UPDATE: Kiwi Hawk spreading wings

UPDATE: HAWTHORN has committed to listing New Zealand prospect Kurt Heatherley as an international rookie when he becomes eligible at the end of next season.

The 17-year-old will join the club in a near full-time capacity in 2013, training alongside his future Hawks teammates at Waverley while…

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St Kilda heading to Wellington late January

St Kilda Football Club will strengthen its community ties in New Zealand by conducting their 2013 Australia Post Community Camp across the Tasman in Wellington.

The AFL today announced New Zealand will hold the its first ever AFL community camp, with dates for a late January departure yet to be…

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Junior Hawks Cup South Island Championships 2012

It was Sunday the 11th of November and despite the weather forecasts the rain had stayed away from Northwood Park in Christchurch.

The posts were up and the stage was set for the young athletes from five South Island schools to compete for the title of South Island champions, to…

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Eagles claim back to back Premierships

Unlike 2011 when the Eagles only took control in the third quarter of the grand final, this year the game was over by half time. The Eagles opened up 21-point lead at the first break and by half time had extended their lead to 47-points, with the Dogs…

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CAFL GRAND FINAL - The underdogs turn the tables

Once the two easy beat teams of the league, they have now become powerhouse clubs, and just like a Geelong V Hawthorn game the encounters between the reigning premiers Mid Canterbury Eagles and the previous winners the Christchurch Bulldogs are hotly contested affairs.

The replay of last years Grand Final…

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New AFLNZ Director Announced

The AFL have announced Garry Carnachan as the AFL New Zealand newly Appointed Director.
Currently, Mr Carnachan is the Executive Director for the NZ Secondary Schools Sports Council. His executive position at the NZSSSC involves helping to coordinate, promote and protect secondary school sport for students.

Mr Carnachan’s experience…

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AFL NZ & Technology

AFL New Zealand is moving forward and using all kinds of new, online technology to benefit both our staff, and the communities that we service.

Through the use of a new website and YouTube, we can provide resources for both staff and players to improve their skills and knowledge of…

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Junior Hawks Cup Christchurch Cluster Tournament

Christchurch Cluster Junior Boys: Winners St Bedes College A

St Bedes College A                   32         Hillview High                             19

St Bedes College B                   40         Burnside College                       25

Hillview High                             30         St Bedes College B                   16

St Bedes College A                   39         Burnside College                       19

Burnside College                       17         Hillview High                             16

St Bedes College…

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Junior Hawks Cup Northland Report

Northland Cluster Junior Girls: Winners Tikipunga High

Tikipunga High                          36         Whangarei Girls High                 12

Tikipunga High                          42         Whangarei Girls High                 09

Tikipunga High                          24         Whangarei Girls High                 04

 

Northland Cluster Junior Boys: Winners Bay of Islands College

Tikipunga High                          44         Christian Renewal School           12

Bay of Islands College              32…

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Junior Hawks Cup Counties Cluster Report

Counties Manukau Cluster Junior Boys: Winners Papatoetoe High

Aorere College                          38         Southern Cross Campus            27

Papatoetoe High                       72         Rosehill College                        13

Aorere College                          99         Rosehill College                        00

Papatoetoe High                       40         Southern Cross Campus            02

Papatoetoe High                       29         Aorere College                          27

Southern Cross Campus            22         Rosehill College                        19

The Counties Cluster…

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This Weekend, Junior SS NI Champs

The junior and secondary schools north island championship will be played this weekend, on the 10th of November. 17 teams from across the north island will come together at the Trusts Stadium in Waitakere to play for one of 3 divisions.

The games will kick off at 10:00am on…

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Junior Hawks Cup Wellington Cluster Results

Wellington’s 2012 Junior Hawks Cup was contested by tournament regulars Hutt Valley High School (reigning champs), Onslow College (inaugural champs) and Wellington College. The matches this year were played at Wakefield Park in surprisingly good conditions.
Game 1:
Wellington College                    34         Onslow College                         17

Hawks Cup 2012 started with…

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