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Umpire Spotlight – Paul Barron

From “doing a shoey” in front of the Australian Ambassador for Sweden to combining the tricky balance of umpiring and playing Australian Football, Paul Barron has been involved in the game for roughly 20 years. Having started umpiring at the age of 14 in Sydney, before moving on to senior football as he went up […]

Colin O’Riordan is making his mark at AFL level

It’s been an interesting journey for 23 year old Irishman Colin O’Riordan, coming from a Catholic household in the Irish countryside with Gaelic football running through his veins. Following in the footsteps of his champion Gaelic Football playing father (Michael), O’Riordan would achieve this same goal in 2014 when he made his senior debut for […]

Belushi’s Presents: Player Spotlight – Phil Forbes

Each week, AFL Europe in combination with Belushi’s will take a look at one of our star players competing in fixtures across the continent in Player Spotlight.  Growing up in the outer-east suburbs of Melbourne, Phil Forbes was surrounded by people who loved the game of AFL and before long he joined the craze, playing four years for […]

PSS Presents: Around the Grounds

Each week AFL Europe will take a look around the continent at the Australian Football highlights and thrilling matches. This Around the Grounds article delves into the standout performances from the weekend’s action and is presented by PSS International Removals. CATS WIN THURSDAY NIGHT THRILLER Thursday night football welcomed the Port Malmo Maulers and Farum Cats as […]

Irish Watch – AFL Round 21 Review

It was a tough weekend for two of our more high profile Irishman, as Conor McKenna’s Bombers and Pearce Hanley’s Suns suffered crushing defeats to the tune of 104 and 91 points respectively. The Bombers, in particular, were the subject of much criticism following their embarrassing performance against the Western Bulldogs, as they let their […]

Match of the Round

Rhein Main Redcats v Amsterdam Devils 10/08/2019  Ostpark, Frankfurt  4:00pm In a chance to get some competitive match play in as a team and grow the bonds within the AFL Europe community, the German Rhein Main Redcats will face the Amsterdam Devils in a women’s clash this weekend. The Amsterdam Devils side have some experienced […]

Community Spotlight – Michael Currane

As one of the original driving forces for AFL in Ireland 20 years ago, Michael Currane has well and truly been there since the beginning. From playing, to managing, to coaching, Mike is a major factor to the success of AFL Ireland and is the epitome of what AFL Europe stands for on and off […]

Belushi’s Presents: Player Spotlight – Jennifer Englisch

Each week, AFL Europe in combination with Belushi’s will take a look at one of our star players competing in fixtures across the continent in Player Spotlight.  Something that is shining through the AFLW competition in Australia are dual sport athletes, and just like those athletes, Jennifer Englisch has already shown her ability to adapt to many different […]

PSS Presents: Around the Grounds

Each week AFL Europe will take a look around the continent at the Australian Football highlights and thrilling matches. This Around the Grounds article delves into the standout performances from the weekend’s action and is presented by PSS International Removals. WEST LONDON WILDCATS WIN LONDON PREMIERSHIP After 11 weeks of football, the AFL London Men’s Premiership concluded […]

Irish Watch – AFL Round 20 review

Injuries would unfortunately take their toll on a couple of the AFL’s Irish players in round 20, with mainstays Mark O’Connor and Colin O’Riordan failing to feature for their sides in what was an enthralling weekend of football. We would still see a number of players take the field at both AFL and state league […]