AFL breaks crowd record for third season

The AFL has broken its attendance record for the third-straight year.

Sunday's crowd at the MCG for the Richmond-Brisbane game took the season total to 6,894,771, with the Sunday twilight game at Adelaide Oval between Port Adelaide and Fremantle to come.

It tops last year's regular season total of 6,894,770, while the 2017 figure was 6,732,601