Female footy in Canterbury gaining momentum

Codes from across Canterbury and beyond have heard the call of Ngā Puna Wai; the city’s new sporting home that is a hub of diversity and ‘having a go.
 

Every Wednesday evening through winter, Canterbury Australian Rules Football holds training sessions on the inner field of the athletics…

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Ballenden locks in Lions for 3 more years

The Brisbane Lions have invested in their youth by extending the contract of Connor Ballenden.
 

Ballenden is an integral player in the NEAFL’s undefeated side and is chasing his dream to make his AFL debut.

His contract has been extended with the Club until at least the end…

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Grundy calls time on AFL career

Sydney Swans veteran Heath Grundy has called time on his decorated career after 256 AFL games.
 

The 32-year-old told his teammates on Wednesday that he’s hanging up the boots due to an ongoing back injury, which has kept him on the sidelines since Round 1 this…

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Savage's rocky road to 150

A form slump, a taxing pregnancy and an uncertain future.
 

It was 2017, and Shane Savage found himself out of form, out of contract and in a hole of self-doubt he thought he might never escape.

While the silky half-back was struggling on the field, his wife…

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Pukekohe High go back to back at Female AFL Cup

Pukekohe High School have won back to back Female North Island Senior AFL Cup Championships after going through the tournament undefeated. 
 

The day was hosted by Pukekohe High School as they went through the Round robin tournament undefeated winning both their games.

All sides were eligible for the Championships…

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Jasper Pittard re-ignites passion

Recently announced in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Heritage Team, Jasper Pittard says his move to North Melbourne has re-ignited his passion for football.
 

The defender was in the All-Australian squad of 40 during his time at Port Adelaide in 2016, but admits the ensuing seasons didn…

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Marshall's march continues

St Kilda emerging star Rowan Marshall continues his rapid rise in the AFL.
 

Recently named in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Heritage team, Marshall’s impressive outing against the Giants was the latest in a string of strong performances that has elevated the young ruckman’s standing around the…

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Rosehill College claim maiden AFL Cup

Rosehill College have the won their maiden North Island Male Senior AFL Cup Championships.
 

The day was hosted by Pukekohe High School but it was Rosehill College who went through the Round robin tournament undefeated winning both their games.

All sides were eligible for the Championships after competing in…

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2019 AFL New Zealand Heritage Team

The AFL New Zealand Heritage Team has been selected for 2019, showing the depth of involvement New Zealanders have in AFL at the highest level.
 

The 2019 Heritage team boasts an exciting mix of established AFL stars such as Max Gawn from the Melbourne Football Club, Richmond Tigers star…

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VIDEO: New Zealand Falcons vs AFL Academy 2019

Watch the full footage of the New Zealand Falcons taking on the AFL Academy on April 27th 2019 at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.
 

The New Zealand Falcons have fallen short against the AFL Academy as they were defeated in their annual ANZAC clash at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on…

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Falcons fall short against marvellous Academy side

The New Zealand Falcons have fallen short against the AFL Academy as they were defeated in their annual ANZAC clash at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday.
 

It is the eighth encounter between the two sides and the first played at Marvel Stadium.

Shane Leat led a spine tingling…

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Strongest Falcons side set to take on AFL Academy

Chris Mundell and the New Zealand coaching staff have announced one of the strongest lineups to take the field against the AFL Academy this afternoon at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.
 

Mykelti Lefau, Cam Ilett and Shem Tatupu all start up front in what looks to be a very dominant…

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