NZ still wants AFL games despite Saints' China foray

New Zealand still wants to host AFL games despite St Kilda’s retreat from the nation and the League’s focus on China.
 

The Saints have now committed to playing in China for the next three seasons, selling a home game to Port Adelaide and the AFL to play…

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Awatere, Kempt and Allen stay at the Suns

AFL New Zealand Premiership side, the Northern Suns have announced that they have retained regional based players Alex Awatere, Will Kempt and Josh Allen for the 2019 season.
 

The pair were retained under Category 2 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 2 is the Retention of regional based…

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Canterbury stars to remain at the Crows

Canterbury stars Sam Burdett, Brad Mavor and Jed Willliams have all been retained by the Western Crows for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The pair were retained under Category 2 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 2 is the Retention of regional based players. (Up to 5…

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Giants lock in speed and skill

The Central Giants have locked in Tayne Lockwood and Dean Smith for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership while using their priority draft pick to secure the services of Cantabrian Garrett Beck.
 

The Giants used a priority pick to secure Beck under the ruling of the Retained Player List…

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Wellington Youth competition all set to go

The 2018 Wellington Youth competition kicks off it’s first round this Sunday at Hutt Park in Seaview.
 

Now in its fourth year, AFL New Zealand announced the expansion of an Under 12’s, Under 16 Girls & 16 and Over Girls grades to accompany the growth of the…

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Suns snare Bailey as they retain Rogers and White

AFL New Zealand Premiership side, the Northern Suns have announced the signing of former Central Giants half back Chris Bailey for the 2019 season.
 

The Suns used a priority pick to secure Bailey under the ruling of the Retained Player List (RPL) Category 3, stating:

Each Premiership side will…

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Reigning Premiers retain big names

Reigning AFL New Zealand Premiers, the Central Giants have retained James Dakin, Tristan Burnett and Elliot Bennetts for the 2019 Premiership season.
 

The trio were retained under Category 3 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 3 is the Retention of Auckland based players. (Up to 5 players retained…

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Bulldogs unbeaten in Wellington AFL as the Eagles soar

The Wellington AFL has completed their first round robin of the 2018 season.
 

The Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs have won their first three games but it is the Hutt Valley Eagles who are surprising the competition.
The Hutt Valley Eagles have had a great start to the season, although player…

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