Thirty-one years ago, the Victorian Football League underwent a major rebrand and was renamed the Australian Football League to reflect the sport’s growth and presence across the country. Italian Tony Liberatore went on to win the Brownlow Medal, and the Collingwood Magpies, with the likes of Daicos and Starcevich, claimed their first premiership in 32 […]
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Welcome to episode thirty of the AFL Europe Podcast with Matea Sedlaček from Croatia. Matea was introduced to Australian Football in Zagreb by a colleague at work and became instantly hooked on the sport, as well as how welcoming the community was. Playing with the Zagreb Panthers now for over five years, we jump into […]
Fixtures and team lists have been confirmed for AFL Ireland’s Clover Cup in Northern Ireland on Saturday, October 16th. Starting at 10:30 AM local time, England Vixens and Welsh Wyverns are scheduled in at game number one to kick off the tournament being held at Sarsfields GAA club, West Belfast. Soon after, the men’s competition […]
Welcome to episode twenty-nine of the AFL Europe Podcast. In this episode, we journey up to Sweden for our One Kick Later series to hear from current Swedish Ravens co-coach, and Port Malmö Lynx head coach, Daphny Bergqvist. Daphny first played Australian Football in 2017 and after a couple of games and trainings, was off […]
Round five of the Irish season saw the South Dublin Swans men’s and women’s sides host their Cork counterparts in Dublin, while the Belfast Redbacks made their way west to take on the Galway Magpies who were in search of their first premiership win in 2021. Thanks to Stephen O’Sullivan from AFL Ireland for the […]
Some of AFL Europe’s top national teams are heading to Northern Ireland for a 10-a-side tournament on Saturday, October 16th. The inaugural Clover Cup, hosted by AFL Ireland, welcomes the men’s and women’s national sides from Ireland and the United Kingdom to compete at Patrick Sarsfields GAA club in West Belfast. A total of nine […]
Greater Western Sydney Giant Nicola Barr joins the AFL Europe Podcast as a special guest for episode 28. Nicola was the first-ever player to be drafted into the AFL Women’s competition ahead of its inaugural season in 2017. She has continued to play at the Giants since, and just a few months ago signed a […]
Welcome to episode twenty-seven of the AFL Europe Podcast for another instalment of our One Kick Later series. Bérengère Portal joined us last month to talk about the rise of Australian Football in France and in particular, the growth of the women’s game. During an internship in Australia in 2008, Bérengère discovered Australian Football and […]
The men’s and women’s footy seasons continue in Ireland as the league approaches finals. Check out the latest action thanks to Reporter for AFL Ireland, Stephen O’Sullivan. Galway Magpies v South Dublin Swans (men’s) The Swans were back on the road, this time The Swamp in Claddagh was the venue for their round four match-up […]
The fourth and final round of the AFL Switzerland, hosted by the Geneva Jets at a beautiful ground by the Lake of Geneva, has finally determined which two teams would progress into the Swiss grand final. Read the full review of round four and a finals preview thanks to Keelan Seen from AFL Switzerland. Seniors […]
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