Posts Tagged ‘Sherrin’

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

Upsets

Monday, July 8th, 2013
Bombers Guernsey

Bombers Guernsey

Some upsets occurred in round 15 , of the AFL Home and Away Football Season . Richmond , despite being very competitive for most of the Season , where thrashed by the mercurial Kangaroos  .Essendon beat Port on Sunday , but at the high cost of losing captain Jobe Watson , for at least a month through injury . St Kilda , rejuvenated by Lenny Hayes' return , played some good footy to test Freo in the West , but ultimately Freo took the points . Arch rivals Collingwood and Carlton battled on friday night , with the Pies being victors , despite the absence of Harry O'Brien , who has reportedly had an argument with coach , Nathan Buckley . Geelong , who are second spot on the ladder beat top spot team Hawthorn , whilst the Bulldogs narrowly defeated bottom dwellers GWS . In the Queensland Derby the Lions were triumphant over the Suns , and the Eagles narrowly defeated the Crows .

 

Bombers Football Jumper

Bombers Football Jumper

Drugs , fights on and off the field , losses by winners , and wins by losers , equals AFL Footy action . Talk is rife as to who will make the final eight to play off in the Finals . Fans are revelling in the action , the notoriety and spectacle of AFL Footy wearing their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys.

Changing Fortunes

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Tigers run was stopped at the weekend when the Dockers beat them in the West by a point . Closer to home  the Hawks held of the Kangas to win by  three points .The Suns notched up a victory against GWS . GWS  remain winless . Bombers are top of the ladder , followed by Power

Power retro footy jumper

Power retro footy jumper

and Cats . Five teams , the Saints , Bulldogs , Eagles , Demons and the Kangas are struggling with only one win apiece . Hawks and Swans have four wins each and Tigers , Dockers and Pies boast three wins each . Carlton , Crows and Suns have  two .

Kangaroos Footy Jumper

Kangaroos Footy Jumper

 

Big games , thrilling contests and excited fans are AFL Football . Teams fortunes rise and fall on the bounce of the Sherrin , and fans are along for the ride wearing their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys .

 

Glory Days

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Melbourne Football Club ,(aka , the Demons ), are the oldest football club, playing in the current AFL competition .

Established in 1859 , they celebrated their 150 year anniversary, last year in 2009.

In 1859 ,two months after Melbourne , the Geelong Football Club, joined the competition .

Called the Victorian Football League, or VFL, it was based in Victoria .

Carlton joined the League in 1864 , North Melbourne in 1869 and Essendon , St Kilda and Hawthorn all joined in 1873.

Carlton Blues Original Vintage Jumper ?

Carlton Blues Original Vintage Jumper ?

These clubs have been kicking the Sherrin for a long time.

All, have pursued the ultimate trophy , of a Premiership ,with varying degrees of success.

All , have a proud history , of playing AFL football.

Fans , love their club , their support is tribal ,and will come to watch them play , win , lose , or draw.

Perhaps the only difference between the 1800's crowds, and today's, apart from numbers , is that modern fans, wear their  football jumpers, jerseys ,guernseys to the Game.

Melbourne Demons Jumper Celebrating 150 years anniversary

Melbourne Demons Jumper Celebrating 150 years anniversary

Football Players Retire

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Four long term AFL players have announced their retirement this week . Brett Kirk of Sydney and Simon Goodwin of Adelaide Crows will retire at the end of the 2010 AFL season.

Tyson Edwards of the Adelaide Crows has retired effective immediately and Troy Simmonds,Richmond Tigers will play his farewell Game this Friday night .

All brilliant athletes and faithful servants of their clubs who have entertained fans for many years.

Each has worn his team colours , jumper , jersey, guernsey with pride .

Fans all around the country will turn out to cheer these inspirational men and to witness them take their one last kick of the Sherrin on a public stage.

Who will adopt their numbers on the back of their jumpers, jerseys , guernseys for 2011 Season ?

Kirk's look alike Jumper

Kirk's look alike Jumper

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