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Coming soon - Galway

  • Saturday, October 02 2004 @ 09:37 am ACST
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Europe Galway, on the west coast of Ireland, is a city with a proud sporting tradition in Gaelic football and hurling. It is also a great place to visit, and after some months spent listening to suggestions from his Dublin Demons teammates that they tour to Galway (particularly from Aussies on the team keen for a night out), Diarmiud O\'Riain decided it was time to look into seriously founding a club in the City of Tribes.

Lebanese Falcons take Flight

  • Friday, October 01 2004 @ 04:01 pm ACST
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Middle East Hashem Ouaida recently returned to Melbourne following one year of hard work bringing the Australian native code to his ancestral homeland of Lebanon. His efforts also helped start up a Melbourne Lebanese community football organisation which fielded a side in this year's Multicultural Cup and has started a Sunday social competition.

World Footy News recently caught up with Ouaida to talk about their progress.

worldfootynews.com Staff Restructure

  • Thursday, September 30 2004 @ 07:13 pm ACST
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Site worldfootynews.com wishes to announce there has been a small restructure in staff, to better balance resources and interests. Of course we would all like to cover all regions, such is our love of football, but time does not permit any of us that luxury. The new details follow.

Canadian kids kicking on

  • Monday, September 27 2004 @ 04:28 pm ACST
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North America

Australian Rules football has a relatively long history in Canada, going back to 1989 in Ontario. The 10 club league is well established there, but perhaps surprisingly it is newcomers Vancouver, on the western side of the country, that appear to be doing some of the best junior development in the country.

Power win their first AFL flag as Lions dynasty ends

  • Sunday, September 26 2004 @ 04:19 pm ACST
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General News Port Adelaide, in their eighth season in the Australian Football League, have claimed their first AFL Premiership, powering away from Brisbane in the second half of the 2004 Grand Final. Many considered both Port and Brisbane lucky to squeeze into the final, with narrow wins over St Kilda and Geelong, respectively. There was no such doubt at the final siren last Saturday at the MCG, with Port winning comfortably.

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