The real numbers of AFL members in Sydney and it's not 80,000!!!

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  1. LeagueXIII

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    Ben Fordham looking for attention claims there are nearly 80,000 AFL members however he fails to mention the GWS have members in Canberra and the Swans have members in Victoria included in their totals.

    Looking at the numbers I could find GWS in 2017 had 4100 of 13,500 members in ACT or 30%

    The Swans had 12,000 of 56,000 members in 2016 in Victoria or 21%

    So going on these percentages would it be safe to assume in 2018 that in Sydney:

    GWS have14,100 members

    and Swans 45,800 members

    so 59,900 in total a long way off nearly 80,000 members in Sydney this attention seeker claimed.

    Goose
     
  2. ReddFelon

    ReddFelon Juniors

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    I am sure the Swans are nervous about having more members than half the Sydney NRL teams combined. We need to get on the Souths system and start counting pets.
     
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  3. dogz08

    dogz08 First Grade

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    when's the last time the swans didn't make the finals?
     
  4. melbourneboy00

    melbourneboy00 Juniors

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    Why is this a thread? Who cares about how many members the swans and giants have, neither are NRL teams and this is an NRL forum, not AFL.
     
  5. supercharger

    supercharger Juniors

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    There's a membership thread, could've posted it there.
     
  6. Slackboy72

    Slackboy72 First Grade

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    cause code warz is serious biziness!!1!
     
  7. Perth Red

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    Tin foil hat time
     
  8. footy75

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    f**k code wars only merkins by into that bullshit.
     
  9. Travitoh

    Travitoh Juniors

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    Don't worry, AFL has been doing that for years.
     
  10. Raiderdave

    Raiderdave First Grade

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    The paid for comment puff pieces need to be countered with the some other facts if the term , in Sydney is going to be used.
    The Swines have about 25% of their members residing outside of Sydney & the Midgets a staggering 50% leaving them with a figure that has them in last place for members for professional football teams in Sydney

    Most Sydney NRL clubs would have single digit percentages of their members living elsewhere.
     
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  11. sensesmaybenumbed

    sensesmaybenumbed Moderator Staff Member

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    What brand would you recommend?
     
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  12. RL The greatest game

    RL The greatest game First Grade

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    Its well known among aFL fans that the aFL fudge crowd numbers for certain clubs and certainly fudge junior playing numbers everywhere. Plus lets not forget the amount of freebies given out for midgets, thuns and kittens home games
     

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