Statement: MPJFL, NZ tour 2021

01 Mar, 2021

This is an update regarding the upcoming AFLNZ Academy Tour vs Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League scheduled to April 9th – April 12th 2021.

Due to the ongoing health concerns and travel restrictions present regarding Covid-19, this campaign has been rescheduled. AFLNZ is aware it is disappointing for all involved but ensuring the health and safety of all participants is imperative for AFLNZ. 

Reschedule dates are in place for the tour commencing Friday October 8th 2021 / Departures New Zealand teams Monday October 11th, Mornington Teams Tuesday October12th 2021.

New Schedule AFL New Zealand Academy vs Mornington Peninsula

Friday October 8th 2021

  • NZ Teams arrive morning
  • MPJFL arrive afternoon
  • Welcome Functions evening

Saturday October 9th 2021

  • Game 1 NZ vs MPJFL
  • HP Awards/ Community Awards Evening

Sunday October 10th 2021

  • Events to be confirmed

Monday October 11th 2021

  • Game 2 NZ vs MPJFL
  • NZ Teams depart

Tuesday October 12th 2021

  • Mornington teams depart

AFL New Zealand Academy Lead in training

To assist with continuity of the AFLNZ Academy, we will organize additional Academy training dates for September/October 2021 in the lead in to tour dates to add to the preparation. (No financial contribution required).

AFLNZ New Zealand Under 18 ANZAC Tour

Rather than committing to new deposits on flights and accommodation the tour will not go ahead over the ANZAC Weekend. Once travel restrictions have been cleared, the tour dates will be reviewed and an appropriate time scheduled.

AFLNZ will work with partners monitoring the current and future status of travel. Please follow this link for AFLNZ current Health and Safety update https://covid19.govt.nz/travel-and-the-border/travel-to-new-zealand/

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