Fitness through Footy will be returning bigger and better for 2012! We'll be meeting 10 times starting with this session and continuing through mid April. The full schedule will be published soon.
For our first session, we're returning to the dome at Central Middle School in Wayzata (near I-494 and I-394). We recommend getting there about 15 minutes early so that we can be ready for the workout right at the start time.
Last weekend I attended the ARFLI AGM in Dublin. ARFLI hold this meeting every year to discuss high level plans for the year ahead and to elect new members to the board. The morning was spent talking about recruitment and Women's football. We all agreed that the current model of the league needs a bit of work but with no international cup to organize our main focus will be to really push for local team success.
This article courtesy of Nic Townsend, photos courtesy of Daniela Scalia.
The notion of Aussie Rules being played in Europe is no longer new but until now it has been an entirely male environment. This weekend Milan will host the continent’s first ever women’s international match of Australian Football.
The Euro Cup, an annual 9-a-side tournament, has been going since 2005. Every year Aussie Rules continues to expand, and that growth is reflected in the increasing numbers of teams taking part.
On July 31, 2010 the US Freedom travelled to Toronto, Ontario to take on the Canada Northern Lights for the 49th Parallel Cup. In their first meeting since 2007, the US knew they would have a much tougher opponent on their hands. The ladies didn't disappoint and gave the fans the closest match of the day.
The DVD includes all the game action from opening bounce to final siren!
The US Freedom traveled to Toronto, Canada to play the Canada Northern Lights for the first time since their initial meetings in 2007. The teams were not entirely unknown to each other since the Canadian clubs have been competing at the USAFL National Championship tournament since 2007. The Canadian team was strongly represented by the Calgary Kookaburras who won the 2008 USAFL championship by narrowly defeating the Atlanta Kookaburras and lost the 2009 Championship to the Milwaukee Bombers.
Tryouts began in June and Northern Lights coach Jake Anson has been scouting players from across Canada to represent their country when they play the USA in August 2010. Final selections were made at the 2009 USAFL championships in Mason, OH. Coach Anson and AFL Canada are proud to announce the 2010 Northern Lights Team: