Club champ after 26 games: Young Bomber's historic triumph

AFL New Zealand Heritage Team squad member Jordan Ridley has claimed the Essendon Bombers’ best and fairest as he capped his remarkable rise into the game’s elite defenders.

The club’s brightest spark this season was on Sunday awarded the 2020 Crichton Medal ahead of second-placed Bomber Zach…

21 Sep 9:51 AM 0 Read More...

Canterbury AFL ready for big season ahead

The Canterbury AFL (CAFL) is all set and ready to go for the 2020 season which begins on Saturday September 19 at Hagley Park (Carlton Corner).
Defending Premiers, the Christchurch Bulldogs are looking forward to the 2020 CAFL season as they prepare to defend their 2019 title.
A few new…

18 Sep 10:46 AM 0 Read More...

Auckland Council helping to deliver opportunities through Covid-19

AFL New Zealand would like to acknowledge the Auckland Councils’ involvement in supporting us during COVID-19.

Auckland Council have played a vital role in assisting AFLNZ with funding to ensure the national body can continue to provide opportunities for everyone within the community to play AFL.Our online programmes…

17 Sep 1:42 PM 0 Read More...

Marshall soars over the Hawks in impressive display

Rowan Marshall put on a dominate display for St Kilda as he continues his rise in the AFL.

Marshall filled the void up forward in the absences of Max King and Tim Membrey, piecing together a brilliant display against the Hawks to be voted as the Silk…

08 Sep 10:31 AM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand Board Seeking Appointed Director

The Board of AFL New Zealand is seeking to fill a board vacancy for the position of Appointed Director.

The AFL New Zealand Board is responsible for overseeing the governance, promotion and development of the sport of Australian Football in New Zealand and to provide opportunities for all New Zealand…

07 Sep 3:49 PM 0 Read More...

Footy Frenzies set to ignite Women's game

The AFL Female Footy Frenzy events will return to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in 2020 with an aim of increasing participation and awareness in support of the ever growing female AFL New Zealand participation pathway.
The Female Footy Frenzy events are a starting point for those new to the game…

07 Sep 1:41 PM 0 Read More...

2020 AFL Grand Final venue confirmed

The 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final will be played at night at the Gabba on Saturday, October 24.

In an historic decision reached by the AFL commission on Tuesday and announced Wednesday, the Queensland state government was rewarded for its preparedness to allow the AFL home and away season to…

02 Sep 4:30 PM 0 Read More...

Auckland Youth programme focuses on local community

The Auckland Youth programme will spread its wings in 2020 as it prepares to host sites in North Harbour, Auckland, Waitakere and Counties Manukau.
AFL New Zealand has created its Youth Programme for new players to participate in the sport of AFL.
It has a focus on improving athletes’ skills…

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