GDAFL spearheads AFL resurgence in Guangdong, China

By Jamie Samual In a remarkable display of dedication and determination, the Guangzhou Scorpions Australian Football Club is leading the charge in reviving Australian Rules Football (AFL) in Guangdong Province, China. Club President Michael Ouzas and the Scorpions Committee, which includes highly respected long-time football ambassador Howard Zhang and longtime player Jacky Ou, are committed […]

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Asian Championships locked in for 2023

AFL Asia are excited to announce that the Asian Championships are remaining in Thailand in 2023! Our premier, annual tournament will be held on Saturday September 9, 2023, at the Thai Polo and Equestrian Club in Chon Buri, Thailand. After the Asian Championships returned triumphantly in 2022, AFL Asia is excited to continue building on […]

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Japan celebrates Australian sports in style

Australia is well renown for its sporting prowess and punching above its weight on the global stage, and the Australian Embassy in Japan know it! AFL Japan, in conjunction with the Japan Cricket Association and Netball Association, teamed up with the Australian Embassy in Japan over the weekend to deliver an all-Australian Sports Day. The […]

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Football flourishing again in India

AFL in India is flying again, with thousands of boots back on the track as football ramps up in the second most populous country in the world. With Nationals still on the bench, AFL India have been rolling out State and Zonal Championships in order to crown the best teams across their active regions. Teams […]

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AFL Asia’s tipping comp is back in 2023

And just like that… AFL footy tipping is back for 2023! And once again, AFL Asia is throwing some footballs the way of the winning tipper! With Season Two on the line, we’re doing it again. Do you want to win 10 brand new Sherrins for your AFL Asia club of choice? Do you want […]

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Sun sets on 2022 with healthy 22% increase in total participation

While the dust has well and truly settled on the 2022 season, AFL Asia are proud to announce that our total participation has increased by 22% over the past 12 months, with further growth on the horizon in 2023, as football has consolidated in most countries now that pandemic restrictions have been eased. Organic growth […]

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Land of the rising Sherrin

In the wake of turbulent pandemic-induced isolation and geopolitical unease the topic of the cultural relationship between Japan and Australia remains an intriguing sub-issue that has arguably only scratched the surface of its potential, despite the now 70 years of formally re-established relations and centuries of informal ties. While the mostly staid and rigidly defined […]

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2023 looking bright for AFL Asia Advisory Board

AFL Asia is pleased to announce that Rob Spurr and Rod White have been re-elected to the AFL Asia Advisory Board (AAAB) for 2023 and will be joined by Judy Gao. 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 […]

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Bench Fitness 2022 All-Asian Men’s Team

Big congratulations to all of the players selected in the Bench Fitness 2022 All-Asian Men’s team. The All-Asian Men’s team is comprised of four players from each of the Division 1 Grand Finalists, three players from each of the Division 1 3rd and 4th teams, two players from each of the Division 2 Grand Finalists […]

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Bench Fitness 2022 All-Asian Women’s Team

Big congratulations to all of the players selected in the Bench Fitness 2022 All-Asian Women’s team.   The All-Asian women’s team is comprised of four players from each of the Grand Finalists, three players from each of the Semi Finalists, two players from each of the 5th vs 6th playoff teams and one player from […]

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