Personal actions

Feb 18, 2013

Q. If players in a sporting team you supported were found to have taken performance enhancing drugs would you -

 

Total

AFL

NRL

Cricket

Soccer

Basket
-ball

Attend fewer games

27%

26%

25%

33%

24%

28%

Stop attending games altogether

19%

16%

20%

23%

20%

21%

Watch fewer games on TV

28%

23%

27%

34%

23%

33%

Stop watching games on TV altogether

15%

9%

16%

18%

17%

26%

Change my support to another team

18%

7%

18%

19%

22%

23%

26% of AFL followers said if players in their team were found to have taken performance enhancing drugs they would attend fewer games and 23% said they would watch fewer games on TV. However, only 9% said they would stop watching games on TV altogether and only 7% said they would change their support to another team.

NRL (18%) and soccer (22%) followers were more likely to change their support to another team.