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2004 US National Collegiate Invitational

North AmericaAustralian Rules football continues to grow steadily in the United States. Unlike many top American sports, Aussie Rules does not have a strong college presence. However several colleges have taken on the game, and September sees an exciting new phase for the sport, with the Inaugural Collegiate Invitational. This may well be the springboard needed to accelerate football's growth in universities throughout the US.
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Results from 2004 US Western Regionals

North AmericaThe results are in from the second leg of the US Western Regionals, held in San Diego on August 14 and 15.
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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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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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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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US Western Regionals schedule

North AmericaThe Western Regionals are being held in San Diego this weekend. This is the second leg of the series, to help determine seedings for the United States AFL 2004 Nationals, to be held in Atlanta in October. With each of the attending five teams playing against every other team once, the Regional should be a fair measure of the relative strengths of the teams. The draw follows.
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The Arizona Model and Growing Pains for Californian Footy

North AmericaWest Coast USA was slower to take to Australian football, then it looked like it might outshine the East. Now the game is at the crossroads in the giant state of California - will it hit rock bottom or is the sky the limit?
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San Jose Hornets Headache

North AmericaEvery year the AFL clubs seem to find themselves hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons, but clubs outside of Australia are by no means immune to controversy either.
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Stability and Growth in the Land of the Maple Leaf

North AmericaAustralian football continues to grow in a country where it already has a well established base.
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Battle Hots up in 2004 MAAFL race

North AmericaMany believe the Mid American Australian Football League (MAAFL) is fast becoming the benchmark league in the United States. The following report is from eastern USA correspondent Wayne Kraska. He reviews the history of the MAAFL and gives us a season wrap to date. Although the MAAFL spans what is described as the American mid-west, it still falls in the eastern half of the country.
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