WEIPA few Stretch Noonan and Gienbra Busmer do not let love get in the way of the footy devotion.
The group went to Cairns particularly for Sunday night’s Swans vs Lions match in Cazalys Stadium.
“I’ve been after the Brisbane Lions because they had been the Brisbane Bears at the 1980therefore,” Mr Noonan, who’s the deputy chairman of the Weipa Town Authority, stated.
“Gienbra was a Swans supporter for approximately 30 years”
IN PICTURES: SWANS VS LIONS
The few have been likely to observe that a Brisbane vs. Sydney match for approximately 20 decades and once the time arrived, it had been in their very own garden.
“We did not even know whether the season was about to begin,” Mr Noonan said.
The few, in their own club colors, combined a sold-out audience at Westcourt to observe that the Round 17 match.
“We will be sticking to every other,” Mr Noonan joked.
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The sport precedes the last form of the premiership season.
Melbourne and Sydney will go to the Gold Coast’s Metricon Stadium to accept Essendon and Geelong, whereas Cazalys will sponsor a fourth match if Fremantle contours from the Western Bulldogs.
AFL Cairns managing director Gary Young said plans were set up to lure AFL back to Cairns following year.
“We shall be seeking to make this annual event,” Mr Young said.
“The attention was sensational.
“AFL has been very pleased with what’s gone and the nightclubs are pleased with what we’ve provided.”
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