Classy Wombettes win Women’s Division

The Singapore Wombats have taken out the 2022 Thai Expat Club Women’s Division in superb fashion in an AFLW Asian Champs campaign that was full of class.   After grinding out an admirable 4th place in their debut AFLW Asian Champs back in 2019, the Wombettes have since rolled up their sleeves, worked tremendously hard […]

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Thaigers paint Bangkok in yellow and black

The highly motivated and focused Thailand Tigers have taken home their first-ever Asian Champs silverware after hoisting the 2022 APRIL International Division 2 trophy.   The Thaigers painted Bangkok in yellow and black after their undefeated campaign, which saw them run the gauntlet against all of the Division 2 teams before they easily accounted for […]

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Pakistan Markhors dream big and win big

Never in the history of Asian football has there ever been a bigger fairy-tale story than the AFL Pakistan Markhors, who came from the clouds to take out the Aussie Divers Phuket – PADI Division 3 title.   The Pakistan Markhors ‘Mighty Ducks’ storyline gained an enormous amount of momentum internally and from neutral supporters […]

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Diversity on show – A profile of 2022 AFL Asian Championships

The 2022 AFL Asian Championships at the Patana School Sports Complex in Bangkok were eagerly anticipated by all participants after the enforced 2-year hiatus. In a single day lightning premiership format, 450 players from 11 countries formed 21 teams across 4 divisions. With games commencing at 7.40am across 2 ovals, all 44 matches were squeezed […]

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All your ATG 2022 Asian Champions

The PNG Muruks, Singapore Wombats, Thailand Tigers and the AFL Pakistan Markhors are the toast of Asian football after deservedly taking home their respective division’s silverware on the weekend! The PNG Muruks became back to back Austhai Geophysical Division 1 Champions after a tightly fought battle against the highly respected AFL Indonesia Volcanoes by three […]

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AFL Asia Advisory Board applications are open

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 Grand Final Events Take Centre Stage In Asia

‘The last Saturday in September’ at the MCG is finally back and so are the AFL Grand Final events right across Asia, with the Geelong Cats set to take on the Sydney Swans in the traditional Saturday afternoon time slot of 2:30pm AEST. AFL Grand Final events have traditionally given clubs across the region an […]

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Rick Olarenshaw – How good is footy in Asia! The AFL Asia Podcast. Episode 33

Legendary Bali Geckos and Indonesian Volcanoes Coach Rick Olarenshaw joined during this outstanding podcast. Rick’s successful AFL career saw him play in the Essendon Football Club’s 1993 Baby Bombers Premiership and throughout his 11-year stint at the highest level he played 83 AFL games for the Essendon Football Club, Collingwood Football Club and North Melbourne […]

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ATG to support the Champs for 2022

AFL Asia are thrilled to announce that Austhai Geophysical Consultants are onboard as the official naming rights sponsor of the 2022 Asian Championships. The event will be renamed as the ATG 2022 Asian Championships, with ATG also picking up the naming rights to the Men’s Division 1 competition. Establishing themselves in the region in 2008, […]

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