AFL Grand Final

Sat, 09/25/2010 - 14:30
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Sars Interview on ABC Shepparton

When American Dan Sarbacker tried his hand at Aussie Rules football several years ago, little did he know the sporting experiment would take him across the world to the Mansfield Eagles in the Goulburn Valley Football League.

AFL takes Footy to China

Victoria: The Place to Be

The Victorian Government has welcomed a new deal that will see AFL football televised into China, showcasing our national game and our state’s world-class sporting stadiums. Premier John Brumby today joined AFL Chief Executive Andrew Demetriou at Melbourne's Etihad Stadium to announce the landmark deal that will see Victoria’s indigenous game beamed into China by Shanghai Media Group (SMG) on International Channel Shanghai (ICS).


Fri, 09/24/2010 - 16:50
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Downunder: Sarbacker's interview with 'The Age'

Dan Sarbacker

"Last weekend, Sarbacker was in the thick of the action as Mansfield's reserves took on Kyabram. Boasting a wiry build, he looked among the fittest players on the park. He started in the midfield and charged into the fray from the outset, laying a number of tackles and firing off some accurate handballs." Read the full story from The Age >

European Championships - August 2010

Move over soccer, Australian Football is coming to Europe with eight teams from eight European nations to gather in Denmark and Sweden from August 1-7 in the inaugural 16-a-side European Championships in Australian Football 2010.

AFL on ESPN 2 - Friday, July 9

ESPN will be showing this Friday's match between Hawthorn and Geelong on ESPN2 as well as
The game will be shown live at 12am ET, 11pm CT, 10pm MT and 9pm PT.

AFL Hawthorn vs Carlton Live on ESPN 2

Hawthorn vs Carlton is live on ESPN 2 Saturday May 22nd at 11:00pm central for more information go to:

Internationals can access the live streaming of matches offered through Telstra/Omnisport.
Fans in Europe, New Zealand get eight live matches a week, and those in UK, Ireland, USA and Canada get five live and three (the ESPN matches) delayed.

American Footy Star Article

The AFL and a top Australian sports agent have embarked on an ambitious plan to find young American athletes capable of playing in the AFL.

The first of a series of trials in the US will be held in Dallas in August, with organisers hoping 5000 Americans will show up for a shot at an AFL career.

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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