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Sep 24, 2005

Photos at the Nationals

Photographs to be Taken and Sold at Nationals in Milwaukee


Back by popular demand, a professional photographer will be taking pictures before and during the games of the 2005 USAFL National Tournament in Milwaukee!  Individual team photographs taken prior to their games as well as the fan favorite action shots will be available for purchase at The Accenture National Championships Banquet ... Wisconsin Tailgate Style.  This year, a special feature will be available for purchase to accompany pictures and commemorate the premier championships.

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Sep 23, 2005

Seattle Grizzlies win NWPAFL Grand Final

GRIZZLIES LIGHT UP THE GRAND FINAL
Saturday 10th September - THUNDERBIRD STADIUM, UBC
Congratulations to the Seattle Grizzlies on winning the NWPAFL Grand Final this weekend. The Grizzlies won both their qualifying games, against the Vancouver Cougars and Burnaby Eagles, and capped off the day with a stirring last quarter effort to beat the Eagles under lights and take home the trophy. Final score: 


Burnaby Eagles
 7
 9
 51
 
Seattle Grizzlies
 10
 5
 65

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Sep 22, 2005

Dockers Get Great Press Coverage

Read the Fairfield Echo's great article on the Cincinnati Dockers defense of their Nationals title - http://www.fairfield-echo.com/life/content/features/stories/2005/09/14/fe0915australian.html 


- Office Manager
(575)

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Sep 21, 2005

Aussie Rules player on Letterman last Thursday

Australian Football player, Brett Backwell, will appear on David Letterman this Thursday evening (22nd). Brett recently amputated in finger so he could continue to play footy. Letterman picked up on the story and is flying Brett, first class, to LA to appear on the show.  


We have contacted Brett and asked him to give USFooty a plug.


Here's more of the story: 


Aussie athlete to amputate finger to play better
Associated Press

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Sep 20, 2005

Interested in Developing Footy in the US?

To All Interested Parties:

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Sep 20, 2005

Australian Duo to Perform at Nationals

Australian Duo to Perform at Nationals in Milwaukee


 

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Sep 19, 2005

Nationals 2005 Seedings

Seedings for the 2005 National Championships have been announced. The draw will be released later this week.


DIVISION I
The DIVISION I teams are seeded and pooled as follows:
POOL A
1. DENVER
2. BOSTON
3. CHICAGO
4. ORANGE COUNTY


POOL B
1. DALLAS
2. NEW YORK
3. ARIZONA
4. MILWAUKEE

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Sep 19, 2005

Ft Lauderdale's Grand Final Party

Ft Lauderdale presents their Grand Final Party :
Sydney Swans  vs West Coast Eagles
Live coverage from 11.30pm (game time 12.30am) on multiple big screens
Free entry
Raffles and competitions
Light nibbles provided (NB: Kitchen will close at 10pm)


Biddy Early’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
3419 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33309
Phone: 954-567-1990
http://biddyearlysflorida.com/

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Sep 14, 2005

Grilla Set to Announce Again at Nationals

According to USAFL President Mark Wheeler, "The Grilla is needed to sell the full package to the USA".  Indeed, several players and supporters remarked from past years that the cross over caller was something unique that added to the Nationals experience.  Grilla was also at the recent USAFL College Championships held in Nashville, showcasing his skills in front of a huge enthusiastic crowd.

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Sep 10, 2005

Baton Rouge players weather Hurricane Katrina

Our Baton Rouge Tigers players have had a tough time of it with Hurricane Katrina.  All of the players have suffered losses, all must have suffered real trauma.

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Sep 9, 2005

Harley Raffle

Have you got your tickets for the fabulous Harley-Davidson 1200C Custom XL Sportster motorcycle being raffled in conjunction with the 2005 Nationals? The bike has a retail value of over $10,000.  You can purchase your tickets for $5 each on the USFooty web site at: http://www.usfooty.com/usfootystore/Detail.aspx?ID=112 or for more information contact Barry “Bear” Arnold at barrya@mcleoudusa.net.

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Sep 6, 2005

Panther Dance Team to Perform at Nationals!

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Sep 1, 2005

Footy Store Survey

Please take a few moments to complete this painless 14 question survey that will help us to better serve the USFooty community -  http://www.zoomerang.com/survey.zgi?p=WEB224L64HVGBK


 




- John Meier
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Aug 29, 2005

Jay Mueller's Final Revolution Journal

Revolution Journal
Two Weeks Later


Melbourne spring has arrived bearing gorgeous sunny days. Cool in the morning, warm in the afternoon, mild at night. Since the 2005 Revolution left Melbourne, hundreds of thoughts have called pieces of my mind home. I’ve been thinking about what to write since we said goodbye in the Napier room 15 days ago.


It’s not easy.


Anecdotes, memories, impressions and not-so-deep-thoughts sprint across my gray matter.


Tom Ellis standing in icy water. Are those tears? Or is he just frozen?

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Aug 28, 2005

Planing on Flying to the Nationals?

Just a notice to all players planning on using the USAFL Nationals preferred partner for air transportation. Ticketing 30 days or more before your departure date secures a discount of 10% ... ticketing 0-29 days prior to departure secures a discount of 5%. Both are great discounts, but depending on what day you plan to arrive in Milwaukee, the 30 day window for a 10% discount
will occur sometime this week.

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