Tuesday 4 October, 2016
Following on from the recent ratings success that saw 1116 SEN secure the number one spot for their Friday night AFL coverage with men 25-54, the station has stamped their position as Melbourne’s Home of Sport by today announcing their most comprehensive sport coverage ever across the summer.
Sport never stops at 1116 SEN and listeners can expect expert and detailed coverage of a number of codes including the Hyundai A-League, the Spring Racing Carnival, the National Basketball League, Golf, the 2016 NAB AFL Trade period and the 2016 NAB AFL Rising Stars Draft.
The station is excited to be broadcasting all Melbourne Victory FC and Melbourne City FC games in the 2016/17 Hyundai A-League season – building on the 2015/16 season in which only home games were broadcast.
Coverage of the 2016 Spring Racing Carnival season includes all major Saturday Spring Racing meets in Melbourne from September through to March, Friday night meets at Moonee Valley Racing Club, and the expert team will be on-site at Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day, BMW Caulfield Cup, William Hill Cox Plate Carnival, AAMI Victoria Derby Day and Emirates Melbourne Cup.
With the NBL season launching this week, 1116 SEN is proud to be partnering with Melbourne United who finished the 2015/16 season on top of the ladder. The station will bring listeners all of the excitement from Melbourne United, broadcasting 10 games from October to February.
For the first time, listeners will be treated to extensive coverage of The World Cup of Golf with 1116 SEN securing an exclusive broadcast partnership with the 2016 tournament.
Running from the 23rd – 27th of November at Kingston Heath Golf Course in Victoria, 1116 SEN will have a massive presence and unprecedented access to the tournament.
Ex-pro golfer and half of 1116 SEN’s Drive show The Run Home, Mark Allen, will also be on ground to offer expert comment and insight as local favourites, Jason Day and Adam Scott, World No. 1 and 7 respectively, take on the best golfers in the world.
The footy never stops on 1116 SEN with extensive coverage of the 2016 NAB Trade period keeping listeners up to date with all the player moves.
Anthony Hudson, Terry Wallace, Brett Anderson and the team will be providing up to the minute reports from trade SENtral from Monday 10 October, culminating in a live broadcast from Etihad Stadium on the final day of Trade - Thursday 20 October.
1116 SEN will be live from Sydney for the 2016 NAB Rising Stars Draft on Friday 25 November, with a team of experts dissecting every pick.
Then from February, live footy returns with the debut season of the AFL women’s league, followed by the 2017 NAB Challenge – with every game from every corner of the country on 1116 SEN, Melbourne’s home of footy.
General Manager at 1116 SEN, Cathy Thomas, is thrilled to offer listeners such comprehensive sport coverage across the summer months.
“There is no other station in Melbourne where listeners can get expert commentary and analysis of such a wide-ranging number of sports,” said Thomas.
“We are looking forward to a fantastic summer of broadcast and have the very best team on hand to cater to all listeners and their varying sporting preferences.”
For more information please visit www.sen.com.au
For further information, please contact TLA on behalf of 1116 SEN:
Clare Fox +61 402 646 324 | +61 3 9816 5542
Pippa Burgess +61 439 928 009 | +61 3 9816 5549