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Its Footy Time

Friday, March 21st, 2014

The home and away AFL 2014 Football Season has commenced . Flag contenders Fremantle thrashed Collingwood , in the first game of the year . In the Harbour City , Greater Western Sydney beat their fellow Sydneysiders , the  Swans . In Queensland , the Suns beat the Tigers . Last Sunday night in Melbourne , Port Adelaide defeated Carlton . Thursday night footy saw Geelong hold off Adelaide to be victorious .  Could the 2014 season be one where the interstaters steal the flag ?

vintage melb jumper

vintage melb jumper

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sainters

sainters

Friday night footy should be riveting between the Bombers and Kangaroos ,  in the wake of Tania Hird's spurious claims on the ABC , concerning her husband's involvement in the the illegal supplements saga.

Vintage Tigers Footy Jumper

Vintage Tigers Footy Jumper

The games to complete the round include the Hawks vs the Lions in Tasmania , the Saints play Melbourne on Saturday night , and the Eagles take on the Bulldogs at home in the West on Sunday .

 

Bombers Football Jumper

Bombers Football Jumper

 

Controversy is already rife in the AFL with the Hird saga being reprised , Buddy Franklin being cited as an overpaid bad boy of the Swans , and the cancellation of the cost of living allowance to Swans players . Are the Hirds bigger than the Game ? can the Crows afford Dangerfield , will the Saints win any games , and why doesn't North want rival teams to play their theme song before battle . Can Demetriou segue into comfortable retirement at the end of 2014 ? Will the invaders steal the ultimate prize of AFL Premiers , and can Richmond force an end to Jake Kings friendship with bikie gangster , Toby Mitchell .

 

AFL footy has got off to a ripping start , Season 2014 promises much , and fans are along for a bumpy ride wearing their new , old , preloved , vintage ,and retro football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys .

 

fitzroy

fitzroy

Silly Season for the AFL?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Silly Season for the AFL?

A Grand Final in October . No wait , make that a second Grand Final , as the first was a draw.

Geelong Football Club , have called a news conference which hinted at answers to supporters questions.

Gary Ablett, is expected to reveal he is moving to the Gold Coast Suns today , Wednesday 29th September 2010.

Mark Thompson,  Coach  of Geelong , has not said whether he will continue to coach Geelong, beyond this season and will make a decision by weeks end .

James Hird , former Essendon player , has advised he will coach the Bombers in 2011 , finally ending weeks of speculation.

The AFL , has advised , there will be no public tickets available , for sale, to the replay. All available seating has been snapped up by fans , keen to see a rematch of last Saturdays spectacular clash, between the Magpies and Saints.

Weather conditions ,are tipped to be good, with the MCG weather predicted to be 21 degrees and mostly sunny . Will the gods smile  on the rampaging Magpies,  or is it the sublime Saints turn to  shine ?

Vintage Saints

Vintage Saints

It promises to be another epic battle with both teams prepared to play to a result . Record numbers of fans will be there wearing their teams jumpers , jerseys , guernseys , to cheer their teams.

The stage is set for a spectacular Re - Match , can't wait , bring it on !

Style of Jumper

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

There are three styles of modern jumper , jersey , guernsey .

The sleeveless style which has no sleeves .

The long sleeve style which has long sleeves .

And the short sleeve style which has short sleeves.

Few players wear long sleeve jumpers in the modern game .

Memorable players who wore one in recent times were Matthew Lapin ,Carlton Blues player . Another famous wearer was James Hird , Essendon Bombers Captain.

Most modern players wear the sleeveless style.

This is in stark contrast to the old style players who mainly wore long sleeve woolly jumpers , jerseys , guernseys.

The short sleeve style of jumper , jersey , guernsey is usually worn for training purposes.

Sleeveless , long sleeved , or short sleeved ?

A football jumper , jersey , guernsey is usually worn with pride whatever the style .
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long sleeves

long sleeves

short sleeves

short sleeves

sleeveless

sleeveless

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