May 7, 2002

Coaching Clinic

Dear Club Presidents,

The USAFL regrets to announce the cancellation of the USAFL Level 1 Coaching Clinic in St. Louis. NOTE THAT THE UMPIRES CLINIC WILL STILL GO AHEAD.

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May 2, 2002

The USAFL is proud to announce the Grand Opening of The store has been under construction for some time now. We owe a great deal of thanks to our Webmaster, Matt Muller, and our office manager, Andrea Caesar, for their hard effort and long hours worked in getting the store up and running. You can visit the store at

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Apr 29, 2002

US Footy Mission Statement

We are an amateur sports organization dedicated to the development of Australian football. We seek to accomplish this through keeping the code in the United States, facilitating the growth and stability of footy clubs in the United States, and by setting standards by which member clubs agree to abide.

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Apr 29, 2002

USFooty signs agreement

The USAFL and Acclaim Entertainment are excited to announce that they have just signed a deal to sell Kevin Sheedys Coach 2002 PC in the United States. According to Acclaims Gavin Rundle, We see the alignment with the USAFL as a valuable arm to the promotion of AFL and AFL interactive products into the non-traditional markets outside Australia and New Zealand. The USAFL will be selling Coach 2002 for $40 on, and making the product available to USAFL clubs and other distributors at wholesale prices.

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Apr 29, 2002


The Swans are pleased to announce the formation of a new local league, the LMAFL (Lake Michigan Australian Football League). This league will feature all four teams located along the shores of the great Lake Michigan. These teams are: The Chicago Swans, The Chicago Sharks, The Illinois Ironmen and the Milwaukee Bombers. The Swans remain a member of the MAAFL, and are the current reigning champions of that league, but will also be a major force in the newly created league. A website with more information on the league will be available soon.

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Apr 29, 2002

AZAFL Grand Final

Ah, at last. Grand Final weekend for the Arizona Australian Football League
arrived amid great fanfare for the anxious throngs of Aussie Rules
supporters and players. The seasoned Scottsdale Dingos having secured the
final berth in last round of AZAFL play appeared anxious and prepared to
take on the owners of the leagues best record, the Chandler Outlaws in this
years granny on the lush fields of the Scottsdale Community College
football stadium.

But hey, wait a moment. We had a curtain raiser to play first!

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Apr 9, 2002

Toronto Umpires Clinic


There are still a couple of vacancies for the Toronto Umpires and Coaches

For novice umpires, the clinic is the first step towards official USAFL and
AFL accreditation.

For those umpires who began the path towards Level One accreditation last
year, this will be an ideal opportunity to consolidate the skills you have
already developed. You will have the chance to umpire a number of games
over the weekend and be evaluated by USAFL Umpires Coach, Andrew Boyle.

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Apr 9, 2002

USFooty Newsletter

APRIL 2002

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Apr 8, 2002


I am sad to announce several resignations within the USFooty family:

First, Todd McIntosh is resigning as the Central Region Vice President. Todd is a long time member of the USAFL Board; many of us know him as The Guy Who Runs the AGM. At my request, Todd will remain active with the Board as General Counsel. I have asked Jim Martin, of the St. Louis Blues fame, to finish this term as the Central Vice President. Jim has agreed, and he will take the office effective Monday, April 8.

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Apr 3, 2002


The United States Australian Football League (USAFL), in partnership with BeareWare, has now launched USFooty Club Manager 3.0 to all USAFL Member Clubs as of April 1, 2002. Click here for details:

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Apr 2, 2002

Revolution Jobs

The Revolution team needs support staff for the upcoming World Cup in Australia - take a look at the open positions here .

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Mar 23, 2002

Footy Tipping

We've launched our footy tipping for 2002 - click on the "Tipping Comp" link on the top left hand corner of this page or simply click here. Prizes will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Mar 18, 2002

USFooty Scholarship Player

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Mar 18, 2002

Eastern Region Umpires Clinic

The 2002 Eastern Region Umpires and Coaches Clinic is being hosted by the Canadian Australian Football Association in conjunction with the Ontario Australian Football League, on the weekend of May 3 5 in Toronto.


The Coaches Clinic commences on Saturday May 4 at 9:00AM. The Clinic will be run by Denis Ryan and will consist of a combination of theory and practical work. Coaches who participate in the clinic will be eligible for official coaching accreditation.

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Mar 18, 2002

International Footy Article

Read John Jelley's latest article on International Footy on website.

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