Not Your Usual Game: Esports Future in Professional League

With safety restrictions impacting the way Australians watch live sports and leagues being cancelled in recent weeks, many are wondering how to get their sports fix. Professional sporting bodies like the AFL and NRL are looking for ways to keep their fans engaged and players participating. There’s one option that may be a goal winner: esports.

Esports is mostly associated with games like Fortnite and League of Legends, but is there a chance of your usual footy game taking place online?

The Daily was joined by Dr Michelle O’Shea, Senior Lecturer in Sport Management at Western University Sydney, to talk more about esports potential in our sporting leagues.

For more details you can read Dr Michelle O’Shea’s article on The Conversation.

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