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Jun 11, 2020

Central Regionals Retrospective

The COVID-19 crisis, much like the grey colored piece in Settlers of Catan, hath doth absconded with the 2020 USAFL Regional Tournament Series.  Under normal circumstances, we would all have our bags packed en route for flights to the Dallas Metroplex for the first of three stops on what has become the Great American Aussie Rules Roadshow.

Alas, it’s not to be.

But we are slowly moving towards returning to play, with the hopes that we will all get to have our great big family reunion in Ontario, California, this October.

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May 1, 2020

2020 USAFL Season Updates

Below are the updates on the 2020 USAFL Season from the USAFL Executive Board:

1. USAFL Update 6-1-2020

2. USAFL Update 5-1-2020

3. USAFL Sub-Regionals Tournaments

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Apr 23, 2020

Centennial Tigers Roar Onto Scene as USAFL's 46th Team

Sara Edwards Rohner has taken on a lot of challenges in her athletic life. The former USA rugby player came to Aussie Rules and helped be a part of the Denver Lady Bulldogs’ juggernaut at the beginning of this decade. She has represented her country with the USA Freedom, racking up caps as a dependable on-and-off field leader. Now, she takes on a new challenge: part of the founding group of the Centennial Tigers, the USAFL’s 46th member club.

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Apr 13, 2020

USAFL Exercise and Training Resources

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, the CDC, WHO, and other health authorities recommend social distancing in order to stop the spread of the virus.

If you’re seeking a way to safely continue your training and workout routines while staying safe, the USAFL community has assembled to provide fitness resources to keep you active and ready for the resumption of the 2020 season.  

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Apr 2, 2020

USAFL Accreditation Resources

USAFL Accreditation Resources

The following are USAFL recognized accreditations and are recommended for all members of the USAFL to help enhance understanding of the game of Australian Rules and associated safety.  Any questions related to these should be directed to the following:

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Mar 22, 2020

COVID-19 League Statement, 22 March 2020

First, I want to recognize our Revolution and Freedom players and coaches who have worked so hard to compete in IC 2020. We fully support the decision to postpone but we are disappointed that they will have to wait another year to see their hard work pay off. We are working with both teams to adjust course and prepare for 2021. We are also working hard to create a plan for things here at home. 

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Mar 18, 2020

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Mar 17, 2020

International Cup Postponed, Update on USAFL Season

The Australian Football League has advised that the AFL International Cup, originally scheduled for July 21-August 8 in Sunshine Coast, Queensland, has been postponed until 2021 due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mar 11, 2020

USAFL Statement Regarding Coronavirus

As the 2020 season gets underway, the USAFL suggests taking precautionary measures regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  We are following the guidance of local, regional, and national health authorities.

The health and safety of USAFL Members and staff are of utmost importance and our community should take the following everyday preventive actions to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC):

 

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Mar 5, 2020

Marshall Hanging Tough Through AFLW Midway Point

by Alyce Collett

Last weekend saw round four of the AFLW season take place, which means we’re officially halfway through the home and away season, and also halfway through trailblazer Dani Marshall’s first season in the AFLW. Let’s take a look at how Dani and her team the Western Bulldogs have gone so far this season, and what they have to come for the second half of their campaign.

Round 1 saw the Bulldogs come up against competition newbies St Kilda.

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Feb 27, 2020

Fiercer and Kinder - Remembering Pat Bilder

The passion of Australian rules football ran deep within Patrick Bilder’s veins.

For fifteen years, from Baton Rouge to New York, and then to South Florida, he proved himself  an exemplary teammate, a stalwart defender, a fun loving person, and just all around good human being.

He was also immensely intelligent, and devoted his life to the study and teaching of the sciences, where his work was nationally recognized.

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