AFL New Zealand CEO sanction for incident at Premiership match

AFL New Zealand CEO Rob Vanstam has been sanctioned by the AFLNZ Board for his involvement in an incident that occurred at a Premiership match earlier this year.
 

The incident occurred while Rob Vanstam was acting as a voluntary match day runner and involved contact with a parent of…

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Wellington KiwiKick Tournament encases the whole community

The Upper Valley Cluster AFL KiwiKick Tournament was into its fourth year where 9 teams from 8 schools attended the day at Trentham Memorial Park in Upper Hutt, Wellington.
 

Over 120 kids participated in the tournament and the standard was high right from the start of the day with…

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St. Kilda and AVJennings continue to support AFLNZ community programmes

AFL New Zealand would like to acknowledge and thank the St. Kilda Football Club and AVJennings for their continued support in the development of AFL within New Zealand.
 
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AFL New Zealand’s ‘AVJennings Saints AFL KiwiKick’ programme focuses on developing fundamental movement and ball skills for…

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Emerging NZ talent to play in AFLW U18 Championships

AFL New Zealand Youth Girls squad member Jaimee Wyatt will travel to Sydney on Thursday to represent Tasmania in the AFL Womens Under 18 National Championships.
 

AFL Female Football development Manager Jan Cooper came up with the idea three year’s ago when she wanted to increase the development…

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Lefau's journey from Rugby to Footy

Over the past six years, Mykelti Lefau has moved countries, juggled sports, and set himself some lofty goals for the future.
 

Lefau joined the Casey Demons in 2017, but Australian Rules football wasn’t always his sport of choice.

With a multicultural background, Lefau was born into rugby – and…

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New Auckland venue strategy includes new AFL Oval

A new central city stadium and an international Cricket/AFL oval at Western Springs are included in a Venue Development Strategy released by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff.
 

Produced by Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA), the Venue Development Strategy outlines a future vision for Auckland’s venues that:

Investigates the possibility…

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North Harbour Stadium becomes international sporting melting pot

In the next couple of years, a traditional rectangular rugby field could turn into an AFL oval and a Baseball diamond, as an Auckland stadium adapts to a changing society.
 

When North Harbour Stadium in Albany opened in 1997, North Harbour Rugby was the anchor tenant but, 21 years…

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NZ U18's tour new Saints facility

During the Melbourne tour, the New Zealand U18 squad were lucky enough to be able to tour the new St Kilda Football Club facilities in Moorabbin in Melbourne’s South East.
 

The Saints moved back to their spiritual home in March this year after spending the last 8 years…

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VIDEO: New Zealand U18’s vs MPJFL

Watch the full footage of the New Zealand U18’s creating history as they defeated the MPJFL Interleague side on Friday May 11th 2018 at BlueScope Oval in Hastings, Victoria.
 

New Zealand never gave up and withstood a heap of attacking pressure in the final minutes to clinch a…

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NZ U18's secure historic first win in Australia

The 2018 New Zealand U18 side have created history by winning their first ever game on Australian soil after a thrilling contest against a highly talented Mornington Peninsula Interleague side.
 

New Zealand never gave up and withstood a heap of attacking pressure in the final minutes to clinch a…

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Exciting NZ U18 team announced to tackle MPJFL

The New Zealand U18 coaching staff have announced the final team who will take on the Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League at Bluescope Oval in Melbourne. 
 
New Zealand U18’s vs Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League
Friday 11th May
BlueScope Oval, Hastings, Victoria
Kick off: 6.00pm (AEST)/8…

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VIDEO: New Zealand U18's vs Hallam Senior College

Watch the full footage of the New Zealand U18’s taking on the Hallam Senior College on May 10th 2018 at BlueScope Oval in Hastings, Victoria.
 

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