Celebration of AFL in 2nd Kahus match

The Australian Breeze and U18 New Zealand Kahus have wrapped up their series with another win to the Breeze, but plaudits and celebrations of the contributions of all players across the matches.
It was another match of improvements for the U18 New Zealand Kahus, particularly in terms of game understanding…

07 Oct 12:43 PM 0 Read More...

Hawks fight hard in 2nd VAFA match

The New Zealand Hawks have made a strong statement in their 2nd match against the Victorian Amateur Football Association, playing with intensity and passion.
15 minutes into the first quarter, the scores remained 0.1 – 0.1, with the Hawks kicking the first point of the game, and keeping VAFA…

06 Oct 8:33 PM 0 Read More...

VAFA give Hawks masterclass in AFL

The Victorian Amateur Football Association have served up a masterclass in AFL to the U18 New Zealand Hawks in the first match of the Challenge Cup series.
In slippery wet conditions, VAFA were unstoppable moving the ball into the attacking area, and were simply too classy despite a valiant effort…

05 Oct 2:57 PM 0 Read More...

Friends and rivals in Kahus clash

The growing friendships between the female AFL communities of Australia and New Zealand have been celebrated in the first match of the AFL International Youth Girls Cup.
However, the match between the U18 NZ Kahus and the Australian Breeze was played with a fiercely competitive spirit, with both teams playing…

05 Oct 11:50 AM 0 Read More...

VAFA and Australian Breeze Tour Programme

The Victorian Amateur Football Association and Australian Breeze will be playing a series of matches against the Under 18 New Zealand Hawks and Kahus respectively.
See the tour programme, which includes team lists, scoresheets, the match schedule and messages from AFL New Zealand, the Australian Youth Girls and the Victorian…

02 Oct 9:30 AM 0 Read More...

U18 NZ Kahus squad to play Australia

The U18 New Zealand Kahus squad to take on the Australia Youth Girls team has been selected.
The Under 18 New Zealand Kahus are New Zealand’s premier female team, and the target for every young woman who plays in the AFL New Zealand High Performance programme.

The matches will…

19 Sep 12:58 PM 0 Read More...

U18 NZ Hawks Squad to face VAFA

The Under 18 New Zealand Hawks squad has been selected, and will take on the Victorian Amateur Football Association in a two game series in October.
The series has become an annual fixture, with the gap between the two team steadily narrowing.

In the 2013 series, the Victorian Amateur Football…

19 Sep 9:31 AM 0 Read More...

AFL Legend Simon Black meets NZ Hawks

A team talk from AFL legend Simon Black was a highlight of the International Cup for the New Zealand Hawks.
The Brisbane Lions stalwart, who has New Zealand heritage, spoke to the team the night before their win over the USA Revolution.

In Black’s words, he saw the passion…

20 Aug 9:39 AM 0 Read More...

NZ Hawks International Cup Schedule

The New Zealand Hawks will have a busy schedule of matches and events at the International Cup. Find out more below:

Wednesday 6th August:
New Zealand Hawks vs Ormond FC. Practice match for the International Cup. VAFA Headquarters, Sportscover Arena, Elsternwick Park, 162 Glenhuntly Road. Match starts at 6.30pm…

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South Pacific results at NAB U16 Australian National Champs

The South Pacific U/16 side started with a courageous win against the World side at the NAB Australian U16 National Championships.
After a slow start the team really gelled together to record a terrific last second victory with the last kick of the game. DJ Grundler kicked truly to…

11 Jul 1:06 PM 0 Read More...

Strong squad for 2014 International Cup

The New Zealand Hawks are expected to be a major force at the 2014 International Cup, after the naming of a strong touring squad.
Stocked with experienced players, and rounded out by energetic and talented newcomers, the New Zealand Hawks squad is balanced and versatile.

AFL New Zealand CEO Robert…

27 Jun 11:55 AM 0 Read More...

Kiwis selected to represent South Pacific

A group of the best young AFL players from New Zealand have been selected to represent the South Pacific at the NAB U16 Australian Championships in Queensland.
The honour comes after strong performances in the South Pacific Cup, held in April.

Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas, who captained the New Zealand…

10 Jun 2:02 PM 0 Read More...