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Apr 26, 2019

Bogota Bulldogs Welcome Austin, Denver in Historic Matches

Even in 2019, the game of Australian Rules football is still finding new frontiers to conquer.  As much as the international game has developed over the past several seasons, footy is still blooming in heretofore barren locations.

Two USAFL clubs will make the historic journey to Bogotá, Colombia, in the first slate of matches between North and South American teams.  This Americas Series will see the Bogotá Bulldogs host the defending D1 National Champion Austin Crows this coming weekend, followed by the Denver Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs on May 19th.

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Apr 25, 2019

Freedom Name IC2020 Training Squad

The USA Freedom Women's National Team is proud to announce fifty-four women who have been selected to the 2020 AFL International Cup Training Squad.

Chosen from a group of 125 athletes, including those who attended last month’s open camp in Arizona, the members of the Training Squad have secured a spot to the summer invite-only camp in Racine, Wisconsin from August 15-19.

From there, individuals will be selected to travel to Australia for next year’s International Cup tournament, the details of which are still to be confirmed by the AFL.

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Apr 25, 2019

ANZAC Day Commemorations 2019

ANZAC Day, commemorated on April 25th every year, honors the memory and valor of Australians who have served their country and given the ultimate sacrifice.  It is a link of generations, from those who battled at Gallipoli, to the brave men and women of today.

Woven within the fabric of the day is the game of football; for among those who were the first Australians who lost their lives were the heroes of the oval, their future cut short so that future generations can enjoy the fruits of life.

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Apr 24, 2019

Season Preview Part II - Mens East Region South

The Southeast section of the USA has been fertile ground for Aussie Rules in the past two decades.  Though things had withered a bit, over the past few years, things are flourishing now, as older clubs are coming into their own, and new ones are blossoming.

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Apr 23, 2019

Season Preview Part I - Mens East Region North

Spring has finally begun to thaw all of us out in the Eastern part of the United States, where the will of the winter wisp forced the clubs to take matters indoors.  But now that there are buds on trees and the teams are ready to fire things up, the beasts of the east are aware from their vernal slumber.

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Apr 21, 2019

Make Way for Wasatch - The War Gulls Join the USAFL

Nestled in the mountainous ranges of the Midwest USA is the state of Utah.  Independent, beautiful, and proud, founded by pious pioneers, and home to a brilliance of difference landscapes from mountains, to desert, to the famous salt flats in the state’s west.

In 1896, Utah became the 45th state.  In 2019, it becomes home to the USAFL’s 45th club.

The league is proud to welcome the Wasatch War Gulls to the family, taking its name from the mountain range that dominates the central part of the state.  

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Apr 1, 2019

25% OFF! WatchAFL and Support the USAFL!

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. 

From the early season through the Grand Final and all points in between, WatchAFL has you covered.  Every AFL game, exclusive Fox Footy Shows, and much, much more.

And here’s the best part – a portion of each subscription will go to help the USAFL grow the great game of Australian Rules Football here in the United States!

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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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