NZ Youth make their mark at the top level

During the 2017 AFL International Cup, the New Zealand side reaped the benefits of the younger players in the squad who have recently graduated from the AFL New Zealand Youth Pathway.
 

Josh Mackie, Misilifi Faimalo, Carlos Donnell-Brown and Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas have all been involved in the…

30 Aug 1:50 PM 0 Read More...

Kiwis sweep AFL IC World Team

Five New Zealanders have been named in the 2017 AFL International Cup World Team.
 

As a testament to their performances over the tournament, Andrew Howison, Ben Hick, Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas and James Kusel were all named in the 24 strong team along with Rob Malone, who was named…

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2017 International Cup Trophy Winners

Captain Andrew Howison has taken out the two main International Cup Awards for New Zealand following their one point defeat to Papua New Guinea in the 2017 Grand Final.
 

Howison was awarded the ‘Players’ player award by his fellow squad members and also took out the ‘Best Player’ Award…

22 Aug 8:23 PM 0 Read More...

Papua New Guinea defeat New Zealand to win AFL International Cup

Papua New Guinea is again the best men’s team outside Australia after beating New Zealand by a point in a thrilling division one Grand Final of the AFL International Cup on Saturday afternoon at the MCG. 
 

The Mosquitoes won bragging rights as the first team in AFL International…

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PNG, NZ ready for final test

Football’s greatest stage will host Papua New Guinea and New Zealand today to determine which nation can claim to be the best team outside Australia by winning the AFL International Cup Grand Final.
 

After two weeks and four rounds of footy, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea – perennial…

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International Cup Grand Final Team announced

The coaching staff have announced the final New Zealand team who will take the stage on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)​ in the 2017 AFL International Cup​ Grand Final against Papua New Guinea tomorrow.
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18 Aug 7:59 PM 0 Read More...

Past International Cup NZ squads

In the lead up to the 2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final, we showcase the past New Zealand sides that have previously competed at the tournament.
 
2002 – Third

 
2005 – Champions

 
2008 – Runner up

 
2011 – Third

 
2014 – Third

 
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Young Saint lifts NZ into final

Saints listed youngster Barclay Miller lived every footy player’s dream on Tuesday, kicking a goal after the siren to power New Zealand into the AFL International Cup Grand Final.
 

Miller, one of two Saints playing with New Zealand during the two-week tournament alongside Joe Baker-Thomas, broke…

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2017 International Cup ticket information

The 2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea will take place this Saturday the 19th of August at the MCG and will be the curtain raiser for the Geelong vs Collingwood game.
 
2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final:
New Zealand vs Papua New…

16 Aug 7:13 PM 0 Read More...

The last three minutes - NZ vs Ireland

Catch the heart stopping final 3 minutes of the 2017 AFL International Cup Round 4 clash between New Zealand and Ireland, Sunday August 6th, Royal Park, Melbourne.
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15 Aug 8:42 PM 0 Read More...

Miller the hero as New Zealand reach third International Cup Grand Final

New Zealand will play off against Papua New Guinea in the 2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final after a dramatic finish that saw St Kilda International scholarship holder Barclay Miller kick a goal after the siren to snatch victory over a gallant Irish side. 
 

New Zealand and Ireland were…

15 Aug 8:24 PM 0 Read More...

New Zealand stroll past Canada to set up Ireland clash

New Zealand have moved one step closer to reaching the AFL International Cup Grand Final after defeating Canada by 56 points at the Waverley Blues Football Club on Saturday afternoon.
 

It was a tight tussle in the opening term with both sides defending well to limit scoring opportunities. Will…

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