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Jan 23, 2001

January Minutes

Minutes from the January Committee meeting are up in the news section.




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Jan 23, 2001

USFooty on Video

Thanks to Richard Lozano for supplying this link.

Click here to see some footy action in the USA - you'll need Quicktime to view it.



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Jan 23, 2001

Footy Legends

Graham Mabbs is organising an over 35's tournament in Toronto in May of 2002. You can email him at mabbsie@one.net.au if you're interested.

You can get more info from these two articles:

Application Form

Promo Flyer




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Jan 17, 2001

Vancouver Cougers

The Vancouvers Cougers Australian Football Club first training run for the upcoming 2001 season will be held at Queen Elizabeth Park on 33rd st, Vancouver(soccer fields next to Nat Bailey Baseball Stadium) on January 27th, 2001 at 1pm. (intersection: Between Main/Cambie st's). All interested players are welcome

Contact: stu_grills@hotmail.com

Stay tuned for more information on the formation of the Northwest Australian Football League.




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Dec 14, 2000

Nationals Letter

Thank you for the invitation to attend the above Championship in Los Angeles. I appreciated the opportunity to see, at first hand, not only the playing level of the participants but also the conduct of the Championships and the general interest and support for the AFL game in the USA.

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Dec 13, 2000

4th Quarter Reports

All of the Club Reports from the 4th Quarter have been collated. You can download the zip file from the News Section under reports.



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Dec 13, 2000

Player Scholarship

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Dustin Jones

Dustin Jones, 21, from the Lehigh Valley Crocodiles USAFL club, is the
winner of the inaugural player scholarship to Essendon.

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Dec 13, 2000

International Footy

Check out this article on International Footy at The Age website.



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Nov 10, 2000

AZAFL kicks off

A few words about the inaugural matches held Friday night.

First and foremost, those of us on the AZAFL board would like to thank everyone for just showing up like they said they would. All the organizing in the world would have been pointless had everyone not shown up to play. We also had a large contingent of fan support braving the threatening storms on hand to be a part of this historic occasion. I would have to say that we did not disappoint them either.

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Nov 8, 2000

Denver Report

On October 14 and 15 in Los Angeles, the Bulldogs won all six of their games and overcame the San Diego Lions in a hard fought Grand Final to come out the Year 2000 Premiers.

Matt Dainauski, the Bulldogs President, said it was a victory that the Doggies knew they were capable of, "going all the way back to last year's National Championships - this time, Denver had their day". Coach 'Rusty' Waugh said: "several clubs showed up with nearly double our personnel - but we always had more out there with our desire and passion".

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Oct 16, 2000

Denver wins 2000 Championship

LOS ANGELES (Tuesday, October 17, 2000) The Denver Bulldogs nipped the San Diego Lions at the wire to win the 4th Annual Coopers National Tournament of Australian Rules Football. The tournament played in Little Lake Park in Santa Fe Springs, California, over the October 14 and 15 weekend, featured 16 teams from across the Unites States playing 37 games over the course of two days. In the Grand Final, both the Bulldogs and Lions were playing their sixth 40-minute game in two days.

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Oct 9, 2000

Coopers Brewery to sponsor 2000 Nationals

PRESS RELEASE

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Oct 3, 2000

300 Game Milestone

After passing the 200 game milestone in Santa Cruz at their ANZAC Tournament this year, the USAFL has flown passed 300 games, this time in Nashville at their Annual Football Festival.

With the National Tournament fast approaching over the weekend of October 13th - 15th, usfooty will have topped 150 games for this year alone, proving the sport is continuing to boom in the US. There will be 16 teams from all over the country contesting this years' National Championships in LA.

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Sep 29, 2000

New Advertising Posters

In our first national advertising effort, USAFL have rolled out a poster
campaign on the grassroots level to recruit new members. The campaign
was developed by Milwaukee-based ad agency, Nelson & Schmidt, who's
strategy was to create posters appealing to sporting men of all types.

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Sep 27, 2000

USA vs Canada Writeup

The US National Australian Rules football team, the American Revolution,
extended their winning record over Canada to 3-0 on the 30th July 2000 at
Centennial Park in Toronto, Canada, with a solid 25 point win in a
rain-affected match.

The US team was made up of 25 American Citizens, representing 13 of the
USAFL affiliated clubs. The team was co-captained by Ron Miller from
Chicago (the only player to have played in all three internationals), and
Deron Lien from Inland Empire. Both Deron and Ron had been co-captains in
1999.

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