Northwind (Australian rules football team)
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Northwind players are selected from the best Canadian-born players from the club teams across Canada.
The team formed to participate in the Australian Football International Cup in 2002 (finishing 9th) 2005 (finishing 7th) and 2008 (finishing 6th) as well as exhibition matches against other countries.
Between 1993–1995, the Northwind were undefeated in tests against the British Australian Rules Football League.
Stefan Leyhane, Northwind's Captain (2003–2009) was also the only Canadian recipient of the 2002 International All Star Team.
Northwind's best and fairest player (from the 2005 International Cup) was Paul Loughnane.
Northwind's best and fairest player from the 2008 International Cup was Aaron "Azza" Falcioni.
Northwind had two players named to the 2008 World Team: Emanuel Matata at Ruckman, and Scott Fleming at Forward.
Northwind had one player named to the 2011 World Team: Steve Rutledge.
Northwind had two players named to the 2014 World Team: Nathan Strom and Neil Casey.
2005 International Cup squad
|Brown, Rohan||Toronto Downtown Dingos|
|Buczkowski, Chris||Toronto Downtown Dingos|
|Burkin, Jeff||Red Deer Magpies|
|Butcher, Mike||Toronto Downtown Dingos|
|Cunning, Chris (VC)||Toronto Downtown Dingos|
|Dimacakos, Anastasios||Toronto Eagles|
|Dimacakos, George||Toronto Eagles|
|Duffy, Kevin||Lakeshore Rebels|
|Duffy, Sean||Lakeshore Rebels|
|Enright, Austin||Victoria Lions|
|Falcioni, Aaron||Toronto Eagles|
|Holmes, Clayton||Etobicoke Kangaroos|
|Kidd, Matt||Red Deer Magpies|
|Lagan, Adrian||Calgary Kangaroos|
|Leyhane, Stefan (C)||Broadview Hawks|
|Logel, Greg||Guelph Gargoyles|
|Loughnane, Paul||Mississauga Demons|
|McElwain, Rob||Windsor Mariners|
|McLean, Kevin||Broadview Hawks|
|Minaker, Kevin||Toronto Eagles|
|Mintz, Richard||Broadview Hawks|
|Moussadji, Yoni||Toronto Downtown Dingos|
|Muller, Phil||Etobicoke Kangaroos|
|Nisker, Andrew||Toronto Downtown Dingos|
|Parks, Jason||Arizona Hawks|
|Paterson, Adam||Etobicoke Kangaroos|
|Robinson, Jason (DVC)||Etobicoke Kangaroos|
|Siddiqui, Adam||Lakeshore Rebels|
|Simnett, Dale||Mississauga Demons|
|Smith, Darrell||Red Deer Magpies|
|Tumak, Ken||Windsor Mariners|
|Tumber, Dave||Etobicoke Kangaroos|
|Van Gelder Mark||Toronto Eagles|
|Wells, David||Toronto Downtown Dingos|
|White, Chris||Victoria Lions|
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