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Marn Grook - the Origin of Footy?

General NewsThe origin of Australian Rules football is often speculated on, but there are few definitive answers. It does seem likely that it had many influences in its formative years.
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New Zealand's best set to shine in provincial championship

OceaniaAustralia's AFL Grand Final weekend (25th-26th September) is shaping up as a big weekend for football in New Zealand, with Christchurch set to host the National Provincial Championship (NPC) and an international junior tournament at a number of venues in the Canterbury region.
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Stockholm Explodes onto the European Scene

EuropeFrom having only one side in the whole country (the Helsingborg Saints) to having local leagues in Stockholm and Skåne, an outpost in Göteborg and hosting international competition, the past two years have been a time of spectacular growth for the Australian game in Sweden.
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2004 SEAFL Grand Final Week

North AmericaThe South Eastern (USA) Australian Football League finishes this week, with the title to be decided between Atlanta and North Carolina.
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Samurai win in Melbourne

AsiaThe Japan Samurai have continued on their winning way defeating Box Hill North at Elgar Park on Tuesday night, 17th August.
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NEAFL reaches climax

North AmericaThe United States' North East Australian Football League is coming to the end of its season, with the champions to be decided in Philadelphia.
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Japanese Juggernaut continues on their winning way

AsiaThe Japan Samurai, an all-Japanese side, have proven their recent wins in Asia were no fluke with a sound thrashing of a Howlong Football Club selection on Australian soil last Sunday, 15th August.
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2004 Scottish and British Regional Premiership Grand finals won convincingly

EuropeAustralian football finals series are underway the world over, with the Northern summer beginning to wane as the Ausralian winter thaws. Last weekend witnessed the successful conclusion of two British leagues' seasons - the Scottish and British Regional Premierships.
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Samurai's first ever win outside Japan

AsiaThe amazing story of the 2004 Japanese national team, the Samurai, continues....
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Cougars show Vancouver footy Australian Rules style

North AmericaWe recently reported on the Denver Bulldogs staging a demonstration of Australian Rules football at half time of a big soccer match. We also mentioned an upcoming Vancouver Cougars demo at a Canadian Football League match - by all accounts it was a great success.
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More on the All-Australian Amateur side

General NewsWorld Footy News has some more information on the All-Australian amateur side that is hoping to travel to Ireland.
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Footy the Number 1 Alternate Sport when trialled in Argentina

South AmericaAustralian Rules football has been taught to school children as an alternative sport in Argentina, and proven to be very popular.
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