A look at the Facebook & Twitter stats for @AFL & @NRL

Another footy season comes to an end in Australia with the AFL & NRL Grand Finals this weekend.  Each year we check in with Facebook and Twitter to see how the teams stack up.

Some stats that jumped out at us:

Please look back at previous analysis of AFL and NRL social media numbers in 20142013 comparing leagues around the world and 2011 (battle for social media fans back in March 2011) and (September 2011) as well as SSMI in 2010 in AFL.

AFL on Facebook & Twitter

AFL Social Media Numbers 2015

NRL on Facebook & Twitter

NRL Social Media Numbers 2015
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AFL & NRL on Facebook

NRL Teams Over 300000 Facebook Fans300K Facebook Fans AFL TeamsAFL teams with 200000 Facebook FansNRL Teams with over 200K Facebook fansNRL Teams with over 200K Facebook fansAFL reaching 3.1M Facebook fans

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NRL & AFL on Twitter

NRL Teams With 60K Twitter FansSix AFL Teams with 60000 Twitter fansNRL Teams with less than 40,000 fans on TwitterAFL Teams Under 40000 TwitterAFL Club Twitter fans approaching 1MNRL Club totals over 700K on Twitter

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Way to go Sports Geek clients

We work with the big NRL clubs on FacebookOn AFL our clients lead the way on FacebookOur clients know how to tweet as well in NRLOn AFL our clients lead the way on Twitter
2017-09-17T19:07:40+00:00

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