2019 AFL New Zealand Level 1 Academy team announced

The AFL New Zealand Level 1 Academy will play a two match series against the Mornington Peninsula Blue Scope Steelers U14’s on the 6th and 8th of April 2019 at QBE Stadium in Auckland.


The Mornington Peninsula BlueScope Steelers return to New Zealand for the third year following the successful tours in 2017 and 2018.

The AFL New Zealand Academy Level 1, is for athletes that are new entrants to the New Zealand representative pathway with all players playing for New Zealand for the first time. Players have come from AFL New Zealand programmes delivered at Intermediate and Secondary School and going on to play in the AFL New Zealand Youth Competition.


New Zealand Academy Level 1 vs MPJFL U14’s

Game 1: Saturday, April 6th, 2019

QBE Stadium, Albany, Auckland

Kick off: 10.00am

New Zealand Academy Level 1 vs MPJFL U14’s

Game 2: Monday, April 8th, 2019

QBE Stadium, Albany, Auckland

Kick off: 1.30pm


Congratulations to all involved and good luck!


Head Coach: Adam Clarke

Assistant Coach: Sean Mayes

Manager: Byron Roff


Ben RoffWellington
Cameron HowisonCanterbury
Carter JonesAuckland
Carter LowtherWellington
Connor McIver-RhodesAuckland
Drew ClemasAuckland
Jacob NymanCanterbury
Jonathan AndersonWellington
Lachlan McBrideCanterbury
Luke O'SullivanCanterbury
Max FrewCanterbury
Max SerranoAuckland
Noah AllisonCanterbury
Noah NewsomeCanterbury
Oliver GiamblancoCanterbury
Shae TihanyiAuckland
Spencer JonesAuckland
Tane KirtonAuckland
Thomas SmithWellington
Tony WorthingtonCanterbury
Xavier GilesCanterbury