American Football Canterbury (New Zealand) 2018

American Football Canterbury Logo 2018 [Reference: 2]


American Football Canterbury 2019 Ladder [Reference: Compiled from Results in 1]


DateHome TeamAway Team
AFC Final
American Football Canterbury 2018 Playoffs [Reference: 1]

Regular Season Results

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
American Football Canterbury 2018 Regular Season Results [Reference: 1]

Home Venues

TeamHome Venue
All MatchesTe Hahu Park, Wigram
American Football Canterbury 2018 Home Venues [Reference: 1]


After a short 2-game season for each of the three teams in the American Football Canterbury League, Warhawks (2-0) took on Wolfpack (1-1) in the Final in what the AFC website described as a final for the ages between the two AFC titans.

Wolpack’s Rookie Quarterback Josh Thompson settled early in the game and connected with his receivers for 4 Touchdowns, including a bizarre fumbling play which left the Warhawks defense baffled as they rushed towards the ball leaving the Wide Receivers open for a late score that sealed the game.

Warhawks QB Steven Harris was also in fine form, proving hard to stop, however, a crucial Interception by cornerback Jaka Payot settled the Wolfpack defense.

The Warhawks got into a game tying position late in the game behind Captains Anthony Vea and Steven Harris, but the late fumble play score settled matters, with standouts for the Wolfpack including rookies Nick Smith and Corbin Menchen. [Reference: 1]

American Football Canterbury 2018 Final Action Photo [Reference: 3]



[1] American Football Canterbury (2018) 2018-19 Season & News [Internet] Available from:–news [Accessed 9 January 2020]


[2] American Football Canterbury (2018) 2018 AFC Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 9 January 2020]

[3] American Football Canterbury (2018) 2018 AFC Final Action Photo[Internet] Available from: [Accessed 9 January 2020]


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