Author Archive | Sean Holmesby

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Magpies can fly, run and swim

The NY Magpies began their historic 20th year of AFL in the big apple at home against a very determined, physical and chirpy Baltimore/Washington team who were looking to defeat the Magpies after a big off-season with recruitment. Unfortunately, conditions for the game were as wet as a young kid’s hanky which made handling the […]

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Magpies selected for IC 17

As the 2016 season comes to a close, we look forward to 2017…but not just for our own season. Next year the International Cup will be held in Melbourne, Australia, where American players will represent the USA against nations from all over the world. The Magpies strength in American players was witnessed at Nationals, and […]

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International Rules in NYC

On Friday November 11th the New York Magpies will take on the New York GAA’s All American team in a Charity International Rules Game at Gaelic Park. Gates open at 7pm, with the game starting at 7.30pm. Come along to this massive game where the superb athleticism of Gaelic Football meets the physical brutality of […]

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USAFL 2016 Nationals Tournament

Last weekend the New York Magpies traveled down to Sarasota, Florida to have 3 teams compete in the annual USAFL Nationals Tournament. With two men’s sides and one women’s team, the club was represented by over 50 people, in a fantastic weekend-long event. Men’s 1s – Division 1 Game 1 – vs Dallas Replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wT7Vaom6W4 […]

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