Leagues

 

There are currently four leagues involved with AFL competitions in New Zealand.

The Otago League is the latest inclusion and AFL New Zealand will work towards creating and establishing pathway for female participation.

Every year the five leagues send representative teams to the National Provincial Championship held in December at the completion of regional competitions. The current champions are Auckland.

The level of competition is high and the NPC gives players an opportunity for selection to the New Zealand national team.

To register your interest contact us here

 

Auckland

 

Auckland Australian Football league

There are 6 clubs across Auckland competing in the AAFL. Matches will begin on the 31st of August, with the season running until the 30th of November.

We invite all players, regardless of skill level to come and experience the fun and excitement of playing AFL. The AAFL  competition is affordable, enjoyable and competitive.

AAFL is always looking for volunteers and in particular umpires. Umpiring offers people the opportunity to be a part of the game they love, keep fit and meet new people. If you are interested in umpiring please contact our President, Ian Francis, on  027 555 8951 for further details.

 

Club Information:

North Shore Tigers:

Training at Greenslade Reserve, Northcote, on Wednesday at 6.00pm.

For more information, contact Barry Rogers, barry@kiwivision.co.nz, or on 021 745 160.

Home Ground: Onepoto Domain, Northcote

 

University Rules Football Club:

Training at Colin Maiden Park, Merton Road, St. Johns on Wednesday at 6:00pm.

For more information, contact Chris Mundell or on 021 330 772, or Howard Gilbert or on 021 1427465.

Home Ground: Colin Maiden Park, Glen Innes

 

Manurewa Raiders AFL Football Club

Training at Mountfort Park , Manurewa (Manurewa Rugby Club) on Wednesday at 6.00pm.

For more information, contact Club President Jordan Thompson 

Home Ground: Mountfort Park, Manurewa

 

Mt Roskill Saints:

Training at War Memorial Park, May Rd, Mt Roskill on Wednesdays from 6pm.

For more information, contact info@thesaints.co.nz or check www.thesaints.co.nz for more details.

Home Ground: War Memorial Park, May Rd, Mt Roskill

 

Howick Hornets:

Training at Paparoa Park, Howick on Wednesdays at 6.30pm.

Form more information, contact Ryan White or on 021 0488184.

Home Ground: Paparoa Park, Howick

 

Waitakere Magpies:

Training at Parrs Park, Waitakere on Wednesday nights between 7-9pm.

For more information, contact Bex Siebert, Secretary and Team manager – 021 1079489

Home Ground: Parrs Park, Oratia

To visit the AAFL website click here.

 

 

Canterbury

Canterbury Australian Football League

The Canterbury Australian Football Association was formed in 1974 and existed until 1998 when the Canterbury Australian Football League was formed. This body remains to this day.

There are four teams in the CAFL and the annual competition runs from late August to early November. Canterbury is one of the strongest regions in New Zealand, winning four NPC titles in five years.

To find out more about the league and teams click here.

 

 

Wellington

There are 4 clubs based in the Wellington region competing in the WAFL.  The season will commence on the 20th of September, with a Lightning Tournament to be held the week before.

All games from 13 September to 18 Ocotober will be held at Ascot Park, Porirua. From 1 November all games will be played at Hutt Park, Seaview.

Game times will be 1.30pm and 3.00pm starts

We invite all players, regardless of skill level to come and experience the fun and excitement of playing AFL. The AAFL  competition is affordable, enjoyable and competitive.

COLOURS: Black and Gold

NPC TITLES: 2009

PRESIDENT: James Terry

Email: buildersjmt@gmail.com

Phone: 021 411 449

SECRETARY: Margaret Lavery

Email: margaretlavery@gmail.com

Phone: 027 243 5678

Club Information:

North City Demons:

Club Representative –  Shannon Wall

Email: Shannon@anode.co.nz

Phone: 021 485 158

 

Wellington City Saints:

Club Representative –  Gregor Kempt

 

Training times:

Sunday 3pm Hutt Park (3 weeks of preseason from 23 Aug)

Wednesday 6.30pm Wilton Park (during the season).

 

Eastern Bulldogs:

Club Representative –  James Terry

Phone: 021 411 449

Training times:

Wednesdays 6.30pm Kilbirnie Park.

 

Hutt Valley Eagles:

Club Representative –  Alex Wood

Phone: 027 766 4358 

 

Umpires:

Representative: Chris Newlove

Email: sakiwi69@hotmail.com

Phone: 021 166 6970

 

Otago

 

12004685_748505731926138_4784415150442248920_nCOLOURS: Blue and Gold

NPC TITLES: N/A

PRESIDENT: Michael Bruhn

E-mail: bruhn.mic@gmail.com

Contact Phone: 021 609 401

VICE PRESIDENT: Warwick Kain

E-mail: warwickkain@yahoo.com.au

Contact Phone: 022 614 7858

The Otago AFL season is commencing in the first week of September 2017.

The Otago Riot are looking for players for the upcoming season. For more information and general enquiries, contact  afl.otago@gmail.com.