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US Nationals on FOXFooty

  • Monday, March 28 2005 @ 04:10 pm ACST
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North America The long awaited FOXFooty documentary about the 2004 US Nationals in Atlanta is due to go to air in Australia on Wednesday night, the 30th March. Tiffany Cherry interviewed players and officials, and parts of games were taped. For those that have the FOXFooty channel, the 30 minute program air times are listed below.

Eastern AFL season takes shape in the US

  • Saturday, March 12 2005 @ 09:26 pm ACDT
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North America As happens every few years, as the best formula for footy in the United States is sought, some of the major leagues have undergone a significant restructure for 2005, with the emergence of the Eastern AFL.

A united Chicago set to emerge in 2005

  • Monday, March 07 2005 @ 03:05 pm ACDT
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North America Chicago has long been one of the stronger bases for Australian Rules Football in the USA. At times the growth of numbers there has been very encouraging, but as with many sports, politics can get in the road. A split emerged and a common way forward was not established. But in the past year there has been a convergence of ideas.

North America set for 2005 AFL coverage

  • Thursday, March 03 2005 @ 09:57 am ACDT
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North America It looks likely that a deal will be done soon to get the 2005 AFL season back on North American TV screens. FOX appeared to have dropped it altogether, but negotiations are said to be nearing completion that will give the coverage a stay of execution. The following report is courtesy of AFANA.

Around the Grounds in North America (Part two) - 2005 Preview

  • Friday, February 25 2005 @ 01:00 am ACDT
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North America

With the much-discussed ASTN television deal slowly taking form, metro leagues kicking off around the United States, leagues forming reforming in new shapes and sizes and the US Revolution and Canadian Northwind planning for their assault on the International Cup, 2005 could be a big year for footy in North America.

WFN takes a look at some of the major developments.

San Diego down the OC Bombers at Arena display

  • Monday, February 21 2005 @ 11:40 am ACDT
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In a match showcasing one of the most heavily modified forms of footy seen to date, the San Diego Lions defeated the Orange County Bombers in a curtain-raiser to the LA Avengers match at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, on February 20th. The game was a big hit with fans and the Bombers have been invited back for more displays at Avengers games in future.

Collingwood to hold open tryouts in Denver, USA

  • Saturday, January 29 2005 @ 06:57 am ACDT
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North America In an attempt to find the first American to play in the AFL, the Collingwood Football Club will hold open tryouts in early April in conjunction with USAFL powerhouse the Denver Bulldogs. The Collingwood Magpies, one of Australia's oldest, largest and most successful clubs, are actively searching for young men with athletic abilities to possibly draft from the USA.

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