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USA Freedom

In 2003, the first women's match of Australian Football was played in North America at the USAFL National Championships in Kansas City. Less than 4 years later and 2 years from the first Women's championships, the  US Freedom was founded in 2007 as the USAFL Women's National Team.

The US Freedom has represented the USAFL in 15 matches with only one being played on home soil.

  • 2007 Ironbark International Challenge Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  In the first women's international match of Australian Football, the US Freedom played their inaugural matches against Canada.
  • 2009 Australian Tour The US Freedom embarked on an ambitious tour of Australia to play teams in Sydney, Cairns, Bendigo, and Melbourne
  • 2010 49th Parallel Cup  Toronto, Ontario, Canada - The Freedom returned to Canada to play the Canadian Northern Lights in two matches.
  • 2011 International Cup Australia - based on the successful tour in 2009 and the 2010 49th Parallel Cup, the AFL has added a women's division to the International Cup.  The Freedom returned Australia to compete against teams from Canada, Ireland, Papua-New Guinea, and an Australian Indigenous-Multicultural Team.
  • 2012 49th Parallel Cup Columbus, Ohio.  In their first home match after 13 away matches, the Freedom avenged their losses to Canada in 2010 and 2011.
  • 2013 49th Parallel Cup Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  Canada came back strong and defeated the Freedom very convincingly.
  • 2014 International Cup, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Expected teams are Ireland, Canada, Papua-New Guinea, New Zealand, Fiji, European Crusaders, and Tonga.

The US Freedom is accepting nominations from players interested in representing their country at the 2011 International Cup in Australia.  If you have what it takes, visit the International Cup page and sign up!