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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…

03 Jul 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

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…

02 Jul 1:32 PM 0 Read More...

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…

02 Jul 10:15 AM 0 Read More...

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…

28 Jun 3:28 PM 0 Read More...

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…

26 Jun 4:00 PM 0 Read More...

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…

26 Jun 2:45 PM 0 Read More...

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…

26 Jun 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

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…

26 Jun 9:00 AM 0 Read More...

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…

11 Jun 11:51 AM 0 Read More...

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.
 
AFL KiwiKick
 

AFL New Zealand’s ‘AVJennings Saints AFL KiwiKick’ programme focuses on developing fundamental movement and ball skills for…

07 Jun 12:46 PM 0 Read More...

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…

29 May 11:02 AM 0 Read More...

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…

25 May 12:16 PM 0 Read More...