2018 Major Events Calendar
Fitzpatrick Cup – Saturday 3rd February – University College Cork, Ireland
The Fitzpatrick Cup will return to the University College Cork (UCC) in 2018! The annual 9-a-side tournament will see both men’s and women’s teams from Universities around Europe battling it out to be Fitzpatrick Cup Champions. The 2018 installment will take place on Saturday, February 3rd with the largest contingent of student’s expected to attend next years tournament.
Champions League – Saturday 7th April – Amsterdam, Netherlands
The 4th annual AFL Europe Champions League is back better than ever, with the Amsterdam Devils and AFL Netherlands once again co-hosting the tournament to crown the Club Champions of Europe. The 2018 tournament returns to the Sportpark de Eendracht in Amsterdam on the 7th of April, 2018.
Premiership teams from each country or league will be contacted in the coming weeks with more details regarding the invitational tournament.
ANZAC Cup – Wednesday 25th April – Villers-Bretonneux, France
2018 is a very special year for the ANZAC Cup as it commemorates the 100th year of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and our 10th Annual AFL Europe ANZAC Cup. In honour of the centenary year, the matches will be played on the ANZAC Day following the Dawn Service in Villers-Bretonneux, France. Applications for the Australian Spirit Team as well as for umpires will open in the coming weeks.
Euro Cup – TBC – Berlin, Germany
Berlin will be the next city to host the infamous Euro Cup. After a successful bid at the 2017 tournament, Berlin will play host to the national 9-a-side tournament. A date for the 2018 Euro Cup will be determined in the coming weeks.