Overall the Fox Sports figures were down 14% compared with last year.
The ABC’s agreement with host broadcaster Fox Sports prevents it from airing any matches from the A-League finals series live.
The highest rating fixture of the weekend was the Thursday night clash between Geelong and Collingwood
The A-League will host the 27 remaining games over an action packed 34 days to round out the regular season, with the Finals Series to beginning on August 22 leading up to the Grand Final on August 30.
TV Blackbox understands the decision was made by Fox Sports to part way with Hill due to ongoing budget issues.
Fox Sports has signed a revised deal with Football Federation Australia ensuring it will remain as the host broadcaster until 2021
Football fans are in for an explosive weekend of football in Round 18 of the A-League (rebel Play Football Round) with a triple-header of mouth-watering derbies
The acquisition makes Discovery a major player in New Zealand’s free-to-air television market and includes the entertainment channels Three and Bravo
Joining the established ensemble cast is Bridie Carter (McLeod’s Daughters) and Luke Arnold (INXS: Never Tear Us Apart), plus the return of a River Boy.
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