Nationally, the NRL 2022 grand closing was down 1,000,000 viewers from final 12 months. Nonetheless, it was the one recreation on the town yesterday.
Just like the AFL grand closing, the ultimate and deciding recreation of the 2022 NRL season was a TV rankings flop. The AFL skilled a pointy fall in viewer numbers for the afternoon recreation 10 days in the past, with the entire viewers simply over 3 million for Seven. Final evening’s win by Penrith over Parramatta (its second premiership in succession) noticed a slide in viewer numbers of round 1 million in contrast with the 2022 recreation, which was performed in Brisbane.
The lack of 1,000,000 viewers will disappoint the NRL and 9. The viewers within the Sydney market slumped as effectively, regardless of the 2 greatest golf equipment within the metropolis enjoying within the decider.
The sport was watched by simply 2.36 million folks nationally, in opposition to 3.23 million a 12 months in the past. The metro viewers of 6.61 million was 600,000 fewer than the two.2 million in 2021. The regional viewers of 696,000 was about 400,000 fewer than final 12 months’s 1.03 million. The Sydney viewers final evening was 837,000, down on the 1.12 million who watched Penrith win a 12 months in the past.