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North Fremantle International Australian Rules Football Tour

  • Tuesday, October 26 2004 @ 11:43 pm ACST
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General News The North Fremantle Amateur Football Club are in the final stages of a remarkable World Tour. A large party of players and officials have visited the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States, in a great initiative that exposes their young men to different cultures, whilst also giving them the rare chance to play teams from other countries. No doubt many more Australian Rules football clubs will follow their lead in years to come, as the game continues to grow outside of Australia, and clubs think about developing their players as both footballers and well rounded individuals. Details of who they played and how they fared follows.

World Footy News Poll #2 - Recruiting

  • Tuesday, October 12 2004 @ 07:59 am ACST
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General News The votes are in from World Footy News' second online poll, asking what method of recruiting has been most successful for clubs - and the two top responses were the internet and old-fashioned word-of-mouth.

English giant stars in AFL draft camp

  • Sunday, October 10 2004 @ 03:35 pm ACST
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General News Each year the AFL holds draft camps around Australia, with talented young footballers tested to aid AFL clubs in making their draft choices. A tall young Englishman is creating some interest, setting a new sprint record.

Power win their first AFL flag as Lions dynasty ends

  • Sunday, September 26 2004 @ 06:19 am 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.

UCLA AFL match in jeopardy

  • Sunday, September 19 2004 @ 07:24 pm ACST
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General News After many years of dreaming of an AFL match being played in the United States, 2005 was firming as a big chance, as part of Australia Week celebrations in LA. The latest news is that the game looks unlikely.

AFL finals 2004 - then there were six

  • Sunday, September 05 2004 @ 11:28 am ACST
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General News Although worldfootynews.com focuses on leagues and clubs around the world, primarily outside of Australia, it would be remiss of us not to mention that the finals are on for the world's premier Australian Rules league - the AFL.

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