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2013 – A big year in European Footy

With the mandatory eating and enjoying the good things in life season now officially over it is time to get cracking on Season 2013. This year will see more exciting events, junior developments, AFL 9’s, new sponsors and a couple of very big announcements. Make sure you keep checking back here for all the latest news […]

Happy Christmas From AFL Europe

The board and management of AFL Europe would like to wish all our affiliates, members, friends and supporters the very best for Christmas. It’s been a momentous year for AFL Europe with the expanded Easter Series, the EuroCup and the AFL European Challenge and with new clubs and teams emerging all across the continent. 2013 […]

AFL Legend, Supercoach, ultimate promoter and all round nice guy Sheedy delivers AFL Europe Coaches Forum in London

Coaches from London and surrounds including the 2012 AFL London Premiers Nth London Lions were treated to a private AFL Europe Coaches Forum with AFL Coaching Legend Kevin Sheedy earlier this month. Sheedy and GWS Giants CEO David Matthews had generously offered their time to help develop the code whilst on a flying visit through London […]

Footy Back On The Map In Belgium

There have been many highlights in European Footy this year, but one that was less trumpeted was the resurgence of Australian Football in Belgium. There was of course a very successful team based in Brussells from 2004, the Saints, but in recent years the club had stagnated and stalled meaning that by the time AFL […]

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 […]