Westbury and Ryan to assist Abetz at the Suns in 2018

The Northern Suns have announced the remainder of their coaching staff ahead of the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership. Reyne Westbury will assist head coach Dave Abetz while Mitch Ryan will be the Playing Assistant Coach for the upcoming season.
 
Reyne Westbury – Assistant Coach

Otago based Reyne Westbury will…

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Southern Saints coaching staff announced

The Southern Saints have announced the remainder of their coaching staff ahead of the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership. Craig Goodhue and Michael Bruhn will assist head coach Warwick Kain while Andriu Sucu will be the Playing Assistant Coach for the upcoming season.
 
Craig Goodhue – Assistant Coach

Auckland based…

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Andrew Sloman reappointed to AFL New Zealand board

The AFL have recently reappointed AFL New Zealand Board Director Andrew Sloman for another term.
 

Based in Auckland and the Waikato, Andrew was first appointed to the AFL New Zealand board back in 2013 and is currently an Audit and Assurance Partner at BDO, and will bring expertise in…

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Central Giants announce coaching staff

The Central Giants have announced the remainder of their coaching staff ahead of the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership. Wayne Sullivan and Andrew Azzopardi will assist head coach Izaak Williams whilst James Bowden will be the Assistant Playing Coach for the upcoming season.
 
Wayne Sullivan – Assistant Coach

Wayne Sullivan…

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Mundell, Kempt and Leat named as Crows coaching staff

The Western Crows have announced the remainder of their coaching staff ahead of the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership. Chris Mundell and Gregor Kempt will assist head coach Andrew Crighton while Shane Leat will be the Playing Assistant Coach for the upcoming season. 
 
Chris Mundell – Assistant Coach

With over…

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Otago and Canterbury warm up for the NPC

The Canterbury Cobra’s and Otago Riot have played a warm up match in Dunedin ahead of the 2017 NPC to be held in Auckland on December 9 and 10.
 

The Cobras made the five hour drive to Dunedin and were greeted to glorious conditions. 22 players from their…

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University and Waitakere back on track in AAFL

In round 7 of the Auckland AFL, the Waitakere Magpies have beaten the Manurewa Raiders by 11 goals at Parrs Park while a solid defensive effort from the North Shore Tigers saw them ease past the Mt Roskill Saints. In the match of the round, the University Blues edged the…

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Pirangi sets his sights on IC 2020

2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership Western Crows squad member Peter Pirangi has set his eyes on making the New Zealand side to compete at the 2020 AFL International Cup in Melbourne. 
 

The 26 year old former Muay Thai fighter is in his fourth year playing the sport and after…

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Cobras reveal strong NPC squad

Canterbury AFL have revealed a strong NPC squad for this year’s competition which is to be held at QBE Stadium in Auckland on the weekend of December 9th and 10th. 
 

The Cobra’s finished third in the 2016 NPC behind Auckland and Wellington and new head coach Izaak…

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2017 AFL New Zealand Youth competition kicks off

The 2017 AFL New Zealand Youth Competition kicked offon Sunday morning in Auckland and Wellington with some fantastic football played in both regions.
 

AFL New Zealand created the Youth competition back in 2015 to compliment the pathway for participants to excel in AFL. Within the AFL New Zealand Youth…

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Star Demon inks new deal

Melbourne’s 2016 All Australian ruckman Max Gawn has signed a three-year contract extension to remain at the Demons through the 2021 season.
 

The 25-year-old who has New Zealand heritage, was due to come out of contract next year and would have been a prominent figure…

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Kiwi Heatherley re-signs with Hawthorn

Young Hawk Kurt Heatherley will remain at the club until at least the end of 2018, having signed a contract extension this week.
 

22-year-old Heatherley followed a slightly different path to an AFL list, with the New Zealander selected as a Category B International Rookie in 2013…

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