International Cup

IC17 Preview: Matchday 5

Generally speaking, three isn’t a terrible number.  It’s company, it’s a part of a full house, and it’s how many movies are in most trilogies.

IC17: Revos and Freedom to Play for 3rd

You can’t always get what you want.  But if you try some times, you might find, you get what you need.

IC17 Preview: Matchday 4

Three years of work, three rounds of games, and the two American representative sides at the 2017 AFL International Cup have one game each to determine whether or not they’ll play in the Grand Final on the game’s biggest stages, the MCG and Etihad Stadium.

IC17: Freedom, Liberty Set Records, Revos with Work to Do

It went without saying that the two games on this weekend for the two American IC17 clubs would go a long way to determining their chances at playing at the large AFL stadia that house the affections of footy fans in this city.

IC17 Preview: Matchday 3

To quote Lucy Van Pelt, and it’s incredibly après pos here seeing as though we’re in Australia, it’s Sydney or the bush.

IC17: Freedom, Revos Notch School Round Wins

There’s a song out there somewhere that goes, “It was a good day.”  And that was a great way to sum up Matchday 2 for the American contingent at IC17.

IC17 Preview: Matchday 2

Chapter 1 has been written.  It’s time to turn the page.

IC17: Revos tame Canada, Freedom fall to Ireland on Day 1

Opening day, IC17 has come and gone.  It was punctuated with the typical Melbourne flourish – four seasons in a day.  Pouring rain, cold, then bright sunshine, then cold again.

IC17 Preview: Matchday 1

They've come from every corner of the globe to the Mecca of Australian Football.

The term "Mecca" is not used litely in ths respect.  Footy is, in its own right, a religion.  And like those of the Muslim faith make their pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca where their universe revolves, so too do those disciples of the great game of footy come to Melbourne.

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