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…
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.
South Pacific 13-9- 87 def Kickstart 5-4-34
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…
The 2013 South Pacific Squad will play against a Kickstart flying boomerang Indigenous squad Friday morning at 9am.
This squad of 30 players have been chosen out of the 3 competing sides as the initial squad to be cut to 25 players for the NAB AFL National U/16 championships…
Tony Ireland Stadium – Townsville, Wednesday 10th April
Day 3 saw a terrific game of football between Oceania and New Zealand. The rain was coming down and both teams played very well. In the end Oceania came out on top for their first win after a loss and 2 draws to…
Wellington put on the weather for the Senior Hawks Cup and with the boys eager to put their skills to the test everything was lining up well for a great day.
After the schools had arrived and teams had warmed up it was into the action with both Hutt Valley…
Whangarei played host to the Northland Senior Hawks competition for Yr 11-13 boys & girls on Thursday 4th April at the Tikipunga Sports Ground.
There were a total of 4 boys teams & two girls teams competing from Whangarei Boys High School, Tikipunga High School & Dargaville High School…
Tony Ireland Stadium – Townsville, Tuesday 9th April
Day two saw Papua New Guinea play Oceania in an extremely close encounter that finished in a draw. PNG polish was evident all day but the Oceania side worked extremely hard and pressured PNG into mistakes and capitalised. Probably the game of the…
Tony Ireland Stadium – Townsville, Monday 8th April
The South Pacific Cup started today with three terrific games of football between Papua New Guinea, New Zealand & Oceania (Tonga, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Nauru). PNG were in control of both of their games and look like the team to beat!
The AFL New Zealand Under 18 National Championships will be held at Wellingtons Hutt Park on April 24th and April 25th 2014.
Some of the most talented young athletes from Northland to Otago have been identified through the Hawks Cup Secondary School competitions as well as testing combines conducted through…
Wellington weather turned it on for the Inaugural AFLNZ U16 National Championships.
Results below. More photos can be viewed here.
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The inaugural New Zealand Hawks AFL Combine wound up yesterday at the ASB Sports Centre in Wellington with some outstanding results from several attendees.
Boys aged from 14-18 were flown into Wellington from around the country with the intention of impressing recruiters from Australian AFL teams.
The boys were…