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Tigers Too Tough for Kookas

The NC Tigers won their opening home game of the 2014 season is fine fashion on Saturday with a 104-point victory over the Atlanta Kookaburras at Hank Anderson Memorial Park in Carrboro. Tigers players, fans, and support staff showed up in droves for a fantastic afternoon of footy that saw the Tigers put on an impressive 4-quarter performance to even their season record at 1-1. After a slow start to game in which both sides were trying to get a feel for each other, the Tigers lifted their intensity and maintained it throughout the game, outscoring their opponent in every quarter.

Jackaroos Repel Canadian Invasion

Last Saturday, May 10, 2014, the Columbus Jackaroos welcomed the Toronto Central Blues to town for an early-season friendly match.  The two clubs are quickly developing a great relationship both on and off the field.  On the pitch, the Blues brought a far stronger team than they did in 2013 and showed from the first bounce that they were a very skilled team.  The Blues were effectively marking in space and showing that their understanding of how to move around a pack is still ahead of the Jackaroos.  However, the Jackaroos’ hard-hitting style of play and developed handballing/shepherding/co

Chicago Metro Round 1 Results

Welcome back to Chicago footy everyone. Round 1 of the 2014 season was a rematch of the 2013 metro grand final, Lincoln Square Tigers Vs the Lincoln Park Piranhas. The match started a little after 6 as the weather was delaying some of the local baseball games, but at soon as the boots were tied and the legs were stretched, the whistle blew and the game was underway.

Ohio Valley Metro League – Round One

April 26th, 2014 was a warm and sunny morning in Louisville, Kentucky.  The Ohio Valley Metro League was ready and raring to kick-off as players from Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St.

GGAFL Round 1 Results

After a long and brutal San Francisco winter of spells in the highs 70′s, the GGAFL was ready to get underway with its much anticipated 2014 Metro League season. The San Francisco Knights were coming off an impressive campaign in 2013 and snatched their second premiership in a row under recently appointed Roos coach Chyna.

San Francisco 'Clamps the Lamp'

On Saturday, March 29 the footy season in Northern California kicked off at Nugget Fields in Davis with the Sacramento Suns playing the San Francisco Knights in the annual “Clamp the Lamp” game.

The “Clamp the Lamp” is a game between the reigning Golden Gate Australian Football League Premiers and the Sacramento Suns. The first was played in 2013, also between the Knights and the Suns, with the Suns taking the honors on that occasion.

North Carolina Tigers Announce 2014 Head Coach

The Head Coach for the North Carolina Tigers for 2014 is Wes McAllister.  Wes has been one of the more influential Tigers of the last decade and has served as a leader both on and off the field since his very first practice on Miller Fields years ago.  Take his training’s seriously, and the Tigers will grow even stronger this year.

Source: NCTigers.com

Texas' Best vs USA Best in Austin

Six Lonestars will head up to Austin this Saturday April 5th to join some of the best Australian and US Aussie Rules footballers in Texas as they take on USA's National Mens Australian Football team - USA Revolution.  

USA Revolution are holding their training camp in Austin this weekend before selecting their national team to attend the International Cup in Melbourne in August this year. This follows on from the women's national team camp in Houston held in February where two teams were selected to attend also.

AARFL 2014 Season Underway

Atlanta's local AARFL 2014 season kicked off on Saturday, March 8, at Garrard Landing Park in Roswell. Fine sunny conditions greeted past and new players alike. It was Midtown v Roswell/Western Combine and scoring was plentiful early on with Midtown showing the ascendency. With Carson Olsheski rucking in the middle the Bombers dominated center bounces with Josh Trombley capitalizing many tap outs whilst for Roswell, veteran Wayne Kraska was able to shark a couple.

Former NC Tiger Going Bald for Childhood Cancer Research

Michael Coysh, a former North Carolina Tiger player and coach is shaving his head to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation  to help fund lifesaving childhood cancer research.

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