AFL New Zealand Academy to take on NSW Schools

The New Zealand Hawks Academy Level 1 will play a 2 game series against the New South Wales Independent Schools team in Auckland over the ANZAC Day weekend.

This is the first time the team from the New South Wales region has traveled over to NZ and they looking forward to their 6 day trip. The tour comes off the back of a successful visit by a New Zealand Junior representative team to Sydney in April 2015. The series take place in conjunction with visits from other touring parties from South East Victoria as well as the AFL Academy team.

New Zealand Hawks Academy Level Team 2016

Head CoachAlex Fakatoumafi
Assistant CoachPeter Geale
Assistant CoachWarwick Kain
ManagerSteve Allen
Full NameRegionSchool
Alvin GrantHarbourNorthcote College
Beren GoodwinWellingtonTe Ra
Brad AffleckOtagoOtago Boys High School
Braedyn CollinsHarbourRosmini College
Brandon AbsalomWellingtonWellington College
Bronson HewitsonWaitakereAvondale College
Dennis Pere-KoroNorthlandKeri Keri High School
Douglas McJorrowWellingtonScots College
George HopkinsWellingtonFergusson Intermediate
Hari BelowWellingtonFergusson Intermediate
James DakinAucklandWestern Springs College
Jerome GoodhueWaitakereAvondale College
Josh HookOtagoKavanagh College
Kaleb SinclairWellingtonUpper Hutt College
Levi BoydWaitakereRutherford College
Lewis GillWellingtonOnslow College
Logan GaualofaNorthlandKeri Keri High School
Luke BuckleyHarbourAlbany Junior High School
Mau Kuonga TealeiWellingtonPorirua College
Quinn PocockAucklandWestern Springs College
Rico TuhuaWellingtonFergusson Intermediate
Ronan MorlingCountiesRosehill College
Thomas WoodwardWellingtonScots College
Wade McNabbCountiesRosehill College
Itinerary
Wednesday April 20th- New Zealand players arrive in Auckland
Wednesday April 20th- 7.00pm Welcome Function, AFL New Zealand Academy Level 1 & NSW Independent Schools Millennium Institute
(Click here for information on tickets  for the Welcome Function)
Thursday April 21st- Training camp
Friday April 22nd- 10.00am Game 1, AFL New Zealand Academy Level 1 & NSW Independent Schools QBE Stadium
Friday April 22nd- 12.15pm After Match Function QBE Stadium. (Players and officials meals only)
Saturday April 23rd – 6.00pm High Performance Awards Spencer on Byron
(Tickets are now closed for the HP Awards night)
Sunday April 24th –10.00am Game 2, AFL New Zealand Academy Level 1 & NSW Independent Schools QBE Stadium
Sunday April 24th -12.15pm After Match Function QBE Stadium. (Player and officials meals only)

Coach: Alex Fakatoumafi

Assistant Coach: Peter Geale

Assistant Coach: Warwick Kain

To check out all the events over the ANZAC week end click here