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Super Netball's Inaugural Round Draws 850,000 Australian Viewers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 22 / 17

The inaugural round of Super Netball "reached 850,000 Australians and the sport is on track to enjoy a huge 150% lift in commercial backing this season," according to Arvind Hickman of AD NEWS. Ratings over the weekend included average national audiences of 175,000 (peak 305,000) for the Melbourne V...

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