2017 AFLNZ Heritage Team

The AFL New Zealand Heritage Team has been selected for 2017, showing the depth of involvement New Zealanders have in AFL at the highest level.
 

The 2017 Heritage team boasts an exciting mix of established AFL stars such as Max Gawn from the Melbourne Football Club, West Coast Eagles…

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Level 1 Academy show potential against NSW Independent Schools in Wellington

The NSW Independent Schools returned to NZ once again to take on the AFL New Zealand Level 1 Academy side in Wellington over ANZAC weekend. Travelling to Wellington for the first time, NSW boasted a young, strong side for their two match series while with many new faces, the Level…

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New Zealand Senior team named to take on AFL Academy

The final NZ senior squad to take on the Australian U17 Academy side has been announced ahead of their clash at Wesptac Stadium, Wellington on April 24th.
 

The leadership group will be chosen on Saturday April 22nd and will be announced at the 2017 AFL New Zealand High Performance…

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2017 New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls team announced

The New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls will play a 2 game series against the Mornington Peninsula BlueScope Steelers Youth Girls in Wellington on the 22nd and 24th April 2017.
 

This is the first time a female team from the Mornington Peninsula has traveled over to New Zealand. MPJFL President…

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NSW Independent Schools to return to NZ to take on AFLNZ Level 1 Academy

The AFLNZ Academy level 1 side will once again host a travelling team from the NSW Independent Schools programme in Wellington over the ANZAC weekend in April 2017.
 

The NZ tour comes off the back of a successful visit by a NSW Independent Schools representative team to NZ in…

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2017 High Performance Awards

The 2017 AFL New Zealand High Performance awards will be held on Saturday, April 22nd at the Mac’s Function Centre on Wellington’s Waterfront.
 

The awards night is an annual celebration of the performance and efforts of those involved in New Zealand representative teams as well as recognising the…

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2017 NZ Senior Squads named for ANZAC clash and International Cup

AFL New Zealand has identified 50 athletes for wider squad selection for the New Zealand Senior team in 2017.
 

The two campaigns will include ANZAC to be played at Westpac Stadium on April 24th 2017 and the International Cup in Melbourne in August 2017. The two campaigns will see…

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Brownlow medallist Simon Black to play for New Zealand

Former Brisbane Lions superstar Simon Black can add yet another significant achievement to his already impressive AFL resume when he takes the field with the New Zealand Squad to play against the Australian AFL Academy team at Wellingtons Westpac Stadium during the ANZAC weekend on April 24th 2017.
 

Black…

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ANZAC clash returns to Wellington

The New Zealand Hawks will return to the Capital to take on the best young players from Australia in April.
 

The AFL have confirmed that the Australian Under 17 team as part of the NAB AFL Academy will return to New Zealand shores to take on the senior NZ…

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Tickets available for AFLNZ High Performance Awards

Tickets are available for those who wish to attend the AFL New Zealand High Performance Awards.
The Spencer on Byron on Auckland’s North Shore will host the High Performance Awards, on the 23rd of April. Awards will be given to those who have performed exceptionally well for New Zealand…

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Max factors himself into elite ruck calculations

Melbourne Demon’s Max Gawn says he is ready to build on his breakout season to become one of the AFL’s best ruckmen.
 
The 208cm, 111kg New Zealander was one of Melbourne’s genuine success stories in 2015, despite after taking until round 10 to break into the…

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No plans to scrap Wellington deal: Saints

THERE is renewed enthusiasm for the game to return to New Zealand next year after positive discussions between St Kilda and the Wellington City Council this week.
 

There was recent uncertainty about the Saints’ deal to play home-and-away matches at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium until 2018, after…

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