AFL Europe Championship

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European Championships in Australian Football
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016 AFL Europe Championship
SportAustralian rules football
Inaugural season2010
No. of teams2010: 8; 2013: 6; 2016: 4
CountryEurope
Most recent
champion(s)
Republic of Ireland Ireland (2nd title)
Most titlesRepublic of Ireland Ireland (2nd title)
Official websiteAFL Europe

The AFL Europe Championship is an Australian football competition played between 16-a-side European national teams. It is organised by AFL Europe and held every three years.[1] The inaugural competition was played in Sweden and Denmark in August 2010. The 2013 championships were held in Ireland in August 2013.[2]

Results[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match Number of teams
Champions Score Runners Up Third Score Fourth
2010[3] Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark
Sweden Scania, Sweden
Republic of Ireland Ireland 68 - 51 Denmark Denmark Sweden Sweden 39 - 29 United Kingdom Great Britain 8
2013[4] Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland Republic of Ireland Ireland 7.3 (45) - 6.8 (44) United Kingdom Great Britain Denmark Denmark 7.6 (48) - 5.2 (32) Sweden Sweden 6
2016 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom United Kingdom Great Britain 7.9 (51) - 4.5 (29) Republic of Ireland Ireland Germany Germany 4.6 (30) - 4.5 (29) Sweden Sweden 4

Team performance[edit]

Team 2010 2013 2016
Croatia Croatia 5th 5th
Denmark Denmark 2nd 3rd
Finland Finland 8th
Germany Germany 7th 6th 3rd
United Kingdom Great Britain 3rd 2nd 1st
Iceland Iceland 6th
Republic of Ireland Ireland 1st 1st 2nd
Sweden Sweden 4th 4th 4th

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AFL Europe.org. "AFL Europe Championships Dublin 2013". Retrieved 3 September 2013.
  2. ^ Aaron Richard (2 August 2013). "European Championships just a Day Away". World Footy News.
  3. ^ "Results - AFL Europe Championships 2010". Archived from the original on 27 July 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013.
  4. ^ "2013 AFL Europe Championships Results". Archived from the original on 27 July 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013.

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