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Fuschtei-Hawke represents heritage

Ronald Fuschtei-Hawke was a member of Port Adelaide’s Aboriginal Academy team that toured New Zealand in December 2017.
 

As a reward for completing both the educational and football components of the Academy program across the year, he along with his team were provided with the opportunity to…

22 Mar 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Howison to lead the way yet again

Recently and historically, Andrew Howison has been an inspirational player and captain for New Zealand.
 

Leading from the front, Howison starred in all five games at the 2017 International Cup and was rewarded with being named the Captain of the World side. The selection was made through umpire votes…

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Clark to add scoreboard pressure

Brendan Clark could be considered a veteran of the New Zealand team.
 

At 30 years of age the 190cm forward has been involved with the Senior team for the last three International Cup campaigns and has also played in the Australian AFL Academy fixture for the past five years…

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Premiership looks to the future in round 7

The AFL New Zealand Premiership Development Round will take place this weekend at QBE Stadium
 

Round 7 will include 16 development players from the AFL New Zealand Youth Academy who will don the Premiership jerseys for their respective teams, signifying the next wave of AFL athletes emerging through the ranks…

22 Mar 9:11 AM 0 Read More...

5 talking points: Round 6

In a new addition to the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership, each week we will delve into some of the key talking points from the previous round.
 

In this week’s talking points we talk about the Giants on the cusp of Premiership glory, how good are the Saints…

21 Mar 4:00 PM 0 Read More...

Lefau to be dangerous up front

Mykelti Lefau debuted for New Zealand in 2017 and was a great performer for the Senior team. Auckland born Lefau, playing for the Casey Demons in the VFL also had a game to remember.
 

The 19 year old, only took up AFL four years ago and showed that he…

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McKenzie re-elected to AFLNZ Board

Current board member Andrew McKenzie has been re-elected to the AFL New Zealand board at the recent 2018 Annual General Meeting in Auckland.   
 

Andrew McKenzie

Andrew McKenzie has played over the past seventeen years in Wellington for the Saints and in Auckland for Mt Roskill and Auckland. He…

21 Mar 11:21 AM 0 Read More...

2018 AFLNZ Premiership Round 6 Stats

Keep up to date with the latest AFL New Zealand Premiership Stats with the leading goal kickers and best attacking/defensive teams updated weekly.
 

The Southern Saints have been the big movers this week as they jumped up to third place on the ladder overtaking the Northern Suns.

Alex…

21 Mar 10:25 AM 0 Read More...

Saints back Miller to represent New Zealand

St Kilda Football Club will support the New Zealand inclusion of Barclay Miller for the ANZAC clash to be held at Wellington Stadium on April 24th.
 

Following his inclusion into the 2017 New Zealand International Cup, Miller will once again represent his country in a strong team that will…

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Gregson to sure up defence

Will Gregson will play a key defensive role for the New Zealand team in its upcoming clash against the Australian AFL Academy at Westpac Stadium this ANZAC.
 

The powerfully built Gregson started his AFL career with the Waitakere Magpies club and travelled through the AFL New Zealand High Performance…

21 Mar 9:33 AM 0 Read More...

Black solidifies NZ midfield

Former Brisbane Lions superstar Simon Black will don the Silver Fern for the second year running when he takes the field with the New Zealand squad to play against the Australian AFL Academy team at Wellingtons Westpac Stadium.
 

Black’s association with AFL football in New Zealand has continued…

20 Mar 5:29 PM 0 Read More...

New Zealand midfield strengthens

Brisbane based Western Magpies recruit Jono Macanawai will make his debut for New Zealand in this years ANZAC clash at Wellington Stadium. The Hard working and skillful midfielder was recruited in the off season from the University of Queensland Club.
 
The 180cm, 21 year old classy midfielder won the Red…

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