AFL in Shanghai!

AFL Round 8 match in Shanghai set to become the most viewed match in history!

The AFL is pleased to confirm Chinese television networks CCTV, Shanghai TV and Guangzhou TV, will broadcast Sunday’s Round 8 Toyota AFL Premiership Season match at Jiangwan Stadium into mainland China, in addition to the Australia Plus Channel being available for pick up across China via satellite.

 AFL General Manager of Clubs Travis Auld announced today the three free-to-air Chinese television networks will broadcast Sunday’s historic match between the Gold Coast Suns and Port Adelaide Power Football Clubs.

 With the match to be broadcast on CCTV5+, the CCTV network provides a national broadcast into China, whilst Shanghai TV provides a host city broadcast and Guangzhou TV provides a broadcast into the local province.

The Round 8 Toyota AFL Premiership Match in Shanghai will also be available through Australian television broadcast partners the Seven Network and Fox Footy, Australian radio partners and on the AFL Live App thanks to Telstra.

AFL fans internationally can keep up to date with weekly matches on the Australia Plus network which is available for pick up across China on satellite or by subscribing to the Watch AFL app, only available to those outside of Australia.

For more details on the Watch AFL app, visit

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