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First International League to Produce an AFL Draftee? - The Votes are In

General NewsWorld Footy News' inaugural poll has come to a close - with the subject of the first international Australian Rules competition to provide an AFL draftee coming under the microscope.

And the readers' vote has started some discussion...
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Golden Gate evolve their own way

North AmericaThe Golden Gate AFL has grown rapidly in its first three seasons, with plenty of promise for the future. World Footy News takes a closer look.
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AFL finals 2004 - then there were six

General NewsAlthough worldfootynews.com focuses on leagues and clubs around the world, primarily outside of Australia, it would be remiss of us not to mention that the finals are on for the world's premier Australian Rules league - the AFL.
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Football's South Pacific Paradise

OceaniaAustralian football has long neglected its own neighbours. A lot of work is now being done to change that. Could footy be bound for the South Pacific Games?
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Interview with a potential New Zealand Falcon

OceaniaNot so long ago, when Australians moved overseas, they were forced to leave behind the game they love. Fortunately that is now changing, and Jeremy Blyth is someone who has benefitted. And since he spent several teenage years in New Zelaland, he hopes to represent them with pride in the 2005 International Cup.
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Aussie Rules explosion continues - plans for Zimbabwe

AfricaAs football programs grow in countries they soon wish to test their national squad, but in the case of South Africa, there are no other Aussie Rules nations nearby. This may not be the case for much longer, as plans are underway to introduce the game to Zimbabwe. The remarkable explosion in interest in Australian footy appears poised to spread through southern Africa.
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Japan and New Zealand South Island (Canterbury Provincial side) in thriller at Optus Oval

General NewsThe Japan Samurai and a South Island New Zealand side have battled it out in a tight contest at Optus Oval in Melbourne, Australia.
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Field for OAFL Playoffs set

North AmericaThe Ontario Australian Football League finals are here, opening with the Qualifying and Elimination matches. This report from Steve Kleyer.
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New Zealand AFL's new website launched

OceaniaA key component in the promotion of Australian Rules football around the world has been the Internet. After being dormant for some time during a major overhaul, it is great to see the new New Zealand AFL website online.
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Steel City Boomerang Cup

North AmericaThe Pittsburgh Wallabies are an Australian Rules footy club based in Pennsylvania, in the northeast of the US. The following is a release from them regarding their upcoming tournament.
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AFL International Development policy 2004-06

General NewsFurther information on the AFL's international development policy.
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New York crowned 2004 NEAFL Champions

North AmericaThe North East Australian Football League in the US has come to a close, with the finals played in Philadelphia. The New York Magpies closed the season well, ensuring that their top of the table finish was translated into a Grand Final win.
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