VAFA work hard for victory over NZ Hawks

The U-18 New Zealand Hawks have been beaten by the U-18 Victorian Amateur Football Association, in a physical and entertaining match. Both teams acquitted themselves well, showing a willingness to take risks in the pursuit of points.

The match was the first time a visiting team from the…

05 Oct 11:15 PM 0 Read More...

Play AFL Clubs opening in October

Regardless of age or ability, there are opportunities to Play AFL at your local Play AFL Club.
 

Play AFL Clubs have been developed as a hub for AFL in the community. The whole family can play. Children play games of AFL KiwiKick with children from other schools. Competitions of…

04 Oct 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand Community Awards 2013

AFL New Zealand have hosted in conjunction with the 2013 AFL Grand Final, an annual Community Awards function at the AUT Millennium Institute in Mairangi Bay. The event was a fantastic chance to recognise and thank the many people and partner organisations that have contributed to the success of AFL…

01 Oct 3:02 PM 0 Read More...

U-18 Kahus Preparing to Break New Ground

AFL New Zealand is proud to announce a new pathway in High Performance sport for women. The New Zealand Kahus will be the first ever Women’s team to represent New Zealand at AFL.
The pathway to the New Zealand Kahus begins at age group level. The first opportunity is…

28 Aug 4:03 PM 0 Read More...

Wellington Community Trust support AFLNZ's success

AFL has taken off in Wellington as a participation and spectator sport thanks to the efforts of AFL New Zealand and the support of the Wellington Community Trust. The introduction of the new and dynamic sport of AFL has delivered many varied benefits to the people of Wellington.
AFL New…

28 Aug 12:25 PM 0 Read More...

Hibiscus Coast Schools get a taste for AFL KiwiKick

Five Primary Schools on the Hibiscus Coast have been involved in structured coaching programmes involving the delivery of sport to children between the ages of 5 to 13 by eight Regional Sporting Organisations. AFL New Zealand has taken on the leadership role for the project with a highly collaborative approach…

25 Jul 3:21 PM 0 Read More...

AFL Kicks Goals in Northland

AFL New Zealand is currently providing a selection of sports development programmes in the Northland region. The project commenced December last year with over 1000 students participating in the new sport of AFL.
The funding for AFL KiwiKick and the AFL Pathway project is provided directly by Sport Northland, through…

19 Jul 4:30 PM 0 Read More...

Green Bay High School Students step up thanks to AFL New Zealand

Students at Green Bay High School are learning new skills, and gaining valuable experience through being part of the AFL New Zealand “Coach the Coaches” programme. The exciting partnership between Green Bay High School, AFL New Zealand and Konini Primary School is beneficial for all concerned.

The Green Bay High…

04 Jul 3:39 PM 0 Read More...

NZ Hawks U18 Training Squad

The Wider U18 NZ Hawks Squad 2013 has been selected.
The Squad has been selected through the AFLNZ Combine Programme, NZ Hawks High Performance Programme as well as participation in the AFLNZ U18 National Championships held in Wellington.

The Squad commences regional training in late August in preparation to be…

09 May 2:55 PM 0 Read More...

Under 18 Tournament Review

The U-18 Lightning Cup is one of the many initiatives undertaken by AFLNZ that will grow the sport in New Zealand. More than 50 of the best schoolboy footy players in the country converged on Wellington, eager to test and develop their skills.
The potential rewards for players at…

27 Apr 10:54 AM 1 Read More...

South Pacific Cup Results Day 5

Tony Ireland Stadium – Townsville, Friday 12th April
Day 5 was completed with a combined South Pacific Squad defeating a combined Indigenous Kickstart squad. It was a terrific finish to a fantastic week of football in Townsville.

Game 7:
South Pacific 13-9- 87 def Kickstart 5-4-34

The match…

16 Apr 12:39 PM 0 Read More...

Waitakere Senior Hawks Cup 2013

Recently Kelston Boys High hosted 2013’s first Hawks Cup Cluster tournament.
The Cluster consisted of Kelston Boys, Greenbay High, Waitakere as well as Aorere College who made the journey all the way from south Auckland to compete.

The showers that had threatened to put a damper on proceedings cleared…

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