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Grand Final Football Jumpers

Monday, September 25th, 2017

It is the pinnacle of the AFL Football Season . Richmond Tigers fans are spending an anxious week awaiting their beloved teams appearance in the 2017 AFL Football Grand Final on Saturday the 30th of September. It has come down to that last day in September when two battle scarred and weary combatants slog it out for the final glory of taking home the AFL premiership Cup.

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Geelong put up a valiant fight in Adelaide against the all conquering Adelaide Crows in the preliminary final . . The staunch Cats fought the mighty Crows in front of an Adelaide home town crowd but succumbed to the strength and pressure of the conquering Crows. Richmond annihilated Greater Western Sydney at the MCG in the Saturday afternoon preliminary final. Tigers fans let the roar go during most of the match many wearing their AFL Football jumpers, jerseys, guernseys. 

TAC Sponsor Jumper

TAC Sponsor Jumper

 

Footscray aka as the Western Bulldogs secured a Grand Final win against all the odds in season 2016 beating the Sydney Swans breaking a 62 year drought. Now its Richmond's turn. Can they pull off the fairytale win after a 37 year drought between flags and a 35 year wait for a Grand Final appearance for the much loved local Victorian team. Passions are running high. There has already been dispute over home town guernsey strips.  So there is no clash between the yellow strip on both teams jumpers the Crows wear their home strip and Richmond their away or clash football jumper , jersey , guernsey . For Richmond this means a yellow jumper with black sash which has made many Tigers fans irate. As founding members of the AFL Competition many believe they should wear their traditional strip and the Crows their away one.

 

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Football Jumpers, Jerseys, Guernseys evoke passion, loyalty and love. Being stripped of their preferred jumper in this Saturday's big game may be just enough incentive for the tigers to push themselves across the line at the final siren and bring a much lauded victory home for their supporters.

The Victorians taking on the South Australians is another contentious battle and passions will be running high whoever you support. Fans everywhere will be dusting off their football jumpers, jerseys, guernseys

tigers vintage jumper

tigers vintage jumper

and getting along to the game, a bbq, their local pub or friends house to watch a much anticipated game.

Retro Football Jumpers

Monday, May 12th, 2014

AFL Retro Football Jumpers

Roo Vintage Jumper

Roo Vintage Jumper

are making a comeback . Collingwood Football Club have released a range of retro football guernseys , sporting the old blue and white VFL logo patch , and peak collar . Whilst they are not a departure from their traditional black and white iconic strip , the retro jumper , was touted as a possible mothers day gift . CFC keen to make a buck have appealed to fans to purchase one for Mum . Apparently these were the jumpers the Mums saw on the footy fields , before they became Mums !

power retro

power retro

Melbourne FC played the Western Bulldogs on Sunday in their traditional navy blue football guernsey , but the red yoke and trims , were replaced with bright pink and printed with lighter pink figures of women, to raise awareness of breast cancer .

magpies jumper

magpies jumper

Some teams had a bye at the weekend , others played , and the Swans beat the Hawks in Sydney , proving the Hawks aren't unbeatable .An extended round of matches has been played out , commencing on friday and finishing on monday night when the Saints play the Blues . Both teams are desperate for a win , being in 13th and 15th spot respectively , on the ladder and could be described as evenly matched . They have shared a great rivalry over the years , and this game promises some jumper tearing action for fans .

Swans

Swans

NAB Challenge

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

The NAB Challenge ,  the prelude to the AFL Home and away Season , starts on Wednesday , February 11 , 2014 .

 

Hawks footy Jumper

Hawks footy jumper

It is a consecutive series of games , played by all 18 AFL teams , over 18 days . Each team plays two games at night at grounds all around the country .

Dees Jumper

Dees Jumper

These games are followed , by a round of practice matches of all teams , in March 2014 .

 

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power up

 

As summer draws to a close footy starved fans are sure to go along to both the NAB Challenge and Practice Matches to support their teams , whilst wearing their AFL Football jumpers ,Jerseys , Guernseys .

Collingwood Vs Dees on only Queens Birthday Game

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Headlines from this weekend's  AFL footy .

Carlton squeezed out of victory by Geelong.

geelong jumper

geelong jumper

collingwood magpies baby jumper

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Tigers roll stopped by Freo.

Gold Coast thrashed by Saints.

Essendon unlucky against  Sydney.

Port trounced at home by Hawks .

Collingwood set to challenge Dees at MCG in only Queens Birthday Game

Six teams have a bye and will be enjoying a much needed mid season rest .

Fans wearing their AFL Football Jumpers , Jerseys , Guernseys

bombers jumper

bombers jumper

, are enjoying the Queens Birthday Round of Matches .

Melbourne and Tigers break Drought

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

The Tigers beat the Saints , last Friday night . It was their first  win against them since 2003 . The Tiger army entertained the masses in their black and yellow football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys . The Saints , gallant in defeat , continue one of the great interclub rivalries .

kangas retro jumper

kangas retro jumper

tigers baby jumper

tigers baby jumper

Saturday night saw the Melbourne Demons breakthrough for their first win of the Season , against the Essendon Bombers . Essendon coach James Hird's desperate coaching from the boundary wasn't enough to afford the Bombers a win . Relieved Demons supporters , are finally proud to show their colours , and are wearing their teams football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys , with pride .

The Hawks rebounding from last weekends beating by the Tigers , thrashed the NMFC Kangaroos in a 104 point victory  . A strong Adelaide side beat Freo , and the Power beat Carlton at home .

crows

crows

 

Win , loss or draw AFL footy has provided a weekend of bruising action , close encounters , and thrills  for  fans .

saints vintage

saints vintage

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