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Australian football is played widely overseas with international participation exceeding over 100,000.
An Australian Football tournament being played by players from around the world is a true highlight on the AFL’s calendar, and with the development of the International Cup and the game internationally, greater opportunities exist for players to succeed at much higher levels.
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Held every 3 years, the AFL International Cup is a celebration of AFL football on a global scale. It is a unique and special event on the football calendar where people across the world come together to participate in the spirit of our game.
The AFL has announced the 2017 AFL International Cup (IC17) will be held in Melbourne, from August 5-19.
The AFL’s head of community and international development Grant Williams said he expects the 2017 carnival to be the biggest yet. Find out more.
Australian football is a unique game utilising many skills. It is a favourite Australian pastime, generally regarded by the players and spectators as the greatest game of all.
Spectacular high marking, penetrating long kicking and non-stop action are features which distinguish Australian Football from other football codes such as Rugby Union, Rugby League and soccer.
Get the basics including how the game is played, player positions, key skills and scoring.
Global footy fans outside Australia can watch every match of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership season LIVE and on demand with the Watch AFL Global Pass. Plus access the 24/7 FOX FOOTY channel for news, analysis and entertainment with Jonathan Brown, Eddie McGuire, Dermott Brereton & more.
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