Written by AFL Online on 4th Jun 2019
We are now already almost half way through the 2019 AFL Premiership season and it’s time take a look at each of the clubs membership totals in comparison to last year. With a few clubs still yet to release their totals so far for this season, the total club members would be well over a million.
Richmond continue to lead the pack in membership numbers, already eclipsing their record total of 100,726 members from last season. While reigning premiers West Coast are yet to release their numbers, one would suggest they have surged into second position after their 2019 success.
The Crows appear to be well ahead of last years totals, with over 12,000 more members prior to the season, however they were accused of fudging the numbers by former Port Adelaide star Kane Cornes.
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* Last official update as of December 2018
Carlton supporters continued to buy in on Brendon Bolton despite a poor 2018, surpassing 60,000 members. However, after just one win so far this season, Bolton was sacked after round 11.
The GWS Giants continue to slowly build their membership base after three successive years of finals footy, while the Gold Coast Suns struggle to make any inroads eight years after their record membership in their debut year.
Stay tuned for updates on membership numbers as they are officially released across the season.