Josh Mackie to receive AFL New Zealand scholarship

Following his impressive performance at the 2017 AFL International Cup, Otago young gun Josh Mackie will receive an AFL New Zealand scholarship in 2018.
 

The scholarship will assist in Mackie’s development in the sport over the next 12 months and AFL New Zealand CEO Robert Vanstam see’s…

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2018 AFLNZ Premiership back with a bang

The third edition of the AFL New Zealand Premiership will commence the new season on February 11th 2018.
 

Four teams will compete in the Premiership Season based at North Harbour Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore with a 9 round schedule culminating in late April.

The AFL New Zealand…

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Ilett named NT Thunder Club Champion for record sixth time

Northern Territory Thunder foundation player and former New Zealand representative Cameron Ilett has signed off his brilliant career with the Club by winning his sixth Club Champion award.
 

As an indicator of his dominance of the trophy over almost a decade, only three other players have won it – Jake…

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Hornets sting the Raiders to claim first victory

The Howick Hornets have claimed their first win in 2017 after defeating the Manurewa Raiders by 18 points in round 3 of the Auckland AFL season.
 

In other results, the Waitakere Magpies continue to impress as they ran over the Mt Roskill Saints by 3 goals and over on…

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Players pick 'humbled' Dusty as their No.1

Superstar Richmond midfielder Dustin Martin has continued his triumphant march through the awards season after being named the AFL Players’ Association Most Valuable Player.
 

Fresh from leading the Tigers into a preliminary final after picking up 28 disposals, nine inside 50s and six broken tackles against Geelong last Friday…

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Magpies, Blues and Saints score wins in second round of AAFL

The Waitakere Magpies have made it 14 games undefeated after overcoming a strong North Shore Tigers side in round 2 of the Auckland AFL over the weekend. In the remaining games, the University Blues have scored a big win over the Manurewa Raiders while the Mt Roskill Saints have their…

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Australian Football League continues to grow in Auckland

North Shore AFL players are representing New Zealand on an international scale.
 

Five members of the North Shore Tigers AFL team were part of the New Zealand squad who flew to Melbourne for the AFL International Cup.

Narrowly missing out on the cup by one point against Papua New…

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New two-year deal for Kiwi-born Saint

The St Kilda Football Club has rewarded New Zealand-born key-position prospect Rowan Marshall with a two-year contract.
 

The 21-year-old joined the Saints with pick 10 in last year’s NAB AFL Rookie Draft after a striking Victorian Football League (VFL) season for North Ballarat…

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Defending Premiers off to winning start in the AAFL

The Waitakere Magpies got their Auckland AFL Premiership defence off to a winning start with a 34 point win over the Manurewa Raiders at Mountfort Park in Manurewa on Sunday afternoon. In the early game, the North Shore Tigers produced some good footy to stun the Mt Roskill Saints to…

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The Kiwis embracing AFL

Long thought of as a bit of kick and giggle that our comrades across the Tasman are oddly obsessed with, Australian Rules or AFL had a larger significance for a select few New Zealanders earlier this month in Melbourne.
 
A national team many won’t be aware of, the…

31 Aug 3:51 PM 0 Read More...

NZ Youth make their mark at the top level

During the 2017 AFL International Cup, the New Zealand side reaped the benefits of the younger players in the squad who have recently graduated from the AFL New Zealand Youth Pathway.
 

Josh Mackie, Misilifi Faimalo, Carlos Donnell-Brown and Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas have all been involved in the…

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Magpies eye back to back as Auckland Club footy returns

The 2017 Auckland AFL will kick off this weekend with its Pre-season competition at Mountfort Park in Manurewa before the season proper commencing on Sunday September 3rd.
 

The biggest league in the country will see defending champions, the Waitakere Magpies eye back to back Premierships after going through…

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