The Tamaki Lightning have a senior mens club entered into in the Senior competition of the American Football Auckland competition. The Lightning Senior team has been around since the inception of the club in 1999, having won a championship under the former Gridiron New Zealand Banner in 2005. After a rebuilding period in the late 2000's, the Senior squad has emerged as one of the premier teams in the Auckland competition and boasts one of the most revered defenses in the country. Having come so close over the last few seasons, including an unsuccessful trip to last years Kiwibowl, the boys are determined to secure a championship this year. Click 2018/19 premier players button to view our current squad.
The Tamaki Lightning are proud to announce the return of the Colts (ages 17- 19) for the 2018/2019 season. After a championship season last year the Tamaki Lightning Colts are eager to maintain the winning title. Whist several players have graduated to the premier team a strong core of players from last will join our new recruits to defend the title.
If you are interested in trying out this exciting sport, please get in touch with us.
We are looking for players from all sporting backgrounds and sizes! as the game of gridiron offers many specialised positions, there will always be one for you.
Click the 2018/19 Colts players button to view our current squad.
The Tamaki Lightning Junior team won the championship in 2015/16 season and followed this up with an appearance in the following seasons semi final, with a narrow loss. The 2017/18 season saw a hiatus of the Tamaki Lightning Junior team and we are looking to build this grade for the upcoming 2018/19 season. We are currently recruiting for the junior squad, so if you are interested in playing o please contact us if you are looking to play.
Click the 2018/19 Junior Players button to view our current squad.