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Irish Watch – AFLW Round Three Review

After a groundbreaking round two, all five Irish players again graced fields around Australia for AFLW action in what was an intriguing weekend of football. It was a blockbuster clash to get round three proceedings underway as the two top teams of Conference A in North Melbourne and reigning premiers Western Bulldogs did battle at […]

Irish Watch – AFLW Round 2 Review

Round two of the 2019 AFLW was full of big hits, exciting goals, incredible grabs and even lightning bolts, as all ten teams showed off their talents in an intriguing weekend of action. Round two saw a record five Irish players take the field, as Western Bulldogs rookie Aisling McCarthy made her AFLW debut, joining […]

2020 Event Hosting Applications Now Open

Applications to host two of the major events on the AFL Europe 2020 Calendar, Champions League and Euro Cup, are now open. After successfully delivering the Champions League tournament for the past five years, AFL Netherlands have decided to step aside from hosting this event after delivering the 5th edition in Amsterdam this April. AFL […]

AFL Europe Footy Tipping Competition

After a thrilling 2018 season and one of the best Grand Finals of all time, the excitement is building for the 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. There is no better way to follow the AFL season than by getting involved in Footy Tipping. However, joining AFL Europe’s Footy Tipping Competition will also give you an […]

AFLW – Round 1 Review

Another AFLW season is underway, and for AFL fans in Europe, there is plenty of reasons to be excited with four women playing in the opening round. This season will see a record number of Irish women playing in the AFLW. New recruits Ailish Considine, Sarah Rowe and Yvonne Bonner all made their debuts this […]

Fitzpatrick Cup 2019 – Tournament Preview

Another instalment of the Fitzpatrick Cup is upon us this weekend as the sixth edition of the AFL Europe universities tournament is set to take place in Oxford. UCC is the reigning premiers in both the women’s and men’s divisions, but with the standard getting better each year, the other university teams will give themselves […]

Midfield pressure crucial for Cambridge

Cambridge is back again for the 2019 Fitzpatrick Cup, with the women’s side aiming to go far in the finals after they finished as runners-up last year. For the men’s squad, they are hoping to put a disappointing Fitzpatrick Cup from last year behind them as they target a finals appearance. Last season was the […]

Hosts Oxford University determined on Fitzpatrick Cup return

After a one-year absence from the Fitzpatrick Cup, the hosts for this year, Oxford University, are determined to make sure that once the Cup arrives in the historic English city, they won’t be leaving. With their last appearance in the tournament back in 2017, Oxford will be looking to make the most of their home ground […]

UCC aiming to win Fitzpatrick Cup again

Looking to win the Fitzpatrick Cup again, UCC knows they will be facing tough competition with this years edition of the tournament being played on English soil. Both the UCC men’s squad and the women’s squad, the UCC Crusaders, are aiming for the three-peat of Fitzpatrick Cup’s. In recent times, the UCC men’s squad have […]

Challenge of Fitzpatrick Cup excites CIT

Last year was CIT’s first endeavour in the Fitzpatrick Cup but they took the competition by storm as CIT finished runners-up after an entertaining final against rivals UCC. The university have strength in numbers, with another team, CIT 2, taking part this year. This strength in numbers, shown by the squads high number of players […]