Counties kids have a go at 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 project that has seen hundreds of children undertake six sessions of fundamental  movement skills coaching, and thousands…

11 Dec 12:58 PM 0 Read More...

Kahu to take on touring Woomeras team

The U18 New Zealand Kahu will finish the year with a two match series against the touring AFL Indigenous Woomeras team.
The AFL Indigenous Woomeras debuted at the Australian National Youth Girls Championships in May, and putting in strong performances across the tournament.

Coached by the highly regarded Jason Mifsud…

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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...

St Kilda visit Auckland for Community Camp

The St Kilda Saints have made a visit to Auckland for the AFL Community Camp, meeting AFL players, fans and community organisations in New Zealand’s largest city.
A highlight of the AFL Community Camp was the visit of the Saints to Aorere College in South Auckland, along with Aorere…

05 Dec 2:55 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…

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Saints wrap up Community Camp

The St Kilda Saints have wrapped up a Community Camp in New Zealand, ahead of their ANZAC Day match in Wellington in 2015.
For the Saints, the Community Camp was a chance to return to their 2nd home, and meet with supporters, local AFL players and schools.

Players and club…

04 Dec 6:30 PM 0 Read More...