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The Australian Football League in 1996
Victorian based teams.
Carlton – The Blues – AKA the Bluebaggers. Colour – navy blue.
Collingwood – The Magpies – AKA the Pies, the Maggies, the Woods. Colours – black and white.
Essendon – The Bombers – AKA the Dons. Colours – red and black.
Fitzroy – The Lions – AKA the Roy Boys. Colours – Maroon and blue.
Footscray – The Bulldogs – AKA the Dogs, the Bullies, the Scrays. Colours – red, white and blue.
Geelong – The Cats – AKA the Pussies. Colours – blue and white (horizontal stripes).
Hawthorn – The Hawks – AKA the Hawkas. Colours – brown and gold.
Melbourne – The Demons – AKA the Dees. Colours – red and blue.
North Melbourne – The Kangaroos – AKA the Kangas, the Roo Boys. Colours – royal blue and white (vertical stripes).
Richmond – The Tigers – AKA the Tiges. Colours – black and yellow.
St Kilda – The Saints – AKA the Sainters. Colours – red, white and black.
South Australian based team.
Adelaide – The Crows. Colours – red, blue and yellow.
Western Australian based teams.
West Coast Eagles – The Eagles. Colours – blue and gold.
Fremantle – The Dockers – AKA Freo. Colours – purple, green and red.
New South Wales based team.
Sydney (formerly South Melbourne) - The Swans – AKA the Bloods. Colours – red and white.
Queensland based team.
Brisbane – The Bears. Colours – maroon and gold.