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ANZAC Cup – French National Team Preview

The annual ANZAC Cup in Villers-Bretonneux sees the Australian Spirit take on France in a unique Australian Football match to commemorate those who have fought for the two nations in World War One. It’s a big occasion for all involved, and the hosts certainly gain just as much from the experience as their opponents, with […]

2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – Ben Carter

Growing up in North Adelaide, Ben Carter was in the heart of South Australia’s capital – an area thriving with footy fanatics. A passionate Port Adelaide supporter, Ben grew up playing Australian Football at a high level for the St Peter’s Old Collegians Football Club in the South Australian Amateur Football League. With his passion […]

Irish Watch – Round Five Review

It was a festival of football over the Easter break, as a special round five extended from Thursday to Monday and brought with it some incredible highlights. Whether it be another Easter Monday classic between the Cats and Hawks, Eddie turning it on his 300thor the Blues serving up their first win of the year, […]

2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – Nicole Young

From playing for Oxford in the grand final of the inaugural Australian Football National Universities League to playing in the 2nd Women’s Varsity Cup, Nicole Young has had a couple of busy months playing football. It doesn’t stop there though; her list of achievements is about to grow even longer when she is set to […]

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, […]