AFL New Zealand Youth Competition enters its third year

AFL New Zealand is excited to announce the return of the Youth Competition commencing in October 2017. The return will mark the third year of the competition after two hugely successful competitions in the past two years.
 

The Youth Competition for boys and girls has been created to compliment…

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AFL KiwiKick in Wellington surging ahead

Moving into its final year, the Wellington KiwiSport Project continues to increase the exposure of the sport of AFL in Wellington Primary Schools.
 

The support given by Sport Wellington has already seen over 3300 students take part in the AFL KiwiKick Programme in its first year and adding another…

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KiwiSport bringing AFL to more Auckland Schools

Through the support of Sport Auckland and Kiwisport, AFL New Zealand is delivering AFL KiwiKick to over 3200 Primary and Intermediate School children within the Auckland region. AFL New Zealand will continue with these programmes, as they deliver on key outcomes that encourage children to live healthy lifestyles through sport…

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NZ to play Nauru, Canada, Fiji and Ireland at IC17

New Zealand will take on Nauru, Canada, Fiji and Ireland as they strive to run out on the MCG in the 2017 International Cup Grand Final in Melbourne.
 

For the first time the men’s fixture will be played across two divisions. Division One will play four matches against…

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Cameron Ilett leading the way in the NEAFL

Northern Territory Thunder and New Zealand champion Cameron Ilett has taken over the lead of the NEAFL MVP Award in the final round before voting becomes withheld from the public.
 

The 32-year-old veteran polled the maximum 10 votes for his pivotal role in NT Thunder’s 12…

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St Kilda elevate Kiwi Rowan Marshall to Senior List

The St Kilda Football Club has elevated 201cm Kiwi Rowan Marshall to their senior list under the AFL’s mid season promotion rules.
 

Born in Taranaki, the versatile key position player established himself in the Victorian Football League in 2016, playing 18 senior games where he was named in…

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AFL covering big ground in Counties Manukau

AFL New Zealand in partnership with Counties Manukau Sport continues to improve its standing in the South Auckland region. The KiwiSport project currently underway, focuses on providing new opportunities for Secondary School students to play organised sport. 
 

With an increased focus on female participation, the AFL New Zealand pathway…

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Female participation on the rise in North Harbour

Female participation is going from strength to strength in the Harbour region thanks to a Secondary School KiwiSport project focussing on increasing activity in sport.
 

The project is being delivered by AFL New Zealand and is in partnership with Harbour Sport. Five Schools, Rosmini College, Carmel College, Kingsway School…

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