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

North American teams put their best footy forward

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Teams converged on Sarasota, Florida for the USAFL nationals last weekend

Philippine Eagles Win 'Best Ever Champs'

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Philippine Eagles have defeated the Singapore Wombats to claim their first Asian Championships[more]

Indonesia Guradas Claim 2016 AFL All Asia Cup

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Indonesia Guradas overcome IndoChina and the China Reds in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to take out the Inaugural All Asia Cup[more]

Vietnam Swans Kicking Goals at AFL Asian Championships

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

On October 14 and 15 over 500 athletes competed in the 2016 AFL Asian Championships and inaugural All-Asian Cup

Australian Football Kicks Goals in Pacific

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Australian Football has a different game plan in Vanuatu

Mighty Bulldogs Historic 5th Straight Premiership

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Mighty Bulldogs proved too strong for a gallant Kangaroos side in the AFL Nauru Grand Final to claim its 5th straight Premiership[more]

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