Shanghai 2017 – Team Ratings

With the dust now settled on a historic weekend of footy in Asia, we rate the performances of all the teams that helped create history on 13th and 14th of May, 2017. Shanghai Tigers: 10/10* A very well resourced Tigers team were solid all day long on home their home soil, defeating AFL Asia Division […]

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6 Talking Points: AFL Asia Shanghai Cup

14 Teams and around 80 Auskickers from across Asia and Australia will gather at Wellington College International Shanghai on Saturday 13 May for the AFL Asia Shanghai Cup. Ahead of the Cup we preview this big day of footy in Asia with 6 key talking points: 1. Will Chen suit up? Since winning the 2015-16 […]

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Best local talent in Asia to play Shanghai “curtain closer”

There has been much hype surrounding the historic and monumental first ever AFL game to be played for Premiership Points within Asia, between Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns in Shanghai, China on Sunday May 14th  2017. However, the anticipation and excitement within Asian Footy circles about the Team China versus the AFL Asia […]

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Around the Grounds – AFL Asia ANZAC Round 2017

There is no doubt Anzac commemorative games are now a massive part of the Aussie rules footy landscape, but no more so than in Asia where the connection to the people and places effected by the wars of the past are so strong. This weekend once again will see a number of AFL Asia’s Clubs […]

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AFL Asia strengthened with new Committee

In its 4th year of operations, AFL Asia has further strengthened its ability to achieve its mandate of “growing footy in Asia” with the confirmation of its strongest Committee to date, following a solid turnout to the recent Annual General Meeting. After a two-year term as AFL Asia Vice President, Vietnam Swan and former China […]

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Shanghai Cup Registrations Open

AFL Asia is pleased to open registrations for the 2017 Shanghai Cup, to be held at the Wellington College International School on Saturday 13 May. Open, 35+ Masters and Junior competitions will be held in conjunction with the AustCham Shanghai Summer BBQ, the day prior to the historic first ever AFL match for premiership points in […]

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GZSU win another Guangdong AFL season in China!

Story by ZhangHao 2016 GuangDong Australian Football League culminated with the Grand Final Day in Huizhou Health Sciences Polytechnic on 10th Dec. After three minor rounds, Pearl River Power lead the ladder. Power played against with Guangzhou Sports University Seagulls for the Semi Final. Guangzhou scorpions also need to fight with Huizhou Hawks to try to […]

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Shanghai Cup Announcement

A massive weekend for footy in Asia just got even bigger with confirmation of the inaugural AFL Asia Shanghai Cup, to be played alongside the first ever AFL match for premiership points in Asia between Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns on 13 – 14 May, 2017. The AFL Asia Shanghai Cup will be […]

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Cambodia Eagles take Indochina Cup in Myanmar

Story From Myanmar Times, Monday, 14 November 2016 The Myanmar Fighting Cocks ruck against the Cambodia Eagles during the Indochina Cup on November (Photos: Aung Khant / The Myanmar Times) It was a beautiful day for footy, with the Vietnam Swans, Thailand Tigers and Cambodian Eagles all competing well in a close day, with two […]

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AFL season game confirmed for Shanghai, China May 2017!

By Darren Whitfield I’m pleased to report that AFL CEO Gill McLachlan, together with the Chairmen of Port Adelaide FC David Koch, and Gold Coast Football Club, Tony Cochrane, confirmed that the first ever game for premiership points outside of Australia or New Zealand will be played in Shanghai on Sunday 14th May 2017. The […]

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