2020 vision: NZ Captain commits to next International Cup

New Zealand Senior Captain Andrew Howison has pledged his commitment to be apart of the next AFL International Cup campaign set for August 2020 in Melbourne, Australia.
 

After New Zealand’s tough one point loss to Papua New Guinea in the 2017 International Cup Grand Final in August last…

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AFLNZ senior squad to be announced with two year plan

AFL New Zealand will work towards the announcement of a 50 person training squad in July 2018, as a plan in set in motion to secure the August 2020, International Cup.
 

Historically, every three years, the International Cup has taken place in Melbourne with the final taking place at…

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Applications open for NZ Academy Coaches

Applications are now open for the role of AFL New Zealand Academy Level 1, Level 2 and Youth Girls Coach and Assistant Coach for 2019 season.
 

The AFL New Zealand Academy will improve the skills and fitness of athletes, through a training and development programme.
AFL New Zealand Academy…

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Applications open for NZ Senior Coaches

Applications are now open for the role of AFL New Zealand Senior Men’s and Women’s Coach and Assistant Coach for 2018-2020.
 

The New Zealand Senior Men’s team represents AFL New Zealand as its premier team and plays against the touring AFL Academy in April each…

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Applications open for New Zealand U18 Coaches

Applications are now open for the role of AFL New Zealand U18 Coach and Assistant Coach for the 2018/2019 season.
 

The U18 campaign is for players turning 18 or younger at the time of selection of the wider squad at the end of November each year and currently…

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Applications open for AFLNZ Premiership Coaches

Applications are now open for the role of AFL New Zealand Premiership Coach and Assistant Coach for the 2019 competition.
 

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

It is seen as the…

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Applications open for AFLNZ Youth Coaches

Applications are now open for the role of AFL New Zealand Youth Coach for the 2018 competition.
 

The Youth Competition for boys and girls has been created to compliment the pathway for participants to enjoy and excel in AFL.

It has a focus on improving athletes’ skills and fitness…

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AFL New Zealand Board Seeking Appointed Director

The Board of 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 New…

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Coaching Appointments a key focus

The appointment of Youth, Premiership and National Representative coaches for the 2018/2019 AFL New Zealand season will take place by way of applications over the next month.
 

For those who would like to progress towards obtaining an AFL New Zealand Academy Coaching position for the 2019 New Zealand…

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AFLNZ National side in search of new name

AFL New Zealand are excited to announce the next chapter our history with a new identity for our national side and want you to become a part of our future!
 

AFL New Zealand is reaching out to the community to submit ideas for a new national team name along…

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Foundation North provides opportunities for AFL to grow in NZ

AFL New Zealand would like to acknowledge and thank Foundation North for their continued support in the development of AFL within New Zealand.
 

Foundation North have continued to support the growth and development of AFL in New Zealand with a grant of $180,000 over a three year period…

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AFLNZ Youth and HP Manager takes up new opportunity

AFL New Zealand Youth and High Performance Manager Mick Coultard has resigned from his role within the organisation to pursue new opportunities within the sports sector. 
 

After joining the organisation back in 2011, Mick first oversaw the Secondary School market introducing seven in-school AFLNZ programmes to the main…

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