The Metro Lions are an AFA club with 4 teams in Auckland's contact American Football Leagues -
Premier Mens Open, Colts-U19, Juniors-U16 and Womens Open.
We also have 4 teams in the AFA Flag Football competition.
Premier Men's Open, 2 x Premier Women's Open and Junior Men-U17.
The American Football season in Auckland runs from late October through to mid Februrary.
Metro Lions traditionally start full training after the Labour Weekend and competition runs through to the culmination of the Kiwi Bowl finals football weekend, normally scheduled for late February or early March.
Preseason preparations often start late September depending on Auckland City Council facilities availability. Club trainings are on Mondays and Wednesday nights.
New Zealand's longest established American Football Club, originally known as the Mountain Lions.
First incorpaorated as one of the 4 foundation clubs of the inaugural NZGFA competition of 1982, a succession that coninued through to the NZAFA and now a member of the NZAFF.
Original home was at Potters Park Mt Eden, but are now based at Grey Lynn Park, Central Auckland.
Established in 1978.
Premier Kiwi Bowl Champions🏆2019, 2013, 2008, 2006, 2005. 15 x Finalists.