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Wombats working hard to grow AFL in Finland

‘Newest Team in Town’ introduces some of the upcoming Australian Football clubs who have recently joined their respective league’s around Europe. Reporter for AFL Europe, James Brosnan spoke to president of the Waasa Wombats, Anton Salmi as the team looks forward to their first official game this year. As the latest addition to Finland AFL, […]

Festival of Football – Sweden

PLAYERS from around Sweden and Denmark will head to the Limhamn Australian Football Ground in Malmö to play in the upcoming Festival of Football. Held on the 26th of September, Sweden will feature both a men’s and women’s tournament that will each consist of three matches and a grand final. The teams attending who will […]

PSS Presents: Around the Grounds – Socials Edition #23

Featuring the best online posts from the AFL Europe community, PSS International Removals Presents: Around the Grounds – Socials Edition. Another weekly recap of footy news as we enter September and near some footy grand finals being played around Europe. The Waterland Eagles are through to the AFL Netherlands grand final! The Eagles beat the Delft Blues […]

Festival of Football – Finland

PREPARATION for Finland’s participation in AFL Europe’s Festival of Football is officially underway. The tournament is set to take place approximately 30km out from Turku, in a small town named Paimio. Attending will be the Helsinki Heatseekers, Turku Dockers and Waasa Wombats, each hoping to field a 9-a-side team. A usual AFL season in Finland […]

Race to the MCG – Week Eleven Review

AFL Europe’s Race to the MCG has officially ended with Germany leading the women’s competition right from the get-go and becoming the first women’s team to run the distance from London to the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The team required just over 484km last week to reach the finish line of 16,900km. Germany gave it their […]

Festival of Football

The Festival of Football, partnering with the National Australia Bank (NAB), will unite teams from across the continent as they ‘come together’ to play Australian Football matches throughout Europe. The governing bodies of AFL in Europe have been invited to host a tournament on the 26th of September, with their local teams in a local […]

PSS Presents: Around the Grounds – Socials Edition #22

Featuring the best online posts from the AFL Europe community, PSS International Removals Presents: Around the Grounds – Socials Edition. The Bayonne Toreadors have been doing their bit to promote Australian Football! Last weekend a few of the Toreadors members set up shop at the Ametzondo Shopping Centre to attract new players to the sport. They even […]

AFL Europe Trivia with Belushi’s – #20

Think you’re the smartest Australian Football fan in Europe? Take on our weekly AFL Europe Trivia, presented by Belushi’s, for your chance to win a Beer and Burger Voucher to redeem at any Belushi’s Bar. Winner’s from each week’s Trivia will also go into the draw to win 2-night’s Accommodation For Two People at any […]

Bats become the first official AFL team in Hungary

‘Newest Team in Town’ introduces some of the upcoming Australian Football clubs who have recently joined their respective league’s around Europe. Reporter for AFL Europe, James Brosnan, spoke to Zoltan Marosy from the Budapest Bats; the newest (and first) team in Hungary. As a standalone club in Hungary, the Budapest Bats are less than a […]

Race to the MCG – Week Ten Review

WEEK ten is complete and has seen the leading women’s team in Germany move 1,760km closer to the finish line. It was Germany’s largest weekly total since week four of competition and now has them just 483km away from the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Wales’ overall distance surpassed 10,000km as they had the better of Scotland […]