USAFL News

Feb 10, 2020

Marshall Makes Most of AFLW Debut

Arizona Hawk and USA Freedom player Danielle Marshall made the most of her historic AFLW debut, scoring a goal with her first kick of senior football as the Western Bulldogs defeated the St Kilda Saints by 25 points.

Match report by Alyce Collett:

Round One of the 2020 AFLW season saw a debut in the competition for St Kilda and return to their spiritual home at Moorabbin, but it was the Western Bulldogs who got their season off to the best start, winning by 25 points.

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Feb 7, 2020

Marshall's Debut Part of Blockbuster Weekend

In July, the dream of an American woman playing in AFLW moved closer when Dani Marshall signed on with the Western Bulldogs senior side.

Today, seven months later, that dream moves to the precipice of reality.

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Jan 31, 2020

The Dusty Road to Darwin; Kloh Follows Her Football Passion

Rosemary Kloh’s second date with Rob Kwoka was life changing.

Rob had asked her to come along and watch his sister, Lauré, play in the USAFL Western Regional Championships for the Sacramento Suns.  

“I had no idea what was going on,” she recalls.  “I just cheered when Rob cheered.”

It was the beginning of two successful courtships.  Four and a half years after that date -- a couple of days after this past Christmas -- Rob popped the question, and Kloh replied in the affirmative.

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Jan 31, 2020

USAFL Umpires Association Announces IC2020 Scholarship Winners

The USAFL Umpire Association is pleased to announce the International Cup 2020 Scholarship Umpires: Ryan Minmier and Shawn Farber. They will be going to the Suncoast in Queensland, Australia to represent the USAFL and the USAFLUA in IC2020 from July 25 through the grand finals on August 8.

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Jan 15, 2020

2020 Australia Day and Bushfire Relief Events

Australia Day is celebrated each year on January 26th.  This year, it will feel quite different.

We have seen the images and heard the stories coming out of Australia with regards to the fires that have raged on for the past several months.  The toll it has taken – dozens of human lives, many homes, at least a billion animals, and what is sure to be a long lasting effect on the environment – has been stunningly tragic.

It has left us, as a community, asking what we can do to help.

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Jan 12, 2020

2019 USAFL Roll of Honor

The completion of every USAFL season is a time of reflection, recovery, and celebration.

For each of the clubs in the league, there is always something to celebrate.  For some, it is an improvement in on- and/or off-field growth.  For others, the gallantries involve drinking out of a championship cup or two.  Many, if not all, are celebrated at pubs that have backed these clubs financially and spiritually, and it's a chance to return the favor.

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Dec 30, 2019

That Was the Year That Was 2019

Time knows no boundaries.  It is us as humans who set them.

And the ones we have set mark two things.  One, that this year of 2019 is coming to an end in a matter of days, and with it the end of the second decade of the 21st century.

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Dec 20, 2019

California Here We Come; Ontario to Host 2020 Nationals

The USAFL Executive Board is excited to announce that the 2020 USAFL National Championships will be held on the doorsteps of Los Angeles in Ontario, California the weekend of October 10 and 11.

The tournament will be held at Silverlakes in Norco, CA. Silverlakes 130-acre complex boasts 24 professionally manicured soccer fields, a full-service restaurant and a 10,000-person concert venue. The park opened in 2015 and is a premier sporting event destination having hosted soccer, rugby, American Football and the country’s largest cross-country event.

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Dec 9, 2019

2020 AFL International Cup Headed to Sunshine Coast

For the last two years, the USA Revolution and USA Freedom national teams have been waiting for an opportunity at AFL International Cup redemption.

After a long wait, they will now know when and where they’ll be going in order to get it.

The Australian Football League announced early Monday morning US time that the 2020 AFL International Cup will be played at the newly renovated Maroochydore Sporting Complex on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland from July 25 through August 8.

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Dec 5, 2019

2020 USAFL Regionals Schedule Announced

The USAFL executive board is excited to announce the schedule and venues for the 2020 USAFL Regional Championship Series.

Now in its sixth season, the Regional Championship Series has become one of the most anticipated parts of the USAFL calendar.  In addition to regional championship glory, the results of these tournaments will strongly impact seedings for the 2020 USAFL National Championships.

They’ll also be a key warm up for the men and women who will represent the USA at next summer’s AFL International Cup championships in Australia.

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Dec 1, 2019

Top Ten Games of the 2019 USAFL Season

The echoes of the 2019 USAFL season are still ringing in our ears, and this year brought us some memorable matchups across the calendar, not to mention the country.

From the travelling summer road show that is the Regional Championships Series onto the National Championships in Sarasota, Florida, this season had some exciting matchups, huge wins, and nail-biting finishes.

I should know, I saw most of them.

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