Women's Footy in the Media
Article by: SHEILA MULROONEY ELDRED, Special to the Star Tribune
Updated: September 15, 2012 - 3:39 PM
From ultimate Frisbee to "footy": Marie LaVictoire plays Australian-rules football with the Minnesota Freeze. read more »
By Jacob Robinson, Simcoe Reformer
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 6:38:40 EDT PM
A multi-sport athlete growing up, Kendra Heil had no idea there was one missing piece to her athletic puzzle.
The Simcoe native found it this summer — Australian rules football.
“I think I fell in love with it because it’s a combination of every sport that I’ve ever played — basketball, volleyball, soccer, rugby,” said Heil. “It has something from everything and that made it very challenging but at the same time very pleasant because I got to use all my skills from previous sports.” read more »
MANHATTAN — Brooklyn resident and longtime athlete Andrea Casillas attended her first Australian football game seven years ago in her home state of Arizona. Right away, she was hooked.
"I tried it just one day and I loved it," she said. "It's really active and you get to a point where you've played enough basketball and volleyball and want something new." read more »
Vita.mn | By Todd Nelson | Aug 25, 2011
Kathryn Hogg is giving Australian Rules Football a kick in this country and in its homeland Down Under.
Hogg is a founding member of the women's team of the Minnesota Freeze Australian Rules Football Club and helped organize the first women's exhibition match in this country. read more »
Aug 18, 2011 | Isabella Lettini
THE USA team (red, white and blue jerseys) outplayed hosts Australia 72-0 in their International Cup AFL tournament match at Bruce Purser Reserve, Rouse Hill, on Wednesday, August 17. Five women's teams and 18 men's squads are competing in the tournament, which ends August 27:
As the traditional USA vs Canada footy rivalry continued, the Canadian women came out trumps at Auburn yesterday, the Northern Lights defeating the USA Freedom by 18 points. read more »