Kenguru Cup – Round One

Crows clench victory in the heat Saturday saw the start to the Kenguru Cup 2018 season as the Oslo Crows took on the Ås Battlers at Voldløkka. With the sun belting down, and 29 degree heat not deterring either team, good numbers turned out and it was a great atmosphere for Round One of the competition. The first quarter saw inaccuracy let both teams down, with several behinds and rushed points conceded. With the heat playing a big part in this, though, both teams sensed that it would be real…

About the Oslo Crows

Started in 2008, the Oslo Crows were one of the first AFL teams here in Norway. Whilst Oslo didn’t have quite the same facilities and large grounds for AFL, though, it did have numerous football and rugby grounds and a population crying out for a more physical and challenging sport! And so, driven by the passion of one Australian who happened to support the Adelaide Crows FC, the Oslo Crows – and AFL in Norway – was soon born, with the side quickly turned from a few ex-pat Australians wanting…

What is AFL?

Australian rules football – also knows as Aussie rules, or just “footy” – is a team contact sport in which the objective is to kick an oval shaped ball between goal posts at each end of the field. Sounds easy, right? Well, if you think footy is the same as rugby, soccer, or American football – you might be in for a surprise! During a game of Aussie rules, players can position themselves anywhere on the field, and use almost any part of their body to move the ball –…

Seb chats to KB and Dr Turf

Today was a very special occasion for club president Sebastian Muller, as he got the pleasure of being interviewed live on Australian prime-time radio (which, unfortunately equated to about 6am Oslo time!) With Richmond Tigers legend Kevin Bartlett and radio horse-racing guru Dr Turf in charge of the questions, the interview proved a great opportunity to get some publicity for the club, and for both Norway, and Australian-football here in Europe. With Australia seemingly fascinated with Norway after watching this country of 5 million people dominate the winter Olympics, the…