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(Update: (2/24/24) The footy season for 2024 is around the corner. We'll update this page as we know more about the coverage. Thanks to NEMBC for their support again this year. (3/25/23) All listeners please check for the links for NEMBC in our Direct Links section. Los hablantes de español y los que viven en América Latina deben buscar "NEMBC" en nuestra sección "Direct Links" en esta página. (10/5/22): Gracias a las buenas personas de NEMBC, tenemos un informe semanal en español vinculado a continuación. Thanks to the fine people at NEMBC we have a weekly Spanish language report linked below. (3/26/22): There is a Telstra/AFL skill in Alexa which also gives you access to game audio. Thanks to staff member Nick for noting this. 
We are now making this weekly radio station information available via Google Calendar and highly recommend that - links to it are below just above the weekly station list. The Google calendar version also has commentators for each match when available. Let us know if you notice any broken links.)
 

All AFL and AFLW matches listed are available on afl.com.au and are free, no subscription required. To get to the selection go to the AFL web site approximately 10 to 30 minutes prior to the match start and look for the links to the "Match Centre" where you will find a link to "listen live" to the radio feeds. The feeds are also available on the AFL app for Android, Apple, and Alexa devices. If you want direct links to the feeds and avoid the AFL web site, see below the weekly listing for our own AFANA player links. You may choose the station you want there. Listening requires an HLS compatible browser or standalone software for the AFL provided links. We will update this each week throughout the season. This information is provided as a service by AFANA. We have no control over the source internet feeds whatsoever. If you have difficulty, we encourage you to try Match Centre, then try our player, and then use the technical support links provided at the AFL site, and if nothing still works, contact us. If the link we list is broken, please send us a message using the contact page on this site. We have links below the weekly listing which you can use to bypass the AFL site with your own audio player in most circumstances. (For details on the end of shortwave radio coverage see the bottom of the page or click here to go directly.)

Internet Radio Schedule for afl.com.au

AFL Community Series and Round 0 (Opening Round)

(Not all radio feeds may be available at the AFL website "Match Centre". Feeds may be unavailable at the AFL site or station websites or on station apps during matches but we will try to have links here. AFL owned smartphone apps typically carry all matches unless otherwise noted. The match info below is available via Google Calendar -- an ICS version for Outlook / Android and iCal version for Apple. This page is typically updated on Thursday.)

Match Radio Stations
COL vs. RIC Triple M / SEN / AFL Nation
CAR vs. MEL Triple M / SEN / AFL Nation
SYD vs. BRI SEN / AFL Nation
GWS vs. GC Triple M
GEE vs. ESS SEN / AFL Nation / Krock
PA vs. FRE SEN / FIVEaa / 6PR / AFL Nation
ADE vs. WC Triple M / FIVEaa / 6PR
HAW vs. WB SEN / AFL Nation
StK vs. NM Triple M

Opening Round:

Match Radio Stations
SYD vs. MEL ABC Sport
BRI vs. CAR ABC Sport / NEMBC (Spanish / Español)
GC vs. RIC ABC Sport
GWS vs. COL ABC Sport

 

Direct Links to Game Feeds

The links below are intended to help those who cannot access the AFL/AFLW website/apps directly or prefer not to. We have the AFL feed link, the direct link (where available) listed, and a link to our own player. The feeds often come up 20 to 60 minutes prior to the match. These have been tested recently. Not all might work for every match, and this is beyond our control. The AFL feeds are all HLS based but most of the station links are AAC based. Not all standalone devices, but some recent laptop and desktop browsers, most recent smartphones, and some other devices, can handle HLS stream addresses and almost all browsers, smartphones, internet radios, etc. can handle AAC links. Internet radios and any computer program which lets you enter the URL of the web streams directly AND which understand the HLS stream format can use those links to get to the radio feeds for the AFL. For example, you can add them to TuneIn using the add stream feature of their "My favorites" area. For some browsers, you will need to install "MSE Extensions" or use an external application such as VLC or an HLS extension (as on most browser versions of Chrome). Additionally, as noted above, all broadcasts can be accessed via the AFL web site at match time and via the AFL smartphone apps. (The links changed again in 2021. We have provided updated addresses with the help of a fan and have updated our own embedded player to handle them. We will further update this page if necessary. - Ed.) 

Radio Station Direct Links to Launch Match Centre or Station Feed Link to AFANA AFL Radio Player Page
ABC Sport https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_2/playlist.m3u8

MP3: http://www.abc.net.au/res/streaming/audio/mp3/grandstand.pls (direct)

AAC+: http://www.abc.net.au/res/streaming/audio/aac/grandstand.pls (direct)
AFANA Player for ABC Sport Radio AFL
ABC Sport Extra https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_17/playlist.m3u8

HLS: http://www.abc.net.au/res/streaming/audio/hls/itinerant_three.m3u8 (direct)

MP3: http://www.abc.net.au/res/streaming/audio/mp3/itinerant_three.pls (direct)

AAC+: http://www.abc.net.au/res/streaming/audio/aac/itinerant_three.pls (direct)
AFANA Player for ABC Sport Extra Radio AFL
SEN https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_1/playlist.m3u8

AAC: https://d2rpgocybeonam.cloudfront.net/playlist.m3u8 (direct)
AFANA Player for SEN Radio AFL
3AW https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_5/playlist.m3u8

MPGA: http://playerservices.streamtheworld.com/api/livestream-redirect/3AW_SC (direct)
AFANA Player for 3AW Radio AFL
Triple M Melbourne https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_12/playlist.m3u8

AAC: https://wz3liw.scahw.com.au/live/3mmm_128.stream/playlist.m3u8 (direct)
AFANA Player for Triple M Radio AFL
AFL Nation (AFL Live) https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_8/playlist.m3u8

AAC: https://d2jt3l9ulybyg4.cloudfront.net/playlist.m3u8 (direct)
AFANA Player for AFL Nation Radio AFL
AFL Nation Extra (SEN Extra) https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_19/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for AFL Nation Extra Radio AFL
K-Rock https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_15/playlist.m3u8

AAC: https://playerservices.streamtheworld.com/api/livestream-redirect/GEE_KROCKAAC.m3u8 (direct)
AFANA Player for K-Rock Radio AFL
6PR Perth https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_4/playlist.m3u8

AAC: https://playerservices.streamtheworld.com/api/livestream-redirect/6PR_SC (direct)
AFANA Player for 6PR Radio AFL
FIVEaa Adelaide https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_3/playlist.m3u8

AAC: https://playerservices.streamtheworld.com/api/livestream-redirect/FIVEAA_AAC48.aac (direct)
AFANA Player for FIVEaa Radio AFL
NIRS (National Indigenous Radio Service) https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_6/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for NIRS Radio AFL
NEMBC (National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters' Council) https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_22/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for NEMBC Radio AFL
3WBC Melbourne https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_23/playlist.m3u8 

http://stream.tcom.net.au:8000/3wbc (direct)
AFANA Player for 3WBC Radio AFL
WARF Radio (Women's ARF) https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_22/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for WARF Radio
Casey Radio
3SER Melbourne
http://s3.radio.co/s8f8288fe9/listen (direct) 

https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_4/playlist.m3u8
AFANA Player for Casey Radio
Trade Radio https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_7/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for AFL Trade Radio
(Active during the post Grand Final trade period in October)
Brownlow Medal Count https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_7/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for Brownlow Medal Radio
AFL/AFLW Noticias en Español (NEMBC) Descargar o reproducir radio directamente desde Dropbox  (Enlace de vídeo - sólo audio no disponible) Jugador de AFANA para NEMBC AFL/AFLW Noticias en Español - AFANA Player for NEMBC AFL/AFLW News in Spanish (Sólo audio del archivo de vídeo - haga clic para escuchar)
NEMBC AFL/AFLW Multicultural Footy Show (Podcast) Multicultural Podcast AFANA Player for Multicultural Podcast
Triple M Gold Coast https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_7/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for Triple M Gold Coast Radio AFL
Triple M Perth https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_18/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for Triple M Perth Radio AFL
Triple M Adelaide https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_14/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for Triple M Adelaide Radio AFL
Triple M Brisbane https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_13/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for Triple M Brisbane Radio AFL
Triple M Sydney https://afl-alive-hls-002-uptls.akamaized.net/livell/aflradio_11/playlist.m3u8 AFANA Player for Triple M Sydney Radio AFL

Information courtesy of the AFANA Staff, Australian Football League, NEMBC, some stations, and anonymous contributors.

Shortwave Coverage

ABC management decided that shortwave was outdated technology. As a result, Radio Australia ceased broadcasting on shortwave as of Jan. 31, 2017. Therefore, AFL coverage is no longer available on shortwave radio to audiences anywhere. AFANA joins footy fans across the world in mourning the loss of RA and the great resource it provided for nearly 8 decades. Footy was just a minor service but in the days before high-speed internet a very critical one. For fans in the Pacific region, it was still important. We can only hope it may return someday.

 
 

Article last changed on Saturday, March 02, 2024 - 5:58 PM EST


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