Why the AFL is paying lip service to women's sport

    Press/Media: Expert Comment


    This article criticises the AFL for its exploitation of women footballers. In establishing a women's competition the AFL is paying women players under their market value. Given that they are providing the AFL and media networks with sports content during the deadest period of the year, the article argues the players deserve far more that the miserly amounts on offer.

    Period12 Nov 2016

    Media contributions


    Media contributions


    • Sport
    • AFL
    • women's football
    • media
    • player payment
    • gender