Unbeaten Magpies eye seventh final in eight seasons

It’s one versus four as the Waitakere Magpies prepare to do battle with the North Shore Tigers in their Auckland Australian Football League (AFL) semi-final on Sunday.
 

Despite an unbeaten season, Magpies captain Shane Tyson-Leat believes his side will need to be at their best to…

29 Nov 8:52 AM 0 Read More...

University smiling after knocking over the Saints

In the final round of the Auckland AFL Home and Away season, Waitakere continued their hot form to remain unbeaten all season while over at Mt Roskill, University put their names into the hat for the 2016 AAFL Premiership as they steamrolled the Saints on their home turf. North Shore…

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Mt Roskill Saints eye Auckland AFL title

The Mt Roskill Saints will be out to restore lost pride when the Auckland Aussie Football League (AFL) premiership semifinals start next month.
 

The Ryf Quail-coached side have won the premiership three times, the last time in 2012.

Last year, they managed to make the final four, but…

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Waitakere and University play out thrilling draw in AAFL

Things are starting to heat up in the AAFL as we draw closer to the 2016 final series. With the top 4 locked away and only 2 rounds remaining, Round 9 provided us with some fantastic footy across Auckland. Waitakere and University played out a draw while Mt Roskill and…

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Draft 2016 to take place on November 22nd

The AFL New Zealand 2016 National Draft will take place November 22nd at 7.30pm.
 

All four AFL New Zealand Premiership Head Coaches will link together as they look to commence work on their respective player rosters for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership commencing February 12th at North…

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Hawks Cup features 13 Schools and 18 teams

AFL New Zealand has diversified the programmes available to Secondary Schools to ensure flexibility that suits the outcomes of the school involved and provides opportunities for students and staff to participate in all facets of AFL.
 

The Hawks Cup is only one of these programmes but is intertwined with…

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Waitakere claim AAFL minor Premiership

The Waitakere Magpies have claimed the 2016 Auckland AFL minor Premiership with still two rounds remaining after they claimed four points during Round 8 of the competition. 
 

The West Auckland side have been undefeated so far this season and will be favourites for the flag when finals roll around…

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Christchurch Bulldogs claim Canterbury title

The Christchurch Bulldogs are Premiers of the Canterbury AFL league for 2016 after defeating a gallant University Cougars side at Northwood Park over the weekend.
 

The Bulldog’s last won the Grand Final back in 2013 while the Cougars have gone 10 years without a flag, winning their last…

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Garry Carnachan Reappointed to AFL New Zealand Board

The AFL have recently reappointed AFL New Zealand Board Director Garry Carnachan for another Term.
 

Currently, Mr Carnachan is the Executive Director for the NZ Secondary Schools Sports Council.

NZSSSC is the sporting service organisation that co-ordinates, promotes and protects secondary school sport for students. Established, by schools…

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Waitakere hold off fast finishing Tigers side to remain unbeaten

The Waitakere Magpies still remain unbeaten in the AAFL as they held off a fast finishing North Shore Tigers side in Round 7 of the competition.
 
In the other remaining games, University and Manurewa played out a cracking game at Mountfort Park while Mt Roskill kicked 25 goals to…

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Hawks Cup the pathway to greatness

The Junior Hawks Cup is set to return even bigger and better than ever in 2016.

Open to Year 9 and 10 students, the Junior Hawks Cup is where many players experience their first taste of AFL football in New Zealand. For many players this leads to representing New Zealand…

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Kiwi Gawn plans to stay No. 1

How do you follow up a breakout season in which you became the No.1 ruckman in the AFL?
 

Melbourne Demon’s Kiwi star Max Gawn doesn’t know the answer to that question, but says he will be doing everything in his power to find out.

“It’s…

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