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2013 Grand Final Parties around the world


Every year since 2005 World Footy News has displayed an extensive list of Grand Final Parties around the world. And with the 2013 AFL Grand Final being played next Saturday between Hawthorn and Fremantle we once again call for clubs around the world to send details of your party so that fans of the game in your city can watch the big game with you.

You can either post details as a comment below (you must register before you are able to post a comment) or email troy@worldfootynews.com - all these details will be collated as per previous years.


Bangkok, Thailand
Where: Tenderloins Bar & Bistro is a short stroll up Sukhumvit soi 33. It's a 5 minutes walk from the nearest BTS stop; Phrom Phong.
Date: 09/28/13 @ 9am
Contact e-mail for the organizers: thailandtigers@gmail.com or http://www.thailand-tigers.com
Thailand Tigers Australian Football Club's 8th annual AFL Grand Final Party - it's the best GF Party in the Big Mango! Lots of giveaways, raffles, sweeps, looseness.
Tickets: 2000 baht each.
Beijing, China
Join the Beijing Bombers at The Local, 4 Gongti bei Road,  San Li Tun,  Chaoyang District Ph. 134-8880-4794 (Mobile)
28 September 2013 at 11am.
Once again the Beijing Bombers footy club will host the greatest AFL event of the year.. the 2013 AFL Grand Final Function!  Come and watch the biggest game of the year on the biggest screen in Beijing.
Beaut food, great Aussie Beer, raffles, Half Time Auction, enormous screen.  All ages welcome!
For more information email beijingfooty@yahoo.com  or see http://www.beijingbombers.com
Borneo, Indonesia
Borneo Bears Grand Final Party
28th September 2013 at 10:00am.
LeGrandeur Hotel Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Main Rd, Balikpapan Indonesia
http://www.borneobears.com   or borneobudi@rocketmail.com Phone: 628125417703
Borneo Bears ARFC showing the AFL Grand Final Live. Tickets can be purchased by email committee@borneobears.com or on the day. Includes aussie pies, hamburgers, free flowing beer. AFL legend Gary Buckenara will be the MC.  Open to all ages.
Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta Bintangs Grand Final Party
28 September 2013  10:00am
Phone:  6281319088164 or email bintangsevents@gmail.com  
Includes free flow beer, wine, champagne, margaritas, gourmet breakfast and buffet lunch in a 5 start ambience. Dress for a day at the footy! Best dressed on the expat calendar in Jakarta. Current AFL players as guests. Professional MC, Door prizes. All day fun.
Osaka, Japan
Osaka Dingoes Grand Final Party
28th September 2013 12pm to 2am @ Bridges Dining and Bar 1-2-1 Azuchimachi, Chou-Ku, Osaka
Free Entry – meet the Osaka players, See the Grand Final live. Aussie wine, beer and BBQ. DJ and Live music. Sweepstakes and raffle.
For more see www.osakadingoes.com
Osaka Japan
Our Grand Final Party on Saturday 28th of Sept is the biggest and longest running in Japan. we have 5 TV screens offering an uninterrupted 360 Degree view of the game with full stereo sound. We have 8 different Australian beers, various Australian wines and Bundaberg rum. We have homemade meat pies, and sausage rolls as well as pub favorites chicken parmigiana and fish & chips made with our own special beer batter. After the game live music from Oasis cover band Billy in Ocean and from 11pm all night DJs. On the Friday night 27th we'll be playing replays from Old Grand Finals. Doors open 12 noon and live coverage of the Granny from 1:30pm. We'll do a replay on Sunday 29th from 7pm.

For directions see www.coolabah.jp or email the coolabah@hotmail.com or call Andy 090-4299-2202

Singapore Sharks
28th September 2013 @ 11:00am
Grand final carnival 2013
Tickets: adults $25 kids (3-18) - $10 payment can be made at the AISPA office or via paypal from our website. A family fun event with big screen.  Kids carnival funzone, live music and great food by dallas restraint. Drinks avaliable at happy hour prices.
Entry by wristbands only.  All ages event.  For more details see - http://www.sharksfc.com.sg/
Taipei, Taiwan

The Tavern Premier is the biggest sports bar in Taipei. Traditionally they have put on a buffet lunch on grand final day which is popular among expats and their families.
Address: No. 415 Sec. 4, XinYi Rd., Taipei  Phone: 02-8780-0892


The Brass Monkey in Taipei is also showing the game on the big screen
166 Fuxing North Road, Taipei, Taiwan, 台北市復興北路166號
Phone: +886 (0)2 2547-5050, Fax: +886 (0)2 2719-7910
Saturday, September 28 from 11:00am
Telecast starts from 11:30am
Enjoy Australia's game of the year on the big screen with meat pies and beer.
Regardless of which teams make it, it's going to be a great day at The Brass Monkey!
Book now to make sure you have the best seats:

Tokyo, Japan

What: Tokyo Goannas Grand Final Champagne Breakfast
When: From 10:30 onwards Saturday September 28th
Where: Hobgoblin Roppongi (https://www.facebook.com/Hobgoblin.Pub.Roppongi)
How much: 2000 yen for breakfast (free after 12:30 for regular punters)
Special offers: Drink and food deals all day, loads of prizes to win!
Contact: email tokyogoannas@gmail.com for more details. 

Edinburgh, Scotland 
The Edinburgh Bloods are hosting another grand final party this year at Malones Irish Bar, 14 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2QN.
Doors open at 5.30 am, and bar open from 6.00 am. Breakfast available.
Florence, Italy

Finnegan Irish Pub, Florence is opening from 6am this Saturday 28th September 
Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg Dockers Grand Final Breakfast @ Restaurant Gloee Detlev-Breamer-Strasse 43, Hamburg Germany

28 September 2013 @ 6:00am Phone: 491711986295

Breakfast with live coverage opf the game. Full breakfast willo be avaliable for purchase.

Please contact us and let me know if you are planning to attend.   fabianc@hamburg-dockers.de    All ages welcome

Leeds, UK

28th of September from 5.30am  - Leeds Minotaurs AFL Grand Final party at Shooters Sports Bar in Leeds.
123 The Headrow, LS1 5RD.
All welcome!
Madrid, Spain (DELAYED REPLAY)
2013 AFL Grand Final Replay
Saturday 28th September 14:30 Start, so dont be late.
Come with your colors and enjoy the greatest game in the world. Meat pies and cold beer.
We will also be showing the NRL 1st Preliminary Final after the grand final.
Public House C/ Fernandez de los Rios 83, 28015 Madrid Metro Moncloa
Buses 61 and 16
Moscow, Russia
The Hudson Bar
10 Butyrsky Val. Metro Belorusskaya
All the details are here: https://www.facebook.com/events/502692546492944/

The Tyne Tees Tigers will be having a delayed Grand Final Party on the Saturday Night 19:00 GMT @ Fluid in Newcastle. It will be upstairs in the bar. Entry is Free.
See www.tyneteestigers.co.uk/events/club-social-afl-Grand-final-2013-2809/ for more details
Stockholm, Sweden
Södermalm AFC invites you to join us for the AFL Grand Final Live at the Liffey in Gamla Stan, 6am, Saturday the 28th of September. 
Pre-pay your cooked breakfast (and a folköl) here:
Bankgiro: 261-7017 and put your name in the subject. 160kr per person. Also send a booking email to sodermalmafc@gmail.com, mark your email AFL breakfast and include your name. 
Breakfast can be bought at the door for 190kr, but only if there are any plates left. So guarantee yourself a tasty breaky and pre-book by Wednesday 25th (yes -DO IT TOMORROW!)
Admission only: 75kr pre-paid or 90kr at the door. This includes a coffee or juice.
Zagreb, Croatia
AFL Grand Final Party @Old Pharmacy Pub, Andrije Hebranga 11, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Saturday 28th September from 6.30am
For more information see https://www.facebook.com/events/660971543913152/


Saturday 28th September doors open 7am.

Get on down to Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai with Large Screens, Aussie BBQ Breakfast, Four’n Twenty meat pies and everyone’s favourites; Lamingtons!

Amazing Prizes to be won; including Qantas flights, OSN Packages & Signed AFL jumpers and more..

Book early to avoid missing out!  

www.adcduae.com/events  Entry Adults Members AED 150, Non Members AED 180.  Entry Kids Age 3-12 AED 75, Under 3 - Free.

Atlanta, GA, USA
2013 AFL Grand Final Party @ The Brewhouse in L5P
Friday 27th September 2013 from 11.00pm
Fri night come watch live from Australia the Hawthorn Hawks take on the Fremantle Dockers in the 2013 Australian Football League Grand Final. Tickets will be $15 in advance, link to come, or $20 on the night. Cover gets you plenty to drink, a pie from the Australian Bakery, and a spread of other great pub fare from the Brewhouse's kitchen.
The Match kicks off at 12:30 am but we'll get the evening rolling at 11 pm. Spread the word and feel free to bring plenty of friends, family, and anyone else looking to enjoy some Aussie Rules.
See the bar website for more venue information -brewhousecafe.com or https://www.facebook.com/events/624389614259001/

Austin, TX, USA
Where: HYATT REGENCY DOWNTOWN 208 Barton Springs Road • AustinVenue: Hyatt Regency Downtown Austin. Telephone: 512-477-1234
When: Friday, September 27th @ 9:00pm EDT
Contact  info@austinfooty.com  or see http://austin.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
Boston, MA, USA
Boston Demons Grand Final Party @ Kings Boston Ph 617-266-2695 - 50 Dalton Street
27 September 2013 starting 9pm.
Contact e-mail president@bostondemons.com
Join the Boston Demons at the only LIVE Grand Final Event in Boston. Bars shut down at 2AM in Boston, and while the alcohol will stop at that time the venue will stay open until the final siren. Meat pies and sausage rolls from KO Pies for sale and the best environment you'll find in New England. Come join both Australians and Americans watch the Grand Final as you would in Australia, with a beer, pies, and plenty of mates. $10 at the door goes to putting on the event and supporting Australian Rules Football in Boston. 21 and over only please.
Columbus, OH, USA
Venue: Eddie George's Grille 27, 1636 North High Street Columbus, OH 43201 Telephone: 614-421-2727
The restaurant is at the corner of N. High St. and Chittenden Ave. in the South Campus Gateway complex near the Ohio State University campus. There is a nearby parking garage at $1/hr. The club is also trying to arrange shuttle service to a nearby hotel.
Date of the event: 09/27/13 starting time 10:00 PM
Contact e-mail for the organizers: columbusfooty@gmail.com
URL for the party web page: http://www.columbusfooty.com/gfparty
Additional Information:
Don't miss the best Grand Final party in Columbus history and support your local footy club, the Columbus Jackaroos! The Jacks and guests (you!) will have a private party space at one of the best sports themed bars and restaurants in Columbus. Eddie George's Grille 27 will have ten TV's all showing the Grand Final live from Melbourne. Fare included in your admission for the evening includes: Cheese and Crackers, Bar burgers, Bruschetta, Chips and Salsa
Plus one domestic beer or well drink is included with every ticket!
In addition, the full menu and bar service of the restaurant will be open to guests. The party starts at 10:00 PM and you can stay right through to the end of the match. (Beer and liquor service will end a bit earlier due to state laws.)
Before the game and during the half we will have door prizes, trivia contests, and games with prizes for lucky (or smart) attendees. 
Tickets are $12 in advance for club members and their guests, $15 at the door. For non-members tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door. (Why not join the club as a social member, get a tee shirt, and get your ticket for just $37!)  Follow the party page URL above and order your tickets now.
Space is limited to just 75 guests, so get your ticket now and watch one of the great sporting events in the world. See you there.
Dallas, TX, USA
Dallas Magpies ARFC Grand Final Party – Friday 27th September 9pm @ The Londoner Pub at GBG
2817 Greenville Ave, Dallas TX. 75206
We'll have the Ketel One girls on hand, drink specials, and great food options.
For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/412232812209648/

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Ft Lauderdale Fighting Squids Aussie Rules Club - Grand Final Party 2013 @ Maguire’s Hill 16 Irish Pub
535 North Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301  Tel 954-764-4453
4 Large Flat screen TV’s, inside and outside bars
Friday 27th September, 2013 10:30pm till the end of the game
Game time 12am.  Free midnight Buffet
Entry Guys= $20  Girls=Free
http://fightingsquids.com or info@fightingsquids.com
Nashville, TN, USA
Nashville Kanagaroos Grand Final Party @ Jed's Sports Bar and Grille. 114 28th Avenue North, Nashville, TN
Friday Sept 27th at 11.30PM.
Contact: macwilliams.joshua@gmail.com
Come and join the Nashville Kangaroos Australian Football team watch the 2013 AFL Grand Final. Free admission with drinks specials at a fantastic local sports bar to watch the greatest game on earth. Dress casual or in football colors and be ready to cheer!
New York City, NY, USA

New York Magpies AFL Grand Final Party.  The best place in New York to catch the action is the Galway Pub with NYC’s very own Aussie Rules Football Club.
Doors to the event open at 10 pm just as the live telecast of pre-game entertainment begins on a 12′x9′ HD projection screen and 14 plasma TVs on two floors!
Tickets are limited, so be sure to pre-purchase your ticket online before the event.
Where: The Galway Pub, 7 E. 36th Street (map and directions) between 5th Ave and Madison.
When: Friday, September 27, 2013 from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Tickets: Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Purchase tickets here at nyfooty.com.
Ticket price includes:
Live game with sound on all TV’s in the venue
Drink specials (including Aussie wine and beer)
Prizes, games and giveaways 
New York City, NY, USA

The Australian in NYC
20 W 38th St #1 New York, NY 10018
(212) 869-8601
AFL Grand Final at midnight! Hawthorn v Fremantle LIVE
Please note there is a $10 cover from 9pm, get in early!
This is strictly an Over-21’s event.

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Hawks GrandFinal Party 28th September from 10pm
Con Murphy's 1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway (Corner of N. 17th and Ben Franklin Parkway at the Windsor Hotel) Philadelphia, PA 19103
Contact president@phillyhawks.com or checkout http://www.phillyhawks.com/
Price - $20 which includes admission, drinks & meat pie. Tickets can be purchased online http://phillyhawks.com/events.html or at the door. We will have limited supply of VB for purchase, raffles, drink specials hawks gear and a bunch of your closest friends. The party starts at 10 and the game will continue until around 1am. The bar will stay open until the game is over (alcohol will not be served after 2am) Full menu will be available until 11pm. Bar Menu available until 1am, meat pies will be sold until they run out.
Everyone is invited, so bring family and friends for the party and to help support your Philadelphia Hawks!
Portland OR, USA
Where: On Deck Sports Bar & Grill, NW 14th & Kearney (map)
When: Friday, September 27th, 7:00pm
Whether they’ve seen footy before or not, bring your family and friends to witness the most exciting game of the year. The night will kick off with a special dinner menu featuring some Aussie favorites like pies and fish and chips. We’ll also be holding a raffle with prizes including Steelheads gear, and a keg, and playing our “Grand Final Squares” game again.
Proceeds from the night will go towards the Steelheads’ upcoming trip to the USAFL National Championships this October 19th and 20th in Austin, Texas. It’s been a big year for the club with an influx of new players and more games than ever against other clubs, so the boys will be looking to bring back some hardware from Texas! Tickets to the Grand Final night are $10 each and can be purchased online via Paypal on our website or reserved by emailing president@portlandfooty.com and paying at the door. 
Sacramento, CA, USA

Sacramento Suns AFL Grand Final Party @ Skybox Grill & Bar | 21st & L Streets, Sacramento, CA
September 27th from 8:00pm
Cost: $10 Entry will get you entry into the lucky door prize draw, entry into a Pick a Player and Pick the Margin contests. Get there early to get your pick!
All proceeds go toward helping the Sacramento Suns at the 2013 Nationals!

Toronto, ON, Canada
Central Blues Grand Final Party in Toronto @ the Vic Public House on Church Street. 
$10 cover charge gets you a raffle ticket (and a warm fuzzy feeling for supporting the club).
Kick-off is at around 11.30pm, Friday the 27th, but the festivities start from 7.30pm with a preliminary final usually shown to warm up before the big event.
Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto Downtown Dingos 18th Annual AFL Grand Final Party!
Best Grand Final venue in Toronto with over 30 Televisions and a great atmosphere!! Admission: $10
AFL Grand Final Raffle Draw Tickets $10
1st Prize: A 16 GB Apple Ipad with Wifi $450 value
Tickets will be available at the door
For more information: see our website www.torontodingos.ca or Email: aflgrandfinal@torontodingos.com
Sports Centre Café - 49 St Clair Avenue West, Toronto Friday September 27th, 2013 Game Coverage starts at 12 midnight Doors open at 9PM. Nearest subway: St Clair Station (Yonge line)
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver Cougars Grand Final Party - Friday September 27th at 8pm @ Downtown Ceilis - 670 Smithe Street Vancouver V6B 1E3
Every year the Vancouver Cougars Grand Final party has gotten better and this year is no different! More TV's, more prizes (4 AFL jumpers), more Aussie snacks and alcohol means that it will be another awesome night.
Go to our website and buy your ticket ASAP to guarantee entrance (we have sold out every year we have had the event!!).
$15 includes a free drink and door prizes.
Contact us if you have any questions.
Contact: info@vancouvercougars.com If the links are still on our website then tickets are still available.

Auckland, NZ
Sommet Sports are hosting a party in Auckland, at the Empire Tavern in the CBD. For tickets, get in touch with Sarah Reeves, who will arrange payment and delivery. All ticket holders will be presented with a pie and a pint on entry.
Port Moresby, PNG

28 September 2013 at 1pm
Aviat Club, Turumu St, Boroko, National Capital District, Port Moresby Phone: 675 7281 4050
See http://www.aflpng.org or Email management@afl-png.com
Entry cost K100 (includes bbq food, beer, wine and soft drink). Casual dress and restricted to 18 +

Wellington, NZ

Poneke Rugby Club 3 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie Wellington
From noon there is the opportunity to play AFL 9s, or KiwiKick for kids 13 and under. All touch (no tackle). Training provided. Meet at the clubrooms at noon.
The AFL Grand Final itself kicks off at 4.30pm. Watch live in the Poneke club rooms. Bar open from 3.00pm, food available, and there will be a pick the score competition.
For more information contact James Terry: buildersjmt@gmail.com; 021 411 449

Santiago, Chile

Santiago Saints Australian Rules club will once again show the AFL Grand Final live in Chile. The event will begin at La Junta at 11:30 p.m. on Friday September 27, with kick off at 1:30 a.m.
The event will be hosted by the club at Lastarria’s La Junta bar (José Victorino Lastarria 70, Metro Universidad Católica). Aside from show the game, there will be some presentations by the club, as well as sweeps for first goal scorer and the Norm Smith medal, awarded to the best on ground.
The club recently held a successful fundraising day, attended by Australian Ambassador to Chile, Tim Kane. The ambassador said to I Love Chile, “As a Hawthorn supporter for more than 30 years, I hope the Hawks triumph.”

Please note: The information is entered here in good faith. worldfootynews.com is not responsible for any incorrect information posted to this story. Wherever possible attempt to check ahead to make sure the party you are planning on attending is still going ahead and has room for you. There have been cases of sell outs and late changes e.g. when a venue could not secure a telecast.



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2013 Grand Final Parties around the world
Authored by: Dani Ribas Nieto on Wednesday, September 25 2013 @ 04:24 am ACST

Here in Madrid (Spain) we will watch the AFL Grand Final on Saturday 28th at 2:00 pm (not live but recorded) at Public House Pub, (c/Fernandez de los Ríos, 83).

2013 Grand Final Parties around the world
Authored by: Ian Baxter on Wednesday, September 25 2013 @ 03:31 pm ACST

 The Tyne Tees Tigers will be having a dealyed Grand Fianl Party  on the Saturday Night 19:00 GMT @ Fluid in Newcastle. It will be upstairs in the bar. Entry is Free. 

See www.tyneteestigers.co.uk/events/club-social-afl-Grand-final-2013-2809/ for more details


2013 Grand Final Parties around the world
Authored by: Troy Thompson on Friday, September 27 2013 @ 11:04 pm ACST

Thanks for all the responses and the feedback from around the world.  Hope you all have a great day/night.