USA vs Canada Preview

The US Freedom will play Canada in the first women's International match of Australian Football in Vancouver, BC, Canada on August 4 & 5.

US women's national team coach Wayne Kraska says "All the ladies touring this weekend in Vancouver are thrilled to be a part of this team as I am with my fellow coaches. Its a special event for the development of the sport not only in North America but around the world."

The US women are looking forward to playing with women that they have played against in the 2005 and 2006 National Championships.

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 


Laura's Smile Mile

April 21, 2007
12:30am to 01:30pm America/Chicago

The Milwaukee Bombers and the Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance are teaming up to host the first annual Laura's Smile Mile, a 5K run/walk.  The run will be held on Saturday April 21st at Veteran's Park (located by the lakefront).  The race will start at 11:00 am.

Two Aussies find a new love for the game of their home country

The Lady Kookaburras recently met two women from Australia living in Birmingham, AL.  They like to come to Atlanta to visit the Australian Bakery - they bring a cooler each visit to stock up on supplies from home.  On one visit they saw a flyer promoting the Lady Kookaburras and decided to come out for a look and a kick.  Now both Betty Pat and Sue Marsh are hooked.  Each week they drive from Birmingham early Saturday morning (7am because of the time change!) in order to play in the 11 am game in Atlanta.  Funny thing is, they never touched a footy ball before they moved to Atlanta which th


Atlanta Metro League

April 14, 2007
01:00pm to 02:00pm America/New_York

Last Lady Kookaburras Metro League game of the Spring Season

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.


Baltimore-Washington Ausball

The Baltimore Washington Eagles are kicking off the 2007 season with the
United States' first-ever Ausball league. Composed of four teams from
around the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, the Eagles have devised
a modified version of Australian Rules that accommodates players of all
genders and age brackets. This new, nine-a-side version is created as a
non-contact game (based on the "two-hand touch" American football version)
and is played on a rectangular soccer ground. Players still move and kick

New Women's Teams

Spring is slowly arriving and clubs are starting training for the 2007 season.  Two new women's Australian Football Clubs are being formed in Denver and Nashville.

Tammy Davies reports that practices have just started in Denver and they will be training for the Aussieball (co-ed footy) season which runs from May 16 to June 13.  Additionally, they will traveling to Minneapolis on July 28 for a match with Minnesota and Milwaukee.



The Women's Australian Football Association is looking for a major and supporting sponsors to partner with this growing sport leading to an International visit to Australia in 2009.

The opportunity to become linked at the ground floor to this exciting development in the growth of Australian Rules Football is open to any company or individual. Please contact us to begin your partnership with this great sport and to be a part of this history making and exciting opportunity.

USA vs Canada

August 04, 2007 (All day) America/Vancouver
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