International Cup wider squad announced

The NZ Senior wider squad has been announced in the lead up to the 2017 International Cup in Melbourne, commencing on August 5th – 19th.


The International Cup in Melbourne will see players arriving in Melbourne on the 4th August and departing 20th August 2017.  New Zealand will play five games against International opposition including Papua New Guinea and Ireland with the final to be played in Melbourne with the final to be played at the MCG.

Head coach Rob Malone will be joined by Justin Davies and Chris Mundell as his assistants as the New Zealand team prepares for the biggest International AFL tournament.

The New Zealand Hawks Senior Wider Squad 2017 and selection timeline

Jun 15th 2017      Final 28 and 8 Emergencies for International Cup Campaign named to go to Melbourne.

Additions can and will be made to the wider squad to replace players that are not meeting the obligations required for our premier national team. The selection process has commenced with training attendance, fitness, attitude, communication continually measured.


RegionFirst NameLast NameClub
BrisbaneAaronHarrisMorningside Panthers
BrisbaneAdamSimpsonSpringwood Pumas
MelbourneAndrewHowisonOakleigh Districts
AucklandAndriuSucuNorth Shore Tigers
MelbourneAndyChristensenSouth Melbourne Swans
MelbourneBarclayMillerSt Kilda Saints
AucklandBenHickUniversity Blues
CanterburyBradMavorChristchurch Bulldogs
BrisbaneBrandonSucuWilston Grange
BrisbaneBrendanClarkMaroochydore Roos
AucklandCarlosDonnell-BrownWaitakere Magpies
CanterburyCharlesBarnesMid Canterbury Eagles
OtagoChristianBlackieOtago Hoops
WellingtonCraigMorganHutt Valley Eagles
AucklandDavidRattenburyWaitakere Magpies
WellingtonHarisonManksWellington City Saints
AucklandJacksonClinceNorth Shore Tigers
WellingtonJamesKuselHutt Valley Eagles
CanterburyJayJohnsonEastern Blues
MelbourneJoeBaker-ThomasSt Kilda Saints
WellingtonJoshMorgan-RanuiNorth City Demons
OtagoJoshMackieOtago Hoops
AucklandJoshCunliffeNorth Shore Tigers
AucklandLiamBeattieUniversity Blues
AucklandMaxwellHicksCentral Giants
AucklandMichaelBoyceMt Roskill Saints
WellingtonMisilifiFaimaloNorth City Demons
AucklandNickBaileyMt Roskill Saints
WellingtonPeterHalsteadEastern Bulldogs
AucklandSamuelMcKenzieMt Roskill Saints
AucklandShaneLeatWaitakere Magpies
NorthlandTe KopaTipene-ThomasNorth Shore Tigers
AucklandTimStokesUniversity Blues
AucklandTySmithNorth Shore Tigers
MelbourneWilliamGregsonSandringham Zebras
AucklandWilliamDickinsonMt Roskill Saints