AFL Nauru

38 players to join AFL Nauru Talent Academy

AFL hopes the players will be able to access a scholarship pathway to the Gold Coast Suns and Brisbane Lions Academies.

AFL Nauru confirmed that based on skills and fitness including behaviour, attitude and discipline, 11 young women and 27 young men have made the level 3 Nauru Academy Talent Programme.

“The level 3 recipients have shown enough skills and will undergo training here at the Nauru Academy for eight weeks before joining the Gold Coast Talent Academy program.”

AFL Nauru appoints new President

AFL Nauru has confirmed that Fritz will be departing soon to further his education through an Australian Awards scholarship.

Detenamo was one of the new members that was elected for the executive seats during the meeting on 11 January.

He is from Tigers football club, and was voted the new President of AFL Nauru with seven votes.

He defeated Linko Jeremiah and Marie Agigo.

Voting for the Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer was next with Jonah Lomu Eoe voted into this position with Eigigu Kepae taking the Assistant Treasurer position.

Digicel seals naming rights for 3rd year for AUD$80k with AFL Nauru

The one-year deal signed today is a substantial investment and includes the naming rights of the elite competition - AFL Nauru Men’s District Competition.

Digicel Nauru CEO, Christopher Manaog, said; “We are elated to continue our partnership with AFL Nauru. AFL is the most loved sport in the country and we are happy to throw our support behind this popular event. We are looking forward to another successful season this year after two exciting tournaments over the last two years.”

AFL Nauru to kick off 2022 season this weekend

The tournament will kick of its season on Saturday.

Tournament organisers said, “Registration is now open for the Community Clubs and there are three divisions in A, B and C. Clubs must register a team in division A before they nominate a team to play in the lower divisions.”

“A maximum of 36 players can play in the A division, while 40 can play in division B and 45 in the C Division.”

To participate in the competition, teams are required to submit annual membership of $500, registration of $100 and $20 for each player.

     

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AFL Nauru partners with National Police Force

The police force confirmed that they have worked with national AFL representatives to plan ‘By the Book’ victory lap next Thursday prior to the grand final showdown on Saturday.

 

Police was represented by Commissioner Iven Notte and Deputy Commissioner Kalinda Blake.

 

They held meetings with not only the AFL members, but also the church leaders yesterday.

 

This is all part of the police programme of promoting ‘Safety, Safety, Safety’ for the public during this festive season.

     

AFL Nauru to develop local players in Digicel Cup

AFL Nauru President, Leona Ruana Cane said competition has been tough in the tournament.

“AFL Nauru is hoping to achieve more developed players from B and C grade to play in the A grade. More successful stories from players or officials or their change of life style from not active to being active and healthy. Hoping to achieve more people living a healthy life from participating in the competition.”

Cane said with teams displaying impressive performances in the 14-week tournament, they have lined up prizes to reward top teams.

Nauru AFL 35+ competition to kick off in March

AFL Nauru is requesting teams to be prepared before the kick-off date is confirmed

Nauru Media News – NTV reports this season, a total of 35 players are required for each team.

Entry fee for each player in the team is $20 with all payment expected to be cleared in round 2.

Entry fee will cover allowance for official members, match referees, as well as goal and boundary umpires.

Nauru Chiefs finish tournament on a high note

After 2 tough losses to Grand Finalists, PNG and NZ in the first two rounds, the Chiefs came charging back with impressive wins against France and Canada and ended up playing Great Britain for 5th position.

After a slow start, the Chiefs hit back hard in the 2nd half to take control of the game and eventually ran out comfortable winners by 21 points.

The dangerous Bronco Deidenang hit the scoreboards again with 3 goals and Aykers Daniel provided the match highlight with a miraculous goal from the boundary line that would have made Eddie Betts proud.

High Flying Magpies take out Grand Final

When the big game finally started, it was the Magpies who hit the ground running, dominating clearances and controlling the first quarter.

Young Magpie Richmond Spanner was a strong target for the Magpies, taking brilliant contested marks in their forward line and kicking 2 first quarter goals to help his team take control of the game early on.

In the middle Magpies skipper Yoshi Harris controlled the ruck in the first quarter giving his on-ballers first use and control of the clearances.

Shawn Kemp shines as top cat

It was a tight race between him and Cats veteran skipper Trent Depaune.

However, in the final round Maaki polled 5 votes to come from behind and take out the award.

Top 5

1. Shawn Kemp Maaki 18
2. Trent Depaune 17
3. Tiana Waidabu 12
4. David Adeang 10
5. Pilo Dagiaro 8