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HamburgDockers
28
Aug
2019

Semi Final 2019 Report

H Wyatt was lucky to escape with his jaw in tact. Hamburg had run away convincing winners in Frankfurt against the Redbacks, the siren had only just sounded, when Wyatt laid a ferocious tackle on his ageing Redbacks opponent. The pair have history. Wyatt was knocked out by AFL Germany’s answer to Barry Hall two...
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15
Aug
2019

Round 10 2019 / Round 5 AFLGW Report

Hamburg’s final game of the regular season – home against Berlin – loomed an interesting challenge. Sitting proudly and stedfast atop the AFL G ladder heading into the encounter, there appeared little other than pride for the Dockers to play for. Nothing could alter the club’s position and honour was the result’s sole rider. But...
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01
Aug
2019

Round 8 2019 / Round 4 AFLGW Report

It was finally time for the Hamburg Dockers to sleep in and let the competition come to it. When a side is perched comfortably atop the AFLG premiership table such luxuries are sometimes afforded and Saturday was such an occasion. Frankfurt was asked to make the trip north but it did so undermanned; only 12...
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17
Jul
2019

Round 7 2019 / Round 3 AFLGW Report

Pitch invasion, torrential rain, blinding sunshine and overdose: Hamburg’s away matchup against Berlin had it all. With their previous two ventures to Frankfurt and Stuttgart totalling a mammoth 24 autobahn hours, the three hours it should have taken the Dockers to arrive in Berlin promised road trip reprieve. With Doc Klomp behind the wheel those...
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01
Jul
2019

AFLG Women in Hamburg

The year 2019 has seen the introduction of the AFLG Women’s League with their inaugural match. On the 25th May, the Hamburg Dockers Women played their first ever league game against the Southern Tigeroos, a combination of players from the Munich Kangaroos & the Stuttgart Emus). The Dockers came out strong and with a classy...
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23
Jun
2019

Round 5 2019

It loomed as the Dockers’ greatest premiership defence challenge to date: taking a side lacking in star power to Germany’s fat-cat financial centre to take on the much-improved Frankfurt Redbacks. With the likes of S Gilbert, A Klein, H Clarkson, B Loch and C Woodward (plus friends, feat. P May and R Hennessy) all missing,...
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28
May
2019

Round 4 2019 / Round 2 AFLGW Report

Another away game meant another dawn departure at Hamburg’s HBF…which usually means a quiet start to any road trip. Then again when you’re holstering a story-telling arsenal as deadly as Manny Gaulding, an early start simply means a few extra hours to unload those narratives on fresh ear drums. Sitting up front next to the...
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19
May
2019

Round 3 2019 Report

The first home game of the season is always an occasion to celebrate and with the return of favourite son P May and the debuts of an even favouriter sons in R Gopinath and C Laverick, the Dockers were intent on doing so against Dresden and Rhineland. The three-way match-day was spiced up even further...
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02
May
2019

Round 2 2019 Report

(noch keine deutsche Übersetzung) It was fitting that the reigning premier’s gruelling pre-season should greet round one with a 15-hour round-trip to Stuttgart, to take on the Giants and Berlin in an season-opener guaranteed to set the tone for 2019. Debutant Manny took control of Car 1 at 5am and 7 hours later he narrowly...
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05
Apr
2019

First Hamburg Dockers Women Preseason Wrap

(Deutsche Version weiter unten) English: The Hamburg Dockers Womens first ever Preseason has been a busy one with the girls taking every opportunity they could to get a ball in hand and to get more game experience under their belts. Preseason training started early in January and we took the opportunity to recruit by capitalizing...
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