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 –…