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Irish Watch – Round 12 Review

Round 12 would mark the beginning of the AFL’s bye period, with Essendon, Fremantle, Hawthorn, St Kilda and Port Adelaide all enjoying a well-deserved weekend off. As for the remaining 12 teams, competition was at an all-time high as they look to get in the best position possible heading into their byes and the back […]

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. ZAGREB HAWKS WIN CEAFL TITLE This years’ CEAFL tournament saw players from four different nations come together […]

2019 Euro Cup Team Previews: Part One

Just under three weeks now until the 2019 AFL Europe Euro Cup, and this year the tournament will be held in Norrtalje, Sweden for what is set to be a thrilling day of football as national teams from 16 different European countries field their nations best players and over 350 players battle it out for […]

Match of the Round – CEAFL Tournament

08/06/2019  Graz, Austria 10:00am Held in Graz, Austria and hosted by local club the Styrian Downunder Dogs, this years edition of the CEAFL (Central European Australian Football League) tournament is set to showcase some stellar international matchups from the region as well as providing valuable playing opportunities to the travelling clubs. President of AFL Austria, […]

AFL Europe Umpire Spotlight – Ian Kafka

Ian Kafka is a passionate football fan, who also happens to be an umpire. Like many others, he began by playing the game before becoming an umpire but since the day he was given the whistle, he’s been in the middle of the action ever since. “I was playing for Birmingham University. We were due […]

Belushi’s Presents: Player Spotlight – Laura Turner-Ramadan

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.    Born in Coventry and living in England for a large part of her life, AFL wasn’t the highest of priorities for Laura Turner-Ramadan and the area she lived in. A […]

Irish Watch – Round 11 Review

From the pure nature of Australia’s top end to the hustle and bustle of Shanghai, round eleven was a unique one in the AFL as the game was taken away from its usual venues in an effort to promote its value in different regions. The weekend would also see a season-high six Irish players take […]

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. STADE TOULOUSAIN REACH CNFA GRAND FINAL In France, it was semi-finals time as the ALFA Lions took […]

Match of the Round

ALFA Lions v Stade Toulousain (CNFA) 01/06/2019  Parc De Parilly  15:00 Heading to Lyon this weekend, Stade Toulousain will face the ALFA Lions in a huge CNFA Semi Final clash, for a spot in the big dance. Both sides in good form and featuring similar playing styles this season, Stade Toulousain and the Lions are […]

Community Spotlight – Ian Mitchell

Watching AFL for the first time is normally a confusing experience, but for Ian Mitchell he was curious straight away, admiring the skills, athleticism and excitement of a sport like no other. Ian returned to England after a year in Australia in 2006 and realised he had become bored with ‘soccer’, so he googled ‘Aussie Rules […]