International Cup wider squad announced

The NZ Senior wider squad has been announced in the lead up to the 2017 International Cup in Melbourne, commencing on August 5th – 19th.
 

The International Cup in Melbourne will see players arriving in Melbourne on the 4th August and departing 20th August 2017.  New Zealand will play five…

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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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NZ Hawks win bronze in thrilling match

The New Zealand Hawks have taken out the bronze medal in the AFL International Cup, after beating South Africa by one point in the third place playoff.
The match came down to the final seconds, with a behind to Andrew Howison proving to be the final scoring act of the…

22 Aug 4:54 PM 0 Read More...

3rd place at stake for NZ Hawks

The New Zealand Hawks will finish the International Cup with a playoff for third against South Africa.
The match will take place at Ransford Oval today at 1.00pm EST. For international fans, the match will be streamed live here: http://www.afl.com.au/global/aflic14/streaming. Streaming will…

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AFL Legend Simon Black meets NZ Hawks

A team talk from AFL legend Simon Black was a highlight of the International Cup for the New Zealand Hawks.
The Brisbane Lions stalwart, who has New Zealand heritage, spoke to the team the night before their win over the USA Revolution.

In Black’s words, he saw the passion…

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PNG end NZ Hawks winning streak

Papua New Guinea have ended the New Zealand Hawks hopes of competing in an International Cup Grand Final, winning the semi final 12.3:75 – 4.4:28.
Right from the start the PNG Mosquitos were on the front foot, shooting out to an early lead.

Their class and accuracy…

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NZ Hawks face big PNG test

A tough test looms for the New Zealand Hawks against PNG today in the International Cup semi final.
The match will take place 11.30am Eastern Standard Time, at Ransford Oval in Melbourne.

Papua New Guinea have long been one of the top teams in International AFL. They are one…

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NZ Hawks fight hard to beat USA Revolution

The New Zealand Hawks have endured a tough test, and come out victorious, beating the USA Revolution by a margin of 10.11:71 – 2.1:13.
In a match that was far closer than the scoreline would suggest, it was the superior structure and composure of New Zealand that…

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NZ Hawks ready for USA showdown

The biggest match so far of the International Cup is set to take place, with the New Zealand Hawks to take on the USA.
In what is effectively a playoff for a spot in the semi-finals, two unbeaten teams ranked 3rd and 4th in the tournament will go head…

15 Aug 5:52 PM 0 Read More...

NZ Hawks cruise to 2nd win

The New Zealand Hawks have thumped the Chinese Dragons to notch their 2nd win of the AFL International Cup.
With a score of 28.26:194 – 0.0:0, this was another outstanding defensive performance from New Zealand, and was in many ways an improvement on their performance against Sweden…

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Preview - NZ Hawks vs China

The New Zealand Hawks are set to take on China, in their 2nd match of the AFL International Cup.
The match will take place on Wednesday the 13th of August, at St Kilda’s Linen House base, Seaford, at 1.30pm.

It will be the 2nd visit New Zealand have…

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NZ Hawks visit Hawthorn Hawks

Hawthorn Football Club welcomed the New Zealand Hawks to the Ricoh Centre on Friday, where Kiwi and Hawthorn International rookie Kurt Heatherley and rookie Zac Webster took the players and staff on a tour of the Club’s facilities.
 

The AFL International Cup is now underway as teams from…

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