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British DB Tigie Sankoh the player Toronto Argonauts were hoping for in 2021 CFL Global Draft
Posted on 18 April 2021 | 6:15 am

Selecting third overall in the 2021 CFL Global Draft, there was one player available that the Toronto Argonauts wanted more than any other, but there was no way to know if they were going to get him. Anxiously they waited through the first two picks. When their time came, if it was possible to sprint […]

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LIVESTREAM Italy: Milano Rhinos @ Parma Panthers, April 18, 15:00 CET (3 pm, 09:00 am ET)
Posted on 18 April 2021 | 5:45 am

The Parma Panthers (1-0) will host the Milano Rhinos (1-0) in this week two matchup in Italy’s Division 1. This is certainly one of the best games on AFI TV this weekend as both of these teams played excellent football last week and could be early contenders for this season’s Italian Bowl. Milano Rhinos @ […]

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LIVESTREAM Poland: Krakow Kings @ Silesia Rebels, April 18, 14:00 CET (2 pm, 08:00 am ET)
Posted on 18 April 2021 | 5:15 am

The Polish Football League continues his opening weekend of play with a matchup Sunday, April 18 between the visiting Krakow Kings and the Silesia Rebels. The Silesia Rebels narrowly missed the playoffs last season and are looking to change that this year. The Rebels will have some new faces on the team as new coach […]

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LIVESTREAM Spain: Fuengirola Potros @ Mallorca Voltors, April 18, 12:00 CET (06:00 am ET)
Posted on 18 April 2021 | 5:00 am

The Feungirola Potros (2-5) visit the beautiful island of Mallorca to play the Mallorca Voltors (4-3) in this Sunday afternoon matchup as the Spanish League of American Football winds up the regular season. The Voltors have clinched a playoff spot while the Potros are looking to taste victory on last time before enjoying their summers. […]

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LIVESTREAM Spain: Las Rozas Black Demons @ Badalona Dracs, April 18, 11:00 am CET (05:00 am ET)
Posted on 18 April 2021 | 4:30 am

This regular season Spanish League of American Football finale features the country’s top two teams squaring off against each other as the undefeated Las Rozas Black Demons (7-0) pay a visit to Barcelona to face the 6-1 Badalona Dracs. The last time they met the Black Demons won 29-7. This matchup could easily be a […]

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O’Leary: The story behind the keeper of the cup’s children’s book
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 10:30 pm

Inspired by his father Glenn, Jeff McWhinney, the Keeper of the Grey Cup, has written a children's book about football and inclusion. It's a story that McWhinney has seen first-hand his whole life, CFL.ca senior writer Chris O'Leary says.

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Air Spectacle? Why the next decade could see many new passing records
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 2:00 pm

CFL.ca dives into the world of the quarterback and shines a light on why we may see more passing records broken in the next decade.

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Bernhard Seikovits proud to represent Austria and Europe in NFL International Pathway Program
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 7:36 am

The NFL will be presented with some tough choices in the coming weeks as only four of the 11 International Pathway Program (IPP) athletes will be selected for a spot in one of the league’s eight divisions. With athletes coming from all over the globe and a wide range in football experience there is a diverse […]

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Danish lineman Steven Nielsen excited for chance to face opponents in Canada
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 7:00 am

Historians believe the first person of Danish ancestry arrived in Canada over a 1000 years ago, one of the Norse explorers who briefly settled on the northernmost tip of Newfoundland at the Viking site known as L’Anse aux Meadows. Forget what you know about Vikings; Canada’s next Danish invader is much more threatening. At least […]

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LIVESTREAM Italy: Lazio Ducks @ Bologna Warriors, April 17, 19:00 CET (7 pm, 1 pm ET)
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 6:00 am

Two Italian teams looking to bounce back from a disappointing opening week are the Bologna Warriors and the Lazio Ducks. Both squads have a ton of potential and are still finding their identities after one game in this year’s short season. For the Lazio Ducks, last week was a disappointing way to start the year, […]

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LIVESTREAM Spain: Murcia Cobras @ Osos Rivas, April 17, 17:00 CET (5 pm, 11:00 am ET)
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 5:45 am

It’s the final week of the regular season in Spain’s LNFA Serie A with the Osos Rivas (5-2) hosting the Murcia Cobras (1-7) in one of four games from Spain on AFI TV. Both team these teams are on opposite ends of the standings in this matchup. For Osos Rivas, the playoffs await, but for the […]

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LIVESTREAM Spain: Zaragoza Hurricanes @ Gijon Mariners, April 17, 16:00 CET (4 pm, 10:00 am ET)
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 5:30 am

The Zaragoza Hurricanes (3-4) will visit the Gijon Mariners (0-7) as the Spanish League of American Football winds up the regular season. Zaragoza and Gijon have been improving week to week and playing hard despite their losing records. Look for both teams to be hungry to finish their season with a win this Saturday. Zaragoza […]

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LIVESTREAM Poland: Warsaw Eagles @ Tychy Falcons, April 17, 14:00 CET (2 pm, 08:00 am ET)
Posted on 17 April 2021 | 4:30 am

AFI TV kicks off the Polish Football League in 2021 with an excellent matchup between the Warsaw Eagles and the Tychy Falcons. The Eagles return to Poland’s top league with many new faces. Across the field, the Falcons bring back an experienced team that reached the semifinals in 2020. The Warsaw Eagles go into the […]

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Ferguson: Celebrating diversity from the Global Draft
Posted on 16 April 2021 | 8:42 pm

As CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson writes, the players selected in the 2021 Global Draft should be celebrated.

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O’Leary: No. 1 pick Ford has a big opportunity in BC
Posted on 16 April 2021 | 2:00 pm

The BC Lions are optimistic that their No. 1 pick in the Global Draft can be an impact player for them, CFL.ca senior writer Chris O'Leary says. Australia's Jake Ford could be a starter for BC in 2021.

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Japan’s Les Maruo: ‘I’m trying to compete against the best of the best’
Posted on 16 April 2021 | 5:30 am

WINNIPEG — After spending the first few years of his life in Shizuoka, Japan, he experienced a complete culture shock when he moved across the globe with his mother to Wichita, Kansas. He played baseball growing up, splitting time as a pitcher and shortstop, and while he was in the heart of baseball country, it […]

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Japan’s Maruo: ‘I’m trying to compete against the best of the best’
Posted on 15 April 2021 | 8:30 pm

Les Maruo is ready to go head to head with the best players in the world with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who selected him with the fourth overall pick in the 2021 CFL Global Draft.

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Jake Ford highlights a punter-heavy Global Draft
Posted on 15 April 2021 | 6:18 pm

The second-ever CFL Global Draft had an Australian flavour out of the gate, with four punters from the land down under chosen in the first round.

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American Football International’s 2021 CFL Global Draft Primer
Posted on 15 April 2021 | 7:48 am

It may just be a normal Thursday for most but by the time the sun goes down in Europe today, 36 lucky individuals from across the globe will have achieved their professional football dreams. The 2021 CFL Global Draft will begin at 1 PM EST (7 PM Central European Time) and each of the nine […]

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Swedish DB William James ‘A top three Global DB’
Posted on 15 April 2021 | 6:00 am

By Chris O’Leary As the CFL Global Draft looms April 15, we have been putting a spotlight on our prospects, focusing on some interesting background information on them. We also have some analysis on them from a CFL official that has evaluated them, either in-person at last year’s Global Combines, or through analysis of their […]

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A pair of potential first-rounders in Thursday’s CFL Global Draft
Posted on 15 April 2021 | 5:30 am

By Chris O’Leary With the CFL Global Draft a day away, we’ll wrap up our spotlight series with a two-for-one, some bang for your reading buck. As teams finalize their plans for Thursday’s draft, our CFL Global official said that he can’t see the first round ending without two names being called. Those players happen […]

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British LB David Izinyon draws an impressive comparison ahead of CFL Global Draft
Posted on 15 April 2021 | 4:01 am

By Chris O’Leary If you followed the CFL’s combine workouts last year, David Izinyon’s name may be familiar to you. The six-foot-one, 240-pound linebacker was a standout at last year’s combine in England and was chosen to make the trip to Toronto for the Global Combine. That, of course, didn’t happen because of the pandemic. Izinyon has […]

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AFI TV features busiest football weekend of the year
Posted on 14 April 2021 | 6:41 am

AFI TV kicks off its busiest weekend of the year with eight games on the schedule as the season in Poland gets underway while Spain and Italy continue with action both days. In Poland, the Silesia Rebels will host the Krakow Kings while Italy will feature three games on the second weekend of play, and Spain […]

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