Otago break hoodoo to secure first win

It has taken 10 years, but the long-suffering Otago Riot has grabbed a win over provincial rival, Canterbury in Dunedin.
 

“It may not be splitting the atom or the All Blacks breaking its World Cup hoodoo”, admitted coach Warwick Kain, but he was happy to celebrate a long…

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Youth competition breaks new ground

Entering into its fourth season, the 2018 AFL New Zealand Youth Competition kicked off over the weekend in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch with superb football played in all three regions.
 

AFL New Zealand created the Youth competition in 2015 to compliment the pathway for participants to excel in AFL…

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AFLNZ U18 star signs with Canberra Raiders

AFL New Zealand U18 superstar Manny Snooks has signed with the Canberra Raiders in the NRL.
 
Manny Snooks,17, of Ngaruahine Rangi and Nga Puhi descent, was born in Hāwera before moving with family to Whangarei.
He will fly to the Australian capital on November 1 and straight…

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Giants secure experience for 2019 Premiership

The Central Giants have announced the retention of Brad Ingram and Sean Andrews for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership season.
 

The pair were retained under Category 3 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 3 is the Retention of Auckland based players. (Up to 5 players retained).

Ingram…

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University tame the Tigers as Waitakere run riot

Round 8 of the Auckland AFL is in the books and the University Blues have piled on the points against the North Shore Tigers to demolish the reigning premiers by 11 goals at Colin Maiden Oval.
 

The Waitakere Magpies have secured their spot in the finals with a percentage…

29 Oct 6:32 PM 0 Read More...

Each clubs retained players for 2019

Over the past month, the four AFL New Zealand Premiership sides have revealed their retained players for the 2019 season. With still a number of players yet to be named, we list the stars that have already been retained so far.
 

The “Retained Players List” was added to the…

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Cougars claim CAFL minor premiership

The University Cougars have claimed the 2018 Canterbury AFL minor premiership after upsetting the Christchurch Bulldogs in the final round robin game of the season.
 

From the centre bounce it was clear this was going to be an arm wrestle and whoever had more passion for the footy was…

29 Oct 1:48 PM 0 Read More...

Saints superstar back for 2019

The Southern Saints have retained Misilifi Faimalo and Sam Blackler for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership while using their priority draft pick to secure the services of former Northern Suns half forward Josh Sedgwick.
 

The 2017 Premiership winning side used a priority pick to land Sedgwick under the…

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