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Barassi in PNG for the Cup Build-Up as the Business of PNG Footy opens Aussie Franchises

  • Friday, July 29 2005 @ 01:22 am ACST
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The Kokoda International Cavaliers Klub (KICK), an organisation formed in Papua New Guinea to promote and raise funds for the AFLPNG and Australian Football in general in the country, is planning to open two new chapters in Adelaide and Melbourne. Last Wednesday, July 27th, the KICK Port Moresby chapter held a player auction in support of the Mosquitoes' assault on the IC - with special guest speaker Ron Barassi. WFN caught up with 'Mr Football' to talk about the Cup and international footy in general.

PNG Footy at a Crossroads?

  • Tuesday, July 26 2005 @ 12:27 am ACST
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Oceania Australian Football in Papua New Guinea has had a number of successes in recent times through the implementation of junior and lifestyle programs structured to get people playing competition sport. A major advantage has been that the country's main spectator sport, rugby league, has not had any real competing structures - though this may soon change with a big push planned by Rugby League and supported by AusAid. World Footy News talks with Scott Reid about how the PNG footballing landscape currently looks.

NZAFL to hold clinics in Gisborne

  • Tuesday, June 14 2005 @ 03:48 am ACST
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Oceania The NZAFL has announced plans to conduct a three-day tour of North Island city Gisborne, as part of their efforts to grow Australian Football in New Zealand's regional centres.

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