Clarke shines for Bombers in second game

2019 AFL New Zealand Heritage team member Dylan Clarke had a game to remember against Carlton over the weekend.
 

Clarke’s phone lit up with a text message on Friday night from Essendon assistant coach James Kelly.

“Do you want to start on Cripps this week?”

Clarke, who was…

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Kahu duo set to swoop on AFLW National Champs

New Zealand Kahu, Jaimee Wyatt and Killarney Morey will travel to Sydney tomorrow morning to represent Tasmania at the 2019 AFL Women’s U18 National Championships.
 

The pair were selected on their performance when they played for Tasmania in the NAB League (Formerly TAC Cup) in April where they…

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Female footy in Canterbury gaining momentum

Codes from across Canterbury and beyond have heard the call of Ngā Puna Wai; the city’s new sporting home that is a hub of diversity and ‘having a go.
 

Every Wednesday evening through winter, Canterbury Australian Rules Football holds training sessions on the inner field of the athletics…

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Ballenden locks in Lions for 3 more years

The Brisbane Lions have invested in their youth by extending the contract of Connor Ballenden.
 

Ballenden is an integral player in the NEAFL’s undefeated side and is chasing his dream to make his AFL debut.

His contract has been extended with the Club until at least the end…

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Grundy calls time on AFL career

Sydney Swans veteran Heath Grundy has called time on his decorated career after 256 AFL games.
 

The 32-year-old told his teammates on Wednesday that he’s hanging up the boots due to an ongoing back injury, which has kept him on the sidelines since Round 1 this…

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Savage's rocky road to 150

A form slump, a taxing pregnancy and an uncertain future.
 

It was 2017, and Shane Savage found himself out of form, out of contract and in a hole of self-doubt he thought he might never escape.

While the silky half-back was struggling on the field, his wife…

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Pukekohe High go back to back at Female AFL Cup

Pukekohe High School have won back to back Female North Island Senior AFL Cup Championships after going through the tournament undefeated. 
 

The day was hosted by Pukekohe High School as they went through the Round robin tournament undefeated winning both their games.

All sides were eligible for the Championships…

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Jasper Pittard re-ignites passion

Recently announced in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Heritage Team, Jasper Pittard says his move to North Melbourne has re-ignited his passion for football.
 

The defender was in the All-Australian squad of 40 during his time at Port Adelaide in 2016, but admits the ensuing seasons didn…

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