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AFL Europe Championship Finals – Sweden vs Denmark

Denmark has won the battle of the Scandinavian countries by beating Sweden 48 – 32 to claim 3rd place in the 2013 AFL Europe Championships. In what was an entertaining battle between two of the most skilful midfields in Europe with Sweden’s talented trio of Johan Lantz, Eric Salin and Emil Aberg getting on top […]

AFL Europe Championships Finals – Croatia vs Germany

Croatia vs Germany Croatia have beaten Germany 59-29 to finish 5th in the 2013 AFL Europe Championship.  The loss leaves a gallant Germany without a victory for the tournament which saw them suffer a large number of injuries to their team which they were never able to recover from. It was a successful first tournament […]

Oldest Football Club in Australia’s Capital – With a European Connection

Image: Current EastlakeFC Ruckman Chad Gibson with Hall of Fame Member Alex Jesaulenko In terms of depth of history, Australia doesn’t come close to European countries.  Where Australian’s talk in hundreds of years, European’s talk in thousands. Despite Australia’s brief history, their population is extremely proud of what it has achieved and their sporting culture […]

AFL Europe Championship – Day 3

Kieran Harte Germany vs Denmark Denmark have finally broken through for their first win of the tournament by easily accounting for Germany in the opening match of round 3 in the 2013 AFL Europe Championship.  Having been narrowly beaten in their first two games, the classy Danes were leaving nothing to chance in this encounter […]

AFL Europe Championship – Day 2

For this second day of the AFL Europe Championship, all the teams had something to prove. Day 1 produced very tight results, the successful teams wanting to keep their positions at the top of the tables. AFL Europe Media – Kieran Harte Swedish Elks vs Croatia Knights Sweden has kept their tournament hopes alive after […]

AFL Europe Championship – Day 1

Saturday the 3rd of August witnessed the start of the AFL Europe Championship in Dublin. Denmark, Great Britain, Ireland, Sweden, Croatia and Germany started their fight for the title on a day with early sunshine which quickly turned into heavy rain. Congratulations to all the teams that competed as the day was played in great […]

Titans maintain winning run with Grand Final victory

Match Report: Grand Final Saturday 27th July 2013 Southampton Titans     6.1 (37) | 10.2 (62) | 15.4 (94) | 18.9 (117)  Bournemouth Demons 2.0 (12) | 6.3 (39) | 7.7 (49) | 8.8 (56) Southampton Titans capped off their undefeated run last weekend by winning the AFL England South Grand Final by 61 points over the Bournemouth Demons on […]

Australian Football on The Emerald Island

Some call it the luck of the Irish, others say they were born to play but whatever your opinion, Irish footballers are becoming a solid fixture within the AFL for good reason. As well as being naturally adept to the game, the Irish have proven to be fierce competitors. The likes of the late and […]