USAFL News

Dec 8, 2017

Top Ten Games of Season 2017

From its humble beginnings in the cracklings of spring through the largest National Championships on record, the 2017 USAFL season saw its share of great games and memorable performances.  With the season over, and with the calendar on its last page, we are once again counting down the Top Ten games from this year.

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Nov 16, 2017

Baltimore Dockers and DC Eagles Join USAFL Fold

After twenty seasons of jointly serving the Baltimore and Washington, DC metropolitan areas, the Baltimore-Washington Eagles voted last week to officially expand as two USAFL clubs, the Baltimore Dockers and DC Eagles.  The new clubs will begin league play in season 2018.

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Nov 14, 2017

Update From USAFL President Steve Grandfield

It was once again great to catch up with everyone at the 2017 USAFL Nationals this year.  What a great weekend it was, and as I heard someone say, it was like a big family reunion.  That is what Australian Rules football has always been to me.  It doesn't matter how often you may see past teammates and/or other people involved with the sport, there is such a bond that is created around this great game and it is something that everyone needs to be able to exper

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Nov 10, 2017

Maidens tame Bulldogs to Repeat, Complete GG Double

Twelve months after lifting the Women’s D1 National Championship trophy in Sarasota for the very first time, the San Francisco Iron Maidens tried to do it again.  This time, they’d face the largest field of standalone teams ever assembled.

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Nov 4, 2017

USAFL Freedom Coaching Nominations

With the retirement of US Freedom Head Coach Leigh Barnes, the USAFL is embarking on a search for a new head coach to lead the US Freedom to the Women's International Cup in 2020.

Freedom Team Coach Position

Overview

USAFL is the recognized representative organization of Australian Football in the USA and is seeking to fill the Head Coaching position for the United States Freedom & United States Liberty, the women's national representative teams. Applications are due November 19, 2017.

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Nov 2, 2017

Roos Rise to the Occasion, Win First D1 Crown

In a trend where teams have been defying history – Tigers, Bulldogs in the AFL, Cubs, Astros in baseball, for example – you can add the Golden Gate Roos to that list.

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Oct 21, 2017

Surf and Turf -- Day 1 at the USAFL Nationals

It’s taken 17 years for the USAFL Nationals to come back to California.  After the opening day of competition here in San Diego, no less than six Golden State based sides are poised to bring home the chocolates.  A new champion looks to be crowned in Men’s Division 1, an All-Canadian Grand Final has been avoided on the Women’s D1 side, and still many Grand Final spots are up for grabs as we head into Nationals Sunday.  In addition history was made when three wo

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Oct 19, 2017

Nationals Preview: Women D2, Men D4

We wrap up our Nationals previews series with a look at the Women’s Division 2 and Men’s Division 4.  Hope you enjoyed these, and see you in San Diego!

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Oct 18, 2017

Nationals Preview: Women Division 1

Women’s football has grown faster than a patch of sunflowers in the rugged Northern California mountainsides, and sprouted with it the same amount of hope and potential.  From three teams in 2005, this year’s edition of the USAFL Nationals boasts thirteen sides across two women’s divisions, representing a record-breaking 21 clubs.

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Oct 17, 2017

Nationals Preview: Mens Division 2 and 3

We continue our look at the previews for the 2017 USAFL National Championships in San Diego with a look at the Men's Division 2 and 3 competitions.

Tomorrow (Wednesday) will be the Women's D1, followed by the Women's D2, and Men's D4 and Reserves.


MEN’S DIVISION 2:

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Oct 16, 2017

Nationals Preview: Men's Division 1

In 1602, a Spanish merchant by the name of Sebastian Vizcaino, looking for prosperous regions to help spread trade, came upon the shores of Alta California.  The landing was made during the feast of San Diego de Alcala, he renamed the area. 

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Oct 13, 2017

GoLive SportsCast to Stream Nationals Finals

The USAFL is proud to announce that GoLive SportsCast will be broadcasting, live, four final matches from the USAFL National Championships in San Diego on October 22.  The matches can be viewed, golivesportscast.com, and available to watch following the event as well.  The matches to be streamed will be the Women's Division 1 Grand Final, as well as the Men's Divisions 1, 2, and 3 Grand Finals.

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Oct 6, 2017

Tulsa, OKC Form Oklahoma Footy Club

The Tulsa Buffaloes and Oklahoma City Flyers are pleased to announce today a partnership in the creation of the Oklahoma Footy Club, representing all of the Sooner State.

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Sep 29, 2017

2017 USAFL Nationals Seedings Announced

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Sep 24, 2017

Inaugural Revolution Hall Of Fame Class to be Inducted at Nationals

The men’s USA Australian Rules national team, USA Revolution, is proud to announce the formation of the Revolution Hall of Fame. The team played its first match in 1999 and was coached by Australian Football Hall of Fame member and foremost advocate of international talent development, Paul Roos.

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