Australia national American football team

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The Australia national American football team, nicknamed the Australian Outback, represent Australia in international American football (gridiron) competitions. The team is organised by Gridiron Australia, the national governing body for the sport.

History[edit]

Organised gridiron football in Australia dates to 1983, with the national governing body, Gridiron Australia, being formed in 1996. Australia was a charter member of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF), and competed in the inaugural 1999 IFAF World Cup. They have since competed in the Oceania Bowl in 2005 and the Samoa Bowl in 2011, among other international competitions.[1][2] Australia competed in the 2011 IFAF World Cup, to be held in Austria in July 2011.[3][4] On 20 May 2011, it was announced that Arizona Cardinals punter Ben Graham would be the punter for their 2011 World Cup appearance.

Roster[edit]

Australia National Football Team roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

  • None
Inactive List

Roster updated 2011-07-08

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Samoa Defeats Australia in International All-Star Game". Samoa News. 11 January 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Worrad, Sam (14 July 2005). "Give 'em a hand: Australia rules". The Glebe. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Participants". americanfootball2011.com. 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "americanfootball2011.com". americanfootball2011.com. 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2011.