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China from the eyes of the cheer squad

Rachel McDonald reflects on her first adventure to Shanghai and says she'll definitely be heading back.

2:31pm  Jun 6, 2017

Shanghai success for Port Adelaide

Big win for Port in front of thousands of Chinese and Aussie fans.

5:38pm  May 14, 2017

Captain and coach record centuries

Planets align for Chinese milestones for Boak and Hinkley

5:21pm  May 13, 2017

Port signs MOU with three research institutions

Significant partnership to benefit high performance initiatives at Alberton.

11:49am  May 13, 2017

Ryder almost changed number!

#4 symbolises death in Chinese culture... but we hope Paddy kills it on Sunday!

9:24am  May 13, 2017

Shanghai 2017: Port welcomes TV deal

Sunday's game has the potential to be the most-watched in the history of the AFL.

3:27pm  May 12, 2017

In 2017, in a first for any major international sporting code, the AFL and Port Adelaide Football Club will  host a game in Shanghai as part of the Toyota AFL Premiership Season. This is a historic moment for  Australia, where we will celebrate the iconic elements of our lifestyle and culture, with the centrepiece  being ‘Australia’s Game’. China is our largest trading partner and our greatest source of tourism and,  through sports diplomacy, we see a tremendous opportunity to build a two-way bridge for commerce  between our countries using Australian football.

Sunday 14 May 2017

1.15pm (China Central Time), 2.45pm ACST / 3.15pm AEST

Gold Coast Suns v Port Adelaide 

Jiangwan Stadium, Shanghai, China

 

Broadcast

China: CCTV, Australia Plus network (Live)
Australia: Seven Network (Live nationally), simulcast on FOX FOOTY, National Radio live

With an estimated total unique audience of 4-5 million people across China and Australia, this will be one of the largest ever viewing audiences for an AFL home and away game and comparable to the broadcast  audience for the Toyota AFL Grand Final.

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