USAFL News

Dec 6, 2005

USFootyKids newsletter

The latest edition of the USFooty Kids newsletter has been published.  To read the newsletter, or subscribe to the newsletter, please go to http://www.usfooty.com/usfooty/usfootykids/newsletters.aspx?section=usfootykids&id=16




- Denis Ryan
(603)

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Dec 5, 2005

Scholarship Winners Announced

The USAFL is delighted to announce the winners of our Scholarships. Daniel Harrison of the Florida Redbacks has been selected for the Macquarie Scholarship, and Rob Lutostanski of the Arizona Hawks is the winner of our AFL scholarship.  Congratulations, Danny and Rob – we know you will represent the USAFL well and are sure your time in Australia will be an exciting and demanding one.


We asked Rob and Danny to put down their thoughts on being selected.  Here is their response:

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Dec 1, 2005

Register now for the Aussie All-Comers

Please be sure to register NOW if you are interested in playing on the Aussie All Comers team prior to the match between the Sydney Swans and the Kangaroos during LA Week.

Register at http://www.usfooty.com/usfooty/form.aspx?form=LA_AussieTeam


Registration will close at 9am on Tuesday, December 13.


Colin Langley
Coach




- Colin Langley
(605)

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Nov 18, 2005

Coaches Named for Revolution v Australia Clash


Coaches have been named for the Revo V Australia match in LA.  The US Revolution position has been vacant since Coach Alan Nugent, who led the team to a fantastic 3rd Place in this year’s International Cup in Australia, retired due to increasing work commitments. The Revolution Coaching Position will be decided later this year as the Board reviews the needs of our Revolution Program.

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Nov 14, 2005

Adam Goodes delivery to US


SYDNEY Swans star Adam Goodes plans to play a leading hand in taking Australian Rules football around the world, particularly to the US.


Goodes and teammates Matthew Nicks, Jude Bolton, Jared Crouch, Michael O'Loughlin and Jarrad McVeigh went on a scouting mission last month to prepare for the club's 20-day tour to America in January.

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Nov 10, 2005

The Chance of a Lifetime

The USAFL is pleased to announce a fantastic weekend for all Australian Rules Football Fans in the USA during January 13-15, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for every member of the USAFL to be part of footy history.

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Nov 4, 2005

National Championship Best & Fairest Vote Count

The votes were tallied and the awards given at the closing ceremony of the Nationals. Now it is your chance to see who garnered the umpires votes.


The Coopers Best and Fairest Medal is given to the highest vote getter in each Division. The USAFL is pleased to have a long-term supporter, dating back to the 2000 Nationals in LA, like Coopers.

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Oct 27, 2005

Nationals Sweep America

The spirit of footy in America was caught on tape by Chris Gilbert during the 2005 National Championships. Chris is a freelance Aussie journalist based in New Jersey. He came to the Nationals to find out about how the sport was being introduced into the States. He caught the essence of how the Australian game and culture has found a home in America.


Click Here to view the video (30Mb .mov file).

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Oct 26, 2005

Do You Get our Monthly Newsletters?

We publish a newsletter every month with articles of interest to Aussie Rules players and supporters.  It's so easy to subscribe - just go to http://www.usfooty.com/usfooty/newslettersubscribe.aspx


And, if you have stories, articles or suggestions for the newsletter please email Julie Upton at officemanager@usfooty.com




- Office Manager
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Oct 24, 2005

Job Vacancy

Invest Victoria - Executive Director, San Francisco


POSITION DESCRIPTION


Invest Victoria, part of the Department of Innovation Industry and Regional Development is seeking a highly motivated professional to deliver the Victorian Government’s business development objectives in North America .

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Oct 22, 2005

European Union Cup

John “Pops“ Meier, until recently our VP - West sent this article which was published in HRVATSKI VJESNIK (The Croation Herald) - the biggest Croatian paper in Australia. He tells us 'The fella mentioned  in the article, Kolja (AKA: KC, AKA: Crusher) got his start with the Phoenix Scorpions. He also designed the AZAFL logo for Arizona and the E v. W logo and both nationals logos for the KC events'


By Josip LONCARIC

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Oct 19, 2005

Hampton Hammers Looking For Coach

FOOTBALLERS MOVING TO MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA AND LOOKING FOR A CLUB IN 2006?

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Oct 17, 2005

Nationals Survey

Thank you to all those who have taken the time to complete the Nationals Survey.  We are pleased with the response we have received but we want more!  By completing this survey you can provide input and insight to the USFooty Board of Board and have a positive impact on the future of Australian football throughout the US.

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Oct 13, 2005

Thank You from the Baton Rouge Tigers

Dear USAFL Committee and Associated Clubs,


On behalf of the Baton Rouge Tigers football club, I would like to extend my warmest thanks to everyone involved in this years Nationals Tournament in Milwaukee. Without all of your support it would not have been possible for us to come and participate. It was a terrific tournament and all of our players were incredibly impressed with the entire experience – what a magnificent way to end the football year after such a difficult time.

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Oct 12, 2005

Letter from Vancouver Cougars


Dear: USAFL Committee and Associated Clubs.


On behalf of the Vancouver Football Club, I would like to thank the USAFL, the Milwaukee Football Club and all its associated clubs for inviting us to participate in your national tournament. It was a tremendously successful weekend for our club and a great experience for our players, and one that was enjoyed by all. 


We would like to express our special thanks to the USAFL committee and Matt Muller of the Seattle Football Club for making this all happen, and to the Canadian AFL for allowing it to happen.

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