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Clash of Jumpers

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Gorgeous autumn weather drew big crowds to the footy in Melbourne over the weekend . Several close finishes thrilled fans who revelled in the sunshine and fast paced action. The Demons played the Eagles on Saturday night at the MCG , a  game which saw both teams play in dark blue football jumpers . A navy blue home strip was worn by the Demons , and a dark blue clash strip was worn by the Eagles .

 

Eagles Clash Strip

Eagles Clash Strip

Surely a better choice would,ve been for the Eagles to wear white or yellow guernseys , under lights , at night ? Several Demons players hand - balled to the opposition on a least two occasions in the second quarter . It didn't affect the result of the game , but the AFL need to adopt a pragmatic approach to the wearing of home and away strips  , of teams football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys.

young Dees jumper

young Dees jumper

Eagles Draft Obama

Friday, November 18th, 2011

WCE , in a brilliant marketing coup , have presented the leader of the free world  , President Obama with a personalised , West Coast Eagles, football jumper, jersey , guernsey .

wce eagles footy jumper

wce eagles footy jumper

 

Julie Bishop , deputy leader of the Opposition , WCE board of director member , presented the delighted Obama with the footy jumper , prior to his address of federal parliament in Canberra . She likened the Eagles , to NFL side , the Pittsbugh Steelers , in describing their meteoric rise from bottom of the ladder , to finals contenders .

The other 17 clubs in the AFL Competition  , will be disappointed they missed the opportunity to secure Obama's support .

wce eagles footy jumper

wce eagles footy jumper

 

Obama , soared like an eagle ,  favouring the  symbol of American democracy , and let the " dogs  out ",  ie: Western Bulldogs , Julia Gillard's team of choice. Will he sleep in his number1 , new football, jumper , jersey , guernsey ?

 

wce Obama jumper

wce Obama jumper

Who’s wearing Blue Footy Jumpers ?

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Both the Eagles and the Blues have blue in their team colours . Who will wear blue jumpers on Saturday nights , twilight , AFL Semi Final Game , in WA ?

white carlton jumper

white carlton jumper

away wce jumper

away wce jumper

 

The Blues travelling interstate , will surely favour their traditional style , navy blue with white logo football jumper , jersey , guernsey .

The host team , the West Coast Eagles , have a home style jumper of dark blue , yellow and white . Will they wear this ? or be forced to adopt a white style  , clash football jumper ?

The question arises , who will wear what coloured footy jumper on  saturday  night ?

wce home

wce home

Carlton blue jumper

Carlton blue jumper

Week One Finals Footy

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

With the first week of the AFL  Finals Series , being played out over the weekend, fans were treated to some competitive action .

CFC

CFC

carlton jumper

carlton jumper

The Cats overpowered the Hawks on Friday night at the MCG in a thrilling final . Hawthorn star Buddy Franklin , suffered a possible season ending injury , much to the dismay of Hawks fans , and football lovers alike.

.2010 Premiers , Collingwood , beat last years wooden spooners ,the Eagles on Saturday afternoon at the MCG . The Saints , despite playing at their home ground of Etihad Stadium , were outplayed by the  Swans on Saturday night . Similiarily , over 90 , 000 footy fans , witnessed the  Blues thrash the Bombers by more than  10 goals , in blustery conditions , at the MCG on Sunday afternoon .

 

In the second week of the Finals , Hawthorn and the Swans play on Friday night  at the MCG . The Blues travel to WA , for Saturday night's clash against the Eagles . Both games promise much excitement , and fans will be watching , wearing their  football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys .

swans jumper

swans jumper

wce jumper

wce jumper

Business End of the Season

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Two AFL coaches have been sacked , injured players are being hastily rehabilitated,  and fans are being encouraged to buy three games season passes to see their teams in action , prior to the Finals .

Collingwood , are the favourites for flag 2012 , Cats ,  Hawks and Blues worthy challengers , with the  Saints making a late run . The WCE , in a miraculous recovery went from Wooden Spooners last year,  to serious contenders in Season 2011  . The Bulldogs , Bombers , Demons , Kangaroos , Swans and Dockers need to keep winning , and the Tigers , Suns , Lions  , Power and Crows appear to be out  of the Race.

Western Invaders

Western Invaders

It is definitely the business  end of the Season as teams scramble for places in the Final Eight . Coaches are being held accountable for their teams poor performances , witness the exit of Dean Bailey , and Neil Craig before the Seasons end .

Lions good record in Finals

Lions good record in Finals


Footy Fans, thrilled by the recent action on the field , and  bemused by the off field manoeuvrings , are hopeful that their team can win a finals berth , and are  showing their support  by  wearing their teams football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys.

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