Casey Demons young gun to debut for NZ

18 year old Mykelti Lefau will return to New Zealand over ANZAC weekend to make his debut in the NZ Senior Hawks side when they play the Australian U17 National Academy at Westpac Stadium tomorrow. 
 

Born and raised in Auckland and and now based in Melbourne, 194cm Lefau plays…

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AFL Academy Squad to play NZ

The 2017 NAB AFL Academy Level 1 Squad will depart for Wellington today as part of a High Performance Camp that will include a clash against an open-age New Zealand side on Monday, April 24 at Westpac Stadium.
 

The challenge match will be the sixth year an Australian…

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First AFLNZ Women's combine to debut in Wellington

The first ever AFL New Zealand Women’s National Combine will make its debut at the ASB Sport Centre in Wellington on April 21st and will test the best up and coming Women’s AFL players in the country.
 

Headlined by International Ironwoman Danielle McKenzie, the combine will be…

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Exciting talent line up for National Combine

The 2017 AFL New Zealand National Combine will take place on Friday April 21 at the ASB Sport Centre in Wellington and will test the best up and coming AFL players in the country.
 

The combine will be just one part of a showcase week for AFL New Zealand…

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International Cup wider squad announced

The NZ Senior wider squad has been announced in the lead up to the 2017 International Cup in Melbourne, commencing on August 5th – 19th.
 

The International Cup in Melbourne will see players arriving in Melbourne on the 4th August and departing 20th August 2017.  New Zealand will play five…

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New Zealand Senior team named to take on AFL Academy

The final NZ senior squad to take on the Australian U17 Academy side has been announced ahead of their clash at Wesptac Stadium, Wellington on April 24th.
 

The leadership group will be chosen on Saturday April 22nd and will be announced at the 2017 AFL New Zealand High Performance…

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2017 New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls team announced

The New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls will play a 2 game series against the Mornington Peninsula BlueScope Steelers Youth Girls in Wellington on the 22nd and 24th April 2017.
 

This is the first time a female team from the Mornington Peninsula has traveled over to New Zealand. MPJFL President…

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AFL should focus more on New Zealand says Schwass

Growing the sport of Australian Rules football in New Zealand makes too much sense to ignore, according to AFL champion Wayne Schwass.
 

The AFL needs to do more to grow the game in New Zealand and harness all of the benefits the fellow-island nation offers, according to former…

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AFL New Zealand Academy Level 2 team announced

The New Zealand Hawks Academy Level 2 will play a two match series against the Mornington Peninsula BlueScope Steelers on 22nd and 24th April 2017 at Hutt Park and Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
 

The squad sees an even split of return players and debutants with the development of the…

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New Zealand Academy Level 1 team announced

The New Zealand Hawks Academy Level 1 will play a two match series against New South Wales Independent Schools on the 22nd and 24th April 2017 at Hutt Park in Wellington.
 

This is the second time New South Wales Independent Schools have travelled to New Zealand, following on from…

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AFL New Zealand links with Simon Black Academy

AFL New Zealand has linked with the Simon Black Academy in Australia to provide opportunities for New Zealand born players living in Australia to excel at AFL.
 

Simon Black is one of Australian Rules most distinguished football players. Simon played 322 games at the elite level for Brisbane Lions…

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Maori Television to broadcast Marngrook Footy Show

Maori Television will broadcast The Marngrook Footy Show for the entire 2017 AFL season every Saturday at 12.30pm.
 

The Marngrook Footy Show presents a weekly show, jam packed with relevant footy information, including all the teams for each round as well as news and analysis of footy issues…

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