Simon Black adds Hall of Fame to incredible list of achievements

In the second year of a career which was to span 16 seasons, three events convinced Simon Black he was beginning to belong among the AFL’s best.
 

The first event came in round 14 of the 1999 season, Black’s Brisbane Lions playing that year’s premier team…

03 Jun 12:13 PM 0 Read More...

AFL Fixture revealed

The AFL has unveiled a new timeslot – 6.05pm Sunday evening – in its return batch of matches for the 2020 season.
 

Rounds two to five of the season, suspended after round one due to the COVID-19 pandemic, were publicly released Monday afternoon.

One of the most anticipated matches…

25 May 3:26 PM 0 Read More...

Black to join the greats in AFL Hall of Fame

On the football field, Simon Black had a knack for being in the right place at the right time.
 

The Brisbane Lions’ games record holder’s timing and placement were so impeccable, it seemed as if he was able to predict what about to unfold and be in place…

22 May 12:09 PM 0 Read More...

COVID-19 and the AFL Community

Covid 19 has had a drastic impact on elements of life and that includes our communities common thread, the sport and recreation sector.
 

The advice provided from key organisations including the New Zealand Government and Sport New Zealand has been regular and timely and has accentuated the important elements…

18 May 10:59 AM 0 Read More...

AFL to return on June 11

The AFL has announced that the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership season will resume on Thursday, June 11. 
 

Players and football department officials will return to clubs on today, with clubs completing a 3.5 week training block before matches officially restart.

Clubs will initially train in maximum groups of…

18 May 8:21 AM 0 Read More...

Kiwis in the AFL: Tall Lion shines in 2020 and sets the standard for young aspiring footballers

Jesse Tawhiao-Wardlaw has had an unbelievable second AFLW season with the Brisbane Lions.
 

The tall forward dominated this year in the AFLW, helping Brisbane to yet another finals series.

The 20-year-old who is orgiinally from Ashburton, thrived in the forward line where she was dangerous in…

05 May 12:40 PM 0 Read More...

Kiwis in the AFL: Williams thriving on a second chance at North Melbourne

Marley Williams football career is flourishing at the North Melbourne footy club.
 

Marley Williams was born in Albany, Western Australia and is of Maori decent from his father who previously lived in Wagin as a teenager.

Marley Was drafted in 2012 to the Collingwood Football Club through the rookie…

04 May 12:44 PM 0 Read More...

Kiwis in the AFL: Former Brisbane defender playing key role for West Coast

McKenzie Dowrick was one of the first signings for the newly formed West Coast Eagles in the AFLW after playing for the Brisbane Lions in her debut season.
 

Dowrick was a key signing for the new AFLW club in the west. The defender has excellent skills and kicking ability…

04 May 12:24 PM 0 Read More...