How the A-League TV deal compares

Tim Cahill (left) Buddy Franklin (centre) and Greg Inglis (right). Source: Getty Images

Football Federation Australia has announced a multi-million dollar TV deal for the A-League but how does it compare to the other codes and their deals in Australia.

1 - AFL - $2.5 billion over six years (2017-2022) = $417 million a year

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2 - NRL - $1.8 billion over five years (2018-2022) = $360 million a year

3 - Australia's International Cricket matches - $400 million over five years (2013–2017) = $80 million a year

4 - Premier League - $186 million over three years (2016-2018) = $62 million a year*

5 - A-League - $346 million over six years (2016-2023) = $57.6 million a year**

6 - ARU - $285 million over five years (2016-2020) = $57 million a year

7 - Big Bash Cricket - $100 million over five years (2013–2017) = $20 million a year

As reported by Australian Financial Review - only referring to the Australian broadcast rights, not worldwide.

** A-League's free-to-air component to be negotiated early in 2017

 

Source AAP