Regardless of age or ability, there are opportunities to Play AFL at your local Play AFL Club.
Play AFL Clubs have been developed as a hub for AFL in the community. The whole family can play. Children play games of AFL KiwiKick with children from other schools. Competitions of AFL 9s are available for male, female and mixed teams in both teenage and open age grades. All modules take place at the same venue.
AFL New Zealand is pleased to announce the opening of Play AFL Clubs at various North Island locations. Each Play AFL Club is located in an area where AFL New Zealand has delivered structured coaching programmes to primary and secondary school students.
Play AFL Clubs are located in:
AFL KiwiKick teaches children aged 5-12 the fundamental movement skills of kick, catch, pass and bounce. At Play AFL Clubs AFL KiwiKick is designed to get children playing full games of AFL KiwiKick with peers of a similar age, in a social and fun environment. Enter as an individual and we will put you in a team.[next_button color=”blue” link=”http://eepurl.com/oSgtH” target=”_blank”]Register now for AFL KiwiKick at a Play AFL Club[/next_button]
Teenagers aged 12-14 and 14-17 can play full games of AFL 9s. An Open Grade will also be operating, so adult teams of friends, workmates and family can compete against other teams. Entries can be into mixed, male or female competitions, as an individual or as part of a team.
AFL 9s is the game for everyone. Based on the traditional rules of AFL, AFL 9s reduces the contact and increases the speed. The field is smaller and the game is shorter. AFL 9s is fast, fun and great for fitness.[next_button color=”red” link=”http://eepurl.com/oFbe1″ target=”_blank”]Register now for AFL 9s at a Play AFL Club[/next_button]
Special offers are available for all modules at Play AFL Clubs. Participants in after-school AFL KiwiKick receive free entry into Play AFL Clubs, and secondary school teams can enter for free into AFL 9s competitions. For the Open Grade, any team that pays season fees upfront will have their registration fee waived.[next_button color=”yellow” link=”http://staging4.aflnz.co.nz/fees-and-special-offers/”]Fees and Special Offers[/next_button]
If you want to try AFL KiwiKick or AFL 9s before signing up, we can arrange a free Have a Go session for any group. Simply contact Samuel Mckenzie with a suitable time, date and location, and we will arrange a staff member who will bring all the necessary equipment.
AFL New Zealand is working in conjunction with venues and city councils to expand the number of Play AFL Clubs that are operating. Potential sites in future include Christchurch, Dunedin and Central Auckland.
Play AFL Clubs are opening very soon, but it isn’t too late to be a part of the new and dynamic sport of AFL, so sign up now.[next_button color=”blue” link=”http://eepurl.com/oSgtH” target=”_blank”]Register now for AFL KiwiKick at a Play AFL Club[/next_button] [next_button color=”red” link=”http://eepurl.com/oFbe1″ target=”_blank”]Register now for AFL 9s at a Play AFL Club[/next_button]