Glasgow Sharks

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Glasgow Sharks
Full name Glasgow Sharks Australian Rules Football Club
Nickname(s) The Sharks
Founded 2003
Ground GHA Rugby Club
Chairman John McIntyre
Coach Stephen Connor
League Scottish Aussie Rules Football League (SARFL)/Caledonian Australian Football League (CAFL)
Current season

The Glasgow Sharks is Australian rules football club in Glasgow, Scotland.

History[edit]

The Sharks were formed in late 2003 by Australian Andrew Butler, entering the Scottish Australian Rules Football League for the 2004 season. They are named after an earlier club, the Caledonia Sharks, who had existed in Glasgow for a time during the 1990s.

The recreation of the Sharks was down hard work by Butler to acquire Sponsorship from local Aussie theme bar the Walkabout and recruitment drive on Australia Day providing details of training, contacts. Etc. also hanging Posters in and around Glasgow (Backpacker Hostels, Internet Café’s, libraries, Sports Club/Gyms and Shops) inviting anyone to come along and join in. this generated enough interest for Scotland to have their very own Aussie Rules League with a Team back in Glasgow.

The club wears blue jumpers with a white shark logo on the front (based on the WAFL Club East Fremantle Shark's Guernsey). The club was captained by Andrew Butler.

The club's home ground is at GHA Rugby Club. With both SARFL home games and all CAFL fixtures taking place here.

Training takes place at Toryglen Regional Football Centre and the Oval at Victoria Park.

2010 Fixtures[edit]

Date Home Team Away Team Score
10 April Haggis Cup Winners - Dublin
17 April Aberdeen Glasgow 75-63
8 May Edinburgh Glasgow 104-41
22 May Glasgow Aberdeen 204-40
5 June Glasgow Edinburgh
17 July Glasgow Edinburgh
14 August Aberdeen Glasgow
28 August Semi Final
18 September Grand Final

2010 Other Results[edit]

Date Home Team Away Team Score
27 March Aberdeen Edinburgh 44-74
19 June Edinburgh Aberdeen
31 July Edinburgh Aberdeen

2010 Table[edit]

TEAM PLAYED WON LOST POINTS FOR POINTS AGAINST  % POINTS
EDINBURGH 2 2 0 178 85 209.4% 8
GLASGOW 3 1 2 308 219 140.6% 4
ABERDEEN 3 1 2 159 341 46.6% 4

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