First day of NZ Secondary Schools Floorball Champs

The first day of the 2015 New Zealand Secondary Schools Floorball Champs featured some exciting games in all categories. In group A, Rongotai College as the defending champions faced Pukekohe High School who came third in 2014. Pukekohe took the lead in the second period and the game was very intense. Rongotai fought back hard and managed to score the wining goal in powerplay with less than a minute to go.

NZ Secondary Schools Floorball Champs start on Saturday

The first games for the 2015 NZ Secondary Schools Floorball Champs start at 8:00am on Saturday 19th September. The games are at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie, Wellington and entry is free. 13 teams from around the country will compete for the NZ titles in 3 different categories. The draw for the tournament can be found here.

New Zealand Secondary School Floorball Champs 2015

The New Zealand Secondary School Floorball Championships are being held in Wellington on the weekend of 19th and 20th September 2015. The tournament is played at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie and Secondary Schools will compete in different categories for girls, boys, mixed and U15s. Registration for this event closes on 9th September.

First NZ Men's U19 games a positive experience

Despite the overall results and losing the qualifier series to Australia, the New Zealand U19 team returns home from Sydney with gained confidence and a lot of motivation to keep up the development. The squad was very young and played at an international level for the very first time. The first game ended in a 4:4 draw and in the second game it was only the first period where Australia was clearly the better team.

Tough second game for New Zealand U19s

The New Zealand team was determined to come out strong again in the second game and continue the solid performance from the day before. However Australia managed to get the better start and score two early goals to take the lead. New Zealand couldn't get the opposition players under control and Australia extended the lead to 5:0 after the first period. The break provided an opportunity for the Kiwi team to re-focus and they come out strong and managed to score early through Oli McLaren.

New Zealand U19s draw first game against Australia

The New Zealand Men's U19 team played Australia U19 in a two game series in Sydney on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th October 2014. The winner of the series secured the last qualifying spot for the World Floorball Champs in 2015.

NZ U19 Men's team to play Australia in World Cup Qualifiers

The New Zealand U19 Men's National team will play Australia in a two game Qualification Series for the World Floorball Championships 2015. The games are held in Sydney on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th October and the winner will travel to Sweden in May 2015 for the World Cup finals. The team has been preparing in Sydney for the last few days and is ready for the big challenge ahead.

NZ Secondary School Floorball Championships

The New Zealand Secondary School Floorball Championships 2014 will be held on Saturday and Sunday 20th and 21st September at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie, Wellington. The tournament is open to Secondary Schools across the country and the event is officially sanctioned by the NZ Secondary School Sports Council. Games will be played on full size Floorball rinks, 20x40m and teams need goalie plus 5 field players on the court.

First Floorball Tournament in Christchurch

Final game between Christchurch and Wellington Storm

On Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th, the first ever Floorball tournament was played in Christchurch. It was the first time that a Floorball rink was set-up on the South Island and is a good indication for the fast development and growth of Floorball in New Zealand. Four teams played a round robin, with minor and grand finals on Sunday. The team from Dunedin took out third place, defeating the Stormettes from Wellington 7:5.

Christchurch Floorball up and running

A new group has started to play Floorball regularly in Christchurch. The group is training every Thursday night from 8:00-9:30 at the Graham Condon Recreation and Sports Centre in Papanui.


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