Partnerships celebrated at Community Awards

The 3rd Annual AFL New Zealand Community Awards were held in conjunction with the AFL Grand Final, and were a celebration of the many partnerships that have enabled the sport of AFL to grow and flourish in New Zealand.
With representatives from schools, Regional Sporting Trusts, local AFL clubs, AFL…

29 Sep 12:12 PM 0 Read More...

Round 4 Regional League Results

The 4th round of the Regional Leagues saw upset wins creating congested points tables, leaving all to play for over the next set of matches.
Auckland
Wet weather hampered play in Auckland, with the rare situation of a match being postponed due to ground closures. University and Pakuranga will reschedule…

23 Sep 11:32 AM 0 Read More...

Epic showdown in upcoming AFL Grand Final

Two of the best teams over the regular season are set to face off in an epic 2014 AFL Grand Final.
The Sydney Swans will travel to Melbourne to take on defending champions Hawthorn, in a match that will decide which team can lay claim to greatness.

The Swans, minor…

22 Sep 12:29 PM 0 Read More...

AFL gaining popularity in Otago

Australian rules football – a sport which baffles many New Zealanders with the bouncing ball and odd refereeing signals – is gaining popularity in Dunedin.
Just a couple of weeks before the local competition kicks off, weekly open practices have started at Logan Park.

More than 40 people turned up to the…

21 Sep 10:53 PM 0 Read More...

U18 NZ Kahus squad to play Australia

The U18 New Zealand Kahus squad to take on the Australia Youth Girls team has been selected.
The Under 18 New Zealand Kahus are New Zealand’s premier female team, and the target for every young woman who plays in the AFL New Zealand High Performance programme.

The matches will…

19 Sep 12:58 PM 0 Read More...

U18 NZ Hawks Squad to face VAFA

The Under 18 New Zealand Hawks squad has been selected, and will take on the Victorian Amateur Football Association in a two game series in October.
The series has become an annual fixture, with the gap between the two team steadily narrowing.

In the 2013 series, the Victorian Amateur Football…

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Regional League Round 3 Results

Round three of the Auckland and Canterbury Regional Leagues have taken place, with the points tables beginning to take shape.

Canterbury
In Canterbury, the Eastern Blues and the Christchurch Bulldogs reasserted their dominance over the rest of the competition.

The Blues put the University Cougars to the sword, running up…

15 Sep 7:13 PM 0 Read More...

Senior Leagues: Round 2 Results, Round 3 Previews

Round Two of the Auckland AFL and Canterbury AFL took place last weekend, with an exciting round of matches set to take place this weekend.
In Auckland, the North Shore Tigers registered their first win of the competition, beating the Pakuranga Panthers. The Panthers looked capable of an upset in…

12 Sep 5:25 PM 0 Read More...