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Jun 23, 2002

New York Magpies

News Release - June 21th, 2002

The New York Magpies will be playing their 50th game on Saturday June 29th on home soil home against the Baltimore-Washington Eagles. In its short history, the Magpies have grown from a simple dream by a few football-mad Australians and Americans in 1998, to a club with a player roster of 40, and social club of 700 people.

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Jun 19, 2002

Revolution Announces Player Call-Ups

Only 8 weeks till the Inaugural International Cup

The American Revolution, the National Australian Football team of the
United States, is proud to announce the call-up of three alternates:

BJ Gambaro (St Louis Blues)

Andy Lindsey (Orange County Bombers)

Matt Jagger (St Louis Blues)

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Jun 18, 2002

ABC News

On February 28, 2002 ABC News did a small piece on Aussie Rules - check out the video footage here.

And our response to the report...

March 1, 2002

Dear Mr. Lee:

Imagine my surprise when a friend of mine called me last night and said hey, we were just on ABC News. I assumed he was talking about Australian football, but beyond that I had not a clue. Later on, he forwarded me a web link with the piece ABC News aired on footy.

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Jun 18, 2002

Umpires

There was a recent article published by theage.com.au about the "crap" that umpires have to put up with - take a look at it here



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Jun 17, 2002

USFooty Story

A story featuring the Milwaukee Bombers Australian Football Team has won first prize in the Milwaukee Press Club 2001 Excellence in Journalism Contest. The piece which aired on the Milwaukee FOX affiliate, WITI, took top honors in the Sports Within a Newscast category.

FOX6 sports reporter Mark Concannon and sports photographer Michael Leach spent a rainy Thursday night with the Bombers last year. The story praised by the judges as "fun and watchable" featured USfooty Founding President Paul O'Keeffe and Milwaukee Bomber and current Revolution player Jason Becker.

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Jun 17, 2002

2002 Admin Conference

If you missed out on the Administrators Conference, then take a look at the full report here.




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Jun 17, 2002

Canada withdraws

Unfortunately, Canada has had to withdraw from the International Cup that is to be held in Melbourne in August. You can read the article by John Jelley here



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Jun 12, 2002

U23 Revolution

The USAFL in conjunction with USA Athletes International is excited to announce the entry of an under 23 Revolution (US National) Australian Football Team for the 2003 Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia May 17 24.

This team will consist of the best footy players in the US who are US citizens and under 23 years of age. This team represents the future of footy in the US and maybe even the future of footy in Australia! It is hoped that this is the beginning of a great relationship between the USAFL, USA Athletes International and the Arafura Games.

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Jun 11, 2002

USFooty Newsletter - June 2002

U23 Revolution to Darwin!

Submitted by Chris Adams - secretary@usfooty.com

The USAFL in conjunction with USA Athletes International is excited to announce the entry of an under 23 Revolution (US National) Australian Football Team for the 2003 Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia May 17 24.

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Jun 11, 2002

Jeff Purcell

This article appeared in the sports pages of the June 4 edition of a Phoenix newspaper. Click Here to view the article.



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Jun 10, 2002

Denver Tournament Report

Denver Season Opener Bigger than Texas

By Paul Renouf

April 15, 2002

The Denver Bulldogs opened their season with three straight victories to win the 2002 Dallas Magpies Invitational Tournament.

The Doggies went into the tournament seemingly more determined to do whatever it would take to win. The other tournament participants were the New York Magpies, the Kansas City Power and the hosting Dallas Magpies.

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Jun 10, 2002

USAFL Board Retreat

On the weekend of January 18th, 2002, members of the USAFL board met in person at the Days Hotel by Dulles Airport in Herndon, VA. This USAFL Board retreat was the first ever and was judged a great success by the participants, including President Jon Lenicheck, Treasurer Ryan Richardson, Secretary Chris Adams, East VP Jeff Farnham, At Large Member and Founding President Paul OKeeffe, Executive Director Steve Sid Caesar, Office Manager Andrea Caesar, and Greg Everett (Junior Strategy).

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Jun 10, 2002

Western PA Wallabies

On May 12th the Western Pennsylvania Wallabies, USFooty's newest team was featured in the local newspaper. Click Here to read the article.



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Jun 10, 2002

NY Magpies

NY Magpies ANZAC Day BBQ Raises US$1,000 for War Veterans

It was large, and The Pies were in charge. The New York Magpies Football Clubs inaugural ANZAC Day Barbeque Party on April 27th was an unparalleled success, raising US$1,000 for Australian War Veterans.

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Jun 10, 2002

Latest John Jelly Article

The latest John Jelly article has been posted on theage.com.au website - Click Here to read it.



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