Reserved. background-color: #104E8B; Even with games returning, clubs are being hit hard financially as the broadcast revenue earned through games being played without crowds goes to the AFL rather than clubs. Photo: Phil Hillyard, Sign up to all of Foxtel Now with a 10-day free trial. Members making monthly payments were given the option to pause their upcoming payments having already been contributing through the shutdown. West Coast have surpassed last seasons numbers, recording more than 93,000 memberships, while the young Brisbane Lions team have impressed fans who have pushed them close to the 30,000 members as they look to break their 2004 record of 30,221. The 2020 Australian Football League season is the ongoing 124th season of the elite Australian rules football competition and the 31st under the name "Australian Football League", having changed from "Victorian Football League" after the 1989 season. Tiger fans waiting for the Grand Final to start. "The commitment members made to their clubs is a key reason why all 18 clubs were able to survive a challenging and unprecedented year. The Magpies also dropped from 85,226 to 76,862 and Adelaide from 64,437 to 54,891. font-size: 12px; Much of this AFLW growth was driven by the 2020 expansion teams, with three new clubs in 2020 topping the AFLW membership tally: West Coast Eagles (3,318), Richmond (2,656) and St Kilda (2,299).

AFL members have been given three options to choose from but club members are yet to hear the choices available to them.Credit:AAP.

Current AFL membership numbers for 2020 The 2020 season will be one that we won’t forget for a long time, with the global impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting our way of life and throwing the AFL into disarray with lockdowns preventing fans attending games for a good part of the year. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. 2020 memberships are no longer available. The Bulldogs said they have had very few members cancel their memberships despite not being able to attend games. Photo: Alex Coppel.

AFL members have been presented with four options regarding their memberships, one of which will force them to pay $170 to maintain their privileges. West Coast are hot on Richmond's heels in 2020 after signing 99,000 members for the first time and have the 100,000 mark in their sights. Maintaining your membership will see you receive a 30 per cent discount in 2021. New customers only. 2020/2021 Updates AFL Memberships Netball Memberships Contact News Which member area would you like to login to? Collingwood president Eddie McGuire urged members to hold off on asking for a refund if at all possible when the shutdown started, saying they didn't want a "run on the clubs", but AFL CEO Gill McLachlan has tread a more diplomatic line since, saying the league understood if people needed a refund. The AFL on Wednesday morning released the total AFL club membership numbers for the 2020 season, which saw the Tigers dethroned from the membership ladder despite cracking the 100,000 mark for the third straight season. Membership provides a significant proportion of revenue for all clubs but some Victorian teams such as Geelong and Essendon also earn a large percentage of revenue through their reserved seat income. Sydney has revealed a new logo ahead of the 2021 season. “There may be gold members who have been AFL members for over 20 years who will need to seek a full refund due to loss of income. Port Adelaide, North Melbourne, Melbourne, Geelong, Hawthorn and the Bulldogs all also had decreases. As of Monday night, the Blues have 64,270 members signed up for 2020, which is around 10,000 more than the same time last year. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE FULL MEMBERSHIP LADDER Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.