USAFL News

Feb 8, 2018

Dannie Seow Named Freedom Head Coach

Footy runs in Dannie Seow’s blood. As a player and a coach, his passion for the game has transcended the ovals of his native Melbourne all the way here to the United States.

And it is that passion as a simultaneous teacher and student of the game that he prepares to take the story of the women’s game here into its next stanza.

The USA Freedom women’s national team is proud to introduce Dannie Seow as the third head coach in the program’s history.  He succeeds Leigh Barnes, who announced his retirement from the position following last year’s AFL International Cup.

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Feb 7, 2018

Arizona to Host Rob Dollar Memorial Tournament

On October 29, 2017, while on his typical Sunday morning ride, Rob Dollar tragically lost his life on his descent of South Mountain Park when he was struck by a car.  Rob, a former Arizona Hawk and Los Angeles Dragon USAFL player, often spoke about his dream of creating a foundation to help cyclists who have been injured on the road, increase bike safety, and promote cycling awareness.  Following his untimely death, family and friends created the Rob Dollar Fou

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Feb 6, 2018

The Honourable Joe Hockey to Become USAFL Patron

The United States Australian Football League (USAFL) is pleased to announce that The Honourable Joe Hockey, Australian Ambassador to the United States of America, has accepted an offer to become the Patron of the USAFL.  This marks a significant step forward in the USAFL’s efforts to further develop partnerships with key Australian government officials and business leaders in the US and Australia.

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Feb 1, 2018

20% OFF! Watch the AFL, Support the USAFL!

2018 promises to be a blockbuster year for footy.  And we don’t want you to miss a sec

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Jan 31, 2018

Philly, Nashville, Sacramento to Host 2018 Regionals

The American summer of 2018 promises to be a hot one.  It always is.  But the heat generated won’t just be by the atmospheric conditions; there is a lot of footy on offer across the country right as summer comes to be.

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Jan 25, 2018

Racine in 2018 - USAFL Nationals Head to Wisconsin

The 2018 USAFL National Championships will be held in Racine, Wisconsin, to take place the weekend of October 13-14.  The host ground will be the SCORe Complex (Soccer Complex of Racine and Franksville).

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Jan 17, 2018

2018 Australia Day Party Listing

Australia Day, commemorated on January 26th every year, celebrates the culture and heritage of one of the most unique countries on the planet.  In Australia, it's celebrated with barbecues, beach cricket, and other merriment.

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Jan 13, 2018

2017 USAFL Roll of Honor

The 2017 season was commemorated across the country with end of season parties, held by most of the league's 38 clubs.  Not only was excellence and valor on the field recognized, but hard work and dedication to club and country off the field was acknowledged as well.

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Jan 8, 2018

League Statement Regarding MLF & Tampa Bay

We are aware of some social media activity regarding Major League Footy (MLF) recently and we want to make sure it is very clear that the USAFL is in no way affiliated with MLF or any of its operations.  MLF is a For-Profit organization and its business model is in conflict with the USAFL's Non-Profit status. Subsequently, be advised that the Tampa Bay ARFC / St Petersburg Swans are no longer a USAFL member club.

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Jan 3, 2018

Board Update - Letter from Seb Aguiari

Dear USAFL Members,

This letter is to inform the USAFL Clubs and Members that Steve Grandfield has resigned as USAFL President due to professional opportunities outside of football. I'd like to express my appreciation and gratitude to Steve for his dedicated time and contributions to the USAFL Executive Board over the past 3 years. Per the USAFL constitution, if the President role is vacated, the longest serving Vice President fills the role until the next AGM. As the Vice President of the West Region since 2015 I would be next in line to serve as President.

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Dec 30, 2017

That Was the Season That Was: 2017

“Passion is what gets you through the hardest times that might otherwise make strong men weak, or make you give up.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Every year that plays out across our lives is different. They each have their different vibe, a multitude of personalities, and varying array of landmarks, both good and bad. Each footy season is a micro chasm of our broader life, though that too is in varying degrees. For this game of Australian rules football is not simply a hobby, a thing we do on the weekends.

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Dec 15, 2017

EAFL League Play to Return in 2018

After a five year absence, the Eastern Australian Football League (EAFL) will return in 2018 with seven clubs playing a round robin to determine the regional season champions.

The Boston Demons, New York Magpies, Philadelphia Hawks, DC Eagles, Baltimore Dockers, North Carolina Tigers, and Columbus ARFC will meet in a series of mini-carnivals, called “pods,” over the course of the season.   Each club will have an opportunity to host one of the seven rounds.

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Dec 10, 2017

West Coast Teams Dominate West Coast Nationals

The 2017 USAFL Nationals were the largest in history; nearly 1200 players, 53 teams representing over 40 clubs competed on October 21-22 at the San Diego Surf Cup Park in Del Mar, CA.

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Dec 8, 2017

Top Ten Games of Season 2017

From its humble beginnings in the cracklings of spring through the largest National Championships on record, the 2017 USAFL season saw its share of great games and memorable performances.  With the season over, and with the calendar on its last page, we are once again counting down the Top Ten games from this year.

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Nov 16, 2017

Baltimore Dockers and DC Eagles Join USAFL Fold

After twenty seasons of jointly serving the Baltimore and Washington, DC metropolitan areas, the Baltimore-Washington Eagles voted last week to officially expand as two USAFL clubs, the Baltimore Dockers and DC Eagles.  The new clubs will begin league play in season 2018.

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