Entries by afleurope

Prince Charles Extends his Patronage over AFL Europe

DRAFT picks may already be in place but the AFL is tomorrow to announce a major re-signing, of sorts, with heir to the throne Prince Charles to remain patron of the game in Europe for another two years. His Royal Highness, who fell in love with the game while attending Geelong Grammar School in 1966, […]

Anzac Cup 2016 – Australian Applications

The 2016 Anzac Cup will comprise of both a Men’s and Women’s Australia v France match. If you wish to represent Australia and are an ex-pat currently living or travelling through Europe please fill in the application form explaining why this would be a special match for you to play in. Playing abilities are not the […]

Fitzpatrick Cup 2016

With the competition returning to Birmingham for the second year running it was always going to be a tough ask of any team to prise the  Fitzpatrick cup out of the University of Birmingham trophy cabinet. This proved true with UoB retaining their title beating 2013 winners UCC Bombers in the final. Six teams competed in […]

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2016

It’s with great please that we announce the details for the 2nd annual AFL Europe Champions League! Co-hosted with the Amsterdam Devils for the second year running, this year’s Champions League will be even bigger and better! Date: 19th – 20th March 2016 Location: Sportpark de Eendracht, Bok De Korverweg, 1067 HR Amsterdam Accommodation: AFL […]

Movember Cup 2015

The Manchester Mosquitoes were set to host the annual Nathan Blakely Memorial Cup on Sunday 15th November 2015. Unfortunately, the weather had other ideas! Storm Barney brought too much rain for the pitches to handle, most teams were advised to save their energy for the 2016 tournament and to not make the trip to Manchester. Teams […]

Irish prospect, Darragh Joyce, not giving up on AFL dream

IRISH prospect Darragh Joyce hasn’t given up hope of an AFL career after returning home from the NAB AFL draft combine without a contract. The star hurler had significant interest from several clubs, but there were concerns over homesickness for the 18-year-old. The lure of home has proved too strong for two Irishman recruits in […]

Irish Duo Impress in Melbourne

Tipperary and Kilkenny could each have a first AFL rookie if all goes well for Colin O’Riordan and Darragh Joyce at this week’s NAB AFL Draft Combine. Starting on Thursday over 80 draft prospects, from varying sports and countries, will convene at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne to “test in front of recruiters and meet […]

VAFA V London Allstars

The Big V representative side wrapped up their 2015 Ireland/England tour with a comprehensive 74-point victory against the London All Stars at Battersea Park this morning. After a stellar 2-2 performance from their four tour matches in the Emerald Isle, the Big V attained their goal of finishing on a high, with Spirit of the […]