The birth of Australian footy in Scotland, 16 years on

Did you know that Aussie Rules is played in Scotland? If not, Richard Prentice provides an interesting background to the development of the game there.

AFL as a Diplomatic Tool?

On debut for the Almanac, the extremely well travelled Kevan Dacey, AKA Rusty Red Lion, suggests that Australian Rules football could be an excellent diplomatic tool. He makes some interesting points from his overseas experiences.

Mauritian AFL team fails to take flight – A Metaphor

From the team at World Footy News: While the AFL is directing a vast amount of resources at Sydney’s west and the Gold Coast, and given that Canberra has a League and Rugby presence in the national capitol, this is a really interesting perspective and food for thought from a year 12 student in the ACT about the avenues for growing Australian rules football.