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Last days for AFL Vanuatu raffle

Oceania

A last reminder of the AFL Vanuatu major raffle to help get the Under 15 Vanuatu Volcanoes squad to Suva in Fiji for the Oceania Cup in December.

The winning ticket will be drawn this Thursday, November 22nd - tickets can be purchased at $20.00 each via the Trybooking website link here.

The fabulous first prize is a Vanuatu holiday package, including flights with Air Vanuatu (from Brisbane) for 2; 5 nights accomodation at Moorings Hotel and a further 2 nights accomodation at Eratap Hotel plus an Oceanwalker Helmet Dive for 2. Total package valued at over $2700 (AUD).

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Community Camps announced with NZ included

Oceania

The AFL today announced the locations for the 2012/2013 Australia Post AFL Community Camps, with Greater Western Sydney Giants to kick off the first camp in Canberra on December 4.

 

The Australia Post AFL Community Camps will see more than 800 AFL players take the game to regional and rural communities across Australia, as well as overseas when St Kilda Football Club visits Wellington, New Zealand in January 2013.

 

The AFL stars will carry out training sessions and visit schools, local football clubs, nursing homes and hospitals, to bring together individuals and communities, irrespective of backgrounds and beliefs, while promoting healthy lifestyles.

 

 

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Fiji v Nauru 3-Test Series & World Rankings

Oceania

Fiji v Nauru 3-Test Series Impact On WFN World Rankings

With the second match of the 3-Test Series Fiji will become the 20th Fully Ranked Nation on WFN World Rankings.

WFN World Ranking system 'predicts' that the Higher Ranked nation in any match will win more often than not and the only previous meeting between emerging Fiji and Nauru was in the Seeding Rounds at IC11, with Nauru taking the honours in that match, 6-6 (42) to 2-3 (15).

Currently Nauru is ranked 6th with 46.15 Rating Points and Fiji is the highest ranked nation among the Provisional Nations with 45.21 Rating Points (courtesy of their four wins in the second Division of IC11).

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Solomons annual Meat Pie Challenge game set for Saturday

Oceania

Fun and festivities are happening today at St Joseph's Tenaru in the Solomons today.

Media release from SIAFL below

Tension rises between Barbarians and Sharks for charity AFL game

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AFL Fiji vs Nauru preparations

Oceania

The originally scheduled 4 test series has now been reset to a 3 match series, commencing Friday November 16 with subsequent matches on Tuesday November 20 and Friday November 23. All matches are scheduled for 5-7pm at Albert Park in Suva.

AFL Fiji unveiled their jumper as well as announcing the Fiji Tribe team list for the upcoming matches.

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AFL Fiji cash boost

Oceania

The Fijian press has reported that AFL Fiji is to receive a $A10,000 ($F18,458.93) grant towards the 2013 development program. 

The Acting Australian High Commissioner, Glen Miles, promised the grant during a presentation of $800 cash to support the Fiji Tribe senior team in its preparation for the upcoming 'test series' against Nauru beginning November 13 at Albert Park in Suva.

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AFL Vanuatu 2012 Grand Final and online raffle

Oceania

The 2012 AFL Vanuatu Grand Final day has been held at Kaza Field. With 4 clubs represented on the day the fairy tale outcome of 4 clubs coming away with a premiership each was realised.

The day kicked off at 9.30am with the under 12s with Erakor vs Mele and Mele got up for the win. The Women’s match scheduled for 10.30 saw Freswota defeat Mele. The Under 16’s at 11.30 am and this time it was Malapoa with the win over Erakor.

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Dee Rodan joins MelbourneFC

Oceania

Melbourne Football club has issued a media release this afternoon to the effect that David Rodan will continue his AFL career with the Dees after being delisted by Port Adelaide Power recently. Rodan had tweeted earlier : nek minnit ...im a demon. Can't wait to get started #bringon2013 #thirdtimelucky #carnthedees!.

Rodan has been a key marketing tool for AFL Fiji, lending his name in previous seasons to the "David Rodan Cup". As an AFL multicultural ambassador, he has been heavily involved in activities in Adelaide including the David Rodan multicultural gala day.

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AFL Port Moresby BSP premiership decided for 2012.

Oceania

Around 2000 spectators enjoyed the sun and action at Amini Park in Port Moresby for the 2012 season decider that matched the Moore Printing University Tigers against the Remington Gordon Kokofas. The BSP - Bank South Pacific - season reached a fitting climax with a hard faught Grand Final in warm sunny conditions.

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Grand Final day in Port Moresby for 2012

Oceania

This saturday sees Port Moresby hosting the 'big one' with the 2012 Grand Final of the AFLPOM. Amini Park will be a hive of activity all day with the junior Grand Final first bounce at 9 am.

The Senior Grand Final is set for a 1.30 pm start and sees the Remington Gordon's Kokofas take on the Moore Printing Uni Tigers. The match is the culmination of a competitive season with some of the stars of AFL PNG on show - including a number of players quite familiar to WFN regulars. The standard is sure to be high with the Tigers having had the week off while the Kokofas will take great confidence from their finals campaign thus far.

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