One Team, many Cultures!

Following on from consecutive victories against Nauru and Fiji in the 2017 International Cup, it is worth reflecting firstly on the amount of countries that have embraced the new sport of AFL but more importantly the reflection of the New Zealand community that exists within the New Zealand AFL team…

11 Aug 6:15 PM 0 Read More...

New Zealand vs Canada to be live streamed

New Zealand’s third round International Cup game against Canada will be streamed live online, so you don’t miss any of the action.
 

The game will be played at the Waverley Blues Football Club with a big crowd expected at Mount Waverley Reserve. Canada will be full of…

11 Aug 4:15 PM 0 Read More...

International Cup treats Victorian students to footy feast

Thousands of students were treated to a footy feast as the AFL International Cup headed to school grounds in – and out of – metropolitan Melbourne on Wednesday, with 26 teams battling it out from Mount Eliza to Ballarat.
 

Team banners, charity sausage sizzles, face painting and player Q&As…

10 Aug 12:32 PM 0 Read More...

NZ defence holds strong against Fiji

The New Zealand national AFL side has won their second International Cup game after defeating Fiji by 70 points on Wednesday afternoon.
 

The game was played in beautiful weather at the St Kilda Football Club’s training facility in Seaford on Melbourne’s Mornington Peninsula. Initially both sides showed…

09 Aug 9:34 PM 0 Read More...

New Zealand vs Nauru Full Replay

2017 AFL International Cup Round 1 – New Zealand vs Nauru, Sunday August 6th, Royal Park, Melbourne.
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07 Aug 10:30 AM 0 Read More...

New Zealand kick off IC17 with big win over Nauru

New Zealand have made a strong start to their 2017 International campaign after defeating Nauru by 47 points at Royal Park in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon. 
 

In the last game of a busy day at Royal Park, a big crowd came to watch New Zealand (and especially the Haka…

06 Aug 11:15 PM 0 Read More...

Mackie out to make most of opportunity

Otago AFL player Josh Mackie is just a mark and a hand ball away from playing on one of the world’s most hallowed sporting turfs.
 

But a cruel twist of fate has meant Otago team-mate Christian Blackie will not have the same chance.

Both players were selected…

04 Aug 1:23 PM 0 Read More...

AFL International Cup to be streamed live online.

The 2017 AFL International Cup will be live streaming games throughout the competition in Melbourne.
 

All Round 1 – New Zealand vs Nauru (August 6th), Round 4 – New Zealand vs Ireland (August 15th) and Finals (August 18th or 19th) matches will be streamed via the AFL International Cup YouTube Channel…

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New Zealand squad for 2017 International Cup

The New Zealand National side are expected to be a major force at the 2017 International Cup, after the naming of a strong touring squad.
 

Stocked with experienced players, and rounded out by energetic and talented newcomers, the New Zealand squad is balanced and versatile.

The International Cup will…

15 Jun 1:28 PM 0 Read More...

Big stages for 2017 International Cup Grand Finals

The AFL has confirmed that the 2017 AFL International Cup men’s and women’s grand finals will be played as curtain-raisers to Round 22 AFL matches.

The men’s grand final will be played prior to the Collingwood-Geelong Cats match at the MCG while the women’s…

10 May 3:00 PM 0 Read More...

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…

21 Feb 4:54 PM 0 Read More...

Three Kiwis in IC14 World Team

Three New Zealanders have been named in the AFL International Cup World Team.
As a testament to their performances over the tournament, Andrew Howison, Ben Miller and Aaron Harris were all named in the 22 strong team.

The selection was made through umpire votes, official team votes and the views…

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