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Episode 35: One Kick Later - Victoria Bieniek
On this episode of the AFL Europe Podcast's One Kick Later series, we're joined by Victoria Bieniek. Based in Warsaw, Poland, Victoria recently participated in the first ever women's game of Aussie Rules on Polish soil at the Nysa Cup. Victoria will also co-captain the Polish Angels at the upcoming Euro Cup, where Poland will have a women's team for the firs time. We chat expectations for Euro Cup, the growth of the game in Poland and how Victoria fell in love with the people and the culture surrounding footy.
Episode 34: With Special Guests Chris Carson and Brett Osler
Welcome back to the AFL Europe Podcast. In a special edition of the show, we sat down with Chris Carson and Brett Osler - two men set to represent the Australian Spirit footy side at this weekend's ANZAC Cup in Villers-Bretonneux, France. Both gentlemen have significant familial, military connections to the region and were kind enough to speak candidly about those connections and share their thoughts and feelings towards the ANZAC weekend as a whole.
Episode 33: One Kick Later - Donall Purvis
In another edition of our One Kick Later series, we're joined by proud Northern Irish lad and Mid Ulster Scorpion, Donall Purvis. Amidst preparations for his Champions League debut this weekend in Amsterdam, Donall regales us with stories; from his time playing footy in Melbourne as a teenager, to the strict preparations the Scorpions have been making ahead of their first Champions League appearance.
Episode 32: One Kick Later - Leiha Shrubsall
On this episode of the AFL Europe podcast, our 'One Kick Later' series makes its grand return for 2022. On this occasion, as part of our International Women's Week coverage, we are joined by the Godmother of women's footy in Ireland, Leiha Shrubsall. Leiha has been a part of women's footy in Ireland since it's inception in 2009, co-founding women's Aussie Rules in the country. Currently, Leiha is the AFLI Executive Women’s Competition Representative and also the co-founder & coach of the South Dublin Swans.
Episode 31: With Special Guest Justin Clarke
Welcome back to the AFL Europe podcast! On our 31st episode, we're joined by former AFL footballer for the Brisbane Lions, Justin Clarke. Justin is currently a Rhode Scholar at Oxford University and recently took on the role of Oxford University's AFL Women's coach. We chat all things footy, diving into the highlights and lowlights of Justin's career and looking at life in the UK and how Aussie Rules is continuing to grow in Europe.
Episode 30: One Kick Later - Matea Sedlaček
#AFLEuropePodcast | Welcome to episode thirty of the AFL Europe Podcast with Matea Sedlaček from Croatia.
Matea was introduced to Australian Football in Zagreb by a colleague at her work and became instantly hooked with how the sport was played but also how welcoming the community was.
Playing with the Zagreb Panthers for over five years now, we jump into and chat about the history of women's footy in Croatia, her experiences travelling across Europe playing at AFL Europe events as well as how a coaching role in 2019 has helped her grow her knowledge of the sport.