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San Jose Hornets Headache

  • Tuesday, August 10 2004 @ 10:36 pm ACST
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North America Every year the AFL clubs seem to find themselves hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons, but clubs outside of Australia are by no means immune to controversy either.

China win their first match away from home

  • Tuesday, August 10 2004 @ 01:39 am ACST
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Asia The China Blues chalked up their first win on foreign soil during the Asian AFL Championships in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) on Saturday 31st July. It had been a long time between drinks with their only other win being at home versus Japan on November 6th 1999 in their debut match. Rather than an overall match report, we have an interesting account from some of the players involved. Hopefully we'll have a full tournament run down shortly.

Japanese student tackles footy at champion club

  • Monday, August 09 2004 @ 05:28 am ACST
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General News Hampden Football League side South Warrnambool (270km west of Melbourne, Australia) boasts an impressive list of youngsters that are currently playing at the highest level. Jonathan Brown, Brent Moloney, Matt Maguire and James Rahilly are all products of the club's successful junior program, which also boasts recent stars Wayne Schwass and Leon Cameron. Could the next South Warrnambool player to step up be an 18-year-old exchange student from Japan?

Footy development job vacancy in South Africa

  • Friday, August 06 2004 @ 12:50 am ACST
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Africa Footy development in South Africa is set to receive a boost, courtesy of Australian Volunteers International and the AFL. Working together, the organisations have called for applicants wishing to fill the role of footy development officer working with South African clubs, schools and communities.

Battle Hots up in 2004 MAAFL race

  • Thursday, August 05 2004 @ 09:15 pm ACST
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North America Many believe the Mid American Australian Football League (MAAFL) is fast becoming the benchmark league in the United States. The following report is from eastern USA correspondent Wayne Kraska. He reviews the history of the MAAFL and gives us a season wrap to date. Although the MAAFL spans what is described as the American mid-west, it still falls in the eastern half of the country.

PNG pathways to the AFL

  • Thursday, August 05 2004 @ 05:10 am ACST
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Oceania AFL Queensland is working with AFL PNG to give talented young Papuan's a pathway through to senior AFL level in Australia. The following is an edited version of an update on junior Australian football in Papua New Guinea, by Jaive Smare.

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