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

Nauru Stars Undefeated in Winning Oceania Cup

Monday, December 14, 2015

Nauru hold off Fiji to win the AFL U/15 Oceania Cup[more]

Nauru Stars win the Lightning Cup

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

6 Games of Tough and Hard Footy Across a Very Hot Day[more]

Watch AFL in Multicultural Round

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Overseas fans can watch all nine AFL games for free, this Multicultural Round[more]

AFL Europe Appoint New CEO

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

AFL Europe is pleased to announce Megan Hession has been appointed CEO. [more]

AFL Free on WatchAFL This Multicultural Round

Thursday, July 23, 2015

People outside Australia can view all 9 AFL matches live or on demand, this Multicultural Round[more]

Shaheens Take Flight

Friday, February 21, 2014

Kashif Bouns leads the Pakistani Shaheens towards their inaugural International Cup birth.[more]

Year of Birth