2017 AFL International Cup fixture released

The fixture for next month’s AFL International Cup (AFLIC) has been released, with the 6 of the 8 teams in the new Division 2 coming from Asia. All teams will play a total of 4 round games with 1v2, 3v4, etc Grand Finals to follow, the opening round for all men’s and women’s divisions to […]

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New PNG Muruks team to play at Asian Champs

In great news for the further growth of footy in Asia, the “Papua New Guinean Muruks” are the latest team to join the AFL Asia family, with confirmation the new club will be entering a team in the second division at the AFL Asia Championships in Manila 21 October. With local footy in PNG flying, […]

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How good’s Auskick in Thailand

Bangkok Auskick recently held the first ever all-Thai AFL Auskick Match as part of an AFL Tournament in Bangkok. The day was comprised of U9 and U12 Auskick matches between the Bangkok Tigers and Pattaya Pirates, the 1st ever All Thai Auskick match between the Thai Blues and the Thai Reds and the AFL Asia […]

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2017 Asian Champs – Change of Date

A message from AFL Asia President   Last week our hosts of the 2017 Asian Champs, the Philippine Eagles (PAFL) informed me that due to an administrative error, our exciting new venue the San Lazaro Leisure Park in Manila had unfortunately double booked us and requested we moved the Champs back a week.   After […]

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Calling AFL Women’s Players and Supporters in Asia!

This year the inaugural women’s AFL league in Australia sparked tremendous interest in Australian Rules football among girls not only across Australia, but around the world. Leagues have since been established or expanded following on from the AFLW’s success. The excitement and enthusiasm that the girls have brought to the AFL scene has spread to […]

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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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