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Canadian footy featured on Channel 9 in Australia

North AmericaFor international leagues, getting exposure in their own country is not their only short term goal. They also seek coverage in Australia, as that can have many benefits, such as greater awareness in Australia of international footy, which will ultimately lead to the International Cup becoming a more prestigious event. Recently Canadian Aussie Rules was featured on Australian Channel 9's Today show.
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Coming soon - Galway

EuropeGalway, on the west coast of Ireland, is a city with a proud sporting tradition in Gaelic football and hurling. It is also a great place to visit, and after some months spent listening to suggestions from his Dublin Demons teammates that they tour to Galway (particularly from Aussies on the team keen for a night out), Diarmiud O'Riain decided it was time to look into seriously founding a club in the City of Tribes.
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Lebanese Falcons take Flight

Middle EastHashem Ouaida recently returned to Melbourne following one year of hard work bringing the Australian native code to his ancestral homeland of Lebanon. His efforts also helped start up a Melbourne Lebanese community football organisation which fielded a side in this year's Multicultural Cup and has started a Sunday social competition.

World Footy News recently caught up with Ouaida to talk about their progress.
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worldfootynews.com Staff Restructure

Siteworldfootynews.com wishes to announce there has been a small restructure in staff, to better balance resources and interests. Of course we would all like to cover all regions, such is our love of football, but time does not permit any of us that luxury. The new details follow.
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Both O'hAilpin brothers controversially included in Ireland's IR squad

International RulesThe Irish squad for the International Rules controversially includes both O'hAilpin brothers - Setanta who is currently on Carlton's list in the AFL, but also big brother Sean Og.
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All-Toronto showdown in 2004 OAFL Premiership Decider

North AmericaThe two Toronto based clubs are through to the 2004 Ontario Australian Football League Grand Final on Saturday October 2nd at Humber North.
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St. Kilda FC to undertake pre-season training in South Africa

AfricaThe Melbourne-based St. Kilda Saints announced today that they will travel to Potchefstroom, South Africa, to undergo training at a high-performance facility in preparation for the 2005 AFL season.
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Football Development Officer positions available in Fiji, Tonga & the Solomons

OceaniaInterested in becoming a full-time Australian Football Development Officer in the Pacific? The International Australian Football Council (disputed title) wants to hear from you.
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Canadian kids kicking on

North America

Australian Rules football has a relatively long history in Canada, going back to 1989 in Ontario. The 10 club league is well established there, but perhaps surprisingly it is newcomers Vancouver, on the western side of the country, that appear to be doing some of the best junior development in the country.

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Auckland AFL dominate at New Zealand Championships

OceaniaAuckland AFL was the runaway winner at the New Zealand National Provincial Championships, held at Christchurch's Village Green Oval on the weekend.
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Power win their first AFL flag as Lions dynasty ends

General NewsPort Adelaide, in their eighth season in the Australian Football League, have claimed their first AFL Premiership, powering away from Brisbane in the second half of the 2004 Grand Final. Many considered both Port and Brisbane lucky to squeeze into the final, with narrow wins over St Kilda and Geelong, respectively. There was no such doubt at the final siren last Saturday at the MCG, with Port winning comfortably.
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AFL Legend Ron Barassi to visit New Zealand

OceaniaAFL Hall of Fame legend Ron Barassi will travel to Christchurch next week as a special guest of the Barassi International Australian Football Youth Tournament.
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