Triple M Footy returns for 2021 with new names on the commentary line up

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• This year marks Triple M’s 25th year of coverage

The 2021 AFL season returned last week and, marking its 25th year of coverage, Triple M will continue its live and local commentary across all key games and AFL focused radio programs which are available for all footy fans across the country.

Newcomers to the Triple M Footy family this year include ex Hawthorn player, Jason Dunstall and ex St Kilda player, Nick Riewoldt.

Jason, aka ‘The Chief’, is returning to the M’s this year and will join Luke Darcy, Mark Howard, Nathan Brown and Damian Barrett for the Triple M Footy Friday Huddle ahead of the biggest games of the round. Riewoldt will be providing special commentary on select matches across the Triple M Footy season, along with co-hosting The Rush Hour with Billy Brownless when James Brayshaw is on leave.

Triple M’s Rush Hour Drive programs are aired across Australia. Each weekday, the likes of key industry names and legends of the sport including, Billy Brownless, Lachy Reid, Andrew Jarman, Andrew Embley and Bernie Vince breakdown the latest in sports news. Listeners get an insider view into the world of Aussie sport, all available on the Triple M Network and the LiSTNR app.

Triple M will cover all key games right up until the final siren of the Grand Final on September 25. Triple M Footy’s AFL call team is made up of the sport’s legends including Luke Darcy, James Brayshaw, Xavier Ellis and Dale Thomas.

SCA head of sports content, Ewan Giles, said: “Triple M is blessed to have some of the biggest names in the game on our commentary team. We take the game seriously, but not ourselves and that’s what Triple M footy listeners want.”

As it celebrates its silver anniversary this year, Triple M Footy continues its partnerships this year with AFL clubs the Adelaide Crows and the Fremantle Dockers. Providing meaningful and effective content integration, supplemented by commercial activity ensuring a high frequency of message with the nationally engaged audience, Harvey Norman is the latest addition to a list of Triple M’s AFL partners including, McDonald’s, Rheem, CBUS Super, and IGA Liquor.

SCA national head of sport and partnerships, Trevor Crook, said: “The long term nature of our many partners speaks to the return on investment of our offering. Put simply, Triple M Footy provides all partners with an effective, engaging and truly national seven month communication platform, at scale.”

Triple M Footy coverage and Triple M’s dedicated sports programs are available to listen on the Triple M Network and via the LiSTNR app.

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