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PNG junior stars in Cairns Under 18s

  • Saturday, August 14 2004 @ 08:02 am ACST
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Oceania Desmond Kaumu, from Papua New Guinea, has won the Under 18s best and fairest in the Cairns (Queensland, Australia) Australian Football League. The following report is based on information from Scott Reid in PNG.

AFL showcase in Northern Territory

  • Friday, August 13 2004 @ 12:26 am ACST
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General News Australian Rules football has slowly begun to spread around the world, particularly gaining momentum in the last decade. But the development of the game outside of Australia partly depends on the strength of the game within. The sport has a long history in Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory in Australia. This weekend sees the first ever AFL premiership season match played there.

Finals time in Britain

  • Thursday, August 12 2004 @ 06:50 pm ACST
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Europe The British Australian Rules Football League (BARFL) finals are coming up, and are being promoted in conjunction with the website Active Antipodean. Their press release follows. In addition, this weekend also sees the BARFL Regional and Scottish League Grand Finals. The BARFL website has all the details.

US Western Regionals schedule

  • Thursday, August 12 2004 @ 01:07 am ACST
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North America The Western Regionals are being held in San Diego this weekend. This is the second leg of the series, to help determine seedings for the United States AFL 2004 Nationals, to be held in Atlanta in October. With each of the attending five teams playing against every other team once, the Regional should be a fair measure of the relative strengths of the teams. The draw follows.

A giant looms in Africa

  • Thursday, August 12 2004 @ 12:07 am ACST
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Africa Australian Rules football has made great gains around the world in recent decades, but Africa has remained largely untouched. South Africa is the exception, and the targeted growth is certainly exciting.

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