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Women’s Nordic AFL

Following on from the AFL London Women’s league, another Women’s league that are making tracks is coming out of Scandinavia. The Women’s Nordic AFL (WNAFL) comprises of the Odense Lions from Denmark, the Port Malmö Lynx and the Helsingborg Wolverines, who are both from southern Sweden. The first team created were the Helsingborg Wolverines a […]

Women Want Footy

In 2014, Australian Rules football celebrated 25 years of a sporting competition in the country of England. In 2015, Women’s Australian Rules football officially took off with an AFL London Women’s league comprising of four already established men’s clubs each becoming host to a Women’s team. Those founding clubs being: Wimbledon Hawks, Wandsworth Demons, North […]

The Great Dane

Mikkel Kjoege was 8 years old, when he first heard of Australian Rules football. It was from a family friend, Preben Mandal, who supports and is a big influence on the Farum Cats Football Club. Mikkel ended up going to his first practice and making some really good friends which really helped to keep him […]

Australia take home the 7th Annual ANZAC Cup

There’s another traditional ANZAC Day football match that takes place just slightly north of the MCG, in the small but incredibly beautiful town of Villers-Bretonneux, France. This year’s Slater + Gordon ANZAC Cup saw Australia take out the win 112-63 making the tally 4 victories to Australia and 3 to France. What the tally doesn’t […]

The Slater + Gordon ANZAC Cup 2015

This weekend will see the 7th annual ANZAC Cup take place in Villers-Bretonneux in France, this Saturday 25th April at 12pm at Stade Timmerman. The Australian team, coming from all around Europe as well as Australia, will take on the French team led by Andrew Unsworth and Stevo Ryan. Both teams will attend the Dawn […]

AFL Wales Footballers Run for a Cause

On 11th April 2015, Wales international Australian Rules Footballers Joe Street and Evan Phillips started an extraordinary 235 mile charity run across the UK to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young http://www.c-r-y.org.uk. They set off from the Liberty Stadium during Swansea City’s Premier League fixture against Everton on Saturday 11th April, and plan […]

Meet the team!!

AFL Europe would like to welcome our two newest team members, Sarah Ongarello and Alex Hay! Sarah and Alex have both moved from the sporting capital of the world, the slightly warmer, Melbourne to a somewhat chillier London to undertake internships with us here at AFL Europe. Both mad footy fans, Sarah was brought up […]

ANZAC Cup Sponsor Announcement

AFL Europe is excited to announce this year’s sponsor for the 7th ANZAC Cup held in Villers-Bretonneux is Slater + Gordon. The Slater + Gordon ANZAC Cup will be held on ANZAC Day this year, Saturday 25th April 2015 at Stadium Timmerman, Villers-Bretonneux France. Coming into the 7th year running, the Slater + Gordon ANZAC […]