PSS Around the Grounds

Bordeaux Bomber’s Aussie celebrations

This Saturday, the Bordeaux Bombers hosted a footy festival for their “Aussie Day” celebrations. Several of the French Coqs National Team were in Bordeaux to get some practice in before heading to the AFL International Cup in Melbourne this August.

 

WARFL recruits new AFL Women’s players

The Welsh Australian Rules Football League ran an AFL Women’s taster session in Bristol this weekend as they work up to forming a side for the AFL Europe Euro Cup in October this year. There was a great turnout for the taster session which will hopefully see some new recruits on the Welsh side later this year!

They will also be hosting another women’s taster session next weekend in Caridff at the WARFL men’s 9 a side tournament – check out the WARFL facebook page if you’re interested in going along.

 

Berlin Crocodiles take the AFLG top spot

It was Round 5 of the Australian Football League Germany (AFLG) this weekend, which saw 4 matches being played across Germany. Congratulations to the Berlin Crocodiles who have now moved into the top spot on the AFLG ladder as they battle to hold onto their position for the rest of the season.

Final scores are as follows:

Hamburg Dockers defeat Rheinland Lions 104-31.

Dresden Wolves defeated by the Berlin Crocodiles 41-177.

Freiberg Taipans (forfeit) defeated by Frankfurt Redbacks (80)

Munich Kangaroos (80) defeated Stuttgart Emus (forfeit)

Odense Lions take on the Copenhagen Giants in DAFL

In the Denmark Australian Football League (DAFL), this round saw the Odense Lions taking on the Copenhagen Giants. Both teams had a great turnout and managed to play a 16 a side match between their growing clubs. The final score was 78-49 in favour of the giants, who had 4 new players debuting in their first DAFL match.

Swans host the Dublin footy carnival

The South Dublin Swans hosted the Leeside Lions, Galway Magpies, and the Belfast Redbacks this weekend at the Dublin Footy Carnival. It was an eventful day with four exciting matches, including a spectacular effort by the Redbacks which managed to end the Lions’ 2016 and 2017 seasons undefeated streak.

The final scores were as follows:

Match 1: Leeside Lions defeat the South Dublin Swans 50-31

Match 2: South Dublin Swans defeat the Galway Magpies 58-54

Match 3:Belfast Redbacks defeat the Leeside Lions 34-20

Match 4: Belfast Redbacks defeat the Galway Magpies 57-25