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Triple M

In 2017, Triple M Football celebrates its 21st anniversary as the favourite destination for all true footy fans.

Triple M Football is Australia’s most entertaining, informative, progressive and widespread live coverage of our greatest sport and is heard nationwide every weekend in all state capitals and in over 35 regional markets across the Southern Cross Austereo network. 

Plus, every weekday morning, you can stay on top of all the footy stories that matter with Eddie, Mick and Darce on the Hot Breakfast in Melbourne and Roo and Ditts in Adelaide and then, the Rush Hour on your drive home. For the 21st successive season, on air and online, Triple M Rocks Football. 


3AW in 2016 strengthened its position as the No 1 destination for footy fans – and in 2017, will again take the game to new levels.

Already boasting names such as Leigh Matthews, Cameron Ling, Matthew Lloyd, Matthew Richardson, Tony Shaw and Caroline Wilson – a summer of recruiting has seen Jimmy Bartel, Daniel Harford and the “bearded burbler”, Rex Hunt added to Melbourne’s number one broadcasting team.

But it’s not only the best analysts in the game, 3AW also provides the best callers – Tim Lane, Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva and the “big man that travels by train” in Tony Leonard.

Consistency – balanced – informative – entertaining – you get the lot when you tune in to 3AW Football.


In 2017, Crocmedia’s AFL Nation will take the game to more stations and more markets than ever before.

With a highly-respected commentary team featuring some of the game’s biggest names, AFL Nation provides listeners with the perfect mix of information and entertainment.

Sandy Roberts, Peter Donegan and Stephen Quartermain head the play-by-play commentators, while Robert Walls, Kane Cornes, Billy Brownless, Terry Wallace, Liam Pickering, Nick Dal Santo, Paul Hasleby and Ben Hart provide outstanding match analysis. 

AFL Nation not only delivers its AFL call throughout all parts of regional Australia, but also provides metropolitan coverage into Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

In addition, the broadcast is complemented by a nightly sports show Sportsday into all markets, providing weeklong coverage and analysis throughout the season.

AFL Nation will also broadcast the 2017 JLT Community Series across Australia, while Women’s Footy Radio will call one match of the NAB AFL Women’s Competition per week.


ABC Grandstand gives you 100 per cent pure footy every weekend - all live and commercial free.

ABC Grandstand’s AFL coverage reaches all parts of the country and beyond, through ABC Local Radio, ABC Grandstand on digital radio, ABC NewsRadio and into the Asia Pacific on Radio Australia.

With a team of outstanding broadcasters from every state and territory, ABC Grandstand brings you unparallel coverage of the game from right across the country. And with champions of the game such as David Parkin, Mark Maclure, Stan Alves, Brenton Sanderson, Brad Sewell, Shannon Grant, Nathan Burke, Adam Ramanauskas, Scott West, Rod Jameson, Paul Hasleby and Tadhg Kennelly and a host of current day players behind the microphone each weekend, ABC Grandstand brings you expert opinions and analysis from the best in the business.

With coverage of over 190 games across the season and complimented by ABC Grandstand‘s broad range of award winning AFL programs - including “The Saturday Agenda” hosted by Gerard Whateley and “Sunday AFL” with Adam White – you will get unrivalled analysis of the 2017 AFL season both on and off the field with ABC Grandstand AFL.

ABC Grandstand, footy coverage like no other.

1116 SEN

Born in January 2004, 1116 SEN is Australia's only 24/7 all sport radio station.

Boasting broadcasters, newsbreakers, former champion sportsmen and coaches the ilk of Anthony Hudson, Kevin Bartlett, Garry Lyon, Tim Watson, Dermott Brereton, Mick Malthouse, Danny Frawley, Andrew Maher, Mark Robinson, Adam Cooney, Hamish McLachlan, David Schwarz, Francis Leach, Cameron Mooney, David King, Scott Lucas, Sam McClure, Terry Wallace, Nick Dal Santo, Mark Fine, Greg Denham, Jon Ralph, Rohan Connolly, Michael Gleeson and Mark Allen - the station is rightfully considered to be "Melbourne's Home of Sport".

Since 2007, 1116 SEN has called more AFL matches than any other Melbourne radio station and with rights to more than 150 games in 2017 - combined with specialty shows Crunch Time, The Super Box, Footy Fix, Finey’s Final Siren, Inside Football, Pure Footy and League Teams - 1116 SEN will again be the one-stop destination for all footy lovers.

1116 SEN is “Melbourne's Home of Footy”.


If you love the AFL, you'll love 6PR.

Broadcasting well over 100 games in season 2018, 6PR is the home of the Eagles and Dockers. You can hear every West Coast and Fremantle match live with the best local call teams and the most comprehensive coverage in town.

Our team of broadcasters features Eagles premiership player Karl Langdon, 1985 Brownlow medallist Brad Hardie, Docker champion Luke McPharlin, Dual premiership player Glen Jakovich and an excellent call team of Adam Papalia, Mark Readings, Shane McInnes & Peter Vlahos


FIVEaa is Adelaide's number one footy station and has been calling AFL games since the Adelaide Crows' inception in 1991. Our assembled football team is the biggest and best in Adelaide, featuring the most respected callers, experts and opinion makers in football.

FIVEaa provides Adelaide's most comprehensive coverage of football, broadcasting up to six live games every weekend.

We are the only footy station that broadcasts EVERY Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide game live and passionate from wherever they play throughout the season.

The game happens on FIVEaa.


For more than 85 years, K rock (3GL) has broadcast the AFL/VFL throughout Geelong, the Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsular; arguably the longest continuous sporting broadcast of its kind in the world! Covering every Geelong Cats match, plus two further games each week; In 2017, K rock Football will cover the new JLT community series, all 22 Geelong Cats home and away games, 44 other Toyota AFL Premiership Season games and seven Toyota AFL Finals Series games, culminating with the Toyota AFL Grand Final.

Our call team comprises of commentators Tom ‘Kingy’ King, Ian ‘Coza’ Cohen, Anthony Mithen and Daren Berry along with special comments from former Cats champions Tim McGrath and Paul Chapman, Cats VFL Premiership Captain Troy Selwood and former player, senior coach and Essendon head of player development Mark Neeld. In addition, regulars including former star Leigh Brown, plus inside Footy’s Ben Casanelia, the Herald Sun’s Scott Gullan and statistician Heath Buck complete our coverage.

While our traditional frequency of FM 95.5 can be heard in and around Geelong, fans of K ROCK Football can also follow games at Etihad Stadium and the MCG on FM 88.0.


“AFL Indigenous Broadcasting” via the National Indigenous Radio Service (NIRS) will enter its 21st year of AFL coverage in 2017.

A minimum of three matches are covered each round along with all finals and broadcast via a vast network of some 200 plus stations right across the country.

In 2017 the broadcast reach will be greatly expanded and now available to EVERY community station right across Australia both regionally and in capital cities.

All games are also live online and on mobile devices via

With a commitment to a high quality, entertaining broadcast, the NIRS is also a vehicle that provides opportunities for current and former Indigenous players to be involved in the media under the broad banner of AFL Indigenous Broadcasting.

AFL Indigenous Broadcasting is supported by the AFL, Jayco Australia, Virgin Australia and Telstra.

Talking Lifestyle

The AFL has a new home in Sydney and Brisbane with Talking Lifestyle - Australia's most exciting new radio network.  

Talking Lifestyle's “AFL Nation” coverage features a highly-respected commentary team featuring some of the game’s biggest names providing listeners with the perfect mix of information and entertainment.

2017 sees footy fans in Sydney getting all Sydney Swans and Greater Western Sydney games while Brisbane fans will hear all Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns games with a new destination for the best AFL coverage – “AFL Nation” - live, free and with you wherever you go.


NewsCorp Australia

NewsCorp Australia is Australia's biggest media company and the newspaper partner of the AFL.

The company's 13 metropolitan-based newspapers and digital products around Australia keep up to six million readers informed, entertained and passionate about AFL around the clock, seven days a week.

NewsCorp Australia's key papers include the Herald Sun in Victoria, Daily Telegraph in New South Wales, Courier Mail in Queensland, Adelaide Advertiser in South Australia, Hobart Mercury in Tasmania, Sunday Times in Western Australia, NT News in Darwin and The Australian nationally.

NewsCorp Australia's commitment also extends into the growing AFL markets of regional Queensland where the Gold Coast Bulletin, Cairns Post and Townsville Bulletin play a vital role in assisting to develop the game. The Daily Telegraph and NewsLocal community newspaper group is also promoting the game in western Sydney, as is the Geelong Advertiser in the western part of Victoria.

The company's reporting strength is demonstrated by the fact that is has 60 reporters and 20 photographers dedicated to covering our great game including award winning journalists Mark Robinson, Jon Ralph, Michaelangelo Rucci and Robert Craddock.

NewsCorp Australia also owns AFL broadcaster Fox Sports and is a 50 per cent owner of Foxtel.