Tuesday Around the Grounds
Swedish Ravens Announce 2016 Euro Cup Squad
The Ravens are getting really excited about the Euro Cup 2016! This year it will be held in Lisbon on the 8th of October and after a good start to the season for women´s footy in Sweden these are the players who have been selected for this years Euro Cup squad. Congratulations to the players below and most importantly, go Ravens!
AFL London has finished the season and move into finals
With Round 10 of AFL London now done and dusted all four divisions head into the first week of finals this Saturday 23rd July. A special mention goes to the Wimbledon Hawks who have made the finals with all three of their divisions, for the first time in their history. The first week of finals kicks off this week with:
Saturday 23rd July
11am Social: South London Demons v Ealing Emus
12.30pm Conference: Clapham Demons v Shepherds Bush Raiders
2.30pm Womens: Wimbledon Hawks v North London Lions
4pm Premiers: Wandsworth Demons v West London Wildcats
Sunday 24th July
11am Social: Reading Roos v Wimbledon Hawks
12.30pm Conference: South East London Giants v North London Lions
2.30pm Women’s: Wandsworth Demons v South East London Giants
4pm Premiers: North London Lions v Wimbledon Hawks
The Croatian Knights have announced their Euro Cup squad for Lisbon in October
The Croatian Knights have announced their 2016 AFL Europe Euro Cup team for the tournament on Saturday 8th October 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal.
Croatian Knights 2016:
- Igor Galez (Zapruđe Giants)
- Tomislav Đuran (Sesvete Double Blues)
- Miro Jurmanović (Zagreb Cvjetno Dockers)
- Dejan Pavković (Sesvete Double Blues)
- Filip Lenić (Zapruđe Giants)
- Zvonimir Murković (Zapruđe Giants)
- Josip Motik (Sesvete Double Blues)
- Jan Doležal (Zagreb Hawks)
- Hrvoje Kežić (Ploče Eagles)
- Josip Habljak (Sturt FC)
- Ivan Molnar (Zagreb Cvjetno Dockers)
- Tomislav Cvetko (c) (Zagreb Cvjetno Dockers)
- Tomislav Nedić (Velika Gorica Bombers)
- Bruno Benčić (Zapruđe Giants)
- Ivan Ivoš (Zagreb Cvjetno Dockers)
- Mislav Karamatić (Sesvete Double Blues)
The Norrtälje Dockers have had their best start in history
After 5-of-10 rounds play in the 2016 season, the Norrtälje Dockers have shot out of the blocks with their best start to a season to date, sitting in second place on the ladder heading into the summer break. The SAFF’s newest club have turned many heads this season winning 4-out-of-5 matches that they have played, going down only to last year’s premiers the Södermalm Blues, back in round 2.
Manchester Mosquitoes to host AFL CNE Grand Final in their 6th GF appearance
The Manchester Mozzies will host Nottingham Scorpions after beating Huddersfield Rams on the weekend 144-59, while the Nottingham Scorpions had a win over the Wolverhampton Wolverines to make it into the big dance. Saturday 23rd July will kick off with the plate final at 12pm and the Grand Final at 2pm at Burnage Rugby Club, SK4 3EA, Manchester.
Euro Cup Registrations is now live!
The 2016 AFL Europe Euro Cup registrations have now gone live for October 8th in Lisbon, Portugal. Registration is €110 + the Eventbrite fee, including accommodation, breakfast, registration for playing, an event T-Shirt and entry into the after party. Click here to register!