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AFL Finals Football

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

It is the moment most ardent footy fans have waited for all year. It is the conclusion to a gruelling 2019 round of home and away matches of the 2019 Football Fixture when teams play for the ultimate accolade of 2019 Premiers. Eight teams are poised and are training thoroughly and exhaustively to be match fit for the first round of finals this weekend.

 

Giants

Giants

Can the Western Bulldogs win against Greater Western Sydney and re-ignite their fairy tale premiership of 2016 playing from the unpopular spot of seventh on the ladder. Will the Bombers find the Eagles unbeatable at home in Perth after a laudable finish at eighth spot.

Geelong Football Club Guernsey

Geelong Football Club Guernsey

Western Bulldogs

Western Bulldogs

Dreams and hopes will fall and rise on the bounce of the Sherrin but loyal fans adorned in their beloved teams AFL Football Jumpers, Jerseys, Guernseys will be barracking voraciously willing the mighty warriors to victory.

AFL Essendon Football Club

AFL Essendon Football Club

Finals Footy

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

The end of the 2018 home and away fixture of AFL matches saw mixed results . The reigning premiers the Tigers had a small victory over the feisty Bulldogs, the Hawks beat the Swans in a close game, Collingwood just beat Fremantle, and the Demons thrashed Greater Western Sydney.

Greater Western Sydney  guernsey

Greater Western Sydney guernsey

The finals Season begins on Thursday night at Melbourne's MCG  when the Tigers play the Hawks in what should be a thrilling battle. In another epic struggle Geelong play Melbourne on Friday night at the MCG in a mighty elimination final. Melbourne who haven't played finals footy for some time will be hoping to play through to the next round of finals matches. Geelong always a tenacious opponent will be hard to beat.

Melbourne Football Club 150 year anniversary Guernsey

Melbourne Football Club 150 year anniversary Guernsey

 

Ticketek, the main seller of finals tickets became embroiled in controversy after their site failed to function and fans were unable to purchase tickets on Tuesday morning as advertised.  Sales have now been pushed back to Wednesday .

Geelong Football Club Guernsey

Geelong Football Club Guernsey

Fans will be along at all the games wearing their football jumpers, jerseys, guernseys hoping their team will have a successful 2018 Finals Campaign.

AFL Football Season 2018

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

The AFL Football Season 2018 has begun. A series of matches will be played out over the Easter break . This included an historic game between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the St Kilda Saints on Good Friday. Traditionally no AFL Games were played on Good Friday.

Cats Vintage Football Jumper

Cats Vintage Football Jumper

 

In 2017 the North Melbourne Kangaroos played the Western Bulldogs on the first Good Friday match up. The North Melbourne Kangaroos had long advocated for a match on this day and were duly rewarded by the AFL by being the first team selected to play .

 

Vintage Tigers Footy Jumper

Vintage Tigers Footy Jumper

This has changed and the AFL now schedules a match for this day with North Melbourne playing opposing sides. Many fans get along to games over the Easter Break including games on Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

 

proud 150th anniversary jumper

proud 150th anniversary jumper

Interstate sides have fared well in Round 2 of the footy fixture with wins to the Dockers, Suns, Giants and Crows. The Adelaide Crows playing at home defeated the Richmond Tigers in a rematch of the 2017 Premiership Game. 

Footy Jumpers are Memories

Footy Jumpers are Memories

A huge crowd is expected a the MCG on Easter Monday when popular local Teams the Hawthorn Hawks and Geelong Cats play in a highly anticipated closely fought battle.

Eagles Clash Strip

Eagles Clash Strip

Record crowds of fans are expected to all Easter Games many wearing their football jumpers, jerseys, guernseys.

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 .

Grand Final Parade

Friday, September 30th, 2011
No Saints this year

No Saints this year

Parts of Melbourne's  CBD will be closed for todays AFL Finals Parade . A cavalcade of Geelong and Collingwood players , will travel down city streets , wearing their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys .The predicted cold , showery weather , will prevent some fans from attending the parade , and stop the players from walking the meet and greet .

Tigers for 2012 Parade ?

Tigers for 2012 Parade ?

Further cold weather is forecast for Saturdays Grand Final with low temperatures ,  rain and hail expected . Those Fans , lucky enough to get seats , albeit out in the open at the MCG , will need to wear waterproof football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys .
Can Collingwood go back to back ? Or will the Cats take the Cup home to Geelong ?

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