AFL New Zealand has made a number of changes for 2022 with a focus on the NZ community domestically.
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.
The 2022 AFL New Zealand Academy will commence on Sunday February 13th 2022.
The Academy will take place over an 8 week period with participants located at training hubs in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, concluding with attendance at a 2 day camp at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland.
Two day camp on April 9th and 10th based at North Harbour Stadium including;
- Flights, Accommodation, Ground Transport, Meals
- Game Play opportunities
- Test combine with results and video footage forwarded to the Sydney Swans Academy for analysis.
- Joint training session with the Senior New Zealand Falcons players and Falcons coaching staff.
- Attendance at the AFL New Zealand awards evening on Saturday evening
- View the AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership Grand Final.
- View the New Zealand Falcons vs All Stars match.
- Provision of additional resource for learnings or workshops on strength and conditioning, nutrition, drug awareness, AFL rules, AFL elite requirements.