NZ Hawks fight back to tie ANZAC series

The New Zealand Hawks have taken their revenge on the South Pacific, squaring the series with a big win at Hutt Park.
After losing the first match at Westpac Stadium, the New Zealand Hawks were desperate to reassert their authority over the younger South Pacific side.

They did so thanks…

28 Apr 11:37 AM 0 Read More...

Successes celebrated at AFLNZ High Performance Awards

The successes of participants in the AFL New Zealand High Performance programme were recognised at the AFL New Zealand High Performance Awards.
Held on the eve of ANZAC Day at the Macs Function Centre in Wellington, the awards were a celebration of the hard work and commitment shown by participants…

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NZ Hawks to defend South Pacific series record

An exciting series of matches will be running in conjunction with the ANZAC Day AFL clash. The New Zealand Hawks will be taking on the South Pacific Nations.
The two match series will be the 2nd time the two teams have met, after a two match series last year that…

22 Apr 6:23 PM 0 Read More...

New Zealanders score win in South Pacific team

New Zealand Hawks players were involved in a combined South Pacific Nations team that scored a handy win over the AFL Flying Boomerangs, to round out the South Pacific Cup.

The South Pacific side, selected after the round robin tournament, included some of the leading Under 16 players from around…

19 Apr 3:00 PM 0 Read More...

Strong performances at South Pacific Cup

The New Zealand Hawks have acquitted themselves well against highly skilled and strong opposition at the South Pacific Cup.
While the results may not have gone the way of the Hawks, there was plenty of promise shown by the players to excite the New Zealand coaching staff.

In the first…

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U16 NZ Hawks tour of Australia underway

The U16 New Zealand Hawks departed yesterday to compete in the South Pacific Cup, to be held in Coffs Harbour, NSW.

The young men will be representing their country against teams of a high calibre, including an Oceania Invitational team, Papua New Guinea, and representative teams from Australia.

The U16…

11 Apr 4:49 PM 0 Read More...

U16 NZ Hawks Tour Squad Named

The Under 16 New Zealand Hawks team to travel to the South Pacific Cup has been named.
The Under 16 New Zealand Hawks comprise the best young AFL players from Aotearoa. The squad for the 2014 South Pacific Cup boasts an exciting mix of new international representatives and experienced footballers…

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Wider Under 16 NZ Hawks Squad Named

The wider training squad for the Under 16 New Zealand Hawks for the South Pacific Cup has been named.
From an initial selection of 30 players, the squad will be reduced to a travelling team of 24. 
Under 16 New Zealand Hawks – Wider Training Squad

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27 Mar 10:19 AM 0 Read More...

High Standard of AFL at U16 National Champs

The AFL New Zealand Under 16 National Championships have been held in Wellington, with the high standard of play a highlight of the tournament.
The tournament involved the best Under 16 AFL athletes in New Zealand, and featured many players who have, or will go on to play for New…

24 Mar 4:07 PM 0 Read More...

Under 16 National Championships Programme

The Under 16 National Championships are set to be held on the 22nd and 23rd of March, at Hutt Park in Wellington.
See below for the official tournament programme, complete with full team lists.

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17 Mar 1:54 PM 0 Read More...

Kiwi Kurt Heatherley in frame for AFL Debut

Kiwi Kurt Heatherley is in the frame to make his AFL debut this weekend for the Hawthorn Hawks.
Heatherley impressed during the pre-season NAB Challenge, and could now play in the first round match against the Brisbane Lions, on Saturday March 22.

Hawthorn Football Manager Chris Fagan has talked…

17 Mar 12:48 PM 0 Read More...

AFLNZ Under 16 National Championships Preview

The best Under 16 AFL athletes are set to converge on Wellington, for the AFL New Zealand Under 16 National Championships.
The tournament, which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of March at Hutt Park, will showcase the cream of the AFL New Zealand High Performance programme.

All…

12 Mar 3:56 PM 0 Read More...