KiwiSport bringing AFL to more Auckland Schools

Through the support of Sport Auckland and Kiwisport, AFL New Zealand is delivering AFL KiwiKick to over 3200 Primary and Intermediate School children within the Auckland region. AFL New Zealand will continue with these programmes, as they deliver on key outcomes that encourage children to live healthy lifestyles through sport…

19 Jul 12:06 PM 0 Read More...

NZ to play Nauru, Canada, Fiji and Ireland at IC17

New Zealand will take on Nauru, Canada, Fiji and Ireland as they strive to run out on the MCG in the 2017 International Cup Grand Final in Melbourne.
 

For the first time the men’s fixture will be played across two divisions. Division One will play four matches against…

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Cameron Ilett leading the way in the NEAFL

Northern Territory Thunder and New Zealand champion Cameron Ilett has taken over the lead of the NEAFL MVP Award in the final round before voting becomes withheld from the public.
 

The 32-year-old veteran polled the maximum 10 votes for his pivotal role in NT Thunder’s 12…

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St Kilda elevate Kiwi Rowan Marshall to Senior List

The St Kilda Football Club has elevated 201cm Kiwi Rowan Marshall to their senior list under the AFL’s mid season promotion rules.
 

Born in Taranaki, the versatile key position player established himself in the Victorian Football League in 2016, playing 18 senior games where he was named in…

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AFL covering big ground in Counties Manukau

AFL New Zealand in partnership with Counties Manukau Sport continues to improve its standing in the South Auckland region. The KiwiSport project currently underway, focuses on providing new opportunities for Secondary School students to play organised sport. 
 

With an increased focus on female participation, the AFL New Zealand pathway…

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Female participation on the rise in North Harbour

Female participation is going from strength to strength in the Harbour region thanks to a Secondary School KiwiSport project focussing on increasing activity in sport.
 

The project is being delivered by AFL New Zealand and is in partnership with Harbour Sport. Five Schools, Rosmini College, Carmel College, Kingsway School…

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AFL gaining momentum at Glendowie College

AFL is gaining momentum as a sport at Glendowie College in Auckland’s Eastern Suburbs after completing two AFL New Zealand Secondary School programmes over the past twelve months.  
 

The project is part of the KiwiSport initiative and is in partnership with Sport Auckland. AFL New Zealand continues to…

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AFLW show support to victorious NZ Kahu Youth Girls

The AFLW and Nike have provided the victorious 2017 AFL New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls who competed in the inaugural AFLNZ Women’s Combine with a new pair of football boots for the upcoming AFLNZ Youth season.
 

The Kahu Youth Girls created history earlier in the year in Wellington…

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Kiwi reaches 250th game milestone

In this history making year for women’s football, UNSW Eastern Suburbs Stingray, Lisa ‘Kiwi’ Roper has created her own piece of history in AFL Sydney.
 

Last weekend, Roper reached her 250th game when the Stingrays took on Macquarie University.

Retiring from soccer after 20 years in the game…

23 Jun 10:36 AM 0 Read More...

AFLX on its way

THE AFL is planning to launch its version of cricket’s Twenty20, with a series of matches involving non-finalists in September this year.
 
Under the proposal, the Saturday after round 23 – when the top eight teams are given the bye – would be set aside to launch AFLX, a…

22 Jun 11:31 AM 0 Read More...

Record number of Schools turn out for Wellington KiwiKick Tournament

A record number of Schools recently attended the Upper Valley Cluster Tournament in Wellington making it the biggest KiwiKick Tournament that Wellington has seen.  
 

The Upper Valley Cluster Tournament was into its fourth year and this was the biggest tournament yet, eclipsing 2016.

15 teams from 11 schools attended…

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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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