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This page is a quick snapshot of the status of Australian Football in Portugal. For further information, browse our news items or use the search facility. If you wish to contact football officials from the country, please search our site for links to their leagues or clubs, including in our Atlas. If unsuccessful, we can normally assist with putting people in touch.

Approx population (2009):   11 million

National side:   -

Governing body:   -

Primary contact / link:   Lisbon Dockers

WFN Census (2004):   N/A (Started 2010)

WFN World Ranking (2008):   N/A

History:   Australian rules football started in Portugal with the creation of the Lisbon Dockers in 2010. The Dockers have so far only held internal training sessions, but hope to get involved in matches against wider European competition in 2011. They were a surprise inclusion on the first list of potential attendees to the 2011 International Cup, having been in contact with the AFL, but they will not attend before possibly 2014.

Outlook (2010):  

Other points of interest:  

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