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Foxtel confident over A$7.5m grant for under-represented sports coverage

Orla O'Dwyer of the Lions is tackled by Kerryn Harrington of the Blues during the AFLW Semi Final match (by Daniel Pockett/AFL Photos/Getty Images)

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel has said it is “confident” it will meet the conditions necessary to secure the latest tranche of a federal government grant designed to support the broadcast of under-represented sports.

Foxtel is required to broadcast sports such as women’s Aussie rules football, basketball and soccer as part of an A$30m (€17.8m/$19.3m) grant bestowed by the government back in 2017.

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