Entries by afleurope

S-Trend Ambassadors required

In recognition of the partnership between AFL Europe and S-Trend Sportswear, S-Trend Sportswear wishes to offer the chance for budding AFL “stars” within Europe to become an S-Trend Ambassador. The intention is for a highly rated player within every AFL Europe member country to get on board with S-Trend to help both AFL Europe develop […]

Through The Chair: Chris Dow’s Blog #2

What a day of Aussie Rules glory we witnessed last Saturday at The Oval. We started the day by defining the importance of Aussie Rules football to those dedicated devotees with a short historical analogy dating back to 1859. In that year, two great books were published – the first was by Charles Darwin called […]

Islanders Win Inaugural JLT Group All Stars Game

In the end the scoreline might have flattered the European Islanders team, but there was no question of whether they merited their win on saturday at the Kia Oval. The final score of 11.11(77) to 2.3(5) was made to look far more impressive by four final quarter goals as prior to this the only point […]

Through The Chair: Chris Dow’s Blog 1

After only 6 weeks in the job I have had the pleasure of watching more football played with true passion than ever before in my life. What a baptism to the role was the Euro Cup in Edinburgh! This was surely one of my most enjoyable days of sport ever and a personal highlight for […]

AFL Europe On Air For JLT Group All Stars Game

Following the success of our live audio transmissions at the EuroCup in Edinburgh, AFL Europe’s very own internet radio station will be back up on air again this saturday from the Kia Oval. Coverage of our game between Europe’s Islands and the Continental team will begin at 13.05 GMT(14.05 CET). Check back to afleurope.org or […]

Teams For JLT Group All Star Game Finalised

The teams for next saturday’s curtain raiser at the Kia Oval have been finalised. As anticipated a number of players have had to withdraw due to study, work or injury, but that has hardly diminished the quality of the teams with well established players who were unlucky to miss out called up in their place. […]

Jim Stynes Honoured At Inaugural Jeep ARFLI Awards

Another long and successful season for the Australian Rules Football League of Ireland comes to an end this coming saturday with the inaugural running of the Jeep ARFLI awards at the Harcourt Hotel in Dublin. The night will see a number of awards up for grabs, but unquestionably the one of most significance is the […]

A Century Of Footy In Europe

Because most European competitions have only been founded in the last twenty years, there is a tendency to assume that Australian football’s history on the continent is a short one. That couldn’t actually be more wrong however. In just four years time we will mark a century of Exhibition matches in Europe with what we […]

Internationals excel during NAB AFL Draft Combine

Check out the results of the Internationals at the combine. RESULTS  There is an International in the top 10 of every result except the 3 skills tests. Emmett Bradley finished 5th in the Agility Test with a 8.31 and also finished equal 9th in the Beep Test with a 14.2. Big Sean Hurley finished an impressive […]