On the morning of the inaugural Sacramento Suns tournament in Davis, CA. Angel from Good Day Sacramento stopped by learn about Australian football.
The Victorian Women's Football League will be live streaming all Grand Final Matches. The schedule is
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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 »
The Sacramento Suns are hosting their first ever tournament at Nugget Fields in Davis, CA on August 18. On the women's side Sacramento will be hosting the new team from San Francisco while the men compete against Denver, Golden Gate and Arizona.
The US came out controlling the ball in the first quarter but only managed a couple of behinds before Lyndsay Kastanek scored the first major of the quarter. Aimee Legault gets Canada on the board with a behind. Inaccurate kicking by the US keeps the score close.
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In the first match of the day, the Freedom got an early goal. Canada came back with a behind. On the kick out, they pounced on the ball and scored their first major.
In the 4th quarter, the Freedom were trailing by one point. Bri Thiesen's shot on goal was a bit short but marked by another Freedom player. Her set shot missed everything. Canada finished the scoring with 5 more behinds to win the Development game by a goal.
Live streams of the 49th Parallel Cup will available at
The US Freedom have arrived in Dublin OH for the 49th Parallel Cup. Not long after arriving in Dublin, the squad headed over to Daree Fields to check out the grounds and get in a last training session before the matches tomorrow.
Former Sydney and Fitzroy player John Ironmonger has joined the Freedom coaching staff and was captured imparting valuable wisdom to the ladies.
AFL Canada Northern Lights head coach Tristan Waldock has named the squad to compete against the US Freedom at the 49th Parallel Cup in Dublin OH on Aug 4, 2012.
For the first time, the women will be playing two games with a development squad and senior squad each taking the field.
Coach Waldock will be announcing the selection for the individual squads on Friday after getting a final look at his players in Dublin OH. read more »