Triple M has recorded the largest commercial AFL and NRL metro footy audience, delivering 47 per cent more audience compared to the closest commercial competitor, according to the GfK Survey 5 radio ratings results.
Triple M’s AFL coverage and expert commentary across Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth reported a cumulative audience of 626,000, while Triple M’s NRL coverage and commentary by the best has an audience of 471,000 across Sydney and Brisbane.
Triple M’s new all-local Rush Hour Drive shows across Australia this year, hosted by sporting legends and exceptional broadcasters, has been a stunning success reaching 868,000 people 10+ each week Mon-Fri 4-6pm.
SCA head of sports content, Ewan Giles, said: “Triple M’s footy coverage and sports shows continue to dominate adult listeners, with almost 50 per cent more audience compared to the closest commercial competitor. With the nation’s best line-up of league and AFL legends as our commentators, bringing listeners live and local broadcasts of all games, plus expert commentary, and pre- and post-game analysis, all delivered with Triple M’s unique irreverence, we are expecting more big things as finals kick off.”
SCA chief content officer, Dave Cameron, added: “We have a revered heritage of delivering the best footy coverage and commentary in the country and the ratings results demonstrate that formula is continuing to attract audiences. Those audiences come to Triple M via our radio stations and DAB+ but also via LiSTNR, with Triple M Footy AFL the ninth most popular podcast in the country and the number one sports podcast. Rush Hour with JB and Billy and The Howie Games are also among Australia’s top 20 podcasts.”