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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

Commemorative Football Guernseys, Jerseys, Jumpers

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

Commemorative Football Guernseys, Jerseys, Jumpers are used by the AFL Football Clubs to mark a special event. This could include their participation in an historical event such as the Anzac Day Game or involvement in a Mothers Day Match or Indigenous Round Matches.

 

demons

demons

Other significant occasions may be Club Anniversaries to mark the length of time a club has been in the AFL League.

 

Melbourne Football Club 150 year anniversary Guernsey

Melbourne Football Club 150 year anniversary Guernsey

One such significant anniversary Football Guernsey, Jersey, Jumper is the AFL Melbourne Demons 150 years Guernsey. It is unusually coloured in silver red and navy with the special logo of 150 years 1858 - 2008  on front .

proud 150th anniversary jumper

proud 150th anniversary jumper

Over time these AFL Football Guernseys, Jerseys, Jumpers have become harder to source and loyal fans regard them as a true collectors item. The ardent AFL Football Fan will often own a series of these AFL Football Guernseys, Jerseys, Jumpers which are a visceral history of their Clubs significant matches and participation in milestone events.

 

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AFL Football Jumpers, Jerseys, Guernseys are Multi Seasonal

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Summer is here. No need to pack up your  favourite AFL Football jumpers, jerseys, guernseys. The current modern style of football jumper, jersey, guernsey is able to be worn year round  for several reasons . Each is constructed from modern synthetic fabric that is designed to cope with sweaty bodies, is air chilled, and fast drying.

Lions Sleeveless Guernsey

Lions Sleeveless Guernsey

A streamlined model of construction means they are more closely fitted to your body shape, assisting ease of wearing, and accessibility of movement . The popular sleeveless style is able to be worn in the warmer months regardless of high temperatures. Conversely it is able to be worn over other jumpers or thicker clothing in cooler months.

 

GWS Giants Guernsey

GWS Giants Guernsey

Numbers on Football Jumpers, Jerseys, Guernseys

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Football Jumpers, Jerseys, Guernseys have had favourite players numbers displayed on them since their inception.

 

Brisbane Lions Jumper with hand made and hand sewn on favourite players number

Brisbane Lions Jumper with hand made and hand sewn on favourite players number

Originally mums, sisters, aunts or whoever could sew, lovingly embellished the afl supporters jumper, with the desired number. It involved cutting out the number from fabric, of one or two numerals, carefully placing them on the vacant back section of the jumper, designed for this purpose, and either hand stitching or machine sewing them on.

Saints jumper with new style number

Saints jumper with new style number

Fast forward to 2017 and the number on the back of the jumper is now sublimated on, with the official afl logo across the bottom of them. The humble favourite player number has become a slick innovation, and official licensing product of the AFL merchandise team.

Significant Football Jumpers, Jerseys, Guernseys

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Over a period of time AFL clubs have evolved the use of special football jumpers, jerseys, guernseys to commenorate significant events in the clubs history.

 

proud 150th anniversary jumper

proud 150th anniversary jumper

Originally confined to the home and away clash series of jumpers, now they are used for celebrations, special matches, fundraisers and to draw attention to specific causes.

magpies jumper

magpies jumper

Stkilda have played in a purple guernsey to highlight captain, Nick Riewoldt's sister Maddie, and her fatal battle with cancer. All clubs have participated in the Dreamtime series of guernseys to show respect, and honour the contribution that indigenous players have made to AFL football.

 

 

blues

blues 

 

Carlton Football Club started the trend of wearing non traditional jumpers back in 1997, when they donned a light blue guernsey, to celebrate the launch of a new flavour of M&M. They were a CFC sponsor at that time.

 

Iconic Roy's

Iconic Fitzroy's Jumper with Quit logo

Anzac day matches have been addressed by the clubs wearing an Anzac insignia or logo on the front of the guernsey, as  worn in the Saints versus Swans, Anzac day game in New Zealand. Collingwood and Essendon have a badge on the front of their guernseys to commenorate the diggers for their epic Anzac day clash at the MCG.

 

Bombers Football Jumper

Bombers Football Jumper

White has been introduced into many teams colours for clash purposes, so they are able to be differentiated from the rival club. Coverage by 6sk

Saints Anzac guernsey

Saints Anzac guernsey

Media, players and commentators welcome this to avoid on field confusion.

 

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