AFL New Zealand welcomes Ms Trina Tamati

Trina Tamati is a dynamic and highly effective senior leader with an extensive 21 year career in through-the-line marketing, event operations, strategic planning and business management.
 

Ms Tamati possesses a foundation in health & wellness, tertiary qualifications in psychology and communications and an outstanding track record of…

19 Oct 12:53 PM 0 Read More...

Tigers and Magpies storm ahead as Saints stumble

The Auckland AFL is now into the second half of the season and Waitakere are still undefeated after 6 rounds while North Shore are hot on their heels as the competition heats up as we draw closer to the finals.

 
North Shore Tigers vs Manurewa Raiders
15th October, 2…

18 Oct 5:49 PM 0 Read More...

2016 Youth Competition underway in Auckland and Wellington

The 2016 AFL New Zealand Youth Competition kicked off over the weekend in Auckland and Wellington with some fantastic football played in both regions. 
 

AFL New Zealand created the Youth competition back in 2015 to compliment the pathway for participants to excel in AFL. Within the AFL New Zealand…

18 Oct 1:42 PM 0 Read More...

AFL Coaches on the Pathway in Auckland and Wellington

Over the past 2 weekends, AFL New Zealand in collaboration with Harbour Sport and Sport Wellington have conducted the AFL Level 1 Coaching workshop.
 

Over 25 coaches, both Male and Female from across three regions attended the two workshops and were delivered by AFL New Zealand staff Mick Coultard…

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Mt Roskill claim big scalp as Waitakere roll on

The Waitakere Magpies are still flying in the Auckland AFL as they remain the only undefeated team in the 2016 competition. 
 

With the teams not having played any footy in over two weeks due to washouts and the AFL Grand Final weekend break, the six sides were itching to…

10 Oct 5:35 PM 0 Read More...

Holiday Programme a big hit with Harbour students

During week 1 of the Term 3 School Holidays, students from all over the North Shore flocked to the Harbour Hockey facility in Albany for a two day Multi Sport Holiday Programme.
 

The two day holiday programme was run by AFL New Zealand, Harbour Hockey, Harbour Volleyball and OnBoard…

07 Oct 2:42 PM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand links with Sport New Zealand

AFL New Zealand has recently linked with Sport New Zealand within a newly formed advocacy group focusing on Physical Literacy.
 

Sport New Zealand is committed to promoting a ‘physical literacy approach’ and in response to initial introduction workshops,  is now looking to build the necessary supporting resources and framework…

03 Oct 4:33 PM 0 Read More...

Western Bulldogs win AFL Grand Final

The Western Bulldogs have broken the AFL’s longest existing premiership drought and completed the most unlikely finals run of all time to win their second Grand Final with a 22-point win over the Sydney Swans.
 

The Bulldogs kicked the final three goals of the game to triumph…

03 Oct 10:51 AM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand Board Seeking Appointed Director

The Board of the AFL New Zealand is seeking to fill a board vacancy for the position of Appointed Director.
 

The AFL New Zealand Board is responsible for overseeing the governance, promotion and development of the sport of Australian Football in New Zealand and to provide opportunities for all…

27 Sep 9:09 AM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand Level 1 Coaching Workshop

AFL New Zealand will be conducting a Level 1 Coaching workshop in Auckland and Wellington over the two weeks. 
This workshop is one of three steps to your AFL Level 1 coaching accreditation and is open for anyone at any coaching level to attend. 

AFL Level 1 is recommended for…

26 Sep 2:40 PM 0 Read More...

Martin wins Tigers best and fairest

Dynamic Richmond midfielder Dustin Martin has won the 2016 Jack Dyer Medal.
 

The Kiwi took out the Tigers’ Best and Fairest award for the first time, in a thrilling count held this evening at the Crown Palladium.

He polled 62 votes, to edge out last year’s Jack Dyer…

09 Sep 2:14 PM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand Premiership readies for 2017

The newly formed AFL New Zealand Premiership will commence the new season on February 12th 2017.
 

Four teams will compete in the Premiership Season based at North Harbour Stadium with a 9 round schedule culminating in late April.

Following on from the inaugural season in 2016, the AFL New…

07 Sep 3:36 PM 0 Read More...