2019 AFLNZ Academy Announced

The athletes for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Academy have been announced. Academy athletes will participate in skill development, athletic testing and measurement, game play and personal development over an 8 week period.
 

From the Academy, AFL New Zealand Academy and New Zealand U18 Youth Girls teams will be…

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Who will wear the Silver Fern? – Part 4

As preparations commence for the New Zealand v AFL Academy clash at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium on April 27th, we will work through a list of talented candidates in the mix to make an impact for New Zealand against the Australian team.
 

Players already named in the 2020 International…

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Who will wear the Silver Fern? – Part 3

As preparations commence for the New Zealand v AFL Academy clash at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium on April 27th, we will work through a list of talented candidates in the mix to make an impact for New Zealand against the Australian team.
 

Players already named in the 2020 International…

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Who will wear the Silver Fern? – Part 2

As preparations commence for the New Zealand v AFL Academy clash at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium on April 27th, we will work through a list of talented candidates in the mix to make an impact for New Zealand against the Australian team.
 

Players already named in the 2020 International…

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Who will wear the Silver Fern? - Part 1

As preparations commence for the New Zealand v AFL Academy clash at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium on April 27th, we will work through a list of talented candidates in the mix to make an impact for New Zealand against the Australian team.
 

Players already named in the 2020 International…

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Tatupu signs with VFL Club for 2019

Former New Zealand International Shem Tatupu has signed with the Frankston Dolphins in the Victorian Football League (VFL) for 2019. 
 

Back in August this year, Shem announced that he has set his sights on making the 2020 International Cup and having signed with the VFL club for 2019, Shem…

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Youth competition moves into week 6

It was week 6 of the AFL New Zealand Youth Competition and with only 2 weeks to go, all participants in all regions are developing their game with some stunning football on display.
 

The 16 and over female grade were back into it this week after their win over…

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2019 ANZAC clash set for Melbourne's Marvel Stadium

The New Zealand senior team will compete in the annual ANZAC clash against the AFL Academy at Marvel Stadium (formerly Etihad Stadium) in Melbourne on April 27th next year.
 

The match traditionally hosted by Wellington’s Westpac Stadium over the past 8 years has been relocated to the home…

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2018 National Draft Report Cards

With the dust now settled from Wednesday night’s National Draft, we take a look at how your side fared from the big night, along with who was seen as the best pick and who will be the draft smokey in 2019. 
 
Central Giants

Who arrived: Steph Tabaillou (Western…

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Draft round up: Western Crows select good mix of talent

The Western Crows have drafted a good mix of talent to their side for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Blake Williamson, Jay Green and Daniel Brooks have all joined the 2016 Premiership winning side and will add value in key areas around the field.  

 
Category 1: Blake…

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Draft round up: Saints nab Croft, Walker and Farris

The Southern Saints have selected the talented trio of Jevaan Croft, Travis Walker and Jalan Farris in the 2018 AFL New Zealand Draft.
 

All three players will don the red, white and black for the first time as they prepare to debut in New Zealand’s top competition beginning…

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Draft round up: Serrano welcomed back via the Giants

Former Southern Saint Seb Serrano will return to the AFL New Zealand Premiership in 2019 after he was selected by the Central Giants in the National Draft. Serrano missed the 2018 season due to injury and is now back playing for the University Blues in the Auckland AFL. 
 

Along…

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