International Cup Grand Final Team announced

The coaching staff have announced the final New Zealand team who will take the stage on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)​ in the 2017 AFL International Cup​ Grand Final against Papua New Guinea tomorrow.
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18 Aug 7:59 PM 0 Read More...

Past International Cup NZ squads

In the lead up to the 2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final, we showcase the past New Zealand sides that have previously competed at the tournament.
 
2002 – Third

 
2005 – Champions

 
2008 – Runner up

 
2011 – Third

 
2014 – Third

 
3km Time trial comparison

 
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18 Aug 12:51 PM 0 Read More...

Young Saint lifts NZ into final

Saints listed youngster Barclay Miller lived every footy player’s dream on Tuesday, kicking a goal after the siren to power New Zealand into the AFL International Cup Grand Final.
 

Miller, one of two Saints playing with New Zealand during the two-week tournament alongside Joe Baker-Thomas, broke…

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2017 International Cup ticket information

The 2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea will take place this Saturday the 19th of August at the MCG and will be the curtain raiser for the Geelong vs Collingwood game.
 
2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final:
New Zealand vs Papua New…

16 Aug 7:13 PM 0 Read More...

The last three minutes - NZ vs Ireland

Catch the heart stopping final 3 minutes of the 2017 AFL International Cup Round 4 clash between New Zealand and Ireland, Sunday August 6th, Royal Park, Melbourne.
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15 Aug 8:42 PM 0 Read More...

Miller the hero as New Zealand reach third International Cup Grand Final

New Zealand will play off against Papua New Guinea in the 2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final after a dramatic finish that saw St Kilda International scholarship holder Barclay Miller kick a goal after the siren to snatch victory over a gallant Irish side. 
 

New Zealand and Ireland were…

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New Zealand stroll past Canada to set up Ireland clash

New Zealand have moved one step closer to reaching the AFL International Cup Grand Final after defeating Canada by 56 points at the Waverley Blues Football Club on Saturday afternoon.
 

It was a tight tussle in the opening term with both sides defending well to limit scoring opportunities. Will…

12 Aug 8:45 PM 0 Read More...

One Team, many Cultures!

Following on from consecutive victories against Nauru and Fiji in the 2017 International Cup, it is worth reflecting firstly on the amount of countries that have embraced the new sport of AFL but more importantly the reflection of the New Zealand community that exists within the New Zealand AFL team…

11 Aug 6:15 PM 0 Read More...

New Zealand vs Canada to be live streamed

New Zealand’s third round International Cup game against Canada will be streamed live online, so you don’t miss any of the action.
 

The game will be played at the Waverley Blues Football Club with a big crowd expected at Mount Waverley Reserve. Canada will be full of…

11 Aug 4:15 PM 0 Read More...

International Cup treats Victorian students to footy feast

Thousands of students were treated to a footy feast as the AFL International Cup headed to school grounds in – and out of – metropolitan Melbourne on Wednesday, with 26 teams battling it out from Mount Eliza to Ballarat.
 

Team banners, charity sausage sizzles, face painting and player Q&As…

10 Aug 12:32 PM 0 Read More...

NZ defence holds strong against Fiji

The New Zealand national AFL side has won their second International Cup game after defeating Fiji by 70 points on Wednesday afternoon.
 

The game was played in beautiful weather at the St Kilda Football Club’s training facility in Seaford on Melbourne’s Mornington Peninsula. Initially both sides showed…

09 Aug 9:34 PM 0 Read More...

New Zealand vs Nauru Full Replay

2017 AFL International Cup Round 1 – New Zealand vs Nauru, Sunday August 6th, Royal Park, Melbourne.
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07 Aug 10:30 AM 0 Read More...