2015 National Combine Attendees announced

The AFL New Zealand National Combine is to be held on Thursday the 23rd of April at the ASB Indoor Stadium in Wellington.
 

The combine will be just one part of a showcase week for AFL New Zealand, tying in with the ANZAC Day clash between the St Kilda…

15 Apr 2:05 PM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand welcome new Elected Directors

Justin Davies current Deputy Chair has recently resigned due to his relocation to a new position in Brisbane from Christchurch. Chairman Geoff Dickson, accepted the resignation of Justin Davies with full understanding and considerable disappointment.  Justin has provided AFL New Zealand with many years of distinguished service, not just on…

10 Apr 10:56 AM 0 Read More...

AFL Broadcast Coverage 2015

 

The AFL wishes to advise of the present broadcast coverage for the 2015 Toyota AFL Premiership Season into New Zealand.

As a long standing international partner of the AFL, Sky NZ will again broadcast AFL matches in 2015. Sky NZ coverage will include: One match per week (delayed), Anzac…

02 Apr 4:38 PM 0 Read More...

 Round 4 Wellington Results:
 

A shift to Porirua for this week’s Academy Regional Competition meant a slightly bigger field for the players and with that it meant more space to run with the ball. A good contest throughout the day with the Lions taking an early lead and holding…

02 Apr 12:57 PM 0 Read More...

Academy New Zealand Hawks final squad

At the conclusion of a very successful AFL New Zealand Academy National League in Auckland, the final travelling team for the Academy New Zealand Hawks tour to Sydney were selected.
 

The New Zealand Hawks will travel over to Sydney on Thursday 19th March and return back to New Zealand…

18 Mar 9:22 AM 0 Read More...

Academy National League a big success

The first AFL New Zealand Academy National League was held at Parrs Park in Auckland over the weekend of March 14 and 15.
65 boys from around the country were pre-selected into 3 National League teams and came together to play 4 games over the weekend.

The Giants, Crow…

18 Mar 9:07 AM 0 Read More...

First Week Academy Results

Round 1 Auckland Results:
A large crowd of parents and spectators turned out to watch three exciting matches, including a one point victory for the Tigers against the Magpies. The supporters created great atmosphere for the matches, which were played both competitively and in good spirits. Some of the younger…

13 Feb 4:38 PM 0 Read More...

AFLNZ Academy kicks off

The AFL New Zealand Academy has kicked off, with an immensely talented group of athletes set to make their mark on the sport of AFL over the coming weeks and months.
 

The athletes have been selected for their teams and will play the first round of their Regional Competition…

09 Feb 3:53 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...

Opportunities for athletes in AFLNZ Academy

The AFL New Zealand Academy is set to begin on February the 1st, providing talented athletes with the opportunity to develop and excel.
The AFL New Zealand Academy will improve the skills and fitness of athletes, through a player development and match programme over 12 months.

Gameplay will be an…

15 Jan 9:28 AM 0 Read More...

AFLNZ AGM Sunday 15th March 2015

Please be advised of the following details for the AFL New Zealand AGM and Members Forum
Sunday 15th March 2015

Oratia Football Club, Parrs Park, Oratia Auckland

AGM 3.30pm to 4.30pm, Forum 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Flights

Please advise of your clubs nominated delegate and availability for…

13 Jan 1:22 PM 0 Read More...

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...