AFLNZ Academy Tour vs Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League moved to April 2023

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions present regarding Covid-19, the scheduled April 8th – April 11th 2022 campaign will now next take place in April 2023. The health and safety of all participants is imperative for AFLNZ. 

Dates are in place for the next Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League tour commencing Friday April 14th 2023 / Departures New Zealand teams Monday April 17th, Mornington Teams Tuesday April 18th 2023.

The 2022 AFL New Zealand Academy will commence on Sunday February 13th 2022.  The AFL New Zealand Academy is seen as the perfect opportunity for continued development from initial involvement at Secondary School or Youth Programme level towards High Performance, New Zealand Representation and International opportunities. Increased links to both the Women’s and Men’s AFL New Zealand Premiership will provide fantastic opportunities for Academy Participants.

New Schedule AFL New Zealand Academy vs Mornington Peninsula

Friday April 14th 2023

  • NZ Teams arrive morning
  • MPJFL arrive afternoon
  • Welcome Functions evening

Saturday April 15th 2023

  • Game 1 NZ vs MPJFL
  • HP Awards/ Community Awards Evening

Sunday April 16th 2023

  • Events to be confirmed

Monday April 17th 2023

  • Game 2 NZ vs MPJFL
  • NZ Teams depart

Tuesday April 18th 2023

  • Mornington teams depart

AFLNZ will work with partners monitoring the current and future status of travel. Please follow this link for up to date information https://covid19.govt.nz/travel/quarantine-free-travel/travel-with-australia/