Franklin United

Franklin United has been formed by two clubsPukekohe AFC and Drury AFC – to bring together the finest football talent within the Franklin region.

The Franklin United vision – to create a sustainable pathway to the top level for young football players in the Franklin region.

Pukekohe AFC has built a strong relationship with Franklin United from the beginning of 2016, which will continue to grow for many years to come.

Franklin United Football Academy (FUYA)

In 2018 Franklin United will launch FUYA (Franklin United Youth Academy). The Academy is targeting top players in the age groups 12-17 years old. The Academy will select one team from each age group and this team will play under Franklin United for 2018. The teams will play in the regular AFF competitions, aiming for a spot in either the Metro or Championship Divisions. Franklin United has appointed a full-time Director of Football, Ben Fletcher, who will oversee the Academy and work with the coaches to deliver the Academy programme.

Franklin United Young FU’s (Young Foos)

In 2018 Franklin United will launch Young FUs (Young Franklin United players).  The Academy is targeting top players in the age groups of 10-11 years old.  Players will attend the Academy part time during the year.

If you are interested in being kept up-to-date with information about FUYA, please download the Register of Interest Form (PDF, 358KB) and return the completed form to

Franklin United  Updates/Newsletters

Please click the links below to access the following updates from Franklin United:


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FUYA Information Sheet Jan 2018

5th Newsletter

6th Newsletter

7th Newsletter

8th Newsletter

9th Newsletter

Franklin United ‘Football in Schools’

Franklin United are looking for coaches to help deliver Football in Schools during Term 2 and Term 3.  It is during school time at local Franklin Schools and the successful recipient will be paid $25.00 per hour.  For more information please contact:  Ben Fletcher   Mob:  021 024 88798

Franklin United ‘Holiday Camp’

Franklin United are holiday a School Holiday Camp, open to 6-14 yrs olds.  16th-19th July at Pukekohe, Bledisloe Park, John Street, Pukekohe from 9am-3pm.  Cost is $100 for week or $30 per day.  Register now via:

View flyer for more information

Contact Franklin United

If you are interested in learning more about Franklin United, visit, or contact:

Jim Evans
021 190 1239

Franklin United in the Media

Sky Sports came to Pukekohe to learn more about newly-formed Franklin United