Nov 12, 2001


The time has arrived to begin the second season of still the first and only MetroFooty league in the United States
of America.

The eyes of the footy world are upon us once again.

As you all may well know, the Arizona Australian Football League has expanded to include two more teams this year.

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Nov 11, 2001

USAFL and Burley

Its hard to believe that the USAFL, via President Richard Mann and Kristy McGrath of Burley-Sekem first made contact just over twelve months ago. Shortly after that first contact, the two parties entered into a sponsorship agreement, which has seen Burley Sekem produce some excellent, top quality items for the USAFL, including:

  • 2000 and 2001 Senior National Team (The American Revolution) Uniforms
  • 2000 USAFL Junior National Representative team uniforms
  • Uniquely imprinted Burley Footballs for 2000 Revolution match against Canada
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Nov 11, 2001

AFL Letter

AFL Letter

4 October 2001

Dear Richard,

Annual General Meeting

I am really disappointed that I cannot deliver personally this message to your delegates but given the current world crisis and difficulties associated with travel I trust that your delegates will be understanding of our decision not to attend the AGM and National Championships.

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Oct 14, 2001

San Diego

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The San Diego Lions have won the National Championships Division 1 game defeating the Boston Demons 10.4-64 to 2-5-17. San Diego beat the Denver Bulldogs in the Semi-Final game with the Boston Demons being victorious over the Seattle Cats to make it into the finals.

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Oct 14, 2001

Official Press Release

San Diego Lions Win 2001 United States Australian Football League National Championship
Win Over Boston Demons Caps Undefeated Season

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Oct 8, 2001

US Revolution Journal

Greg Narleski's Journal from the UK Trip

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Oct 5, 2001

2001 Atlantic Alliance Cup

Head Coach: Gary Hill
Assistant Coach: Denis Ryan
Assistant Coach: Rich Mann
USAFL President: Paul O’Keeffe

Game 1
Opponent: Denmark
Location: United Kingdom
Date: 5 October 2001
Result: Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Denmark 5.1 5.1 6.9 6.10.46
Revolution 0.1 3.1 3.1 5.4. 34
Denmark: E.Krolmark (2), R.Rasmussen, L.Rothmann, F.Yde, M.Ollgaard.
Revolution: J,Baldwin, J.Battaglia, T.Ellis, J.Hunter, G.Narleski.
Denmark: R.Storgaard, J.Jakobsen, P.Ghazouani, M.Hansen, F.Schulin.

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Sep 29, 2001

American Revolution Trip

The United States Australian Football League (USAFL) is proud to announce that American Revolution, the USAFL National Representative team, are planning to go-ahead and participate in the five nations Atlantic Alliance Cup, to be held in London starting on October 6th. The USA will compete in the first Atlantic Alliance Cup against Denmark, Ireland, Canada and host Great Britain.

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Sep 20, 2001

Battle on the Plains

The Kansas City Power traveled to Hill City, KS to be the first Aussie Rules team to participate in the Battle of the Plains. The Battle of the Plains is a showcase weekend of Semi-Pro Gridiron teams with this year's participants from Colorado Springs, CO and Southwest Oklahoma.

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Sep 20, 2001

Atlantic Alliance Cup

Saturday 6th IRE V GB DEN V USA
Sunday 7th IRE V USA GB V CAN
Monday 8th CAN V DEN GB V USA
Tuesday 9th IRE V DEN CAN V USA
Wednesday 10th   Rest Day/AFL Activities Day
Thursday 11th CAN V IRE GB V DEN
Friday 12th Rest DayAFL Activities Day
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Sep 19, 2001

New York Tragedy

On behalf of the USAFL and all it's members, we would like to express ourheartfelt condolencesand best wishes for those involved or affected by last Tuesday's tragic events.

We have received numerous notices of best wishes from our supporters around the world anda few of those are shown below.

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Sep 13, 2001

Tipping Comp Results

Our Footy Tipping Comp has come to an end, we hope to see you all again
next year. The final results are as follows:

End of Season Ladder

Congratulations to David Holland, he's our winner for the 2001 Season with
a total of 122 points - for his efforts David wins a Revolution Shirt and 2
Burley Footballs.

1st - 122 - David Holland (Revolution Shirt, 2 Burley Footballs)

2nd - 121 - Mike Budrovich (Revolution Football, 2 Burley Footballs)

3rd - 119 - Mike Powers (AFL Supports Thermos, 2 Burley Footballs)

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Sep 13, 2001

5 Year Anniversary Match


The Cincinnati Dockers and Louisville Cats will play in the
on Saturday, September 29th in Louisville, Kentucky, almost five years to the day
from the INAUGURAL AUSSIE RULES game played in the US in September, 1996.

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Aug 22, 2001

USAFL President

It is with great regret that the USAFL announce that current President, Richard Mann will be returning to Australia in 2002 and will be stepping down as President at this years AGM, to be held on October 13th.

Rich has been instrumental in the development of the USAFL, commencing with one of the original clubs, the Cincinnati Dockers in 1997. He enjoyed three successful years with Cincinnati and was instrumental in hosting the first ever Nationals Tournament in Cincinnati.

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