Revolution

Atlanta Kookaburras DUFFA Cup

Date: 
Sat, 05/26/2012 - 19:20

Australian Rules Football is one of the hardest hitting sports in the world. Be on hand to experience the action of the First Annual Down Under Fest Footy All-Stars Cup (aka The D.U.F.F.A. Cup). Games will begin early on Saturday, May 26 and finishing on Sunday, Monday, May 27, followed by live music, food and beer at the Down Under Fest Pub.

2011 USAFL Results Overview

2011 Nationals Medals

2011 was a big year for Footy in the USA with a record number of both players and teams participating during the year. The Denver Bulldogs took out both Division I and the Women's divisions at this year's National Championships. Additionally the USA Revolution and Freedom players stood out, collecting many of this year's tournament honors.

USAFL Player Development Clinic

2009 Clinic, Mason, OHDue to lack of registrations, the Player Development clinic has been canceled.

If you would like further information, please contact Matt Bishop, Revolution Head Coach >

Revolution Finish Top Four in Impressive International Cup Run

The Revolution came up short in their bid for third place going down to the New Zealand Hawks 12.4 (76) to 6.5 (41).  it was a short turn around for the Revos after their hard hitting game against Papua New Guinea just 2 days earlier.  Looking to match their best ever finish at the International Cup the boys came out strong and confident in their game plan.  Unfortunately the Hawks had done their homework and were prepared for what the Revos had in store.

Brent Mergen, Jon Loring, Luke Nemeth and Pat Miller stood strong in the backline.  Steve Fashant and Mel Chen put in a tough day's work in the middle, while Bryan Dragus found his form again, kicking another 4 goals.

3rd Place in Sight for Revolution and Freedom

Both the Revolution and Freedom will be playing for a 3rdplace finish to the International Cup after coming up short in their semi-final matches today.  The Revolution v Papua New Guinea Mosquitoes match generated an energetic buzz at Royal Park.  The Premier of Victoria Mr. Ted Baillieu was on hand for the coin toss,  AFL CEO, Andrew Demetriou was seen around the Revolution quarter time huddle and International Cup Ambassador, Brett Kirk gave the three quarter time speech.

Revolution Roll Over Lions

In a remarkable and memorable day in USAFL and Revolution history the impressive Revos dominated the South African Lions 7.14 (56) to 2.6 (18) and continued their run towards a shot at their first International Cup title.  With a special visit from US Ambassador, Jeffrey Bleich in the locker rooms before the game, the Revolution came out pumped up.

Revolution Look to Tame Lions in Curtain Raiser to Swans v Saints Game

 The Revolution vs. South Africa Lions game has been selected by the AFL to be the curtain raiser for Sunday’s Sydney Swans vs. St. Kilda Saints at ANZ Stadium. Coach Matt Bishop summed up the experience, “The game against South Africa is a fantastic opportunity for the squad to play a game with such high stakes at a state of the art venue, one that most Australians will never get.” An additional highlight on the day will be a visit by US Ambassador to Australia, Jeffrey Bleich who will address the team prior to the game and perform the coin toss.

Revolution Slice Samurai

The Revolution came into their game against Japan looking to build upon the momentum they established in their first two victories in round 1.  The determination and desire was evident from the opening bounce.  The Revos moved the ball in to their forward 50 quickly and it rarely left that end of the ground.  Jesse Leos got the scoring started with an early goal and Andy Vanica, Bryan Dragus (2), Jacob Moyer and Donnie Lucero rounded out the scoring in a dominant opening term. The next three quarters were much the same as the Revos ran away with a 17.12 (114) to 0.1 (1) victory.

Game Day Preview: Revolution set to take on Japan

First up for the Revolution in Division 1 pool play will be Japan.  In Saturday’s action the Samurai went 1-1 on the day.  Losing their first game against a young, athletic Nauru side by 23 points, 6.6 (42) to 3.1 (19). Nauru also defeated Fiji setting up a showdown between Japan and Fiji in what turned out to be a dramatic thriller. 

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