Australian football is played widely overseas. International participation numbers exceeded 100,000 for the first time in 2011.

International Leagues

Asia - AFL Asia

- Fiji
- Nauru
- New Zealand
- Papua New Guinea
- Samoa
- Timor-Leste
- Tonga

Europe - AFL Europe

Middle East - Middle East

North America
- Canada

South Africa



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International News

Vietnam Swans to Host Biggest Champs Ever

Thursday, July 07, 2016

A record 17 teams have nominated for the 2016 AFL Asian Champs, to be held in Ho Chi Minh City on 15 Oct[more]

USAFL Central Region Tournament

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Watch replays of matches from Indianapolis where Austin were crowned as champions

AFL Brings Together Six African Players to Celebrate Africa Day

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The AFL & Victorian Multicultural Commission conducted it's inaugural AFL Africa Day morning tea[more]

Developing AFL in Solomon Islands

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Simon Highfield working as an AFL Development Officer in Solomon Islands[more]

2016 National Diversity Championships in Townsville

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The Annual Under 15 AFL National Diversity Championships begin this Sunday April 3 at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville[more]

AFL Europe Champions League 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

This weekend the 2nd annual AFL Europe Champions League took place in Amsterdam

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