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2011 Women's International Cup

Freedom at Sydney Opera House

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AFL Teams Aug 18, 2011

AFL Teams Aug 18, 2011

AFL Teams Round 22 aired on August 18, 2011.  Host Brian Taylor and his panel discuss the results of the US Freedom vs Australia Indigenous and Multicultural Team.

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The Pasture is that Way

The 2011 Women's International Cup of Australian Football was a roller coaster of emotions.  What better way to end my playing career with the Freedom than the first women's International Cup? I was expecting the feelings of elation that come with seeing a dream come true.  And I knew that I would also be feeling the sadness of knowing that this was a farewell tour. 

How We Got Here

When we established the first women's competition outside of Australia in 2003, Leigh Swansborough and I had a vision of women from across the globe participating in such an event.


2011 World Team

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USA vs Australia

USA vs Australia

In their first match of the 2011 International Cup, the US Freedom played the Australia Indigenous Multicultural team at a rainy Bruce Purser Reserve.


International women's AFL action at Rouse Hill

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:

Game Day 5 - Canada's Northern Lights top the US Freedom

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.

Bendigo's Andrew Hickey puts girls' footy on the map in Ireland

19 Aug, 2011 03:48 PM

AUSSIE Rules for women is thriving in Ireland thanks to the dedication of former White Hills footballer Andrew Hickey. He talks to ADAM BOURKE about his journey from Scott Street Oval to becoming an international coach.

WHEN Andrew Hickey moved to Ireland to marry his partner Marie two years ago he thought his only contact with Aussie Rules would be via the internet.

American girls play by Aussie rules

AMERICA’S female Aussie Rules players couldn’t wait to swim at Manly Beach today, despite the cold.

The USA Freedom team, here for the International Cup, have been impressive on the field, beating an Australian Indigenous Multicultural team and PNG Flames. This afternoon they play Canada, at Auburn.