Great Britain Bulldogs

About

The Great Britain national Australian rules football team is known as the Great Britain Bulldogs.

The team is made up of some of the best British-born players from the clubs of England, Wales and Scotland, as well as others playing their footy overseas.

The Bulldogs made their debut in October 1993 against Canada. Since then they have gone on to compete against some of the best sides in the world. They have appeared in six International Cups since 2002. In 2017 they finished a joint-highest sixth. They have competed at all three European Championships, and are defending champions having won the tournament in London in 2016.

The Bulldogs are currently coached by Dean Thomas and the team is managed by Phil Martin.

If you or a player at your club want to be considered for the GB Bulldogs squad, please email bulldogs@aflengland.org for more information

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International Cup Performances

2002 - Sixth

USA Revolution 13.15 (93)
def.
Great Britain Bulldogs 2.3 (15)

2011 - Seventh

Great Britain Bulldogs 8.12 (60)
def.
Denmark Vikings 3.3 (21)

2005 - Sixth

Samoa Kangaroos 3.9 (27)
def.
Great Britain Bulldogs 2.3 (15)

2014 - ninth

Great Britain Bulldogs 5.7 (37)
def.
Fiji Tribe 2.7 (19)

2008 - ninth

Great Britain Bulldogs 8.9 (57)
def.
Samoa Kangaroos 1.1 (17)

2017 - sixth

Nauru Chiefs 8.5 (53)
def.
Great Britain Bulldogs 5.2 (32)

European Championship Performances

2010 - Fourth

Sweden Elks 5.9 (39)
def.
Great Britain Bulldogs 3.11 (29)

2013 - Runner-up

Ireland Warriors 7.3 (45)
def.
Great Britain Bulldogs 6.8 (44)

2016 - Winners

Great Britain Bulldogs 7.9 (51)
def.
Ireland Warriors 4.5 (29)

Records

Most appearances

28 - Luke Matias
(2005-2017)

Most Best on Ground Awards

14 - Luke Matias
(2005-2017)

Leading goal-kicker

30 - Andy Walkden
(2016-present)

Most goals in a game

7 - Jack Coughlan vs. Canada
London Footy Carnival - May 2017

Highest Score

20.15 (135) vs Peace Team
International Cup - August 2008

Lowest Score

0.2 (2) vs New Zealand
International Cup - August 2011

Greatest Winning margin

127 points vs Peace Team
International Cup - August 2008

Greatest Losing margin

126 points vs Denmark
Friendly - July 2000

History

All-Time Bulldogs Results

All-time Bulldogs Appearances

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