

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AFL
6 May 2024

AFL crowds exceed 400,000 for third time during 2024 season

The AFL has announced Round 8 was the third highest attended round on record, just one week after Round 7 became the second highest attended round on record.

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AFL
25 Apr 2024

Designs revealed for Mars Stadium upgrade

New renders have been revealed for the next stage of the Mars Stadium upgrade in Ballarat, with works set to continue despite the cancellation of the 2026 Commonwealth Games.

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AFL
14 Apr 2024

2025 Gather Round heads to upgraded Lyndoch Park

The Barossa Valley is set to play a role in the 2025 AFL Gather Round, with a $40 million upgrade of the Lyndoch Recreation Park to deliver AFL-standard facilities to host matches.

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AFL
23 Mar 2024

Marvel Stadium redevelopment officially opens

The $225 million redevelopment of Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium has officially opened, featuring new plazas and a range of restaurants and bars.

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AFL
18 Mar 2024

AFL breaks crowd record in first round

The AFL has recorded its biggest attendance for a single round, with 413,405 spectators attending matches across round one on the weekend.

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AFL
16 Mar 2024

Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium rebuild complete

GMHBA Stadium is gearing up to host its first AFL game on Saturday as a 40,000-capacity venue, following the completion of the new Joel Selwood Stand.

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AFL
26 Feb 2024

AFL ticket price freeze for 2024 season

The AFL has announced a price freeze on GA tickets for matches at the MCG and Marvel Stadium for the 2024 season, with tickets for rounds 1-15 going on sale Tuesday.

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AFL
23 Feb 2024

AFL firm on stadium requirement for Tasmanian team

The AFL has reaffirmed its requirement for a new stadium to be built in Hobart in order for Tasmania to join the competition.

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AFL
9 Feb 2024

First sod turned at the future home of the Hawks

The Hawthorn Football Club has reached a significant milestone in the construction of its future home with the official turning of the first sod at the Kennedy Community Centre.

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AFL
5 Feb 2024

UTAS Stadium redevelopment plans announced

The next step in plans to upgrade UTAS Stadium has been confirmed with the scope of works for the $130 million redevelopment project being announced.

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AFL
31 Jan 2024

Macquarie Point Stadium 2.0 Consortia reaches agreement with council

The alternate design for the proposed Hobart’s AFL stadium has hit a major milestone, earning in-principle support of the Hobart City Council.

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AFL
30 Jan 2024

AFL dominates Australian sporting crowds in 2023

AFL was the most well-attended sporting competition in 2023, with total crowds exceeding 8 million, almost double that of the NRL.

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AFL
14 Jan 2024

Mars Stadium upgrade set for 2024 start

The redevelopment of Mars Stadium is still scheduled to commence this year, despite the cancellation of the Commonwealth Games by the Victorian Government.

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AFL
20 Dec 2023

Adelaide Crows secure Thebarton lease

The Adelaide Crows have secured long-term rights to Thebarton Oval where the AFL club intends to establish a new sporting and community precinct.

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AFL
17 Dec 2023

Melbourne FC to investigate Caulfield Racecourse move

The Melbourne Football Club has announced a feasibility study to identify a location for the Club’s long term homebase at a redeveloped Caulfield Racecourse.

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AFL
24 Nov 2023

New Geelong grandstand named in honour of Selwood

The new 14,000-seat northern grandstand at GMHBA Stadium will be named in honour of legendary Geelong Football Club captain and record-holder Joel Selwood.

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AFL
19 Nov 2023

Interior designs of alternative Hobart AFL Stadium revealed

Designs showing the inside of the alternative Hobart AFL Stadium proposal have been revealed.

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AFL
16 Nov 2023

2024 AFL Fixture: Round Zero kicks off in northern states

The 2024 AFL Fixture has been revealed, with the traditional season opener at the MCG to occur the week after ‘round zero’ in NSW and QLD.

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AFL
8 Nov 2023

SANFL could be set for a return to Football Park

The SANFL has flagged a return to its former home at West Lakes as it looks for alternatives to its current base at Thebarton Oval.

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