Sodermalm take home SAFF Premiership
The Sodermalm AFC have taken out this year’s Stockholm Australian Football Federation Premiership in Sweden this weekend. After narrowly qualifying for the grand final on percentage and being neck and neck with their opponents the Solna Axemen for most of the match, Sodermalm managed to drive it home in the final quarter and take home the Cup with a 55-38 finish. Well done Soder!
Blues rule in Croatia
The Sesvete Double Blues have taken out the Croatian rules league after defeating the Zagreb Dockers in last weekend’s grand final. It was a tough match over in Croatia but the Blues managed to drive home a final win to finish off a hugely successful 2017 season.
Copenhagen Barracudas are DAFL Champions
The Copenhagen Barracudas were victorious over reigning premiers the Farum Cats in the DAFL (Denmark Australian Football League) grand final this weekend. In what proved to be a physically gruelling match for both teams the Barracudas managed to pull through and took home the Cup from defending champions the Cats.
ALFA Lions are Coupe de France winners
The AFLA Lions took home the Cup in last weekend’s Coupe de France. The Lions lead the way throughout the tournament in Paris and managed to defeat the reigning Coupe de France Champions the Paris Cockerels after facing them in the grand final. The Lions drove home their final match of the day and will now represent France at next year’s Champions League tournament with their 24-11 victory over the Cockerels.
University of Birmingham host taster session
The University of Birmingham Aussie Rules Football Club will be hosting a taster session this Wednesday to welcome new players to the club. The taster session is free with no obligation to join the club – so get along and have a go at Aussie Rules! All abilities and experience levels are welcome with many players just starting out and having their first go at footy. Check out the Facebook event here.
Great Britain Bulldogs hold onto star Coach
The Great Britain Australian Rules Football Club proudly announced this week that their Coach Dean Thomas will be sticking with the GB Bulldog’s for another three years. This means Dean will be leading the Bulldogs into another European Championships in 2019 and a huge AFL International Cup in 2020. After taking out last year’s European Championships they’ll be trusting Dean to help defend their title and to improve on their 6th place finish at this year’s International Cup. Congratulations to the Bulldogs and Dean and good luck over the next three years.