NZ Kahu squad announced for Port Adelaide campaign

09 Nov, 2018

The NZ Kahu squad has been announced ahead of their game against the Port Adelaide Women’s Indigenous Academy on November 24th at QBE Stadium in Auckland.

 

The Port Adelaide Women’s Indigenous Academy will tour New Zealand in November this year culminating in a game against the New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls at QBE Stadium on Saturday the 24th of November.

The team will be coached by Mick Coultard who was in charge of the very first national side back in 2013 and will be assisted by Alastair Maisey, Peter Geale and Jordan McGregor.

It has been an exciting year for Women’s AFL in NZ.

The Kahu Youth Girls defeated the Mornington Peninsula Youth Girls in Wellington over ANZAC weekend.

In August this year, AFL New Zealand announced that QBE Stadium will host the commencement of the inaugural AFLW New Zealand Premiership in 2019.

The female competition will provide the perfect environment for girls transitioning from the Youth Competition formats to senior football and is the next step in finalising the pathway for women to participate in AFL within New Zealand.

Read more: AFLW New Zealand Premiership to kick off in 2019New Zealand Kahu target 2020 International Cup.

The announcement that New Zealand will enter a Women’s side into the 2020 International Cup in Melbourne will provide increased momentum within the female pathway.

Congratulations to all involved!

 

Head Coach: Mick Coultard

Assistant Coach: Alastair Maisey

Assistant Coach: Jordan McGregor

Assistant Coach: Peter Geale

Manager: Fran Serrano

Manager: Melissa White

NameSchoolRegion
Abigail Cotton Kingsway SchoolNorth Harbour
Alyssa Clemas Green Bay High SchoolWaitakere
Archie-Leigh RussellHowick CollegeAuckland
Brianna GroubePakuranga CollegeCounties Manukau
Buell VerkadeWhangaparaoa CollegeNorth Harbour
Caitlin HannahAlbany Junior High SchoolNorth Harbour
Chelsea YoungPukekohe High SChoolCounties Manukau
Emma CollinsMassey High SchoolWaitakere
Georgia LeonardGreen Bay High SchoolWaitakere
Jaimee WyattWestlake Girls High SchoolNorth Harbour
Jasmine PakiEpsom Girls GrammarAuckland
Jazmin Stevens-ApaiporaHowick CollegeAuckland
Jolyn CollinsWaitakere
Killarney MoreyEpsom Girls GrammarAuckland
Kylie McGahanWestlake Girls High SchoolNorth Harbour
Maia SciaroneWestlake Girls High SchoolNorth Harbour
Mia Allison St Margarets CollegeCanterbury
Petra Milne Otago Girls High SchoolOtago
Sam LightfootSacred HeartWellington
Shaiah Te PaihoTawa CollegeWellington
Valentina SerranoBaradene CollegeAuckland

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