2014 NPC Awards and Goalkickers

The following players earned votes in the Best and Fairest Awards, as decided by the AFL New Zealand NPC Umpiring Panel.
11 votes. Richie Heazlewood – Canterbury. Best and Fairest for the AFL New Zealand NPC.

8 votes. Dan Benny – Otago.

5 votes. Stan Chung – Wellington.

4 votes. Shane Leat – Auckland…

08 Dec 12:08 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...

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...

Rematches coming in AAFL playoffs

A rematch between the Waitakere Magpies and North Shore Tigers is on the cards for the AAFL semifinals, after a one point win to the Magpies gave them home advantage for the match.
Auckland
The major contest of the round was between the Magpies and the Tigers, who sat 2nd…

21 Nov 11:54 AM 0 Read More...

Blues win Canterbury AFL + Regional Results

The Eastern Blues have taken the Canterbury AFL title, winning a tough contest against the Christchurch Bulldogs.
Canterbury
Heading into the Canterbury AFL Grand Final, neither team could claim to be outright favourites, having both won matches against each other during the regular season, with the Bulldogs claiming the Minor…

14 Nov 3:29 PM 0 Read More...

Upsets in Regional AFL matches

Some shock results took place in the weekend of AFL matches for the 1st and 2nd of November, with the Auckland AFL points table in particular looking very different from the week before.
Wellington
The North City Demons fired a warning shot to the rest of the WAFL competition with…

04 Nov 2:29 PM 0 Read More...

Bulldogs win minor CAFL Premiership

The first finalist for the 2014 Canterbury AFL has been found, with the Christchurch Bulldogs looking like strong contenders for the major premiership.
As top qualifiers, the Bulldogs will progress automatically to the Grand Final. The are likely to be joined by the Blues, but there is always the possibility…

31 Oct 12:18 PM 0 Read More...

Regional League Results - October 18/19

The recently completed Regional League matches around the country saw the powerful teams in Canterbury storm towards the finals, an upset result in Auckland, and two unbeaten Wellington sides going head to head.
Auckland
The AAFL points table is looking interesting heading into the Labour Weekend break, with four teams…

24 Oct 3:46 PM 0 Read More...

Regional League results - 11th and 12th October

Another round of exciting Regional League matches have taken place, with thrilling close matches in Canterbury, dominant teams emerging in Auckland and young players stealing the show in Wellington.
Canterbury
The two CAFL matches on Saturday saw the two top teams fighting for position in the race to the Minor…

13 Oct 4:12 PM 0 Read More...