AFL International Cup: No luck for the Irish

It was heartbreak after the final siren for Ireland in its final round fixture against New Zealand, reports Josh Pinn.

A British Reflection on the International Cup…

Englishman Ian Mitchell reflects on his experience as assistant coach of the GB Swans and their 2017 International Cup campaign.

Red and white delight – AFL International Cup 2017 Fiji v Canada (7th place playoff)

Jarrod Landells caught the International Cup fixture between Fiji and Canada, which saw the Canadians claim seventh place in blustery conditions.

International Cup – Grand Final: Why PNG beat NZ to claim the Division 1 Crown

Stephen Alomes reflects on why the PNG Mozzies successfully defended their crown at the MCG in the 2017 International Cup Grand Final! [Great piece, thanks Stephen! – JB]

AFL International Cup 2017 – Great Britain v Fiji

Jarrod Landells caught a bruising but entertaining encounter between GB and Fiji in Round 4 of the International Cup. The Brits road the hits to walk away with a win and a shot at a fifth-placed finish.

International Cup Day Five – Is There Solace in Third Place?

Jack Banister caught the 3rd place playoffs at the International Cup, and some cracking commentary from Brian Barrish.

International Cup 2017: Women’s Grand Final Preview 

Having played against both finalists, GB Swans Captain Laura Turner previewed the IC17 Women’s Division Grand Final for our friends over at World Footy News

The GB Swans – An eventful semi-final week 

Despite their semi-final loss to Ireland, the GB Swans have been having a ball in and around Melbourne, including trips to Katie Brennan’s gym, an evening with the Suburban Footballer and a visit to Princes Park.

AFL International Cup: South Africa v Fiji

Noel McPhee took in the joy and enthusiasm of South Africa and Fiji’s encounter at the St Mary’s ground.

AFL International Cup 2017 – USA Freedom v European Crusaders

USA Freedom crushed the European Crusaders on Sunday afternoon writes Jarrod Landells.

International Cup: Swans find their feet…

Ian Mitchell walks us through the Swans’ next few days in Melbourne, including their Round 2 clash with Fiji!

Round 21 – Essendon v Adelaide: International. Airport Dwellers.

Swish took in two very different but similarly enjoyable games on Saturday, GB v IRE and ESS v ADE.

AFL International Cup: Japan Samurais’ speed and skill defeat German height and weight

The Japan Samurai proved too good for the bigger German Eagles. Stephen Alomes has all the action covered.

AFL International Cup Day One: Dancing and smiling, wind and rain

International Cup editor Jack Banister caught up on three games on Sunday as the competition kicked off. The mix of cultures and styles made for a powerful experience despite the weather trying to put a spoiler on things.

AFL International Cup 2017 – Fiji versus France

Jarrod ventured out for the sunnier half of the opening day of International Cup action and was on hand to see Fiji knock over France.

AFL International Cup 2017: Many cultures, one game on a cold Melbourne morning

Stephen Alomes reflects on the journey of the Pakistani Shaheens, from the mountains of their home country to a freezing cold Melbourne morning.

The GB Swans’ first few days…

GB Swans Assistant Coach Ian Mitchell gives us the lowdown on his side’s first up win over Pakistan, and their first few days in Melbourne, which have included a memorable trip to the ‘G and plenty of coffee!

AFL International Cup: Classic jumpers and some old rivalries! 

Jack Banister previews the opening matches in the International Cup. [He’s still looking for writers]

UK Footy and the GB Swans

GB Swans Assistant Coach Ian Mitchell is excited to be heading to Australia for another International Cup. In his Almanac debut, he shares his experiences of footy in the UK, from founding his own club to beers with Brad Ottens!

International Cup: Call for writers

We’re seeking writers for the upcoming AFL International Cup in Melbourne. Jack Banister is coordinating the coverage.