2018 AFL New Zealand Level 1 Academy team announced
29 Mar, 2018
The AFL New Zealand Level 1 Academy will play a two match series against the Mornington Peninsula Blue Scope Steelers U14’s on the 22nd and 24th April 2018 at Hutt Park in Wellington.
The Mornington Peninsula BlueScope Steelers return to New Zealand for the second year and it’s the first time the league has sent an under 14 side to New Zealand following the successful under 16 and Youth Girls tour of the past two years.
The AFL New Zealand Academy Level 1, is for athletes that are new entrants to the New Zealand representative pathway with all players playing for New Zealand for the first time. Players have come from AFL New Zealand programmes delivered at Intermediate and Secondary School and going on to play in the AFL New Youth Competition.
Congratulations to all involved and good luck!
|Head Coach||Reyne Westbury|
|Assistant Coach||Shannon Wall|
|Assistant Coach||Dean Smith|
|Alexander Kempt||Wellington||St Pats Silverstream|
|Angus Hammett||Canterbury||St Bedes College|
|Bailee Laurenson||Wellington||Wellington College|
|Bom Verkade||Auckland||Whangaparaoa College|
|Cameron Kerr||Wellington||Palmerston North Boys High School|
|Campbell Cleall||Canterbury||St Bedes College|
|Connor Hotton||Canterbury||St Thomas of Canterbury College|
|George Hopkins||Wellington||Wellington College|
|Hari Below||Wellington||Heretaunga College|
|Jack Mead||Counties||Onewhero Area School|
|Jacob Nyman||Canterbury||St Thomas of Canterbury College|
|James Scott||Auckland||Northcote College|
|Jaydn Robson||Wellington||Aotea college|
|Joel Hetherington||Auckland||Kingsway School|
|Joseph Cole||Wellington||Aotea College|
|Josh Wiltshire||Canterbury||St Bedes College|
|Luke Lentner||Counties||Rosehill College|
|Rico Tuhua||Wellington||Upper Hutt College|
|Ryan Awatere||Wellington||Aotea College|
|Spencer Jones||Auckland||Long Bay College|
|Will Roff||Wellington||Scots College|
|William Anderson||Wellington||Wellington College|
|Xavier Bryham||Auckland||Orewa College|
|Xavier Mexted||Northland||Whangarei Boys High School|