AFL New Zealand Academy 2016 selection

The athletes for the 2016 AFLNZ Academy have been announced by National High Performance Manager Mick Coultard. Academy athletes will participate in skill development, athletic testing and measurement, game play and personal development over a 5 week period.


From the Academy, New Zealand Hawks Academy teams will be selected consisting of 24 players each to play touring Australian teams. Eligibility for these teams can be found here:

New Zealand Hawks Academy Level 1

New Zealand Hawks Academy Level 2

Further opportunities arising from the AFL New Zealand Academy include, selection into New Zealand Hawks Academy teams, AFL New Zealand National Combine selection, access to talent scouts and AFL International Scholarships.


Congratulations to all involved.



Full Name:RegionSchool
Aaron KohaiKawerauEdgecumbe College
Bonowai BaledrokadrokaAucklandMount Albert Grammar
Braedyn CollinsHarbourRosmini College
Bronson HewitsonWaitakereAvondale College
Cahon HoldenWellingtonWellington College
Connor McGeoughWellingtonSt Pat’s College Silverstream
Cullen MarstersAucklandSt Pauls college
Dawson NanaiAucklandSouthern Cross Campus
Hayden  JohnstonOtagoOtago Boys High School
Iraia TuhiwaiPalmerston NorthManukura
Isaac PiperAucklandSt Peters College
Ishmael Perkins BanseWellingtonWellington College
Jarrod GordonAucklandOnehunga high school
Jerome GoodhueWaitakereAvondale College
Joshua Morgan-RanuiWellingtonWellington College
Kaleb SinclairWellingtonUpper Hutt College
Leon HarrisNorthlandWhangarei Boys HS
Levi BoydWaitakereRutherford College
Lewis BarrowYoungHarbourNorthcote College
Lewis GillWellingtonOnslow College
Luke  DunningAucklandAlbany Senior High School
Max StuartNorthlandBay of Islands College
Michael IwashitaNorthlandWhangarei Boys High School
Peter AllottWellingtonHutt Valley High School
Quinn PocockAucklandWestern Springs College
Sam GreenWellingtonWellington College
Sam IsbisterWellingtonWellington college
Sebastian Serrano-ValladaresAucklandSacred Heart College
William  KemptWellingtonSt Pat’s College Silverstream
Hrithik  KhemaniAucklandMt. Roskill Int
Alvin GrantHarbourNorthcote College
Beren GoodwinWellingtonTe Ra
Brandon AbsalomWellingtonWellington College
Declan CrannWaitakereGreen Bay High School
Dennis Pere-KoroNorthlandKerikeri High School
Douglas McJorrowWellingtonScots College
George HopkinsWellingtonFergusson Intermediate
Hari BelowWellingtonFergusson Intermediate
Hoani Rogers-BrownNorthlandDargaville High School
Jack MorrisWaitakereGreen Bay High School
Jacob TuckerHarbourNorthcote College
Jacob BurriWaitakereGreen Bay High School
James DakinAucklandWestern Springs College
Joel BrownAucklandSt Pauls college
Joseph Alesich-TamarikiAucklandRosmini College
Josh  MackieOtagoOtago Boys High School
Josh  HookOtagoKavanagh College
Keedon BruceNorthlandWhangarei Boys HS
Logan GaualofaNorthlandKerikeri High School
Luke RobinsonWellingtonParemata High School
Luke BuckleyHarbourAlbany Junior High School
Mau Kuonga TealeiWellingtonPorirua College
Maxwell HicksAucklandRosmini College
Rico TuhuaWellingtonFergusson Intermediate
Ronan MorlingCountiesRosehill college
Shaun HanningWellingtonSt Pat’s College Silverstream
Thomas WoodwardWellingtonScots College
Tom HackHarbourMurrays Bay Intermediate
Wade McNabbCountiesWaiau Pa
Brad  AffleckOtagoOtago Boys High School