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September Newsletter

Updated: Sep 4, 2023

What a season! Both teams in finals with the women's getting all the way to the Grand Final only to be pipped at the post by the London Swans. Despite not getting the flag there are so many positives to take out of this year and loads to look forward to:

🗓️ What We’re Up To 🗓️

  • 1st September (Friday): AFLW Season kicks off

  • 2nd September (Saturday) 11:00AM: Off-Season Training @ Peckham Rye

  • 9th September (Saturday) 11:00AM: Off-Season Training @ Peckham Rye

  • 16th September (Saturday): Presentation Night @ Temple Bowling Club

  • 17th September (Sunday) 1:00PM: Dulwich Hamlets v Millwall Lionesses @ Champion Hill

  • 23rd September (Saturday) 12:30PM: Kick Around @ Peckham Rye & Dulwich Hamlets @ Champion Hill

  • 30th September (Saturday) 5:00AM: AFL Grand Final @ Moretown Belle

  • 7th-8th October: End of Season Trip @ Lisbon, Portugal

  • 14th October (Saturday) 12:30PM: Kick Around @ Peckham Rye & Dulwich Hamlets @ Champion Hill

  • 21st October (Saturday) 11:00AM: Off-Season Training @ Peckham Rye

  • 28th October (Saturday) 12:30PM: Kick Around @ Peckham Rye & Dulwich Hamlets @ Champion Hill

📰 Match Reports & Results 📰 Read all about the results of the 2023 season along with match reports from the coaches and a special Grand Final edition.

🏆 Presentation Night 🏆

We can't wait to celebrate and acknowledge those who have gone above and beyond to make the season happen and recognise those who have been outstanding on field. This year we will celebrate on Saturday 16th September in an orange & black tie event at the Temple Bowling Club.

⚽ Rye Kicks & Dulwich Hamlets ⚽

Come down to Peckham Rye for a kick of the Sherrin followed by an afternoon at Champion Hill to cheer on our local football team the Dulwich Hamlets. It is a great venue to watch live sport and enjoy a beverage. We will also have informal off-season training on Saturdays from 11am. Details on TeamApp.

These are great opportunities to invite future Giants down for a taste of what AFL and our club is all about so bring your friends, flatmates & dates!

📺 AFL Grand Final Viewing 📺

We've partnered again with Moretown Belle to bring you the 2023 AFL Grand Final LIVE on Saturday 30th September! Tickets are £15 per person (includes a beer or cider and a breakfast roll). Doors open 5am. With 31 screens you won't miss a moment of the action. This is a public event limited to 150 tickets so don't delay as this will sell out! Get your tickets here.

🏝️ End of Season Trip 🏝️

The weekend of 7th-8th October will be the end of season trip. We will be travelling to Lisbon, Portugal and have booked an epic villa. To secure your spot fill out this form, send your £10 deposit to the club account (bank details on TeamApp) and join the WhatsApp group to coordinate travel and get more details.

🔮 AFLW Fantasy & Tipping Comps 🔮

We are running the inaugural AFLW Fantasy & Tipping Comps! What better way to get to know the superstars and teams of the AFLW competition! Follow the links to get involved:

👟 Elite Running & Breakfast Association 👟

Join some fellow Giants for park runs around London and stay for the breakfast. The crew are on a mission to identify the best park run and greasy spoon combos in London. Great way to keep fit over the off-season!

Join the group and Join Giants on Strava 🌐 Website & Socials 🌐 Don't forget about our website! You can find it at and it has loads of information about the club, our fixtures (including where the grounds are), results and a news section where you can follow all the goings on. Keep an eye out through the season for new articles and content including match reports. And if you aren't already following us on Instagram and Facebook you are missing out!

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