Olympic Footy Can Fly High

OLYMPIC FOOTY CAN FLY HIGH By Brian Clarke CEO, Australian Football International This article was published in the Herald Sun in Melbourne on 31 July, 2021. To view the original article, please click here. Australian Rules Football was included as a demonstration sport at the 1956 Olympic

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Touch Footy World Cup opens door to new communities

Touch Footy World Cup opens door to new communities12 April 2021 www.aflinternational.com The inaugural Touch Footy World Cup has been run and won, with Haiti and Mexico winning both of their respective divisions. Haiti defeated Great Britain to take out the Division 1 title, whilst Mexico defeated

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Ireland wins Harmony Cup

Ireland wins Harmony Cup1 March 2021 www.aflinternational.com Ireland has won its third Harmony Cup, defeating Greece in a pulsating Grand Final. Both teams attacked the contest ferociously, and it was a cracking end to very successful tournament. The Irish were superbly led by one of their greatest

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World 9s a Huge Success

World 9s a Huge Success7 February 2021 www.aflinternational.com An initiative of Australian Football International (AFI), the inaugural World 9s were held in Melbourne in 2019. It was a historic day for our great game, as we launched our strategy to have Footy 9s included in the Olympic

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Footy 9s set to launch in PNG

Footy 9s set to launch in PNG7 August 2020 www.aflinternational.com Footy was introduced to Papua New Guinea in the 1950s and so it is no surprise that PNG has been a powerhouse in international footy, winning 3 gold medals at the Arafura Games and 3 International Cups.

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Velardo takes reins at the Italian Stallions

Velardo takes reins at the Italian Stallions28 July 2020 www.aflinternational.com David Velardo has confirmed he will be taking the reins at Team Italy, as the Italian Stallions seek to continue their success in both the World 9s and Harmony Cup. The Stallions have been a force to

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New Zealand All Bro’s appoint new coach

New Zealand All Bro’s appoint new coach21 July 2020 www.aflinternational.com The New Zealand All Bro’s are pleased to announce the appointment of their new senior coach, Tere Tuteru. The appointment of Tere is a great boost for the All Bro’s, which were formed by Australian Football International

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World 9s to return in 2021

World 9s to return in 202115 July 2020 www.aflinternational.com Australian Football International (AFI) is pleased to confirm that the World 9s will be returning in February 2021. The event forms an important part of AFI’s strategic plan to showcase the international potential of Footy 9s. The long-term

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