USAFL News

Apr 24, 2018

ANZAC Day Commemorations 2018

ANZAC Day, commemorated on April 25th every year, honors the memory and valor of Australians who have served their country and given the ultimate sacrifice.  It is a link of generations, from those who battled at Gallipoli, to the brave men and women of today.

Woven within the fabric of the day is the game of football; for among those who were the first Australians who lost their lives were the heroes of the oval, their future cut short so that future generations can enjoy the fruits of life.

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Apr 23, 2018

2018 Season Previews - Women West

Women’s footy is growing across the board at a lightning pace; that is certain as certain does.

But if one were to pinpoint the strength of the game geographically, it would be, just as the men’s game, in the West Coast.  The teams in this preview – Denver is officially a part of the Central Region this year and will be playing in the Nashville Regional – have won a total of 9 D1 National Titles, and all three D2 cups (Calgary 2015, Arizona and Seattle 2016, Portland 2015-2017).

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Apr 17, 2018

2018 Season Previews - Women East and Central

We are living in the golden age of women’s football.  To deny that is to deny oneself the truth of how far and how fast this sector of the sport has come in just within the last three or four years.  AFLW and local programs are going forward at light speed, and footy internationally is booming.

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Apr 15, 2018

2018 Season Previews - Men West

In the words of Dean Wilson, the swimming, surfing and diving otter from the 1980 animated classic Animalympics, “The west is the best!  Yeah man, fer suuure!”

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Apr 12, 2018

2018 Season Previews - Men South

Much like the teams in the yonder part of the Central Region, the teams across the Sun Belt each have long histories in the USAFL, with several here having put the two decade mark to stern.

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Apr 11, 2018

2018 Season Previews - Men North

The Midwest is known for its agriculture, its rolling landscapes, and its personal charm.  No surprise then that it’s where the USAFL’s origins were cultivated.

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Apr 10, 2018

2018 Season Previews - Men East

Everything old is new again, and there are all sorts of new things to be excited about from the teams of the East Coast.

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Apr 10, 2018

USAFL Season Previews 2018

“Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.” – George Herbert

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Mar 26, 2018

Portland's Blecher Making an Impression on Footy Journey

Not long after joining the Portland Sockeyes, USAFL veteran Heather bestowed the nickname of “Baby Goat” to a young up-and-coming new teammate, Jess Blecher.

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Mar 20, 2018

AFLW Grand Final Watch Party Finder

After a back and forth, seven week sprint of a season, two teams remain in the hunt for the title of AFLW Premiers.

Will it be Emma Kearney and the Western Bulldogs that bring it home, or well Jess Wuetschner and the Brisbane Lions erase last year's heartbreak?

First bounce is at 9:30pm EDT / 6:30pm EDT on Friday night, March 23rd.  The game will be live on Fox Soccer Plus and available through WatchAFL Global.  WatchAFL's FREE rolling two week trial period is still available through the 31st for those who haven't used it.

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Mar 15, 2018

Jess Blecher on Darwin Radio

On March 3, 2018  USAFL exchange player Jess Blecher and Australian Advisory Board member Mark Motlop appeared on ABC Australia.

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Mar 8, 2018

Women's Association Board Elected for 2018

The USAFL Women’s Association 2018 Board is in place, following voting held during their AGM on February 24th.

Representing USAFL clubs across the country, the USAFLWA is in place to advocate and advance women’s football in the USA, from competition organization, to club and player growth, to development of the USA Freedom and Liberty National team.

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