Captain Kirk to join the Mile High Club!

Brett Kirk

Former AFL player and Sydney Swans captain, Brett Kirk will be in Denver for the "2011 USAFL - Mile High Challenge" on Saturday June 25th. Kirk will be in Denver as part of his Captain Kirk’s Odyssey world tour.

Denver is one of only three US stops on his groundbreaking tour across the world where he will be visiting many of the countries that are going to take part in the AFL’s International Cup in Sydney and Melbourn during August.

To mark the occasion the Denver Bulldogs Australian Football Club will be staging the 2011 USAFL - Mile High Challenge.

AFL Broadcast Deal Announced

 AFL MATCHES will be broadcast by the Seven Network, Foxtel and Telstra over the next five years, with the League sealing a new $1.25 billion agreement that will guarantee more live football is shown.  

In a deal beginning in 2012, live matches will be accessible to more parts of Australia on more platforms than ever before. 

Foxtel the Winner in Footy Deal

CHANNEL Seven has agreed to share Friday night football with Foxtel for the next five years as the battle for the 2012-16 broadcast rights moves close to resolution.

A $1 billion, five-year deal remains in the AFL's sights, with a report expected to be tabled at today's AFL Commission meeting in Melbourne confirming that Foxtel will televise all nine home-and-away games live, with four of those games simulcast with the free-to-air broadcast partners.

Denver Bulldogs AFL Viewing Party

Sat, 04/09/2011 - 22:00

Sacramento AFL Viewing Party

Sat, 04/09/2011 - 21:00

Come and join the Sacramento Screamers at our sponsor bar Saturday night to watch AFL live on the 30+ TV's at MVP's Sports Grill in Downtown Sacramento!

Columbus Jackaroos AFL Viewing Party

Sat, 04/09/2011 - 22:00

Watch the PROS: AFL on ESPN2 this SAT, 12 Midnight @ Byrne's
 - set your DVR's to record this game, to watch later, show your friends, etc..
 - The club will gather Saturday night from anytime 10pm on to hang out and fire up before the match
 - Byrne's Pub isn't planning on having an Irish Band this week, so they'll have the game up on a couple teles for us.

1248 W 3rd Ave, Columbus, OH 43212, (614)486-4722

AFL on ESPN 2: Geelong vs. Port Adelaide

This Saturday evening (April 9) at 12ET/11CT/10MT/9PT the AFL will be broadcast LIVE on ESPN 3, ESPN 2 and ESPN 2HD the match between the Geelong Cats and Port Adelaide Power.

This is a great opportunity for clubs to get out amongst their local community to not only watch the game, but to use it as a recruitment tool for new players.

"It's a recruitment event, it's a social event, it's promoting our great game in North America!" said USAFL Vice President, Chet Ridenour.


USA Freedom Squad Announced

USA Freedom

USA Freedom Coach, Leigh Barnes, announced the USA Freedom squad for the 2011 AFL International Cup today.  The team will travel to Australia in August to compete in the first ever women’s International Cup competition.

Six teams from the USA, Canada, Papua New Guinea, Italy, Ireland and a Multi-cultural Indigenous team will compete in this history-making event in Sydney and Melbourne from August 15-27.

The USAFL and AFL Attend 2011 NFL Combine

NFL Combine

The USAFL and AFL were guests of Under Armour at the recent NFL Combine in Indianapolis.  Representing the AFL was Peter Schwab, AFL Director of Coaching.  Doren James, Operations Manager attended on behalf of the USAFL. Several scouting and recruiting managers from Collingwood, Geelong, North Melbourne, Fremantle and the Gold Coast were also in attendance.  With the AFL set to adopt free agency in 2012 AFL club representatives took the opportunity to meet with their counterparts from various NFL teams to gain insight into the draft process, player management and the NFL’s free agency system. 

The AFL are seeking new American talent

Shae McNamaraA SERIES of meetings in the United States next week could be the first step in creating an AFL career path for American college athletes, in a plan to discover a new type of ruckman.

AFL director of coaching Peter Schwab will spend next week at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, which will also be attended by leading officials from several AFL clubs, with talent identification among his key objectives.


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