AFL TV Schedules

Aussie Rules TV Schedules for 2017

The following is a brief summary of the coverage situation followed by the TV schedules (scroll down to see them!).  For a full overview of the coverage please see our detailed summary of AFL coverage in 2017 at our TV Info page. It has more info than we give on this page.  Coverage in 2017 is expected to be similar to late 2016.TV Network Logos for AFL coverage 2017 Information will be updated as necessary throughout the 2017 season. It appears we will get one live game per week on FS2 (sometimes FS1) and three on FSP. Coverage in Canada is unchanged from last year. There is a new WatchAFL website and there are new WatchAFL apps in the Android and Apple app stores which permit "casting" to your TV. The service is now provided by Fox Sports Australia and requires payment. See this link for info on special discounts for the 2018 finals, particularly if you are considering using WatchAFL

Nationwide coverage of Aussie rules in 2017 for US fans will be on Fox Soccer Plus (FSP), Fox Sports 1 (FS1), and Fox Sports 2 (FS2). Fox Soccer Plus is a subscription channel and is the primary channel for the sport.. Subscription fees vary by cable / satellite company from $5.99 to $14.99 per month and may include other sports channels. Four matches (on average, will vary) will air live or tape delayed on FSP each week beginning with the JLT Community Series Week 1 and Round 1 of the AFL season through to the Grand Final. All finals matches will air on FSP either live or tape delayed. Some matches will be live only on FS2. The Grand Final will be live only on FSP and repeated on FSP. FSP will also air the one hour AFL highlights show each week. Fox Sports 1 and 2 are general coverage sports channels reaching 72% and 43% of US  homes respectively. There is TV coverage of one AFL match each week (usually live) on FS1 and FS2 and some finals may air on FS2. All matches are available in HD on the HD versions of FSP, FS1, and FS2. There is no coverage on FoxSoccer2Go or AppleTV. Coverage on Roku and Amazon Fire is via subscription to the Playstation Vue app. FS1 and FS2 are included in all packages and the low end package is $29.99 per month. FSP is extra at a cost similar to that listed above. Sling TV provides FS1 and FS2 in their upper tier package but not FSP as part of the Sling Blue package at $25.00 per month.  fuboTV provides all three channels in their sports package at $34.99 per month.

Additional coverage for US and Canadian viewers is on Watch AFL (officially Watch AFL Global), a service from Fox Sports Australia (in 2017) and the AFL. It is an internet service and requires payment except for the preseason and AFLW games. There is live and on-demand coverage of all 9 matches per round. This is a subscription service for video and fans can sign up here. Please use our links as they help support what we do at AFANA.

For Canadians, TSN2 will have two matches per week (occasionally one is shifted to other TSN networks), one live plus one delayed.¬† Highlights shows will be available on only. TSN subscribers can view matches aired on their networks via streaming and on-demand at their website and on the TSN Go mobile app. French language coverage in Canada is on ‚ÄúRDS2‚ÄĚ and has been discontinued. We do not expect coverage in 2017. La couverture dans la langue fran√ßaise pour le Canada est sur ‚ÄúRDS2‚ÄĚ.¬† Nous ne pr√©voyons pas de couverture en 2017. (Update 3/31/16: AFANA has been advised by the programming manager at RDS that coverage of Australian football will not continue in 2016-17. Reasons include cost and schedule. He indicated that if enough fans show interest they might reconsider. We encourage fans to contact them.) (Mise √† jour du 31/03/16: AFANA a √©t√© inform√© par le directeur de la programmation √† RDS que la couverture du football australien ne coninuerai pas en 2016-17. Les raisons incluent le co√Ľt et le calendrier. Il a indiqu√© que si assez de fans montrent l'int√©r√™t qu'ils pourraient reconsid√©rer. Nous encourageons les supporters √† les contacter.)

Spanish language coverage in Mexico on Claro Sports appears to have ended and we are not aware of any other Spanish language coverage in 2017. Cobertura de lengua espa√Īola en M√©xico en ¬ęClaro Deportes¬Ľ parece haber terminado y no somos conscientes de cualquier otra cobertura de lengua espa√Īola en el a√Īo 2017.

AFL Women's league matches that are televised or relayed via the AFL website are listed under WatchAFL and where appropriate We will list any games televised and those available online.

AFL International Cup 17 matches available via (actually on the YouTube channel here) or other sources including (for games involving Canadian teams) and will be listed at the bottom of the listings. Similarly for matches involving US games (see the YouTube channel). Not all rounds or matches will have live video coverage.

We have weekly radio listings for the AFL at our AFL Radio page updated weekly.

This web page will have schedules below for all networks each week all season, updated as information becomes available. All times are US EST/EDT except for Australia Plus which is US PST/PDT and Claro which is Zona Centro. The display below is sorted by network. The display shows up to 250 upcoming programs. Programming which has already aired is not shown. If you wish to limit the display to a specific network, use the selection box to the upper left of the listings and click on the network you want to see and then press Submit. The default is "All". Fox networks are listed first, then WatchAFL, TSN networks, Australia Plus, and finally (Want to add the schedules for US (Fox nets only) or Canada (TSN nets) to your phone or desktop calendar? Go here for US and here for Canada.)Subscribe to WatchAFL and Support AFANA

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Networksort iconStart timeEnd timeRoundStatusHome TeamAway TeamChanged?Notes
Watch AFL
Sun, 11/12/17 - 12:00 AM
to 3:00 AM
International Rules
Match #1 Online
Watch AFL
Sat, 11/18/17 - 3:45 AM
to 6:45 AM
International Rules
Match #2 Online
Watch AFL
Fri, 11/24/17 - 3:00 AM
to 6:00 AM
AFL Draft
Fox Footy Ch. Online