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2019 Champions League Teams Previews: Part One

The annual AFL Europe Champions League is returning to Amsterdam once again for what is set to be a competitive day of football as the best club teams from around Europe battle it out. This will be the fifth time the tournament has taken place, as this year will see all the games take place on […]

Irish Watch – AFLW Round Five Review

A career best performance by Sarah Rowe would headline an enthralling round five of AFLW action for our five Irish players.    It was a defining round five of AFLW action over the weekend, with all five of the Irish players again featuring in crucial matches across the country. With round four showing the rapid […]

Irish watch – AFLW Round Four Review

The luck seemed to fall the way of the Irish in round four of the AFLW, with all but one of the international players claiming a win in an action packed weekend.   For the third straight week all five Irish players features in AFLW matches around Australia with GWS’s Cora Staunton and Yvonne Bonner […]

Pre-season tournaments March 2019

With spring just around the corner, it’s an exciting time of the year for AFL clubs across Europe as teams step up their preparation for their upcoming seasons. One form of preparation is taking part in a pre-season tournament, where teams travel for a big day of football, battling it out to win a pre-season […]

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 […]