New Zealand Kahu target 2020 International Cup

The commencement of the AFLW Premiership Competition is expected to provide a strong base towards representatives for New Zealand’s debut appearance in the 2020 Women’s International Cup.
 

Historically, every three years, the International Cup has taken place in Melbourne. New Zealand has competed in the Men’s…

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New exciting pathway for Female coaches

With the surge of interest in female AFL participation, the need for accompanied growth in female coaching, umpiring and management is an important element.
 

A new over 16 Women’s grade was announced yesterday commencing in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in October this year along with today’s announcement…

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AFLW New Zealand Premiership to kick off in 2019

QBE Stadium will host the commencement of the inaugural AFLW New Zealand Premiership in 2019.
 

The female competition will provide the perfect environment for girls transitioning from the Youth Competition formats to senior football and is the next step in finalising the pathway for women to participate in AFL…

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AAFL: Hornets welcome old rival

The Howick Hornets are welcoming Steph Tabaillou to the clubs family for the 2018 Auckland AFL season.
 

Steph who had previously played for the Universtiy Blues has transferred to the Howick Hornets 2018 season.

Steph will now don the Blue & Yellow jumper along side his younger brother Oli…

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AFL Female competitions to expand in October

The AFL New Zealand Youth Competitions to commence in October in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington will now expand to include;
 

Under 12 Boys & Girls

Under 16 Girls

Over 16 Women grades

New venues will see female competition based at Burnside Park in Christchurch, Unitec Mt Albert in Auckland…

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Bulldogs eye 3-peat as Canterbury league launches 2018 season

It is exciting times ahead for the Canterbury AFL as they count down to the 2018 season.
 

Off-season movements and special recruitment’s will add extra spark to the games this year as the Christchurch Bulldogs vie for a Premiership 3-peat.

2018 Grand Final Best on Ground…

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Mykelti strives for International Cup glory

Mykelti Lefau has represented New Zealand in the previous two ANZAC campaigns in Wellington and after being included in the NZ wider squad on Monday, Lefau has a goal of running out on the MCG in the International Cup Grand Final in August 2020.
 

After relocating to Australia in…

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New Zealand Senior Management Team Locked In

2017 International Cup coaches Rob Malone and Justin Davies have been appointed as Assistant Coaches for the New Zealand Senior team.
 

Recently appointed Head Coach Chris Mundell, completes the unification of the three New Zealand coaches. The team fell a point short of securing the 2017 International Cup and…

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Former Hawk Tatupu returns to International Footy

After five years in the International Footy wilderness, former Hawthorn FC scholarship holder Shem Tatupu has set his sights on making the final squad for the 2020 AFL International Cup in Melbourne.
 

Tatupu was named in the New Zealand wider squad announced yesterday and marks his first inclusion back…

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New Zealand wider squad announced in two year plan

AFL New Zealand has announced a 67 person wider training squad in preparation for selection for the International Cup in 2020.
 

The New Zealand selectors assembled a squad which features a good mix of experience and youth. The inclusion of former Hawthorn International Scholarship holder Shem Tatupu who last…

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Youth Competition lands in Christchurch

As the AFL New Zealand Youth Competition continues to grow, the national organisation has added Christchurch as a new location for 2018.
 

The Youth Competition for boys and girls has been created to compliment the pathway for participants to enjoy and excel in AFL.

It has a focus on…

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Chris Mundell named new National Head Coach

Home grown coaching talent Chris Mundell has been announced as the new National Head Coach of the New Zealand AFL team through to the 2020 International Cup.
 

Chris takes over the position from Rob Malone who vacated the role after steering New Zealand to the 2017 International Cup Grand…

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