Kahu make huge improvement against Woomeras

The U18 New Zealand Kahu have made a dramatic improvement against the AFL Indigenous Woomeras, showing remarkable development given their relative inexperience.
Between the first and second matches of the series, the Kahu reduced their margin of defeat by almost half.

While that was in part down to a better…

15 Dec 10:35 AM 0 Read More...

Woomeras take first match against Kahu

The AFL Indigenous Woomeras have defeated the U18 New Zealand Kahu, showing great skill and tenacity across the game.
While large periods of the match saw the Woomeras dominate, the Kahu were very competitive at times.

The match started with a flurry of points to the Woomeras, but by the…

12 Dec 9:29 PM 0 Read More...

Counties kids have a go at AFL

Thousands of children from around the Counties Manukau region have taken part in AFL, thanks to a partnership between AFL New Zealand and Counties Manukau Sport.
The Regional Sporting Trust has supported a project that has seen hundreds of children undertake six sessions of fundamental  movement skills coaching, and thousands…

11 Dec 12:58 PM 0 Read More...

Kahu to take on touring Woomeras team

The U18 New Zealand Kahu will finish the year with a two match series against the touring AFL Indigenous Woomeras team.
The AFL Indigenous Woomeras debuted at the Australian National Youth Girls Championships in May, and putting in strong performances across the tournament.

Coached by the highly regarded Jason Mifsud…

10 Dec 2:22 PM 0 Read More...

Canterbury dig deep for NPC victory

The Canterbury Cobras have taken out the 2014 AFL New Zealand NPC, putting in gutsy performances against quality opposition.
In wet, slippery conditions, the Cobras played smart football, keeping the ball under control superbly.

The day began with the Auckland Buccaneers taking on the Otago Riot. Kicking into the wind…

07 Dec 11:25 PM 0 Read More...

Auckland, Canterbury start NPC strong

Auckland and Canterbury have recorded wins to get their NPC campaigns underway.
The matches, played at Hutt Park in Wellington, were played with high levels of skill by all four teams competing. However, the two dominant provinces in recent years showed just why they rarely lose at NPC level.

The…

06 Dec 6:41 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...

NPC set to kick off in Wellington

Four provinces are sending their best to Wellington in an effort to claim to 2014 AFL New Zealand National Provincial Championships title.
Current holders Auckland will be defending their title against strong challenges from Canterbury, Wellington and Otago, over the 6th and 7th of December at Hutt Park.

The players…

04 Dec 10:04 PM 0 Read More...

Uni Blues hold on for close AAFL win

The University Blues have won the 2014 Auckland AFL, narrowly defeating the Waitakere Magpies in a match with a thrilling final quarter.
The match pitted two contrasting styles against each other, with the structured and focused game-plan of the Blues trumping the adventurous Magpies.

University captain Chris Mundell paid…

30 Nov 9:29 PM 0 Read More...

Magpies, Blues to meet in AAFL final

The University Blues and the Waitakere Magpies will be meeting in the Auckland AFL Grand Final, after two hard fought semi finals.
In the first semi final, the North Shore Tigers travelled West to take on the Waitakere Magpies at Parrs Park, in a bid to avenge their narrow loss…

23 Nov 2:54 PM 0 Read More...

Tough competition at Female North Island Champs

A highly competitive Female Junior Secondary School AFL North Island Champs has taken place in Auckland, with four schools playing for the title.
The winning school, Waitakere College, showed impressive speed, poise and skill in their three matches. Aorere College placed 2nd, with Rutherford College and hosts Green Bay High…

21 Nov 4:46 PM 0 Read More...

Wellington College beat strong field

Wellington College have beaten a strong field of teams to take out the 2014 Wellington Junior Hawks Cup Cluster Tournament.
The sporting powerhouse school overcame challenges from Hutt Valley High School, Onslow College, Porirua College and two teams from Tawa College and St Patrick’s College Wellington each.

With 8…

21 Nov 3:48 PM 0 Read More...