McDonalds Coach of the Year


As part of McDonald’s Junior Football this year New Zealand Football and McDonald’s are celebrating the 6000+ volunteer coaches, who help 50,000 Kiwi kids enjoy football each season. The McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year is a nationwide search for New Zealand’s most deserving junior coach. More...more

The Empire Strikes Back - AB's v Lions Second Test 1 July 6.00pm

Good vs Evil
Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader (ok that's stretching it a bit to compare Steve Hansen with Luke Skywalker).
Can the Lions lift their game and square the series?
Come and watch the action at the Clubrooms, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Saturday 1st July 6pm. A great crowd last Saturday night cheered the boys home, come and join in the fun.more

Womens Div 4 Team beat Div 3 Opponents

The Womens Div 4 team have beaten Div 3 opponents in Bay Olympic with a 1-0 win at Crum Park this morning (25th June) thanks to a second half goal from Shelley Ellis.
Picture attached shows the victorious girls with coach Kim White.more

Team Photos

Teams photos Monday 19th June to Wednesday 21st June, will be held at the clubrooms at Lloyd Elsmore Park. Teams to arrive 10 mins before their scheduled time in clean football kit and boots. Coaches in coach shirt, hoody, or jacket.
Junior in-house teams to wear either yellow or blue shirts but all players MUST wear the same colour.more


AB's v Lions Clubrooms 24th June 6pm

The Lions are showing some teeth finally, the first test should be a cracker. The AB's are traditionally slow starters and the Lions should be firing on all cylinders by kick off. Come to the Lloyd Elsmore Park clubrooms Saturday 24th June 6.00pm. Show your support for your team, prizes for the best dressed supporter of each team.more

Chatham Cup Round One

BBAFC v Ngongotaha - Lloyd Elsmore Park - 2pm Sat 13th May
Come along and support the team.
Stay and have a drink in the bar afterwards (celebration time!)more

Holiday Programme Schedule

Term 1:
Junior Fun Footy 18-21 Apr
5th to 11/12th grade in-house players
9am - 12pm

Academy Programme 24-27 Apr
9th to 12th grade AFF 9.00 - 12.00pm
13th to 17th grade AFF 12.30 - 3.30pm

Registration is via Club Hub, log in and select Tasks -> Purchases and Bookings.

Non-BBAFC members copy and paste the following link in a browser:


Season Start Dates

AFF Youth football - Sat 1st April
BBAFC In-house junior football - Sat 29th Aprilmore

Coaching Positions Available

Following on from our inaugural running of the Grassroots and Skill Development Programmes last season, we are again offering the coaching programme to all of our players free of charge. We have taken on board feedback from last season and will be looking to expand the number of coaches who run the sessions. Click More for further info...more

AFF Team Announcements

The top two teams in each AFF grade will be advised over the next 48 hours. All other teams in each grade will be confirmed by the end of the week. Those 9th to 12th grade players who are not in an AFF team will be allocated to a team in the in-house competition.

This covers boys and girls AFF 9th to 16th grade. 17th and 19th being worked on.more

Trial venue change - 27th February

Trials for 11th and 12th grade boys will now be at Millhouse Reserve (not WGD).
11th grade - 5-630pm
12th grade - 630-8pmmore

Kick it with the Football Ferns at Rogers Park

Next Saturday, in conjunction with the AFF, we will be having a fun morning for all those girls interested in football. There will be skills sessions, fun games, and some of the Football Ferns will be there to join in the fun. So come along, test your skills against the very best, and have a fun morning.

Venue: Rogers Park
Date: Saturday 25th February
Time: 10am to 1pmmore

Important - change in trial venue

13th to 17th Girls Born 2000 to 2004 - Session Two 18-Feb 11am to 12:30pm now at Macleans turf.
U16,U17,U19 Boys Born 1998 to 2001 - Session Two - 19-Feb - 1pm to 2:30pm now at Macleans turf.more

Registrations Closing...

Registrations for the 2017 winter season will be closing on 28th February.more

7th and 8th Grade Trials

Trials for 7th and 8th grade will be held at William Green Domain Saturday 18th February.

7th Grade - 4-5pm
8th Grade - 5.15-6.15pm

The 7th grade trials are to select a team to play in the BBAFC in-house 8th grade competition.

The 8th grade trials are to select a team to play in the AFF 9th grade competition.more

AFF Youth Trials

Please find attached information detailing the trial process for all players wishing to play in the AFF competition at Bucklands Beach AFC for 2017.
Any questions please contact:
Munith Naidu Director Junior and Youth Football - munithn@gmail.com
Martin Bolton Club Captain - martin.bolton@xtra.co.nz

Click More...more

Mens First and Reserves Preseason

For those interested in selection for our Senior Men’s First and Reserves teams the preseason commences Tuesday 7th Feb 6:30pm at Millhouse Reserve (67 Millhouse Dr) and continues there every Tuesday and Thursday following. For further info you can contact the manager Paul MacKenzie (021) 211-9192.more

AFF Pre-Season Tournament – Boys U15 & Girls U16

Please see attached information sheet for a preseason AFF tournament. Expressions of interest to Munith - munithn@gmail.com.more

2017 Registrations Now Open

Registrations for 2017 are now open. The subscription fee is unchanged and is as follows:
Junior $160
Youth $180
Open $210

Please note the team photo is included in the subscription fee.more

AGM 2016

The Bucklands Beach AFC AGM was held at Rogers Park on Tuesday 22nd November. Thanks to all who attended. The following positions were elected.

President - Merv Hotter
Vice President - Andy Pullar
Club Captain - Martin Bolton
Treasurer - David Pasco
Senior Convenor - Paul Mackenzie
Youth Convenor - Paul Matthews

Vacant positions: Secretary, Womens Convenor, Junior Convenor. More...more

Notice of AGM

The AGM will be held on Tuesday 22nd November 7pm at Rogers Park, all are invited to attend. We are looking for additional committee members to assist in the running of our club. If you would like to help then please come along and get involved. This is your chance to have a say in how your club is run and contribute to the future growth of it.more

NZ Football Skill Centre

We have just been confirmed as an official NZ Football Skill Centre. Munith Naidu, Director of Coaching, has been in discussions with the AFF, click more for further details.more


Funding Grant Acknowledgements

BBAFC committee wish to acknowledge the support of Pub Charity, Blue Sky, Pelorus and Infinity. Their generous support enables the club to continue to provide a fantastic sporting environment to our club members and wider community.more
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The club are always on the lookout for sponsorship, if you are interested please contact

Merv Hotter, Club President mervhotter087@gmail.com

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