Advertising In AFL Is Ruining Spectacle

Advertising In AFL Is Ruining Spectacle

While we’re more of an NRL office, when we stumbled across these musings from journalist Ryan Hartwig on The Roar, we were intrigued. Check out his queries below. The full piece is available on The Roar.

This story was originally published by The Roar

As minor and seemingly insignificant as it may appear to be, I noticed something in both the 2015 AFL season and now the 2016 season, which is three rounds underway. 

Does anybody else find the constantly moving advertising disruptive and distracting at matches?

While you are the game, but more particularly, when you are watching on TV, this unnecessary advertising ploy becomes quite frustrating.

Your mind is constantly wandering with the ridiculous adverts moving in the background, which move at quite a speed.

What it further led me to wonder is, what do the guys that are actually on the ground think of it? Does it bother them? Is there any real need for it to be constantly moving?

Read the full article from Ryan Hartwig on The Roar here.