USAFL News

Aug 8, 2005

Magpie gets a game in Australia

From the Avoca FNC web site:


The Avoca FNC will be represented by our second visitor from the USA Aussie Rules based team, the New York Magpies.


Tom Thompson will be visiting the club for training on Thursday night and will also be pulling on the boots for the Reserves team on Saturday against Dunolly.


Tom is currently visiting Australia to support the USA International Team in the Aussie Rules International Cup that is being played in Melbourne from August 3rd to the 13th.

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Aug 4, 2005

AFL coverage of the International Cup

The International Cup continues to get great coverage in Australia. To read the AFL's latest article go to http://afl.com.au/default.asp?pg=news&spg=display&articleid=219975


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Aug 4, 2005

Nationals Sponsorship Announced

The USAFL is pleased to announce the selection of Northwest/KLM/Continental as
the preferred airline of the USAFL National Championships.  All attendees and
guests of the USAFL National Championships that travel using either of these
airlines will receive an additional 5 to 15 percent off published fares - the
sooner you book your flights, the greater the discount.  Follow the procedures
listed below to receive the discount and support the sponsor of the 2005 USAFL
National Championships.

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Aug 3, 2005

Job Vacancy - Online Editor/Producer

Online Editor/Producer
Position:   Advance Online Editor/Producer
Location:  New York, NY
Salary:       Negotiable depending on candidate background and experience.
Hours:       Full-time position or 4 days per week. (Negotiable).

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Aug 1, 2005

Photos from the International Cup




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Jul 29, 2005

Melbourne's Herald Sun report on the Revolution

GET SET TO YANK PLAYERS FROM US
THOSE expecting a bunch of expatriate Aussies who still mistakenly believe they are undiscovered James Hirds will be disappointed when the International Cup begins on August 3.


First held in Melbourne in 2002, the tournament pits 11 nations against each other over 10 days of Australian football competition.

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Jul 28, 2005

Western Regionals

The Orange County Bombers are pleased to announce the venue for the 2nd Western Regional Championships will be the University of California – Riverside (UCR) to be held on September 10, 2005.

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Jul 28, 2005

It can be dangerous wearing a Bomber's shirt..

Why this Bomber was grounded
Essendon may see no reason to change its nickname from the Bombers in the wake of the latest terrorist attacks in London (as we reported yesterday) but that doesn't mean everyone, especially those overseas, share their viewpoint.


We say that in the wake of this incredible incident that took place in America recently when the Bomber logo got a traveller into big strife in New York.

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Jul 27, 2005

Good luck to our Revolution Players!

All the hard work, training and planning is reaching a climax as our Revolution players prepare to fly out to the International Cup in Melbourne on Thursday, July 28.


Good luck to you all as you embark on this exciting adventure - we know you will do yourselves proud as you strive to 'Bring the Cup Home'.  Many thanks too, to our Revolution Coach, Alan Nugent and Team Manager, Greg Narleski for all their hard work in preparing for this event.


We will, of course, be having regular updates of game results on the USFooty website.



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Jul 20, 2005

International Cup has been Launched!

Kevin Sheedy was the special guest at the photo launch for the International Cup at Windy
Hill, Essendon's home training ground.





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Jul 13, 2005

Baton Rouge Hit the Headlines

Clinic held on game 'footy' BR Tigers promotes awareness of Aussie-rules football


BY KRISTIN GRANT
Special to The Advocate


Members of the Baton Rouge Tigers held a free Australian-rules football clinic Saturday at BREC's Burbank Soccer Complex to promote public awareness of the fast-paced sport. Players provided instruction and hands-on training to attendees in an effort to inform the community about the game.

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Jul 11, 2005

REVISED 2005 AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL INTERNATIONAL CUP

Due to the withdrawal of Denmark from the International Cup, the previously published draw had to be revised. Following is the final draw:

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Jul 7, 2005

2005 National Collegiate Invitational

Nashville, TN - Vandy Aussie Rules Club, in conjunction with the USAFL and the Australian Festival are pleased to announce that Belmont University Sports Administration masters student, Adam Bishop, will direct the 2005 2nd Annual National Collegiate Invitational. The event, which will be held in Nashville’s picturesque Centennial Park on September 10 and 11, will see 4 college teams battle it out for the coveted title of Collegiate Aussie Rules National Champion.

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Jul 4, 2005

Latest news on the Revolution

With the International Cup in August fast approaching planning and preparation for the trip are well under way…but, are you interested in coming to support the team? Want to witness a live AFL game at the MCG? Nothing like listening to 50,000 + fanatical Australians cheering for their team. If you would like to come, contact Greg Narleski at teammanager@usfooty.com so we can help reserve you a spot….

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Jul 2, 2005

James Moves to Victoria


James with Tony Adams, creator of the Macquarie Scholarship

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