Great atmosphere at Harbour AFL KiwiKick tournament

Kids from  schools around the Harbour region have taken part in an AFL KiwiKick tournament for Year 7s and 8s, on a sunny day at Sunnynook Park.
8 teams from 5 schools were involved, a great result which provided teams the opportunity to play up to 5 games over the…

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Northcote show strong skills in Harbour Hawks Cup

Northcote College have emerged victorious from the 2014 Junior Hawks Cup cluster tournament, defeating Glenfield College and Birkenhead College.
With a strong emphasis on sticking to a clear gameplan, Northcote were able to pull together as a team and record big scores against their opposition.

Both Glenfield and Birkenhead showed…

11 Nov 12:28 PM 0 Read More...

Green Bay and Waitakere battle for title

The Waitakere Junior Hawks Cup cluster tournament has seen a tough battle for the title between two strong sporting schools.
Both sides have history in the Hawks Cup, and have often come up against each other in cluster tournaments.

Waitakere College started strong, pulling away to a big lead at…

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St Paul's College take Central Auckland

St Paul’s College have avenged their defeat in the 2013 Junior Hawks Cup, beating One Tree Hill College to retake the Central Auckland cluster trophy.
In a wind affected contest, St Paul’s overcame a half time deficit, growing in confidence over the 2nd half and kicking long goals…

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Southern Cross power past Aorere College

The AFL skill of Southern Cross Campus was on full display after a powerful performance in the 2014 Junior Hawks Cup Counties Cluster.
In a high scoring match, with both teams playing hard running football, Aorere College were unable to maintain the pace set by Southern Cross Campus in the…

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Kerikeri High School kick off Hawks Cup

Kerikeri High School have kicked off the Junior Hawks Cup, winning the Northland Cluster Tournament against strong opposition.
Coming in to the tournament, all eyes were on 2013 champions Bay of Islands College, who were returning to defend their crown. The other returning school, Dargaville High School, were keen to…

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Junior Hawks Cup growing bigger and better

The Junior Hawks Cup is set to return even bigger and better than last year, with a great selection of schools gearing up to compete.
Open to Year 9 and 10 students, the Junior Hawks Cup is where many players get their first taste of AFL. Many players who have…

20 Oct 9:38 AM 0 Read More...

ASB Community Trust supports AFLNZ success

The ASB Community Trust has supported the success of AFL New Zealand’s programmes, helping more participants play more sport.
Featuring a special focus on the Northland region, the ASB Community Trust’s funding grant has allowed the continuation of an employment structure tasked with delivering AFL New Zealand programmes…

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Auckland Regional Project Introduces AFL to New Generation

A generation of young people across the Auckland region have been introduced to the sport of AFL through the Auckland Regional Project, supported by the four Auckland Regional Sporting Trusts. AFL has become established as a participant and spectator sport.
Harbour Sport, Sport Waitakere, Counties Manukau Sport and Sport Auckland…

07 Jul 4:01 PM 0 Read More...

Sport Wellington supports AFLNZ success

Sport Wellington has played a key role in the success of AFL New Zealand programmes and events across the Wellington region.
The Regional Sporting Trust has provided support for programmes that enhance the sporting landscape of New Zealand, resources for events and helped facilitate groundbreaking initiatives that have brought top…

23 May 10:39 AM 0 Read More...

U18 NZ Hawks Wider Training Squad Named

An exciting group of young AFL players are closer to their dream of representing New Zealand, with the Under 18 New Zealand Hawks wider training squad being named.
 

The wider training squad is packed with players who will be looking to impress the selectors, in order to be named…

12 May 1:40 PM 0 Read More...

AFL KiwiKick Tournament a Success in Hutt Valley

Five schools have participated in a successful AFL KiwiKick tournament in the Hutt Valley region.
On a warm sunny day at Trentham Memorial Park, year 5 and 6 students played four competitive games each of AFL KiwiKick.

The sport was new for most of the children, so initially a practice…

02 Apr 4:27 PM 0 Read More...