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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 […]

Telstra reconnecting with AFL Europe in 2019

AFL Europe is excited to announce the partnership extension with the Australian telecommunications heavyweight, Telstra, who have signed on as the Official Ball Partner for 2019. Telstra’s efforts to grow the game and get the AFL ball into as many European hands as possible was a great success in 2018 and is set to have […]

2019 Champions League Tournament Preview

It’s only two more days until the fifth annual AFL Europe Champions League, hosted again in Amsterdam on Saturday, the 6th of April. Club teams from all across Europe will spend the day battling it out to see who comes out on top as the best men’s and women’s club side in Europe. Both the West […]

O’Neills signs on to join AFL Europe again in 2019

O’Neills Irish International Sports Limited are set to join AFL Europe as the Official Apparel Partner for the fourth consecutive year. With an aim to reinforce growth of the Australian game in Europe, O’Neills and AFL Europe will come together once again in a bid to expand on their partnership from previous years. O’Neills Team […]

Irish Watch: AFL Round Two Review

After a week of incredible upsets to kick off the 2019 season, round two did not disappoint with a number of tight finishes and incredible results headlining an action-packed weekend of footy. It would again be five Irishmen to take the field this weekend for their respective sides, while the rest wait anxiously for their […]

Irish Watch: AFLW Grand Final Review

A record crowd saw Ailish Considine and the Adelaide Crows win the 2019 AFLW Grand Final in commanding fashion over Carlton. 53,034. This incredible figure will be a talking point for many years to come, as South Australian’s flocked to the Adelaide Oval on Sunday afternoon to witness a history-making AFLW Grand Final. In a […]

2019 ANZAC Cup Player Profiles – Tom Mason

One of just 28 selected Australians for the 11th annual ANZAC Cup is Tom Mason, who is somewhat of a football nomad. Tom is an experienced footballer, playing all his junior years for the South Bunbury Tigers in Western Australia, before travelling and moving south to the Birdwood Roosters Football Club in Adelaide. Coming over […]