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Women's Footy outside of the USA and Canada

USA Student Joins WA Football Team

University of Wisconsin/Madison business and sports management student Jacqueline Theiler has become the first US student to join the West Australian Football Commission on an internship.

Jacqueline, who has moved to Perth (WA) as part of an international student abroad program at Murdoch University, will work with the West Australian Country Football League in the areas of sponsorship delivery, marketing, event management and general administration duties.

University of Portland Magazine

This item appeared in the University of Portland Magazine under "Class Notes"

Yankeroos V2.0

In August 2007, a new group of exchange students arrived at Notre Dame University and started training with the South Fremantle Football Club. Six weeks into their training, they competed in and won a carnival in Goomalling.

Yankeroos Win Goomalling Carnival

by Jason Burton, South Fremantle Football Club
originally published in the Fremantle Gazette

Promised Land Calling...

First Women's Match in the UK

The first ever women's footy match in the UK was organised by Aussie Rules UK and was held in London on 21 April 2007 as part of the ANZAC Sports Challenge.

Great fun was had by all and Aussie Rules was most definitely the winner!

 For more info and photos, visit 


Women's Footy in the UK reports another first for Aussie Rules UK, with its first ever women's footy match being held in London on Saturday 21 April as part of the ANZAC Sports Challenge.

Should be a great day with over 5,000 people expected to attend.

See for more information.


American Women Training in Perth

Bennies training in FremantleWomen from St Benedicts College in St Cloud, Minnesota and the University of Portland in Oregon have started a 3 month 'boot camp' footy program. The program is hosted and coordinated by South Fremantle Football Club (including a coach). The squad trains at Fremantle Oval, the home of the Dockers.  It is likely that women from other colleges on Study Abroard in Fremantle will join in .


Aussie Rules in Aussie Land

by Stephanie McKitrick

Having gone to Australia to visit friends of mine, and never having heard of Aussie Rules before, I was a little hesitant in joining a women's team. Now after having trained and played for the past 7 months I am very glad that my friend Lisa had talked me into joining with her.