Seven AFL Coverage

It flows in from the Good Friday Appeal. Would no doubt anger some people if they cut away from a charity event to talk about a football match

parano1a was taking about last night’s Brisbane-Collingwood match.
I think the 7.35pm start was to capture Brisbane viewers who had been watching Home and Away.

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Not quite AFL but SANFL coverage on 7 is using the wrong colours for Port, should be black and white in SANFL

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Good to see Seven finally using the new graphics for the SANFL. Should be back though as you stated!

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7 Victoria will show the VFL match between Richmond and Casey on Sunday, due to start at 2:10pm.

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The AFL schedule is included in a broader post under Seven Sport. No doubt Seven have included some errors for members to find.

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Well, they’ve forgotten to jot down the interstate Fox Footy simulcasts, on Saturday, Sunday and Monday in respective markets. Yet they managed to note them in last round’s release.

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7 Afl Saturday night game from Optus in Perth.
7 Perth Sports Editor Ryan Daniels tells me, all the commentary team will be actually be in Perth broadcasting the game live.

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They’ve been doing that this year. Had them a couple of times at the Gabba. Great to see

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Is it usual for the ad break watermark to read AFL even when it is VFL like today?

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I’m assuming when they write AFL they mean the sport. Like when it says 7cricket in the summer.

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This Saturday’s Cats v Dockers match from Geelong will be replayed on Seven in WA at 2.30pm local time. This is one of three Fremantle matches produced by Fox Footy this year that are shown on three hour delay on FTA.

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At least it’s being shown on FTA here in Vic…oh wait!

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The Age’s Sam McClure said on Sportsday on 3AW tonight that sources had told him that the AFL had become frustrated at a number of decisions recently made by Seven on its footy programming, including the network’s decision to axe Game Day and Talking Footy. McClure also said that the AFL had conceded that Seven’s broadcast of games had become tired.

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Nothing more than cost-cutting by Seven. Seems to be a bit of a trend lately even though those were pretty decent when they were still on.

Great news. Bring on 10 and 9

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How surprising :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

Didn’t Seven initially blame covid for the axing of both AFL Game Day and Talking Footy back in 2020? And said that “it was temporary…”?

But Seven has kept The Front Bar for entertainment, with The Armchair Experts airing on Friday nights up-late as some light-entertainment…

To some extent - Nine can claim to being the home of “AFL News” with The Sunday Footy Show and Footy Classified.

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I feel they could do so much more, but they’re just phoning it in. Game Day and Talking Footy was quite stale towards the end of their time but there are so many other formats they could try out. The Front Bar being a success story for them should give them some inspiration for other formats, but alas no they like to stick with the same old same old.

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Agree that Seven should do so much more. I can understand in a way for axing Game Day and Talking Footy, as it was getting stale. But with The Front Bar only there for entertainment, they do need one new show in the schedule for more of a serious discussion for AFL.

Just Seven being Seven, and overspending for reality shows, and not much else.