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Aksel goes BANG and opens door for Europeans to play in the AFL

In Europe’s biggest breakthrough yet the Greater Western Sydney Giants have offered an international scholarship to young Danish AFL player Aksel Bang, who will visit Sydney to train and play with the Giants this year. The 21 year-old has just started six months national service with the Danish army in Afghanistan and will travel to […]

ANZAC Cup 2013

2013 sees the 5th edition of the ANZAC Cup on the battlefields of Villers Bretonneux in France. Thanks to the work of previous organisers and the CNFA this event continues to grow into a real highlight on the European calendar. This years event will be held on the 20th April with accommodation for 2 nights, dinner and […]

2013 Calendar

The dates you need to know for 2013 26th Jan – Australia Day 9th Feb – Under 21 trial day – Wolverhampton, England 12th – 13th Feb – AFL Europe Combine – Dublin, Ireland 16th Feb – South Cup – Marseille, France 9th Mar – Cambridge v Oxford – Cambridge, England 31st Mar – 6th […]

Redbacks St.Patrick’s Gathering

Having secured their first Premiership on September last, the Belfast Redbacks ambitions continue to grow. The club have been very active in recent weeks and in the year of the gathering have put out a novel invitation to Irish and overseas teams. On St.Patrick’s weekend the Reds will host a pre-season blitz tournament in the […]

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 […]