Electric atmosphere at International Cup launch

AFL players from across the globe filled Government House in Melbourne on Saturday morning, the unique noise and colours on show providing an electric atmosphere at the launch of the International Cup.
 

Almost 900 competitors toured the office and official residence of Victorian Governor and former AFL commissioner Linda…

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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…

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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 well prepared for IC17

The New Zealand side returns to Melbourne in a few days with high hopes of lifting the 2017 International Cup.
 

The squad is made up of players from five regions across Aotearoa and includes nine Kiwi’s who are now playing in Australia based teams in Brisbane and Melbourne…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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