The Sydney Harbour Bridge is getting into the spirit of next Saturday’s local Australian Football League (AFL) derby, with the pylons of the famous landmark to be lit with Sydney Swans & Greater Western Sydney Giants players for the coming week.
In a celebration of the 1st Sydney AFL Final to feature both local teams, the Bridge will be lit up in both those clubs’ colours every night until Friday, September 9.
The Sydney Swans & Greater Western Sydney Giants will face off in the 1st Qualifying Final next Saturday afternoon at ANZ Stadium, with the winner getting a home Preliminary Final in Sydney & a precious week off.
Lance Franklin, Dan Hannebery, Luke Parker, Jarrad McVeigh, Josh Kennedy & Kurt Tippett are star Sydney Swans to feature in the rotating images on the south pylon of the Bridge.
Callan Ward, Steve Johnson, Stephen Coniglio, Toby Greene, Jeremy Cameron & Dylan Shiel are the Greater Western Sydney Giants players who will feature on the north pylon.
Well over 40,000 tickets have already been sold for the derby, which will be the Greater Western Sydney Giants’ Finals debut.
Media Release: Australian Football League