Nauru AFL

Nauru Junior AFL Competition rated a success

 The competition for Under 11 and 14 was organised by the Department of Sports.

The Under 11's played two quarters of football while the Under 14's played four quarters of footy.

Spectators were entertained with a number of exciting and fantastic games of football with the young players displaying their footy skills and moves.

The competition with the NO School NO Play policy attracted eight Under 11 teams and five Under 14 teams from the communities of Menen, Yaren, Boe, Aiwo, Buada, Ubenide and Blues.

   

Tags: 

Nauru: the country just as footy mad as Australia

Gore says she has never seen any other countries as passionate as Australia about AFL until she arrived in the small island nation.

“I would never have imagined that there was a country that shared the same passion for AFL as we do here in Australia.”

Nauru, one of the most isolated countries in the South Pacific, lives and breathes the game of

With a population of just over 11,000 people, Nauru has 18 men’s teams, five women’s teams, junior competitions and Auskick.

The 18-year-old says their passion is visible in every part of the island.