Archive for January, 2012

New Tiger in the Tank

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Popular AFL Club , Richmond Tigers , have a new tiger mascot for season 2012. It is a black and yellow tiger ,with a body in a jungle like environment and replaces the old style tigers head mascot .

tigers vintage jumper

tigers vintage jumper

tigers footy jumper

tigers footy jumper

The Lions in a similiar action replaced their Lion mascot several seasons ago . By using Lions and Tigers as mascots, Brisbane and Richmond hope to be successful hunters and predators on the football field , just as their mascots are in the jungle.

A football jumper, can be dated by the style of its mascot , and those fans with vintage and retro football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys , proudly wear them to the Game , displaying how long they have been a fan of their club.

tigers retro jumper

tigers retro jumper

Footy’s on way Back

Friday, January 20th, 2012

With less than a month to the AFL NAB Cup,  fans are itching to drag on their  football jumper , jersey , guernsey and get along to support their teams . The ball bounces for the first games on 17 February .

vintage melb jumper

vintage melb jumper

GWS will play NRL convert , Israel Folau, in the inaugral Sydney derby against the Swans , Round 1 , ANZ Stadium , Sydney.

Collingwood , with 3 new recruits on board , including a North Queenslander and an Irishman , climbed Cradle Mountain , in Tassies wilderness , under new coach Nathan Buckley’s tough regime.

The Saints , capping off a difficult 2011 , have recorded a large financial loss for last season .

Richmond Tigers , have recruited a new , 2. 02 tall metre ruckman , and welcome Jack Riewoldt back , following four operations over the Summer .

vintage tigers jumper

vintage tigers jumper

Mark Neeld , new Demons Coach , will announce their leadership group ahead of the NAB Cup .

29 days to kick off and counting , for ardent AFL Fans everywhere , who can’t wait for that first bounce of the Sherrin , and the wearing of the old familiar football jumper .

AFL Football News

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Footy news includes , ex Saint Xavier Clarke taking on a role as indigenous players advisor to the AFL , and Adem Yze , ex Demon , becoming an assistant coach at Hawthorn .

Hawks

Hawks

 

saints

saints

The Federal Government has given $15 million dollars to upgrade the Blundstone arena , in Hobart, where the Kangaroos , will play 3 matches in season 2012 .

Ben Cousins , troubled former AFL player , is again having health problems, seemingly associated with his drug abuse . Mick Malthouse , ex- Magpies coach, states he was warned Cousins may relapse in season 2009 , prior to Cousins recruitment to the Richmond Tigers .

ESSENDON

ESSENDON

Geelong forward James Podsiadly will probably miss the NAB Cup following shoulder surgery , in the off season , but hopes to be back at the start of the 2012 AFL Season . Similiarily Chris Judd, Carlton Captain , has has shoulder surgery and is now back in full training .

carlton

carlton

The NAB Cup starts on 17 February , with football fans keen to watch their teams compete , whilst wearing,

WCE

WCE

their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys.

AFL Islands Footy

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

New Zealand Hawks , have won the 2011 Youth AFL Oceania Cup Grand Final, beating Nauru by 21 points in Suva, Fiji on Saturday. The best player was a New Zealander , Shem Tatupu. AFL stars, Nic Natinui and Israel Folau have been cheering the locals on .

Island footy

Island footy

Hawks in NZ

Hawks in NZ

Countries involved in the series include Tonga ,Vanuatu , Fiji , PNG , NZ and Nauru. The Aussies , the Flying Boomerangs , played an exhibition match against Oceania  , winning very convincingly .

Oceania and South Pacific will field teams in the 2012 NSW  State Trials and NAB AFL Under-16 Championships.

AFL Football , currently enjoying the break prior to the 2012 Competition, is making inroads into the Oceania / South Pacific region . Will we see Islanders of the calibre of Natinui , joining the AFL competition ?. Fans would welcome their inclusion , and enjoy the spectacle , whilst wearing their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys   .

WCE 's Natinui's Jumper

WCE 's Natinui's Jumper

AFL Football Jumper in hiding ?

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Is the AFL Football Jumper in hiding during the long , hot summer months ?

 

new Hawks

new Hawks

Yes and No . Diehard fans , have been spotted wearing the sleeveless model to the beach , pool , bbq or pub . Newer styles of football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys are made from lightweight , breathable , stringently engineered , and expertly designed synthetic fabrics . They  fit like a second skin , absorb sweat , and let the wearer breathe through the hottest , balmiest summer day .

The traditional , old style , vintage and retro woolen or acrylic knitted football jumpers , are usually retired for the summer . They are packed lovingly away by owners , to be proudly unfurled , when a nip is in the air , and the first bounce of the Sherrin , is promised for the 2012 fixture .

retro cricket jersey

retro cricket jersey

footy

footy

Traditional Blues

Traditional Blues

classic Saints

classic Saints

vintage Barwon Heads

vintage Barwon Heads

Whatever style , shape , size , construction , or colour , your football jumper , jersey , guernsey is , it is a piece of easily recognisable footy memorabilia . Popular in the on , or off season , it still has the ability to turn heads and provide comfortable apparel .

modern Eagles

modern Eagles

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