football

Inaugural full club prizegiving for Franklin United Football Club

Saturday 22 September saw Franklin United Football Club celebrate its first full Club Prizegiving.  Held at Pukekohe High School, the club’s eight teams filled the school hall and took the opportunity to celebrate the club’s successes and reward players, coaches and managers for their efforts this season. A number of the major club awards were given out to young Junior players, […]

Pukekohe AFC match report 1 September

Pukekohe AFC Men’s 1st team travelled to McLennan Park on Saturday afternoon to face Papakura City “Bula” in the Counties Manukau Knockout Cup 2nd round. The team were buoyant heading into the match after a win in the 1st round of the cup last weekend and this showed as Pukekohe dominated the early exchanges. Whilst not perfect, Pukekohe played some […]

Pukekohe AFC—18 august

It was derby day last Saturday as we welcomed our neighbours Waiuku AFC to Bledisloe Park for our rearranged fixture. Luckily the weather was superb for football and both teams made the most of it. This fixture is always eagerly anticipated and hard fought, with Saturday being no exception. Waiuku knew a win would seal the AFF Championship title but it wasn’t […]

Franklin United— 18 August 2018

16th Grade Conference Champions Leading the way with our Junior teams this season Franklin United’s 16th Grade team took out the AFF/NFF Conference league this season, thus earning them promotion to 17th Metro in 2019. Led by coach Lloyd Petersen for two years, the team won Division 1 in 2017 for promotion to Conference this year. Joined this season by […]

Champions!

Waiuku AFC Men’s premier teams victory over Pukekohe AFC firsts was enough to seal the AFF Championship and earn a promotion for Waiuku on Saturday 18 August, with a game still in hand. The two local teams took to Bledisloe Park in Pukekohe, with Waiuku taking home a well fought win 2-1. Rob Thornton from Waiuku AFC said they were […]

Football Report — Pukekohe AFC 04 August 2018

Match Report Men’s 1sts vs Otahuhu Utd, 2-1 loss. Goal scorer: Michael Smith. Ray White Players of the Day: Andrew Bond and Daniel Colville. Men’s Reserves vs Eastern Suburbs, 3-1 loss. Goal scorer: Nathan Ives

Football report—Franklin United 04 August 2018

Franklin United travelled south to Cambridge last weekend. On a sticky pitch both teams found hard, it was Franklin that took an early lead. Charlie Heather, Franklin’s top goal scorer cut in from the right-hand side and drove a hard low shot into the bottom corner of the net. It was a fierce battle with both teams pressing hard for […]

Franklin United Football Report—21 July 2018

With the weather again playing a part in this weekend’s football our NRFL Teams were moved to Drury to take on Bucklands Beach. It was always going to be a tough match with opponents Bucklands Beach sitting second on the table. And it was two minutes of lack of concentration just before half time that cost Franklin United the game. […]

Franklin United 14th Grade Girls

With the creation of the Franklin United Football Academy this year, a good number of girls trialled, and 14th Grade team was established. Currently sitting in third place on table of the Championship 14 Grade Division 1, the team is doing well for their first season together under the Franklin United club. The team aged from 12-15 years old with […]

Pukekohe AFC— 7 July 2018

Pukekohe AFC Men’s first team’s season continued on Saturday as they welcomed high-flying Western Springs to Bledisloe Park. The game started very evenly with both sides sharing the possession and trying to settle into the game. Pukekohe created a couple of half chances to open the scoring before a smart break away from Western Springs saw their striker brought down […]


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