Fox Footy

After a record-breaking pre-season, Foxtel today unveiled FOX FOOTY’s full expert team, show and game day coverage, including every game of every round, plus all finals games leading into the Grand Final, LIVE in HD and ad-break free during play.

Carlton superstar Eddie Betts will make his move into game day commentary on the dedicated AFL channel and Melbourne gun Christian Petracca joins the AFL 360 team alongside Jack RiewoldtAdam Treloar and Betts for Players Night.

When I started playing AFL footy I hated talking to the media. Going to FOX FOOTY is like going back to school with the big dogs like Jonathan Brown and Nick Riewoldt,” said Betts.

Hosted by Garry LyonSarah JonesKelli Underwood and Kath Loughnan FOX FOOTY’S weekend of live action begins before the first siren sounds every round and continues until the locker rooms are empty on a Sunday.

Every coach will again join Gerard Whateley and Mark Robinson and the AFL 360 team on Monday nights ahead of a huge week of big name guests.

On The Couch celebrates its twentieth year on air with original host Gerard Healy still at the helm. He is joined by the biggest names in the game, Lyon, Jonathan Brown and Nick Riewoldt.

Dermott Brereton will host new show Dermie Delivers – a weekly look back at two of the biggest stars and their best games.

The First Crack will beat everyone else to the finish line on Thursdays and Fridays after the game and on Sundays after Bounce. The revolving panel of FOX FOOTY experts will offer fans their first fix on all games and stories.

Anthony HudsonDavid King and Brereton will begin the biggest day of footy with Saturday Countdown

Saturday Stretch after Saturday Footy on FOX will round out the night for footy fans. Loughnan, Brad JohnsonJordan Lewis and Tom Morris will provide the best wrap of the day.

Bounce host Jason Dunstall will wrangle the loose Andrew GazeCameron MooneySharni Norder and Bernie Vince as they make the whole family laugh on Sunday nights.

FOX FOOTY and Kayo will for the first time ever also offer game day Minis for all nine games. The shortened version of the match allows fans to catch up on all the action and highlights in less than 20 minutes.

 “FOX FOOTY is back with all our shows, including AFL 360, and we are incredibly pleased to have Eddie Betts and Christian Petracca join our line-up.  We have a commentary and production team that’s the best in the business, and with no ad-breaks during play, fans know that FOX FOOTY is the go-to place for all the 2021 season football action,” FOX SPORTS Executive Director Steve Crawley said.

FOX FOOTY’s unrivalled commentary team includes the biggest names in the business: Adam Papalia, Adam Treloar, Alastair Lynch, Andrew Gaze, Anthony Hudson, Ben Dixon, Bernie Vince, Brad Johnson, Brenton Speed, Cameron Mooney, Christian Petracca, David King, Dermott Brereton, Dwayne Russell, Eddie Betts, Garry Lyon, Gerard Healy, Gerard Whateley, Jack Riewoldt, Jason Dunstall, Jon Ralph, Jonathan Brown, Jordan Lewis, Katherine Loughnan, Kelli Underwood, Leigh Montagna, Mark Ricciuto, Mark Robinson, Mike Sheahan, Nick Dal Santo, Nick Riewoldt, Sarah Jones, Sharni Norder, Tom Morris



AFL Tonight 7pm

AFL 360 at 7.30pm

On The Couch at 8.30pm


AFL Tonight 7pm

AFL 360 7.30pm


AFL Tonight 7pm

AFL 360 7.30pm

Dermie Delivers 8.30pm


Thursday Night Footy on FOX (game)

The First Crack (after the footy)


AFL Tonight 7pm

Friday Night Footy on FOX (game)

The First Crack (after the footy)


Saturday Countdown

Super Saturday (games)

Saturday Stretch (after the footy)


Sunday Footy on FOX (games)

Bounce (after the footy)

The First Crack (after Bounce)

Seven Network

We just love the footy. And it’s all LIVE and FREE on Seven.

The Toyota AFL Finals Series, the Toyota AFL Grand Final exclusively, the Brownlow Medal, the AFLW season and the AFLW Grand Final, VFL, SANFL, WAFL, the EJ Whitten Legends game and of course Toyota AFL Premiership Season on Thursday Night, Friday Night, Saturday Night and Sunday Afternoon Football are all on Seven in 2019.

The much-loved Front Bar, Game Day, The Kick and Talking Footy also return.

Australia's favourite callers Bruce McAvaney, Brian Taylor, James Brayshaw, Luke Darcy, Hamish McLachlan, and Basil Zempilas are back with experts including Leigh Matthews, Jimmy Bartel, Matthew Richardson, Daisy Pearce, Cameron Ling, Wayne Carey, Abbey Holmes, Tim Watson and more.

Together they are the biggest names in football – and they'll all be at the home of football, Seven.

Seven Network Programs

Your Home of Footy

In 2021, Seven is again the only place where all Australians can enjoy live and free Thursday Night, Friday Night, Saturday Night and Sunday Afternoon Football, including all of the season’s blockbuster games, the 2021 AFL Grand Final exclusively, every AFL Final, the Brownlow Medal count, the AFLW season and AFLW Grand Final, VFL, SANFL and WAFL. Fans in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia can also watch every game involving teams from their home states live and free.

Football’s most star-studded line-up has returned in 2021, including the game’s best group of callers: Brian Taylor, James Brayshaw, Hamish McLachlan and Luke Darcy. Expert commentators Luke Hodge, Wayne Carey, Daisy Pearce, Matthew Richardson, Jobe Watson, Leigh Matthews, Tim Watson, Cameron Ling, Jimmy Bartel and Abbey Holmes are also back, while Abbey Gelmi, Jacqui Felgate, Jude Bolton, Xavier Ellis, Mark Soderstrom, Jason Bennett, Nigel Carmody and Campbell Brown round out football’s best team.

In a massive bonus for fans, two of the game’s biggest superstars – West Coast high-flyer Nic Naitanui and revered Geelong skipper Joel Selwood – will make guest appearances in the Seven commentary box throughout the season.

Fan favourites The Front Bar and Armchair Experts also return, while Seven has also introduced two brand-new shows in 2021, Sunday Footy Fest, a comprehensive wrap that has your entire Sunday of footy covered, and the Heater and Daisy Show featuring premiership teammates and footy mavericks Heath Shaw and Dale Thomas.

7NEWS will bring fans all the latest footy developments throughout the season, including exclusive access to team selections each round.

Seven Network Programs

The Front Bar
Happy hour has been extended in 2021, with everyone’s favourite footy show, The Front Bar, again kick-starting the round each week. Join Mick Molloy, Sam Pang and Andy Maher as they share a laugh about the week in footy and catch up with stars of yesteryear and today.

Sunday Footy Fest

In 2021, for the first time, every Sunday fans can look forward to a mega day of live and free footy, as Abbey Gelmi hosts a comprehensive wrap of all the day’s action, including the AFLW, VFL and AFL matches of the day, and the round’s highlights and news.

Armchair Experts

Post-match on Friday nights, Adam Cooney and Cam Luke settle in on the sofa and offer viewers their unique take on the match of the round.

Heater and Daisy Show

Seven is this year unleashing premiership teammates Heath Shaw and Dale Thomas in the brand-new Heater and Daisy Show, where the footy mavericks give fans an unfiltered view of the game's biggest stories every Monday night.