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…

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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...

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...