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



  • Resources: download an introduction to Australian football in 17 languages
  • AFL Explained: video guide to Australian football

International News

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]

Australia and France participate in ANZAC Day Footy

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Australia v France ANZAC Cup match is played in the town of Villers-Bretonneux in France[more]

AFL Asia Clubs Spread ANZAC Spirit Across Asia

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The sport of Australian football will be used to commemorate the ANZAC centenary across Asia this Saturday [more]

Year of Birth