AFL and the Indigenous Community

Flying Boomerangs 2013

Sth Africa Tour: 25 Jan - 6 Feb

Media Coverage

In 2013, the Flying Boomerangs will travel to South Africa to play two exhibition matches with the Sth Africa Lions.

  • Monday 28 Jan: Johannesburg
  • Friday 1 Feb: Durban

The participants are 14 -15 years of age and selected from last year's KickStart Championships.

Tour Highlights

  • Apartheid Museum
  • Tour of Soweto
  • Mandela House
  • Cradle of Humankind (World Heritage Site)
  • Sun City
  • FootyWild Clinics
Follow the tour with Koolyn Briggs

Latest News

2013 Flying Boomerangs Squad

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

The AFL is pleased to announce the 2013 Flying Boomerangs Squad [more]

Flying Boomerangs star in New Zealand

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The Flying Boomerangs have returned from a 10-day tour of New Zealand[more]

Davey Sings Praises of Flying Boomerangs

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Aaron Davey wishes the Flying Boomerangs youth program had been around when he was a teenager[more]

Flying Boomerangs to Tour New Zealand

Friday, November 29, 2013

The Flying Boomerangs will visit New Zealand on a 10-day tour, departing Melbourne for Auckland on Thursday December 5[more]

Flying Boomerangs Documentary to Air on NITV

Friday, October 25, 2013

The Flying Boomerangs is a personal development program for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young men[more]

Lions no match for Boomerangs

Friday, February 01, 2013

Indigneous U16s team, Flying Boomerangs win two out of two in South Africa[more]

Briggs' Boomerang Blog

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Koolyn Briggs tells of travelling to South Africa and visiting the Apartheid Museum

Brothers in Arms

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Raphael and Xavier Clarke lead the Flying Boomerangs to South Africa

Flying Boomerangs tour South Africa

Monday, January 21, 2013

Indigenous team will play the Lions twice and visit townships and significant sites[more]

Boomerangs fly with Carlton

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Flying Boomerangs players meet Carlton star Marc Murphy before heading off to Sth Africa[more]

About the Boomerangs

The Flying Boomerangs is a personal development and leadership program incorporating a match series against developing international countries (South Africa 2006 and 2008, PNG 2009, Tonga 2010 and Fiji in December 2011).

The Boomerangs also continue their leadership development with AFL players during the AFLPA Indigenous Player Camp.

Flying Boomerangs War Cry

The Flying Boomerangs perform their war cry before each game.

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