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2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – Angi Crispe

34-year-old Angi Crispe is exactly the type of person you’d want in your team or club.  Showing commitment through immersion in her local club, Angi has shown over the years how she can help a community of people perform at their best.  Currently living in Ireland, Angi is a player, coach, committee member and overall […]

ANZAC Cup returns to Villers-Bretonneux

AFL Europe are pleased to announce that their partnership with National Australia Bank will extend into 2019, making it a two-year consecutive partnership to date. National Australia Bank is returning as the major partner for the 2019 ANZAC Cup. Held in the small town of Villers-Bretonneux in northern France, the match will showcase the Australian […]

Irish Watch – AFL Round 4 Review

Irish Watch: AFL Round 4 Review   It was a big weekend of action in the AFL, with a number of close encounters and standout performances highlighting a nail-biting round four.    This weekend would see the same four Irish players from round three retain their spots, with Conor Nash, Conor McKenna, Mark O’Connor and Pearce Hanley […]

2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – John Beilby

John Beilby grew up listening to and reading stories of the ANZAC’s and their feats during both World Wars. The knowledge and interest developed over this time now sees John create his own story representing the country as he will pull on an Australian guernsey for this year’s ANZAC Cup in Villers-Bretonneux. With a long […]

AFL Europe & Fine Wine Partners partner up and launch AFL Europe Wine Club

AFL Europe are pleased to announce a new partnership for 2019 with Fine Wine Partners. This partnership sees two key Australian icons join forces to support each other with an outlook to increase the footprint of Australian Wine and Australian Football throughout Europe – whilst also strengthening the connection between the two. The Fine Wine […]

2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – Emily McKie

What was once a ‘pipe-dream’ for Emily McKie is now becoming a reality as she is set to represent Australia in the ANZAC Cup against France at Villers Bretonneux this year. Emily has been involved in the game for many years at different levels, from playing to coaching, and working in an administrative capacity. However, […]

Champions League 2019 Tournament Review

The very best of AFL throughout Europe comes together once a year for the Champions League. This was the 5th annual outing of the event, held once again in Amsterdam, to contest for the AFL Europe Champions League Trophy. 15 men’s teams and 8 women’s teams battled it out to be crowned the best European […]

2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – Sean Barker

Imagine being the person responsible for ordering the first shot fired by an Australian in World War One? Well Sean Barker’s Great-Grandfather, Richard Stanley Veale, did just that. Britain had just declared war when a German ship, the Pfalz, was attempting to leave the heads at Port Philip Bay on the 5thof August 1914 and […]

Irish Watch – AFL Round 3 Review

This weekend would see the season start for all of our fit Irish players, with round one of the NEAFL and VFL kicking off for the reserves sides. Round three of the AFL would see four Irish players represent their respective sides in blockbuster clashes around the country. After being dubbed “the worst list since […]

2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – Claudia Bailey

Since the age of five, Claudia Bailey has played Australian Rules Football whenever she could get her hands on a footy. After playing Auskick until she was 12 when rules came in that meant she wasn’t allowed to play, Claudia continued playing at school and got selected in a Riverina team. Following that, she joined […]