The 2021 Canadian Football League season has chartered new territory for Australian players. For starters, seven players from down under were drafted in the CFL Global Draft. That is the highest number ever, and of them, five made the cut for teams’ active and practice rosters. They included punters Jake Ford (B.C.), Cody Grace (Calgary), … Continue reading Aussies Make CFL Playoff History
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Australia’s links with the CFL go way back, probably further back than you might think.
By and large, the training camp stage of the 2021 Canadian Football League season has turned out to be a pretty successful time for Global players from Australia and New Zealand. Of the eight Australasian players who were originally drafted in the CFL Global Draft back in April, five of them had made the final … Continue reading Aussies Make Final CFL Rosters After Cut Down Day
The CFL Global Draft was held Thursday, April 15 and teams made their picks from a variety of talent on offer in various parts of the world. Players from as far afield as Australia, the UK, Japan, Germany, Denmark, France, South Africa, Nigeria, China and more were picked up by teams looking to bolster their … Continue reading Is the Global Draft Worthwhile In 2021?