• AFL KiwiKick in Wellington on the rise

    AFL KiwiKick in Wellington on the rise

    It has been a busy year for AFL in the nation’s capital. AFL New Zealand has been busy delivering the AFL KiwiKick programme to Primary School students in the region. The sport of AFL is thriving and thanks to the support given by Sport Wellington, it will only become more sustainable in years to come. &nb...

  • Record number of Schools turn out for Wellington KiwiKick Tournaments

    Record number of Schools turn out for Wellington KiwiKick Tournaments

    A record number of Primary Schools across the Wellington region have turned out to participate in three separate AFL KiwiKick tournaments.     Lower Hutt Western Zone AFL KiwiKick Tournament Students from Kelson Primary, Korokoro School, Normandale School (3 teams) and Maungaraki School (2 tea...

  • Eight teams named for inaugural women's league

    Eight teams named for inaugural women's league

    The AFL yesterday officially announced the 8 teams that were granted licences to participate in the Inaugural AFL Women's league starting in 2017.    Traditional heavyweights Carlton and Collingwood join Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs as the Victorian contingent in the first year of the AFL nati...

  • Gawn named best on ground in Queens Birthday clash

    Gawn named best on ground in Queens Birthday clash

    NEALE Daniher Trophy winner Max Gawn says his best-on-ground performance in Melbourne’s 46-point win over Collingwood at the MCG on Queen’s Birthday was not his typical display.   Gawn, who had a career-best 27 disposals, won 31 hit outs and kicked three goals, said he approached Collingwood oppo...

  • Kiwi Heritage players performing among the best in AFL

    Kiwi Heritage players performing among the best in AFL

    At the halfway mark of the AFL season, players are putting their hands up for a spot in the prestigious Team of the year which is announced at the culmination of the AFL season.   We take a look at some of the players with New Zealand heritage who have performed well during the first half of the AFL ...

  • Counties kids get a kick out of AFL

    Counties kids get a kick out of 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 number of projects that has seen children undertake six sessions of fundamental movement skil...

  • Big Max making his mark at Melbourne

    Big Max making his mark at Melbourne

    Max Gawn is tall. Very tall (208 centimetres). He looks like the middle third of his body was fed through a roller and elongated. He has a lumberjack beard and greyish-green eyes that are friendly but also watchful.   The 24-year-old who has New Zealand heritage through his parents has been setting t...

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AFL KiwiKick in Wellington on the rise

AFL KiwiKick in Wellington on the rise

It has been a busy year for AFL in the nation’s capital. AFL New Zealand has…

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AFLNZ Premiership

Southern Saint Fullback awarded Best and Fairest in AFLNZ Premiership

Southern Saint Fullback awarded Best and Fairest in AFLNZ Premiership

Southern Saints Fullback Brandon Sucu has been awarded the Inaugural AFLNZ Premiership Best and Fairest winner.
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U18 NZ Hawks produce best performance in Melbourne

U18 NZ Hawks produce best performance in Melbourne

The U18 NZ Hawks tour to Meloburne was a roaring success as the team produced their best…

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