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Melissa Galvin passes away


Former Gold Rush cheerleader and host of “49ers Total Access” Melissa Galvin passed away on Saturday night at the age of 34.

It was Galvin’s second battle with breast cancer after initially being diagnosed in 2011.

She is survived by her husband, Patrick Dobson, children Brady (8) and Stella (4), father Tom Galvin, and sister Leann Galvin Thompson.

After her final season with the Gold Rush in 2004, Galvin stayed involved with the cheerleaders and also co-hosted her TV show alongside Joe Fonzi.

Galvin also championed the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” campaign during breast cancer awareness month. She spoke openly about her battle against breast cancer in stories on as well as the video below, which originally aired on “49ers Total Access” in 2011.

Click here to donate to the Melissa Galvin Dobson Memorial Account.

Happy New Year Niner Empire


From Ice Bucket Challenges to the Chapter BBQ’s & Picnics to the massive Takeover in Dallas, 2014 goes down as the year the Niner Empire rose and got organized like no fan base in history.

The Niner Empire Organization wishes each and every one of you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!



49er Christmas Surprise in Scotland

Darren and Laura 12-2014

Darren Reis XmasSCOTLAND, UK -  Long time 49er fan Darren Reis of the UK Faithful had only dreamed of some day making it to San Francisco, CA. to actually see his favorite team in person. That dream however seemed like it was all it would ever be.

Fortunately for Darren he is also a great Niner dad who raised his daughter right. Our Niner sister Laura Reis of the UK Faithful reached out to her Niner Empire family around the world to help with a special surprise she was planning for her dad for Christmas 2014. Continue reading