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Vintage Football Jumpers

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Vintage Football Jumpers are becoming a rarity as they become highly collectable for AFL football fans, historians and archivists.

Collingwood vintage jumper

Collingwood vintage jumper

Passionate footy fans seek to have a complete set of their clubs football jumpers, jerseys, or guernseys. Over a period of time these fans have seen many changes in the style, logos and designs of the jumper. It was originally made of knitted wool, then acrylic to the modern day polyester . A popular, modern style is the sleeveless variety replacing the more traditional long sleeved version of previous decades.

Magpies

Magpies

Magpies

Magpies

In 1996 the AFL changed its logo to the current one . Clubs have reinvented their team logos with rejigged mascots and revamped signage. What remains as a constant is the much revered team colours, the team name and  a version of the mascot.

Many Historians and Archivists are creating a curated collection  of the humble AFL football jersey, guernsey, jumper as a record of the games past, present and future. The older style jumpers, often much beloved of  football fans are growing in popularity and are becoming increasingly hard to find.

Magpies

Magpies

AFLW

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
AFL Carlton Blues Football Jumper

AFL Carlton Blues Football Jumper

The women's AFL competition AFLW commenced for 2018. The opening game was between traditional rivals Carlton and Collingwood,  at Ikon Stadium in Melbourne, friday, 2nd February.

Magpies Jumper

Magpies Jumper

Carlton defeated Collingwood in a fiercely fought battle by just eight points . Final scores were 22 points to 14 points. A large crowd of just under 20,000 excited fans went along to watch the game. The AFL were prepared for a large crowd after 2017 's lockout when many disappointed fans had to be turned away due to large numbers of attendees. The AFL instigated an overflow area with a big screen TV installed, and seating, to provide fans with a viewing area in case of lockout.

Baby Blue Guenrsey

Baby Blue Guernsey

It was a stellar opening to the AFL season and many fans including a large number of women attended the game all wearing their football jumpers, jerseys, guernseys.

magpies jumper

magpies jumper

Summer and Football Jumpers

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

When Summer finally arrives you can still wear your footy jumper. Its a casual, go anywhere, dress up or down ,essential piece of clothing, that doesn't need to be hidden away to languish in the wardrobe over the off season months. An outing, regardless of your afl teams on field performance in 2015 is always welcome. Even posing under the fancy name of guernsey or jersey, the humble footy jumper is a welcome addition at any function, party or social event. It doesn't even have to be an engagement

Bombers Jumper

Bombers Jumper

Magpies Jumper

Magpies Jumper

Saints

Saints Jumper

of note, the humble footy jumper is at home on the racetrack, the beach, the gym, or the drive in, in fact anywhere that people of like minds congregate. Give it a real treat this year and wear it to the Christmas party.

Tigers

Tigers Jumper

Dogs Jumper

Dogs Jumper

Now you can buy a new footy jumper, jersey, guernsey, on sale, at 18% off  RRP.

Roll the Dice

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

AFL Football Round 21 saw upset wins and losses . Essendon , vying for  a spot in the  eight  to play Finals Footy ,were thrashed by Carlton .  Collingwood were defeated by NMFC .Geelong beat StKilda , despite a third quarter surge by the Saints . Brisbane Lions beat the Adelaide Crows at the Gabba .

 

Round 22 saw even more upsets , when the Bombers were  thrashed by the Tigers , and the Suns annihilated the Blues . Collingwood were defeated by the Eagles and the Hawks took top spot , by defeating the Swans . NMFC were beaten by Freo in a fight for eighth spot .

Wouldn't be the end of the AFL Season without rumours of a coach sacking . Carlton Coach , Brett Ratten , is the current favourite after the Blues failed to make the Finals.

Fans will get along  to the last matchs of season 2012 this weekend , wearing their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys .

Its all in the Game

Monday, April 30th, 2012

AFL Footy  Anzac Day crowds , witnessed the titanic struggle , between the  Bombers and Magpies , with Collingwood winning by one point , making it their third straight Anzac day victory .

collingwood

collingwood

Hawks

Hawks

Elsewhere the Crows won the SA Derby over Port .  The Bulldogs won the battle of  " the Westies " , against GWS , watched  by the PM in Canberra . The Saints just held off the Demons in a rain slicked match at the " G " .  A highlight for footy fans , was Stephen Milne reaching his milestone 500 goal mark .

Carlton , the Cats , and Swans , continue on their winning way , and Richmond put up a good fight against the Eagles , but ultimately failed  .

Eagles

Eagles

saints vintage

saints vintage

Interstate ' newbies ' GWS , and GCFC , languish on the bottom of the ladder , winless , ironically along with Melbourne , one of Victoria's oldest clubs   .

Fans are loving the fast paced spectacle that is AFL Football , and enjoy getting to games , wearing their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys .   

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