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TheLoungeLizard

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Very strange! The City of Ballarat sponsor them so they use all of their clout to plaster the city red, white and blue when they come to town...Bulldogs flags as you come into town from any direction, Bulldogs stickers on town hall, garden beds and nearly every other council building, Bulldogs signs all around Creswick Road. I seem to see someone wear a red, white and blue 'Ballarat Bulldogs' beanie at least every second day during winter.
Is there any Dogs stuff when they aren't playing? Or in summer?

Or is it overboard for a week a year?
 

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That makes no sense at all to me, the term Western in Ballarat refers to a pub and the Redan footy club, that's it. We don't see ourselves as Western anything. Give Footscray their name back.
It's not about specifically Ballarat... come on, man. As if I know what your pubs are called. It's more to do with the fact that they're trying to capture large parts of Western Victoria. The Ballarat deal is just a part of that.
 

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Perhaps the Bulldogs should have gone with either a) Western Suburbs Bulldogs or b) Western Victoria Bulldogs to give them an actual locality identity. Personally, I'd love to see them back as the Footscray Football Club on the field, not just as the clubs trading name.
 

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caloschwaby

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EFL spinning out the good ol' jumper poll, hoping we'll forget they cancelled the entire season :)

All things aside, I don't think I've ever seen a more cohesive kit than Blackburn's, though I am definitely biased haha
 

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Can anyone find the thread about team mates hating each other? I can't find it even through search. If you can find it can you redirect this message to the thread thanks xo
 

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EFL spinning out the good ol' jumper poll, hoping we'll forget they cancelled the entire season :)

All things aside, I don't think I've ever seen a more cohesive kit than Blackburn's, though I am definitely biased haha
That lot looks pretty conventional (which is fine): any "Out There" designs in the league?
 

caloschwaby

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That lot looks pretty conventional (which is fine): any "Out There" designs in the league?
Haha it certainly is conventional and I agree nothing ground-breaking design wise (hence, I am little biased :)) - although unlike the team in the VAFA with red and black stripes, Blackburn does have a white number panel which surprisingly looks far better (not usually a fan of number panels).



Since there's a fair amount of white, I have always been impressed with how aesthetically cohesive all Blackburn uniforms are. We can wear white shorts without it feeling jarring or out of place, black shorts obviously look great.


Always thought Noble Park was a bit odd having a wings design since they are the Bulls (also a ripped Chicago Bulls logo lmao)

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New kids on the block North Croydon MLOC have a homer if I've ever seen one. They're simultaneously the Rams and the Kangaroos


I think I say this all the time but Balwyn are an oddity to me simply but how their jumper looks like a training kit, a monogram or something would tie the whole thing together right in the middle. But at the same time there's something about the clean, emotionless look of the kit that I like.

Other than that you're right it is pretty tame, can have a look at all the teams from here: https://efnl.org.au/senior-club-directory/
 

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Haha it certainly is conventional and I agree nothing ground-breaking design wise (hence, I am little biased :)) - although unlike the team in the VAFA with red and black stripes, Blackburn does have a white number panel which surprisingly looks far better (not usually a fan of number panels).



Since there's a fair amount of white, I have always been impressed with how aesthetically cohesive all Blackburn uniforms are. We can wear white shorts without it feeling jarring or out of place, black shorts obviously look great.


Always thought Noble Park was a bit odd having a wings design since they are the Bulls (also a ripped Chicago Bulls logo lmao)

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New kids on the block North Croydon MLOC have a homer if I've ever seen one. They're simultaneously the Rams and the Kangaroos


I think I say this all the time but Balwyn are an oddity to me simply but how their jumper looks like a training kit, a monogram or something would tie the whole thing together right in the middle. But at the same time there's something about the clean, emotionless look of the kit that I like.

Other than that you're right it is pretty tame, can have a look at all the teams from here: https://efnl.org.au/senior-club-directory/
my old boys. i noticed the front of the LTU jumpers are actually red with black stripes on the front and black with red on the back which often irked me. the mostly red Blackburn always looked silly to me, and if memory serves there's writing down one of the stripes? looks tacky.
 

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Oh by the way guys, there will be a new episode of the FJGD Podcast recorded tomorrow night, featuring El_Scorcho, Dylan8, Spanna_ and myself.

We will be covering topics such as brand and design conceptualisation and execution, off-field merch and the current and upcoming competitions on the board.

Hoping to really get into the design side of things so if you’re looking for tips and tricks to improve your designs, it should be worth a listen. :)
 

TheLoungeLizard

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Oh by the way guys, there will be a new episode of the FJGD Podcast recorded tomorrow night, featuring El_Scorcho, Dylan8, Spanna_ and myself.

We will be covering topics such as brand and design conceptualisation and execution, off-field merch and the current and upcoming competitions on the board.

Hoping to really get into the design side of things so if you’re looking for tips and tricks to improve your designs, it should be worth a listen. :)
Which reminds me to call you tomorrow about our podcast
 

caloschwaby

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my old boys. i noticed the front of the LTU jumpers are actually red with black stripes on the front and black with red on the back which often irked me. the mostly red Blackburn always looked silly to me, and if memory serves there's writing down one of the stripes? looks tacky.
See, to me having it mostly black with the stripes stopping on the back to fit the numbers looks a bit silly to me haha. I guess it's just what we are used to.
Just before (what would've been this season) we used to have Lexus Blackburn on one of the stripes. It was pretty thin and non-invasive, and tbh kind of iconic.

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Once again might just be a "what I'm used to" kind of thing, but I guess what I've been getting at is that Blackburn has a really nice balance of Black, Red and White.
 

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