Jan 28, 2010

15 Nations found European Australian Football Association in Frankfurt

Delegates from 15 Australian football leagues around Europe converged on Frankfurt last weekend to officially found the European Australian Football Association, the long-awaited first pan-European governing body for the sport of Australian rules football.

Following on from the summit held in conjunction with the 2009 EU Cup in Zagreb, the conference has seen a governance structure put in place, with the financial and logistical backing of the AFL.

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Jan 28, 2010

Australian Football: An Introduction to Umpiring

Please find the "Australian Football: An Introduction to Umpiring, International Version" attached. This was put together by the AFL with the help of: Brian Dunkin, Greg Everett, Paul O'Keeffe, Chris Ballman (Q-Ball), Seth McElvaney and others from around the globe.

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Jan 21, 2010

Golden Gate Player Going to Queensland

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Jan 17, 2010

Australia Day Events


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Jan 11, 2010

American Playing AFL

Shae McNamara

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Jan 4, 2010

Is It Time to Retire the Football Helmet?

From the Wall Street Journal: An interesting article that compares the head injuries of the AFL and the NFL. Our game is not as rough as some may think.

NOVEMBER 11, 2009 Is It Time to Retire the Football Helmet?

New Research Says Small Hits Do Major Damage—and There's Not Much Headgear Can Do About It


This football season, the debate about head injuries has reached a critical mass. Startling research has been unveiled. Maudlin headlines have been written. Congress called a hearing on the subject last month.

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Jan 4, 2010

Revolution & Freedom Update

Revolution training camp is scheduled for February 26-28 in Austin, Texas.

The international match for the Freedom and Revolution teams vs. Canada will be in Toronto, Canada July 31- August 2.

The date in August is a blackout date for the league, please do not schedule any inter club games for the weekend of July 31-August 2.

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Dec 30, 2009

2009 Nationals Merchandise Clearance



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Dec 29, 2009

Second International Team to play in 2010 NAB AFL Under 16 Championships

The AFL today announced a second international team will be entered in the 2010 NAB AFL Under 16 Championships.While the introduction of a World XVIII team was announced in October, the AFL considers the interest and potential is significant enough to enter a separate Pacific Nations team.

AFL General Manager of Development David Matthews said several factors had led to immediately enlarging the AFL's search for international talent including:

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