Australian Rules Football

An outbreak of ‘streaming wars’ in Australia has injected life into a sports media rights market that this time last year looked threatened by a sharp decline.

The Australian Football League has clawed back losses it is suffering due to Covid-19-related renegotiations of its domestic media-rights deals in a two-year extension of its biggest deal, with pay-television operator Foxtel.

The Australian Football League has announced new agreements with domestic broadcasters Foxtel and Telstra which will extend their rights by two years across the 2023 and 2024 seasons

Pay-television operator Foxtel has initiated early talks to extend its rights deal with Australian rules football league the AFL, it has been reported

Pay-television operator Foxtel declined to extend its rights deal with Australian rules football league the AFL due to long-running concerns over a clause in the contract concerning free-to-air exposure,…
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Australian rules football league the AFL has returned to the screens of ESPN in the United States, with the sports broadcaster agreeing a deal to cover the remainder of its 2020 season

Australian rules football league the AFL has marked its return to action today (Thursday) by revising and extending its rights contract with commercial broadcaster Seven, and is said to have amended its…

Social media giant Facebook has sealed global content partnership agreements in Australia with rugby, Aussie Rules and cricket rights-holders, it said on Wednesday

The AFL Women’s Australian rules football competition has secured a rights fee for the first time in its history through a new four-year deal with commercial broadcaster Seven and pay-television operator F…

Australian telco Telstra has further expanded its partnership with the Australian Football League, the top division of Aussie rules football, by agreeing what it claims is a “landmark deal” with the players’ union.

The AFL Aussie rules league has secured three separate free-to-air rights deals in China.

Peter Campbell is to leave his position as general manager of media and broadcasting at Aussie rules football league the AFL to become chief commercial officer at pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports.

The AFL Aussie rules football league has today (Friday) announced that three Chinese free-to-air broadcasters will show live coverage of its upcoming game in the country.

Social media platform Snapchat has signed an extended partnership with Aussie rules football league the AFL.

Aussie rules football league the AFL has teamed up with domestic rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports, to launch a “groundbreaking” streaming service targeting international fans and Australians living or travelling overseas.

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel and commercial broadcaster Seven have acquired rights for the newly-formed AFL Women’s Aussie rules football competition.

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel has elected not to sublicense any of its AFL Aussie rules football league games for the 2017 season to a free-to-air broadcaster, according to the league’s official website.