Auckland Senior Hawks Cup completed

St Paul’s College have taken out the Auckland Senior Hawks Cup, beating Marcellin College and Western Springs College in the process.
The superior match experience of the St Paul’s College team showed through, in two strong performances over the tournament.

On a gloriously sunny afternoon at St Paul…

19 Feb 11:07 AM 0 Read More...

Senior Hawks Cup set to begin

The Senior Hawks Cup is set to get underway this week, with a strong set of schools ready to compete for AFL glory.
Regional Cluster Tournaments will be held around the North Island between the 18th and the 25th of February, beginning with the Northland Regional Cluster Tournament and concluding…

17 Feb 10:12 AM 0 Read More...

Hawks Cup Registrations Close 7th February

Registrations for the 2014 Senior Hawks Cup close at the end of the week, on the 7th of February. Schools who wish to participate are encouraged to register as soon as possible.
The Hawks Cup is played in teams of 9, utilising rugby fields and easy to understand rules to…

03 Feb 9:57 PM 0 Read More...

Harbour Play AFL Pathway set to begin

The Harbour Play AFL Pathway is set to begin across the region, through a partnership between AFL New Zealand and Harbour Sport.
Across six schools in the region, thousands of children will benefit from the Harbour Play AFL Pathway. Through the delivery of the highly regarded AFL KiwiKick programme, more…

03 Feb 10:40 AM 0 Read More...

National Combine offers talented athletes opportunities

The AFL New Zealand National Combine will be held on January 23 2014, and will offer talented athletes from around New Zealand the opportunity to impress recruiters from AFL clubs.
The event will once again be held at the ASB Indoor Stadium, one of Wellington’s premier sporting facilities. The…

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AFL Flying Boomerangs notch 2nd classy win

The AFL Flying Boomerangs have completed a sweep of matches on their tour of New Zealand. The Under 16 New Zealand Hawks fought hard but were unable to match the sheer skill and speed shown by the Boomerangs.
Regardless of the result, the matches provided opportunities for the Under 16…

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AFL Flying Boomerangs take first tour match

The AFL Flying Boomerangs have taken the honours in their first match against the Under 16 New Zealand Hawks at Hutt Park.
Playing with an exciting blend of skill and speed, the AFL Flying Boomerangs were simply too fast for the Hawks to keep pace. However, the Hawks earned respect…

13 Dec 10:15 AM 0 Read More...

New Zealand Honours for Otago BHS Foursome

Australian rules is a new game for most New Zealanders but it is the sport that will give four Dunedin secondary school pupils their first taste of sport in the international arena.
Four students from Otago Boys’ High School have been selected in the under-16 Hawks to play the…

10 Dec 3:06 PM 0 Read More...

WAFL Grand Final to cap exciting year for AFL in Wellington

The Grand Final of the Wellington AFL is approaching, promising to be an exciting culmination to the WAFL season.
The WAFL Grand Final will be held at Hutt Park, on Saturday the 14th of December, at 2.00pm.

The match will be held in conjunction with the AFL Flying Boomerangs…

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AFL Junior Secondary School South Island Championships Review

St Bede’s College have emerged victorious in the AFL Junior Secondary School South Island Championships.
The tournament saw two teams from Otago Boys High School enter, and play to a high standard, along with a team each from St Bede’s College and Burnside High School.

In the first…

01 Dec 12:08 PM 0 Read More...

MIT students developing through AFL New Zealand

The Manukau Institute of Technology’s (MIT) School of Sport in conjunction with the Australian Football League New Zealand (AFL NZ) has given students the opportunity to lead the Sport Science Testing Services in a professional sports environment.
Every year, talented young athletes from around the North Island are selected…

25 Nov 3:59 PM 0 Read More...

Junior Secondary School North Island Championships Completed

One Tree Hill College have confirmed their place as the champions of the North Island, after a clinical series of wins in the AFL Junior Secondary Schools North Island Championships.
The teams involved earned their places in the competition through performances in Hawks Cup Regional Cluster Tournaments. The Junior Hawks…

18 Nov 6:10 PM 0 Read More...