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Sunday, December 17 2017 @ 04:49 pm ACDT

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Munich Roos keep the Oktoberfest Cup in Bavaria

EuropeThe Munich Kangaroos defeated the Düsseldorf Lions by 17 points in the final of the Oktoberfest Cup on October 2nd, with a combined Hamburg/Copenhagen side dubbed the 'Northern Alliance' edging out 2004 AFLG premiers the Frankfurt Redbacks for fourth.
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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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Cudas Win Classic Danish Grand Final

EuropeAn indifferent Danish AFL season came to a pulsating climax yesterday with easily the most exciting Grand Final in the league's 14 year history.

The NC Cudas emerged victorious but despite leading for almost the entire match could never shake off the Farum Cats who several times reeled in deficits which looked fatal.

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Dublin Eagles swoop on 2004 Ireland Championship

EuropeWhat a big week in world footy! Last weekend saw the premiers decided in many leagues around the planet (see other stories). In Ireland, the Dublin Eagles, dominant all season, have won the 2004 Australian Rules premiership, defeating the Dublin Demons at St Anns Park, Raheny, on Saturday September 11th.
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Lillerød Lions take the Cup in first Danish Schools Championship

EuropeJunior football in Denmark entered a new era this week with the first Farum Inter-School Championships held on September 5th. Over 60 players aged 11-16 represented 4 schools in the Farum area, with the Lillerød Lions defeating Marie Kruse, Stavnsholt and Solvang for the cup.
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Croatian Converts hope to bring Footy to the Balkans

Europe

Kolja Koracak first encountered Aussie Rules in the USA, playing two seasons in the Arizona AFL. On returning to his homeland of Croatia, he started looking for ways to spread the word and get a regular fix of his new favourite sport.

Sash Herceg arrived in Perth in 1996, a recent immigrant from the city of Split on Croatia's Adriatic coast. After a few years of watching Australia's own football code, he decided to give it a go, playing senior football for West Coast Cowan in Perth and the Fitzroy Reds in Melbourne.

WFN recently caught up with the two to talk about plans for bringing the game back to Croatia.

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Wildcats and Raiders win 2004 BARFL titles

EuropeThe 2004 British Australian Rules Football League Premiership and Conference titles were won last weekend, with the West London Wildcats taking out the London Premiership, and the Shepherds Bush Raiders winning the London Conference. It was a big result for the Wildcats, as both winning teams are part of the West London club.
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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 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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Finals time in Britain

EuropeThe British Australian Rules Football League (BARFL) finals are coming up, and are being promoted in conjunction with the website Active Antipodean. Their press release follows. In addition, this weekend also sees the BARFL Regional and Scottish League Grand Finals. The BARFL website has all the details.
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