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2004 Review: Aussie Rules Kicking Goals in Stockholm!

  • Sunday, November 14 2004 @ 07:40 pm ACDT
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The SAFF Mission Statement: ‘To contribute to the development of Australian Rules football in Sweden, through promotion and interaction attuned to Swedish society.’

Earlier this year, WFN caught up with Philip Porublev about the trials and tribulations of founding the Stockholm Dynamite. Now, Stockholm's Damien Waldron gives a post-season review of the progress of a side where 90% of the playing list had never kicked a footy prior to this year.

Carlton to trial Aisake?

  • Wednesday, November 03 2004 @ 02:26 am ACDT
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Europe Rumours continue in Ireland that AFL club Carlton have offered Aisake O'hAilpin the chance to trial with them. Aisake is the younger brother of Setanta, already showing great promise on Carlton's rookie list, and Sean Og, who starred for Ireland in the recent International Rules series.

Mogens Hansen DAFL\'s Best and Fairest, Reading take the Sheepstation Cup

  • Saturday, October 09 2004 @ 09:18 am ACST
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The DAFL held the annual post-season Sheepstation Cup and its end of season awards ceremonies on the weekend of September 25th and 26th, with North Copenhagen's Mogens Hansen taking the Sitch Medal for the Best and Fairest player in the DAFL and Britain's Reading Roos defeating the DAFL Wannabees 38-33 in the Cup Final.

Ireland and Scotland to clash in Dublin tournament

  • Friday, October 08 2004 @ 08:03 am ACST
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Europe An Australian Rules football tournament to be held in Dublin in late October will see the Irish and Scottish national teams face off for the first time ever, with powerful club sides the Dublin Demons and West London Wildcats also making it a top level event.

Munich Roos keep the Oktoberfest Cup in Bavaria

  • Monday, October 04 2004 @ 01:51 am ACST
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Europe The Munich Kangaroos defeated the Düsseldorf Lions by 17 points in the final of the Oktoberfest Cup on October 2nd, with a combined Hamburg/Copenhagen side dubbed the \'Northern Alliance\' edging out 2004 AFLG premiers the Frankfurt Redbacks for fourth.

Coming soon - Galway

  • Friday, October 01 2004 @ 11:37 pm 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.

Cudas Win Classic Danish Grand Final

  • Tuesday, September 21 2004 @ 03:28 am ACST
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Europe An indifferent Danish AFL season came to a pulsating climax yesterday with easily the most exciting Grand Final in the league's 14 year history.

The NC Cudas emerged victorious but despite leading for almost the entire match could never shake off the Farum Cats who several times reeled in deficits which looked fatal.

Dublin Eagles swoop on 2004 Ireland Championship

  • Thursday, September 16 2004 @ 02:01 am ACST
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Europe What a big week in world footy! Last weekend saw the premiers decided in many leagues around the planet (see other stories). In Ireland, the Dublin Eagles, dominant all season, have won the 2004 Australian Rules premiership, defeating the Dublin Demons at St Anns Park, Raheny, on Saturday September 11th.

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