Asia’s best footballers on show in Shanghai

Port Adelaide recruit Chen Shaoliang and Philippine Eagles Captain Evan Spargo head up the team lists of the 50 best local footballers from 7 different countries across Asia, selected to play in the “curtain closer” at Shanghai’s Adelaide Arena (Jiangwan Stadium) on Saturday 19th May. Following the success of last year’s thrilling come from behind […]

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Asia takes AFLX to the world

While debate has raged in Australia about the value of the AFL’s new 7-a-side format, AFL Asia’s Clubs have been quick to recognise the opportunities AFLX brings to the sport’s development abroad, announcing plans for the first AFLX tournaments to be held outside of Australia. In a big show of support for the new AFLX […]

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Sri Lanka and Nepal welcomed to AFL Asia

The growth of AFL within Asia is becoming increasing evident, as AFL Asia has officially welcomed two new Associate Members to it’s ranks – The Australian Football Sri Lanka (AFSL) and The Himalayan Leopards Australian Footy Club. The AFSL-based Sri Lanka Lions (pictured above in blue and gold) burst onto the scene in their debut […]

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ANS announced as AFL Asia-wide Foundation Sponsor

AFL Asia is proud and excited to announce it’s innovative partnership with new Foundation Sponsor, Australian Nutrition and Sport, ANS. ANS has gone above and beyond any previous AFL Asia partnership, which encapsulates an AFL Asia-wide sponsorship, including all international AFL Asia Mens and Womens Full Member teams. As part of the historical agreement, teams will be wearing the newly developed […]

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First AFL Asia AFLW Development Officer appointed

One of AFL Asia’s primary focuses for the upcoming season will be centered around the development of AFLW within Asia, highlighted by our first ever AFLW Asian Championships to be held alongside our traditional Asian Championships on Saturday October 13th in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In saying that, AFL Asia is proud and delighted to announce […]

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Digital and merchandise partnerships

AFL Asia is seeking long term partnerships with innovative and enthusiastic digital and merchandise providers, who are passionate about the sport of Aussie Rules footy and can help us grow the game in Asia. Web provider  AFL Asia is looking for a digital partner to help us manage and grow our online presence. We welcome […]

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New Asian Champs Rules released

By Grant Keys, AFL Asia President Footy in Asia has come a long way over the past 10 years that I’ve been involved with the sport. More expats, locals, kids, masters and now women are playing the game in Asia than ever before, the choice and quality of tournaments, the grounds and facilities we play […]

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New ground in Hanoi set for biggest IndoChina Cup

Footy in Vietnam’s north is on the rise with the Vietnam Swans developing a sensational new venue for football just 20mins from Hanoi, ahead of the IndoChina Cup. Since stumbling on the ground in the Dong Anh, on the fringes of Hanoi between the airport and city centre, the northern contingent of the Swans have […]

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Asian footy on the rise at International Cup

The rise of local footy across Asia was on display in a massive first round of games at the 2017 AFL International Cup, headlined by a sensational 1-point victory to Team China over AFL Europe heavyweights the Croatian Knights. It was a day to remember for Asia’s national footy teams in their first of 5 […]

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Asia to shine at International Cup: AFLIC17 preview

The stage is set for the biggest ever AFL International Cup in history, with 25 teams from 11 nations all arriving in Melbourne this week, including the strongest ever representation from Asia. The new 2-division format kicks off this Sunday 6th August with all teams playing their first game at Melbourne’s Royal Park. We encourage all […]

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