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Wellington KiwiKick Tournament encases the whole community

The Upper Valley Cluster AFL KiwiKick Tournament was into its fourth year where 9 teams from 8 schools attended the day at Trentham Memorial Park in Upper Hutt, Wellington.
 

Over 120 kids participated in the tournament and the standard was high right from the start of the day with…

11 Jun 11:51 AM 0 Read More...

St. Kilda and AVJennings continue to support AFLNZ community programmes

AFL New Zealand would like to acknowledge and thank the St. Kilda Football Club and AVJennings for their continued support in the development of AFL within New Zealand.
 
AFL KiwiKick
 

AFL New Zealand’s ‘AVJennings Saints AFL KiwiKick’ programme focuses on developing fundamental movement and ball skills for…

07 Jun 12:46 PM 0 Read More...

Emerging NZ talent to play in AFLW U18 Championships

AFL New Zealand Youth Girls squad member Jaimee Wyatt will travel to Sydney on Thursday to represent Tasmania in the AFL Womens Under 18 National Championships.
 

AFL Female Football development Manager Jan Cooper came up with the idea three year’s ago when she wanted to increase the development…

29 May 11:02 AM 0 Read More...

Lefau's journey from Rugby to Footy

Over the past six years, Mykelti Lefau has moved countries, juggled sports, and set himself some lofty goals for the future.
 

Lefau joined the Casey Demons in 2017, but Australian Rules football wasn’t always his sport of choice.

With a multicultural background, Lefau was born into rugby – and…

25 May 12:16 PM 0 Read More...

New Auckland venue strategy includes new AFL Oval

A new central city stadium and an international Cricket/AFL oval at Western Springs are included in a Venue Development Strategy released by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff.
 

Produced by Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA), the Venue Development Strategy outlines a future vision for Auckland’s venues that:

Investigates the possibility…

24 May 12:23 PM 0 Read More...

North Harbour Stadium becomes international sporting melting pot

In the next couple of years, a traditional rectangular rugby field could turn into an AFL oval and a Baseball diamond, as an Auckland stadium adapts to a changing society.
 

When North Harbour Stadium in Albany opened in 1997, North Harbour Rugby was the anchor tenant but, 21 years…

17 May 10:31 AM 0 Read More...

Hornets welcome new experience ahead of Auckland AFL season

The Howick Hornets have welcomed Travis Walker into the club ahead of the 2018 Auckland AFL season which kicks on September this year.
 

Travis brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience and will be filling in the role of Assistant Coach and Ruckman / Key Forward. The Hornets…

16 May 12:30 PM 0 Read More...

NZ U18's tour new Saints facility

During the Melbourne tour, the New Zealand U18 squad were lucky enough to be able to tour the new St Kilda Football Club facilities in Moorabbin in Melbourne’s South East.
 

The Saints moved back to their spiritual home in March this year after spending the last 8 years…

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