Australian Rules Football in Paris

H.E. Gillian Bird PSM, Australian Ambassador to France with ABIE France Board member, Jeremy Durack at the AFL event on the 4 September 2021.

The AFL event, organised by ABIE France Board member Jeremy Durack as part of Australia Now France 2021-22, brought together teams from throughout France, including a women’s team… AFL is increasingly popular in France, with 10 clubs competing in the AFL France competition which is held between September and May each year. There is even an AFL Europe-organised Champion’s League.

Australia’s Ambassador to France and Honorary President of ABIE France, H.E. Gillian Bird PSM., was there to give a professional throw-start to the first game.

For more information about the Australia now 2021-22 programme,
click HERE.