Canterbury AFL set for biggest season yet

The Canterbury AFL (CAFL) is getting set for its biggest season yet as they prepare to kick off the 2019 competition which begins on Saturday August 24 at Hagley Park (Carlton Corner). 
 

Defending Premiers, the University Cougars are looking forward to the 2019 CAFL season as they prepare to…

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Women's AFL on the front foot in Wellington

Wellington AFL (WAFL) recently held a successful information night for Female players interested in taking up the sport in the nations capital.
 

The WAFL proposition was to bring together up to 30 players to learn the game over a series of development sessions blending into the 2019 WAFL season…

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AFL New Zealand Board Seeking Elected Director

The Board of AFL New Zealand is seeking to fill a board vacancy for the position of Elected Director.
 

The AFL New Zealand Board is responsible for overseeing the governance, promotion and development of the sport of Australian Football in New Zealand and to provide opportunities for all New…

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Former Olympian and AFLW Player to take the helm at the Bulldogs

In a historic moment for AFL in New Zealand, former Fremantle Dockers player Kim Mickle will become the first Female head coach of the Christchurch Bulldogs Men’s AFL team for the 2019 season. 
 

Having relocated to Christchurch in 2017, Mickle is not only an AFL player but has…

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Youth competition returns in 2019

AFL New Zealand is excited to announce the return of the Youth Competition commencing in October 2019. 
 

Now into its fifth year, the AFL New Zealand Youth competition has continued to grow nationwide and is now an integral part of the annual calendar.

AFL New Zealand has created its…

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Northland Sports Coalition proving its worth

The Northland Sports Coalition (NSC) was established in 2015 to create a forum of members (representing their sport regionally) which existed to collectively support, promote and advocate for the ongoing development of sport in Northland.
 

The plan was to have sport speaking and acting collectively and thereby strengthening engagement…

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Central Allies, Eastern Allies name squads for AFLW U18 Championships

The combined Central Allies and Eastern Allies teams have been named ahead of next week’s round two of the NAB AFLW under-18 Championships.
 

Academy players Mia King and New Zealander Killarney Morey join five of their Tasmanian teammates in the Eastern Allies side, with the remainder of…

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National Volunteer Week: Up and coming Umpire aims for the top

To celebrate National Volunteer week, AFL New Zealand will highlight a couple of key volunteers within the community who give up their time to help the game grow in Aotearoa.
 

Craig Varcoe is another former AFL player who has recently transitioned into umpiring.

Hailing from Christchurch, Craig is passionate…

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