London Footy Carnival only 3 sleeps away!
We’re only 3 sleeps away from the London Footy Carnival with teams from Canada making the journey to the capital to take on some of Europe’s best.
The tournament will act as a warm-up for the European sides as they prepare for the International Cup while the Canadians are providing their developments sides the opportunity to impress.
With games being held at Motspur Park, Peckham Rye Common and South Park Cricket Oval be sure to get down and catch the action.
Massive thanks to the South-East London Giants and Wimbledon Hawks for hosting the visiting sides as well as the Wandsworth Demons for getting their conference side up and about for a game on their bye weekend.
Surrey Stags break two-year drought in AFL England South opener
It’s been two years since the Stags had won a game of footy. Two weeks ago, in the AFL England South season opener they broke their drought with a win over the South-East London Giants Supers.
In the other fixture, the Southampton Titans knocked off Champions League participants, the Sussex Swans.
Level 1 Coaching Courses kick off in London
On Sunday, 19 coaches spent their day off taking part in the Level 1 Coaching Accreditation Course at the Down Under Centre brought to the community courtesy of anzuk Education.
The coaches were taken through some basic skills drills, philosophies and general discussions about all things coaching.
It was great to see so much enthusiasm amongst the group and a lot of excitement in growing and developing the game of Aussie Rules in Europe.
The next course is being held in Milan following the CEAFL Round being held there at the end of May. For more information on courses in your area please click HERE.
AFL Germany’s Dockers and Crocs leading the charge early
With three rounds of the AFLG season complete it is the Hamburg Dockers and Berlin Crocodiles sitting atop the ladder.
The Dockers went through Dresden round on 6th May with a convincing victory over the Dresden Wolves before a hard-fought 4-goal win over last year’s Champions, the Munich Kangaroos.
Last weekend it was Berlin who went through the round at Freiberg undefeated with 103-point wins in both their games against the Freiberg Taipans and Rhineland Lions.
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