2019 AFL Crowds & Ratings Thread

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Hope tomorrow’s crowd of Melbourne v Port still cracks the 40,000 mark. Forecast to be 32 degrees as well as buses replacing trains in the south eastern lines, where the Melbourne supporters primarily live.
Apparently they are giving away up to 20,000 tickets for the game for free. So I think it will be around 45K.
 

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78,017 at the MCG, 2 games so far total 163,033, solid start to the season.

I think it's a bit better than just solid Rabby. 4th biggest Blues V Tigers turnout in Home and Away history followed by a superb Pies V Pussies crowd.

Not just solid. I'd say almost as good as it could possibly get.
 

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Hope tomorrow’s crowd of Melbourne v Port still cracks the 40,000 mark. Forecast to be 32 degrees as well as buses replacing trains in the south eastern lines, where the Melbourne supporters primarily live.
Apparently they are giving away up to 20,000 tickets for the game for free. So I think it will be around 45K.
They'd probably need to be doing something like that to get to 40k.

Port have been chronically poor crowd pullers in Melbourne. Their biggest crowds:

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These are the only times they've reached 36k in their 93 games at the G, Docklands and Waverley. This is a similar hit rate to Gold Coast and GWS and significantly worse than Fremantle, a team that has been generally a lot poorer performed and whose supporters have to travel a lot further.

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Would make a great start to the year for crowds even better if Melbourne can get 40k today.
 

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I think it's a bit better than just solid Rabby. 4th biggest Blues V Tigers turnout in Home and Away history followed by a superb Pies V Pussies crowd.

Not just solid. I'd say almost as good as it could possibly get.
*Pointless stat alert*

It's the biggest combined crowd for the first two games of the season in history.

163,033 this round beats out 2009's total of 156,607. That round started with the Ben Cousins debut in the Richmond-Carlton opener and then went to a GF replay of Hawthorn-Geelong on the Friday night and still got easily beaten this year.
 

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Early Metro TV numbers Collingwood/Geelong

Melbourne: 436,000
Adelaide: 115,000
Perth: 90,000
Sydney: 41,000
Brisbane: 27,000

Total Metro Audience: 709,000

(Edit) Added Regionals/Fox

Regional: 236,000

Fox: 311,000

Total: 1,256,000
 
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Just some perspective on the TV numbers:

Highest viewed matches in Melbourne 2018 season:

Collingwood V Essendon (ANZAC): 427,000
Melbourne V Collingwood (Queens): 423,000
Richmond V Geelong: 409,000
Richmond V Carlton: 404,000

2019 season:

Carlton V Richmond: 475,000
Collingwood V Geelong: 436,000

And were only 2 games into the year.
 

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945k with 236 in regional

Would have thought a monty for another 1.2m plus with Foxtel numbers (though I'm a repeat offender at counting Foxtel chickens before they've hatched)
 

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So 108k in NSW and Qld all up on 7 mate and regional affiliates....you'd think at least 60k on Foxtel as well based on the data from a couple of years back.

So the AFL can pull 170 odd K for a Victorian derby north of the reverina on a Friday night running up against the NRL Queensland derby
 

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So 108k in NSW and Qld all up on 7 mate and regional affiliates....you'd think at least 60k on Foxtel as well based on the data from a couple of years back.

So the AFL can pull 170 odd K for a Victorian derby north of the reverina on a Friday night running up against the NRL Queensland derby
Lets hope it keeps going!Looks like a big crowd at AO as well.
 

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Scary to think of the crowd for Saints v Suns tomorrow at Marvel. Could be anywhere between 17-27,000 depending on the Saints fans optimism this season. Could be putrid.
 
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