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
- Solomon Islands
- Timor-Leste

- Tonga

Europe - AFL Europe

North America
- Canada

South Africa



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International News

Spark & Shierlaw on AFLW

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

AFL Europe caught up with Western Bulldogs’ Lauren Spark and Carlton’s Kate Shierlaw to discuss the inaugural AFLW season.

Applications Open for AFL Europe's ANZAC Cup 2017

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Apply to play for Australia Spirit in the 9th Annual ANZAC Cup

Mother Mere's mission forges Fijian football fairytale

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Motherly love has helped facilitate a Fijian football fairytale for one profoundly deaf woman

G'day USA

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Australian teams are invited to compete in an Aust. Division at the USAFL Nationals in San Diego in October 2017[more]

Nauru Stars Claim AFL U/15 Youth Oceania Cup

Monday, December 12, 2016

Results and Match report from the Oceania Cup Grand Final[more]

Nauru and Fiji Progress to Oceania Cup Grand Final

Friday, December 09, 2016

Match report and Results of Oceania Cup Day 3 in Fiji[more]

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