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Footy fans have put up with a lot over the years. Since the days of the footy Record’s Ampol Girl of the Week, Carlton’s Bluebirds and a North fan riding an elephant at Arden St, VFL/AFL types have hit us with some pretty zany ideas. More recently, we’ve had Hawthorn’s Power Ranger jumpers, […]

Footy, American Style


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The advent of the third season of the AFLW has precipitated the usual debates about ‘quality’ and ‘standard’ of footy. The increase in number of teams – with Geelong and North Melbourne joining – has seen a broadening of the pool of players. Some come from basketball, netball and association […]

Good Times at the AFLW


The 2018 winners!
  Well done to our winners!   Female Fan of the Year – Colleen McKaye, Crows Supporters Group (cheer squad). Male Fan of the Year – Shaun Dux, The Demon Army. Supporter Group of the Year – The Demon Army (cheer squad).   About our winners: Female Fan of the […]

2018 AFLFA Fan Awards



The AFLFA Committee would sincerely like to acknowledge and thank Mary Crooks AO from the Victorian Women’s Trust for donating her time, guiding us to facilitate our first fan forum. The forum was held on the 24th June, 2018 in the Richmond Football Club’s Maurice Rioli Room at the Swinburne Centre. AFL […]

Forum Report – June 2018


Fans to have their say in first AFL Fans Association forum. A ground-breaking forum run by fans for fans will give them a say on AFL issues affecting them. The AFL Fans Association will run the free forum at Richmond Football Club’s Maurice Rioli Room in the Swinburne Centre at […]

2018 Fan Forum


The 2017 winners!
Well done to our winners! Female Fan of the Year: Annie Green Male Fan of the Year: Ryan Sinclair Supporter Group of the Year: The Demon Army About our winners: Female Fan of the Year – Annie Green Since joining the Crows Supporters Group (Cheer Squad) committee this year, Annie Green has […]

2017 AFLFA Fan Awards



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An Adelaide work-horse and a Sydney fan who moved states to be closer to her team have been named AFL Fans Association male and female Fan of the Year for 2016. Robert Smith was a standout nomination with numerous fellow fans pointing out his dedication and the hard work he […]

2016 AFLFA Fan Awards


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2017 AFL Fans Association Player Awards – as voted by fans Best Player Dustin Martin, Richmond (67.9 per cent), Patrick Dangerfield, Geelong (9.3), Tom Mitchell, Hawthorn (8.6), Rory Sloane, Adelaide (4.1), Matt Crouch, Adelaide (2.8). Best Defender Alex Rance, Richmond (51 per cent), Jeremy Howe, Collingwood (10.1), Michael Hurley, Essendon (9), Jeremy McGovern, West Coast […]

2017 AFLFA Player Awards


25 September 2016 Most Bulldogs members will miss their team’s first Grand Final since 1961 while anyone with the cash can buy AFL corporate packages costing up to $2640, the AFL Fans Association says. Each competing Grand Final team only gets 15,000 tickets allocated by the AFL for its members, […]

Dogs’ dilemma highlights unfair Grand Final ticket system



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10 August 2016 Michael Clayton, a member of Victoria University’s College of Sport and Exercise Science, has provided the AFLFA with his views on how he believes striking should be dealt with by the MRP.  Here are his thoughts: One Punch and You’re Out By Michael Clayton Over recent months there […]

One punch and you’re out!