Swedish Elks

Swedish squad for AFL Euro 9’s in Scotland

The squad that will represent Sweden in Scotland at the AFL Europe 9’s Championships later this year. Players selected from the Stockholm league are: Rickard Barrfelt; Mats Sundin (Årsta’s very own); Natis Johansson; Christian Nilsson and Niklas Jonsson. Congratulations to all to players selected for committing yourselves to the tournament and to get selected among some seriously good players. […]

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Alex Starling, new recruit for the Sydney Swans

The first Scandinavian AFL recruit?

With international recruits becoming more common in the AFL, the Sydney Swans have recruited US basketballer Alex Starling. Starling was recruited under the AFL’s International Scholarship Scheme, which will allow him to train with the Swans and also complete his four year degree in Florida. If everything progress as expected, Starling will be recruited to the […]

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Swedish Elks update

The Swedish Elks have begun the International Cup 2011 in style and have made it through to Division 1. First up, the Elks put in a hard and determined performance against  New Zealand, one of the favourites for the tournament. Despite the Elks’ swift ball movement and good linking play, New Zealand was able to squeeze […]

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Support the Elks in Australia

As most of you know, Pär and Mats will soon be heading down to Australia for the Aussie Rules International Cup, representing the Swedish Elks. Big Dan’s been acclimatising to the weather there for the last few months and will shortly join the boys in the squad. Sweden’s sending a very competitive team to Oz, and […]

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Photos from training with Brett Kirk

The photos from training with Brett Kirk on the 24th of May are developed. Our photographer was down at training armed only with his phone’s camera to capture the session. Brett’s presence meant that all four Stockholm teams were present, allowing us to do some great, but different drills with the 35 guys  present. Everyone involved […]

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Brett Kirk to visit Stockholm

Former Sydney Swans captain and AFL Superstar Brett Kirk is on the way to Stockholm. Brett is currently travelling around Europe with his wife and family as an AFL Ambassador promoting AFL football and the 2011 International Cup. He will be visiting a SAFF training session this Tuesday the 24th May. All clubs will be invited to train […]

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