Port Adelaide Women's Academy land in New Zealand

A remote rugby club at the foot of a tree-lined mountain range in Rotorua is about the most unusual place you would expect to see footy training involving a group of Aboriginal teenage girls from Adelaide.
 

But after a four-hour flight and four-hour bus ride, it…

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Draft Preview: Saints squad members set for big week of AFL

The Mt Roskill Saints will be vying for Premiership glory this weekend when they contest the Auckland AFL Grand Final on Saturday. Two players in the Saints squad will also be lining up in the AFL New Zealand National Draft next Wednesday the 28th as they look to secure themselves…

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Suns to receive number 1 pick ahead of next week’s National Draft

The 2018 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place Wednesday November 28th at 8.00pm and will see all players placed into one of three list categories.
 

Highlighting the logistics of the competition and scheduling at QBE Stadium, the list categories are determined by age and regions throughout…

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Draft Preview: Roaring Tigers attack the draft

The North Shore Tigers have had a number of players drafted into the Premiership over the past four seasons with the likes of Brandon and Andriu Sucu, Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas and Josh Cunliffe all hailing from the Auckland AFL Club.
 

This year, three more Tigers will enter into…

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Official Programme for NZ Kahu vs Port Adelaide Women's Indigenous Academy

The New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls side will play the Port Adelaide Women’s Indigenous AFL Academy on Saturday, November 24th at QBE Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore.
 

The International fixture will be followed by the 2018 Auckland AFL Grand Final which will see minor Premiers, the University…

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Draft Preview: Hornets buzz into the draft

After another impressive season in the Auckland AFL, Howick Hornets players Jay Green, Harley Jenkins and Wade Eatts have all been included into the 2018 National Draft to see which team they will line up for in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership. 
 

Along with the above players mentioned…

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Saints upset the Bulldogs in Wellington league

The Wellington City Saints put together a strong performance to hand the Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs their first loss of the season in the Wellington AFL.
 

In a game which had a howling wind, the Saints put the majority of their goals on the board working in to the wind…

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University and Mt Roskill storm in the 2018 Grand Final

The 2018 Auckland AFL Grand Final will be contested by the University Blues and the Mt Roskill Saints after the best two sides in the competition won their respective semi finals.
 

University made a fast start in their game to pull away early and even with a late fightback…

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Young stars continue to develop at Youth competion

It was Round four of the Youth competition this weekend and the next wave of up and coming AFL New Zealand stars were in action in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
 

Maori TV were on hand in Auckland as they filmed a news story about the growing participation rates of…

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Hutt Valley Eagles Coach joins the Premiership

Hutt Valley Eagles Head Coach Garth Sabo has been appointed as the assistant coach of the Southern Saints for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

After relocating from Melbourne in 2009, Sabo became involved in the Wellington AFL after meeting former Northern Suns and current Hutt Valley Eagles Captain…

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Hornets sweep Auckland AFL awards night

The Howick Hornets have swept the 2018 Auckland AFL awards night taking home three of the main trophies including the big one of the Best and Fairest being awarded to Hornets midfielder Jay Green.
 

One of the biggest nights on the Auckland AFL calendar of events, the awards were…

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Kiwi Hawk 'praying for a second opportunity'

The first footballer recruited from New Zealand to play an AFL game wants a second chance.
 

Kurt Heatherley’s five-season stint at Hawthorn – the club that lured him across the Tasman after first identifying him as a 14-year-old basketballer – ended when he was delisted in September…

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