USAFL News

Apr 1, 2019

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The 2019 AFL Men’s Premiership Season is already underway, but it’s not too late for you to catch every pulsating second of this season. 

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Mar 28, 2019

Freedom, AFLW Grand Final Spotlight Women's Football

This weekend, the eyes of the footballing world will be drawn to historic Adelaide Oval for the AFLW Grand Final.

After a two month sprint which has showcased the continued growth of the women’s game, it will come down whether Erin Phillips, Steve-Lee Thompson and the Adelaide Crows will complete their AFLW coronation, or whether the glass slipper will still fit for Darcy Vescio, Brianna Davey and the Carlton Blues.

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Mar 22, 2019

RVA Lions Roar into USAFL

For nearly three centuries, the city of Richmond has been an important beacon within the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Nestled along the James River, its legacy runs parallel with the birth, divide, and progress of the United States as a whole.

And now, a new page is written into that legacy, not with a quill but with a football.

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Mar 7, 2019

2019 Regionals Head to Capitals

State capitals are centers of government, commerce, and law.  Some are bustling metropolises; others are quaint towns augmented by stately architecture.

This summer, three capital cities will be turned into centers of Aussie Rules football, as the 2019 USAFL Regional Championships Series brings exciting, day-long carnivals featuring the best of the game in this country.

*      EASTERN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP – Saturday, June 15 @ MAC Sports & Entertainment, Raleigh, North Carolina

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Feb 18, 2019

2019 USAFL Nationals Logo Unveiled

When one thinks of Florida, one thinks of the exotic tropical elements that makes it a world famous destination.

The sun, the surf, the beach, the flora and fauna that distinguishes it from everywhere else on the planet.

For one weekend in October, Australian Rules Football will be a part of that landscape.  And this year’s Nationals logo captures it in its full glory.

The 2019 USAFL Nationals logo, featuring flamingos and palm trees as goal posts, with the sun and a seagull at its center, was designed by Dan Milbourne of Bunyip Collective.

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Feb 8, 2019

Aloha Aussie Rules - Hawai'i Eagles Join USAFL

Dallas McCulloch arrived in Honolulu with a bit of an itch to scratch.

He had played Aussie Rules for the Austin Crows before heading to Australia, where he spent four months playing for the North Brunswick Bulls of the VAFA.  Well, sort of.

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Jan 29, 2019

Freedom Adds Four to Coaching Staff

2019 is a pivotal year for the USA Freedom women’s national team program, as coach Christina Licata builds her team and staff not just for next year’s International Cup, but for the 2021 Trans-Atlantic Cup, and beyond.

While the brick and mortar of the program is the playing group, no building can stand without a foundation, and so the coaching staff that Licata assembles around her will play a pivotal role in the program’s success.

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Jan 16, 2019

2018 USAFL Honor Roll

With a hard fought 2018 campaign put to stern, USAFL clubs around the country took the chance to reflect, celebrate and recognize those who made their clubs go on and off the field.  From November all the way through mid-January, each team held awards nights, some wrapped around their club's AGM with an eye to the future.

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Jan 12, 2019

Australia Day in the USA 2019

Australia Day, commemorated on January 26th every year, celebrates the culture and heritage of one of the most unique countries on the planet.  In Australia, it's celebrated with barbecues, beach cricket, and other merriment.

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Jan 6, 2019

Familial Culture Paces Outlaws in Opening Season

They call Arizona “the Valley of the Sun,” most likely because some days, it feels like you’re living on its surface.

It’s known for its hot, dry weather, its desert scenery, and for its booming and ever-expanding metropolis in Phoenix.

For the past two decades, however, it has been a literal and figurative hotbed of Aussie Rules football.   From the Phoenix Scorpions and Tuscon Javelinas giving way to what is now the Arizona Hawks, the game has flourished in the nation’s 48th state.

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Dec 31, 2018

That Was the Year That Was 2018

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'” – Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Lo, Earth hath done her cosmic duty, oblivious to the deeds and tasks of men and women living upon her.  She cares not that we are all going to drink and be merry tonight to celebrate an arbitrary cycle of time, she just does her thing.

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Dec 21, 2018

2018 National Championships Wrap

Here is how each of the seven divisions contested in Racine on October 13-14 shook out.


MEN'S DIVISION 1 AND RESERVES: Crows Soar to D1 and Reserves Double at Nationals


WOMEN'S DIVISION 1: Maiden Heaven: San Fran Completes Three-Peat


MEN’S DIVISION TWO: FREEZE CHILL PORTLAND TO LIFT THIRD TROPHY

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Nov 13, 2018

USA, Great Britain To Contest Trans-Atlantic Trophy

Two nations, linked together by history, will now come together to do battle on the oval on a triennial basis.

The USAFL and AFL England are pleased to announce the Trans-Atlantic Trophy, in which the USA Revolution and USA Freedom will play the Great Britain Bulldogs and Great Britain Swans every three years beginning in 2021.

Great Britain will host the inaugural matches, which are tentatively scheduled for August 21, 2021, with the return games to be played in the United States in 2024.

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