Winning 2023 tipster shares the spoils of victory

When Kirsty Hill signed up to AFL Asia’s 2023 tipping competition, she wasn’t aware of the profound impact she was about to have on Australian football in Asia just a few months later. Despite not being affiliated to an AFL Asia club, Kirsty saw AFL Asia’s tipping competition last year and jumped at the opportunity. […]

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Sayonara Matt Gale

By Rob Spurr The Big G is big. 6’4 type of big. Big voice, big handshake, big emoji range and big smile. Mostly big heart though. Not uncommon in the region, Matt’s decade within the Asian footy community was largely through traveling happenstance. On a 2012 holiday to Japan he was introduced his future wife […]

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Swans walk the walk

By Chris McAsey In Australia there’s a belief that footy is a great equaliser. People from all walks of life come together to play and watch footy, while programs such as Auskick provide opportunities for most kids to join in. In recent years that ethos has extended to Asia, with volunteers giving back to local […]

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2024 looking bright for Advisory Board

AFL Asia is pleased to announce that Stephanie Smith and Jake McIntosh have been elected to the AFL Asia Advisory Board (AAAB) for 2024. The appointments are the result of a month-long process where AFL Asia accepted nominations from across the globe. AFL Asia is excited to welcome Steph and Jake to the Advisory Board; […]

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Advisory Board applications open for 2024

AFL Asia is once again looking for individuals willing to nominate to sit on the AFL Asia Advisory Board (AAAB). The role of the AAAB is to assist in the operational, development and commercial functions of AFL Asia with the objective of developing and growing the game of Australian football in Asia. This year sees […]

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AFL Asia names the 2023 All-Asian teams

Singapore Wombats gun Catherine McLean and Indonesian Volcanoes superstar Peter Macfarlane headline two huge squads filled with talent that took out All-Asian honours at the 2023 ATG Asian Championships in Thailand. With more spots up for grabs than ever before in the women’s All-Asian squad, it was the Vietnam Swans who took home four nods. […]

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Swans soar to take home W title for second time

The Vietnam Swans became the first multiple winner, taking home the SMATS Women’s Division trophy at the ATG 2023 Asian Championships. To see the game of AFLW grow exponentially since the first exhibition game in 2016, to four teams participating at the inaugural AFLW Asian Championships in 2018, growing organically at a rapid rate during […]

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PNG too powerful, secure the three-peat in Div 1

Papua New Guinea were too powerful again, taking home the Austhai Geophysical Men’s Division 1 trophy once again at the ATG 2023 Asian Championships. The PNG Muruks saluted for a three-peat in Division 1, with a dominant second half display against a fearless Indonesian Volcanoes outfit, who played their hearts out. The mighty PNG Muruks […]

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