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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.

Croatian Converts hope to bring Footy to the Balkans

  • Thursday, August 26 2004 @ 03:56 pm ACST
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Kolja Koracak first encountered Aussie Rules in the USA, playing two seasons in the Arizona AFL. On returning to his homeland of Croatia, he started looking for ways to spread the word and get a regular fix of his new favourite sport.

Sash Herceg arrived in Perth in 1996, a recent immigrant from the city of Split on Croatia's Adriatic coast. After a few years of watching Australia's own football code, he decided to give it a go, playing senior football for West Coast Cowan in Perth and the Fitzroy Reds in Melbourne.

WFN recently caught up with the two to talk about plans for bringing the game back to Croatia.

Wildcats and Raiders win 2004 BARFL titles

  • Thursday, August 26 2004 @ 01:45 pm ACST
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Europe The 2004 British Australian Rules Football League Premiership and Conference titles were won last weekend, with the West London Wildcats taking out the London Premiership, and the Shepherds Bush Raiders winning the London Conference. It was a big result for the Wildcats, as both winning teams are part of the West London club.

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