grand final 2011

Non-Grand Final HD Broadcasts Didn't Set Australia On Fire

In our guide to watching this year’s grand final broadcasts, we noted that there were no live HD broadcasts taking place, with both Nine and Ten electing not to simulcast on their existing HD channels. But just how many people were watching the programming which did show up on those channels instead?


Our Total Grand Final 2011 Survival Guide

Whether you favour Aussie rules, rugby league or don’t care at all, these posts will help you make the most of a massive weekend of sport.

How To Bluff Your Way Through A Grand Final Conversation [Lifehacker]

How To Watch The 2011 Grand Finals From Anywhere [Lifehacker]

12 Gadgets For Footy Grand Finals: The Practical And The Bizarre [Gizmodo]

AFL/NRL Grand Final Tell Us Damnit Special [Kotaku]

Grand Finals 2011 Party: Can You Do It Online? [Gizmodo]

How To Fix Your Post-Grand-Final Hangover [Lifehacker]

Minecraft: AFL Grand Final Edition [Kotaku]

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How To Fix Your Post-Grand-Final Hangover

Whether your favoured team suffers an epic victory or a shameful defeat, large amounts of drinking often follow the grand final. Ensure you’re vaguely functional come Saturday and Sunday morning with our hangover minimisation tips.


How To Watch The 2011 Grand Finals From Anywhere

Can you watch the AFL Grand Final in HD? Can you catch the NRL Grand Final from overseas? From free-to-air to internet, here are the options (such as they are) for catching the sporting action this weekend.


How To Bluff Your Way Through A Grand Final Conversation

This weekend sees the grand finals for both the AFL and NRL, so the topic of football is going to be hard to escape. Here are a few basic conversational gambits if you have no interest whatsoever but don’t want to confess your ignorance.