The Australian Outback Men’s Development squad will depart for Tahiti tomorrow morning for two matches in the coming weeks.

A trip that was announced back in December last year will see the development squad play two matches against:

  • July 27th – Australia Vs American Samoa @ 7pm local, kick off
  • July 30th – Australia Vs Tahiti @ 6pm local, kick off

Tahiti will also play American Samoa on the 23rd of July so the Australian’s will get a look at both teams before that will face off against them both at the Stade Pater Stadium, which multi-use stadium in Pirae, Tahiti.

There is a three team competition in Tahiti mad up of Ono Football US, Toa Oviri of Excelsior, and Manu Ura Football US. The three teams play in a championship season called the Heiva Bowl Championship, there have been 7 Heiva Bowls.

In the photo is the uniform the Australian team will be wearing for the game supplied by Geelong sports Apparel.

Coach Paul Manera was on the SEN NFL Podcast last week to chat about the trip, One of the key points he makes is the need to strengthen the IFAF Oceania region. You can listen below:

Australian Outback depart for Tahiti

Richard Garraway

I love football! Go Frogs

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