Anzac Tournament Results

Wow! What a fantastic weekend of football! It was a feast of honorable
competition and aggressive battles that did the ANZAC legacy proud.
Seven teams fronted for the 2000 ANZAC Cup on April 29th and 30th - Seattle, Denver, Phoenix, San
Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County and Santa Cruz.

Club Reports

All of the Club Reports from the 1st Quarter have been collated. You can download the zip file from the News Section under reports.

- Matthew Muller

Presidents 1st Qtr Report

Rich Mann - President USAFL
Rich Mann - USAFL President

G'Day Footy followers everywhere,

The first quarter of 2000 has seen the USAFL move forward in leaps and bounds, continuing our tremendous growth in just over three years of existence.

Dockers vs. Swans Pre-Game Report

The Cincinnati Dockers will host the Chicago Swans Saturday, April 15th for
the 2000 season opener. This will be the first match of the 2000 season for
both clubs. The game is scheduled to ball up at 2pm


The Cincinnati Dockers finished three spots higher than the Swans in last
year's United States Australian Football League (USAFL)National Tournament.
The Dockers finished 5th while the Swanies finished 8th but, the Swans did
have the better series record defeating the Dockers two games to one in 1999.

North Carolina

click here to read a recent article about the North Carolina Tigers.

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SMH Article

click here to read the Sydney Morning Herald article about footy and its expansion into Sydney.

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Chicago Swans

On April 15 the Swans will kick off their 2000 season with an away game at Cincinnati. This looks to be the first of what will likely be a season that has the Swans playing in more than 30 games between April and the national championships. In an attempt to establish the MAAFL and "league" play within the Midwest, the Swans will play each area team either home or away this season and then visit this year's home opponents next season. This league schedule will include Milwaukee, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Kansas City, Nashville, and Detroit.

Cincinnati Article

The Cincinnati Dockers are featured on Visit's
Sports section to read "Australian Rules Football: Down Under in the Queen

- Rich Mann

2000 Umpires Clinic

Information Update

East Coast Clinic

The East Coast Clinic, sponsored by the North Carolina Tigers, will be held in Durham, NC on 24-26 March 2000. The tentative schedule for the weekend is:
Friday Evening - Introduction and Classroom Work
Saturday Morning - Meet to go over assignments for the games that day
Saturday Afternoon - Tournament games. Umpires will be able to get game experience under the supervision of senior umpires.
Saturday Evening - A chance to get to know each other
Sunday Morning/Afternoon - More games, set piece work Article

Checkout the story on Paul Roos, Revolution coach in 1999, in the Sydney Morning Herald at

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