Chicago Footy starts season with Media buzz

Friday, March 17 2006 @ 04:51 pm ACDT

Contributed by: Troy Thompson

The Chicago Australian Football Association are this Saturday March 18th to be filmed in action by Australian television’s Channel 7, with the Illinois club chosen to show their wares for upcoming segments to be shown on the network in Australia on three separate occasions. As well as footage of the players in action, club players and officials are expected to feature in a number of interviews.

This follows on from another recent media appearance on The Chicagoist, an online periodical about the Chicago area and everything that happens there. The article covers the background of the game, the club and how locals can get to play the game. The article can be found here. The Chicago AFA is in preparation for the 2006 MAAFL season, with their first match being an intra club practice match on April 1st. Their Round 1 MAAFL fixture is on May 6th against the Nashville Kangaroos in Nashville.

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