Largest AFLNZ Academy set for kick off

One hundred and twenty two athletes from around the country are set to embark on an 8 week specialised AFL Academy programme in preparation for National Representation. 
 

The AFL New Zealand Academy kicks off on February 11th around the country where athletes will participate in skill development, athletic testing…

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Savage focused on filling the gap

With so much experience departing St Kilda in the past 12 months, dashing defender Shane Savage is one player who has focused on improving his leadership this summer.
 

Before club greats Nick Riewoldt and Leigh Montagna called time on their decorated careers after the final game of the year…

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AFLW ready for kick off

It’s been a long off-season, but the second NAB AFL Women’s season is almost here, with the opening game, Carlton v Collingwood, slated for Friday night at Ikon Park.
 

Adelaide’s premiership triumph happened last March, with teams having waited months for their opportunity to knock…

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Auckland Secondary Schools get a taste of AFL

AFL is gaining momentum as a sport in Auckland Central region following the success of a KiwiSport funded project focussing on Secondary School participation.
 

The project is part of the KiwiSport initiative and is in partnership with Sport Auckland and AFL New Zealand. The pathway for participants within the…

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Development players announced for 2018 AFLNZ Premiership

The AFL New Zealand Premiership will provide a number of talented players from the AFL New Zealand Academy the opportunity to participate in the Premiership as development players.
 

The opportunity will be utilised to further develop and manage the environment for young players and their introduction into senior football…

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Social Sport the key for Harbour Secondary Schools

The development of social sport and having fun playing AFL, have been the key driver behind AFL New Zealand’s Secondary School participation within the Harbour region. Thanks to a collaboration with Harbour Sport through KiwiSport the Secondary School project continues to focus on increasing activity in sport.
 

With…

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2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership Fixture release

The 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership is set for kick off in less than twenty days and AFL New Zealand has released the fixture for the upcoming national AFL competition. The nine round season begins on Sunday February 11th at QBE Stadium in Albany, Auckland.
 

The Northern Suns and…

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Gawn aiming for 2018 finals

Larger than life Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn has put an injury-plagued season behind him and left his September schedule open.
 

After playing every game for the first time of his career two seasons ago, the 26-year-old big man spent nine matches on the sidelines in 2017…

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