• Cross Coders: Barrett tempted by AFL

    Cross Coders: Barrett tempted by AFL

    A number of New Zealand sporting stars have used the skills that they have learnt playing AFL to propel them to greater heights.   In our first Cross Coders feature, we look at how Beauden Barrett nearly gave up playing Rugby to switch to AFL. The All Blacks and Blues playmaker, whose blinding spe...

  • Glenbrook School to take AFL KiwiKick online

    Glenbrook School to take AFL KiwiKick online

    A Primary School in Auckland is leading the charge when it comes to the digital age.   Teachers at Glenbrook School in Waiuku have adopted the AFL KiwiKick online platform as part of the Kiwisport project funded by CLM Community Sport and will utilise their year 7 and 8 students to deliver the progra...

  • 'Connecting Coaches' forum looks at the development of the Women's game

    'Connecting Coaches' forum looks at the development of the Women's game

    The 'Connecting Coaches' forum continues in July and will focus on the development of the Women's game in New Zealand.   The forums provide a platform for passionate AFL people to share and learn from each other. The purpose of these forums is to connect, engage and develop coaches and volunteers ...

  • AFLNZ sets up community support structure

    AFLNZ sets up community support structure

    Throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, AFL New Zealand has formed a number of subcommittees through a community support structure aimed to enhance alignment of quality football opportunities across New Zealand.   Each of the sub committees is chaired by an AFL New Zealand staff member and works towards c...

  • Gawn frustrated, but ready for anything

    Gawn frustrated, but ready for anything

    ‘FRUSTRATED’ seems to be an appropriate word to describe the feeling among the Melbourne players, coaches and supporters.   There’s no doubt the Demons were itching to get out on the MCG in Round 3 and face Essendon, but with COVID-19 striking again, that wasn’t to be. “We all knew when ...

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Cross Coders: Barrett tempted by AFL

Cross Coders: Barrett tempted by AFL

A number of New Zealand sporting stars have used the skills that they have learnt playing AFL…

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AFLNZ Premiership

Academy standout shines for the Saints to claim Rising Star

Academy standout shines for the Saints to claim Rising Star

The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in…

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Youth

NZ Kahu Youth Girls to host Mornington Peninsula Youth Girls in NZ

NZ Kahu Youth Girls to host Mornington Peninsula Youth Girls in NZ

The AFL New Zealand Kahu Youth Girls will play a 2 game series against the Mornington Peninsula…

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