AFL in search of a New Zealand TV broadcasting partner

The AFL is looking for a New Zealand TV partner to showcase its game and help it attract more fans this side of the Tasman.
 

The collapse of free-to-air network and AFL broadcaster Sommet Sports at the end of last year left a “bit of a hole…

26 Apr 12:07 PM 0 Read More...

Anzac spirit resonates with Saints, Blues in NZ

JOSH Bruce walked around New Zealand’s newest Great War exhibition on Friday morning and marvelled at what he saw.

The St Kilda forward and acting captain Jarryn Geary spent an hour experiencing the $10 million project that takes the viewer through a virtual timeline of the country’s involvement…

26 Apr 11:38 AM 0 Read More...

Carlton defeats St Kilda in Anzac Day clash in Wellington

Carlton overcame a slow start to surge past the Saints for a comfortable 121-81 win in front of 12,125 fans at Westpac Stadium.
 

The Saints led by as many as 26 points in the first half but five consecutive goals to the Blues in the second half…

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"An absolute privilege and honour"

If you’re not familiar with Mick Malthouse, the easiest way to introduce him might be the AFL’s equivalent to Wayne Bennett.

Like veteran NRL coach Bennett, Malthouse has been at this a while. It was 1984 when the 61-year-old began his career with Footscray, who’ve…

14 Apr 9:41 AM 0 Read More...

New Zealand Hawks v AFL Academy

The New Zealand Hawks senior team will once again take on the AFL Academy at Westpac Stadium Friday 24th April.

Westpac Stadium, Friday April 24th, 9.30am.

 

The Hawks team last played the AFL Academy in January 2014 at Wellingtons Westpac Stadium where the New Zealanders performed well against…

24 Mar 11:10 PM 0 Read More...

AFL KiwiKick Stadium Festival Day

In conjunction with the ANZAC celebrations and St Kilda Football Club’s return to Westpac Stadium to take on Carlton Football Club, AFL New Zealand and AFL KiwiKick will be hosting a FREE Festival day at Westpac Stadium on the 24th of April  and we want you to be a…

23 Mar 3:40 PM 0 Read More...

Saints, Blues look to annual Anzac Day clash in NZ

ST KILDA and Carlton are open to making the Anzac Day clash in New Zealand an annual match-up if this year’s centenary clash is a success.
The Saints have led the AFL’s charge across the Tasman, hosting Anzac Day matches against the Sydney Swans and Brisbane Lions…

20 Jan 3:29 PM 0 Read More...

St Kilda visit Auckland for Community Camp

The St Kilda Saints have made a visit to Auckland for the AFL Community Camp, meeting AFL players, fans and community organisations in New Zealand’s largest city.
A highlight of the AFL Community Camp was the visit of the Saints to Aorere College in South Auckland, along with Aorere…

05 Dec 2:55 PM 0 Read More...

Saints wrap up Community Camp

The St Kilda Saints have wrapped up a Community Camp in New Zealand, ahead of their ANZAC Day match in Wellington in 2015.
For the Saints, the Community Camp was a chance to return to their 2nd home, and meet with supporters, local AFL players and schools.

Players and club…

04 Dec 6:30 PM 0 Read More...

St Kilda returning to NZ in December

St Kilda is set to be further entrenched as New Zealand’s AFL team of choice, with the club to hold its High Performance Training Camp and AFL Australia Post Community Camps in the country.
The Saints playing list will be spread over Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch for three days…

25 Nov 12:00 AM 0 Read More...

Warren Jones Carlton's Kiwi Connection

Could there be anyone more eminently qualified to cast judgment on next year’s Carlton-St Kilda Anzac Day Centenary Match in Wellington than Warren “Wow” Jones?
A representative of both clubs as a player in 123 matches through 11 seasons from 1978, Jones, by his own admission, declared “I…

29 Oct 11:20 AM 0 Read More...

Saints to take on Carlton in Wellington

ST KILDA and Carlton will play in Wellington in the opening game on Anzac Day next year, which marks the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.
The match will start at 1.10pm local time (11.10am AEST), meaning it will coincide with the Anzac Day marches that take…

24 Oct 12:47 PM 0 Read More...