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Bean Bags at AFLX
AFLX: Is it just hoopla and razzle dazzle, and what does it say about the AFL’s aims?  The sports we play rarely stay the same for long. Rules and interpretations are changed as new technologies become available. Footy, of course, is not immune to change. Changes allowing for consulting video […]

AFLX – Interview with Ron Issko


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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