It’s finally here: the long wait is over for @AFL fans all around the country as the 2015 season kicks-off with a blockbuster round of Easter long-weekend matches, and the best seats outside of the stadium are on Twitter.
While nothing beats being at the game sharing the footy thrills and atmosphere with your friends, family and fellow fans, the next best place to recreate the match day experience is on Twitter.
Twitter and @AFL — it’s like having a stadium in your pocket.
Whether it’s live scores, breaking news, behind-the-scenes access, insights from your favourite players, exclusive videos, stats or fantasy football updates you’re after, Twitter is the ideal footy partner to make sure you don’t miss a thing about the game you love.
As the players and clubs fine tuned their preparations for the new season, the @AFL have been treating fans to Tweets of instant video replays and GIFs throughout the #NABChallenge, and they will continue to ensure fans see can experience the biggest moments from every game within seconds on Twitter:
To give you a taste of the type of @AFL access you can only get on Twitter throughout the season, here’s a selection of great Tweets from the clubs and players as they completed another gruelling pre-season.
To help you get your 2015 season on Twitter off to an easy start, the @AFL has created some handy Twitter Lists to help you find some of the best accounts. Check out their lists and follow your favourite club, players and photographers to enjoy all their updates throughout the season.
We’ve all been eagerly waiting for the start of the new season, so make sure you do your bit and get involved in round one by Tweeting your support and don’t forget to include the official match day hashtags:
It’s set to be another amazing @AFL season, and what better way to start it than with a massive long weekend weekend festival of football, so stock up on your footy favourites, hit the couch and watch all the action unfold on the telly and and on Twitter.
Does your team have what it takes to win the flag and send the perfect glory Tweet in October, or will the Hawks be Tweeting a mighty #ThreePeat?