Mackie to shine at the Suns in 2018

Otago based New Zealand representative Josh Mackie has been selected by the Northern Suns in the hotly contested Category 3 at the 2017 National Draft. 
 

The 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership runners up also selected the exciting young duo of Will Kempt from Wellington and Chai Proctor from Otago…

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Southern Saints strike Gold at National Draft

The Southern Saints have struck gold in the 2017 AFL New Zealand Draft after securing star midfielder Misilifi Faimalo from Wellington. 
 

The 2017 defending Premiers also added Academy Graduate Clayton Walters, Peter Pirangi from Auckland and Keegan Wilson from Canterbury to their already star studded squad.

 
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Tucker drafted #1 as Crows select good mix of talent

The Western Crows have drafted a good mix of talent to their side for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Jake Tucker, Vandyn Hartman, Brad Mavor and Jed Williams have all joined the 2016 Premiership winning side and will add value in key areas around the field.  

 
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Central Giants snare key forward in National Draft

The Central Giants have selected renowned goal kicker James McKenzie at the 2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft. McKenzie will return to the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership after missing out on the 2017 season due to injury. 
 

Along with McKenzie, the Giants have also drafted exciting Academy Graduate…

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Development Players to return for the 2018 Premiership

The AFL New Zealand Premiership will provide a number of talented players from the AFL New Zealand Academy the opportunity to participate in the Premiership as development players.
 

The opportunity will be utilised to further development and manage the environment for young players and their introduction into senior football…

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2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft order

The 2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place tonight at 8.00pm and will see all players placed into one of four list categories. Highlighting the logistics of the competition and scheduling at QBE Stadium, the list categories are determined by national representation, age and regions throughout New…

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Toomer and Proctor headline Category 4 in tonight's Draft

Regional Based players Logan Toomer and Chai Proctor will headline Category 4 in tonight’s 2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft. 
 

The Otago pair have both represented New Zealand in the past and will both add value in any of the four Premiership sides.

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Mackie, Mavor and Misi headline Category 3 at 2017 Draft

Regional Based New Zealand Representatives Josh Mackie, Brad Mavor and Misilifi Faimalo will headline Category 3 in tomorrow night’s 2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft. 
 

All three players played for the Northern Suns during the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership and with each side only able to retain…

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Draft Preview: Big names return for 2017 National Draft

This year’s AFL New Zealand National Draft will feature some big names who are either returning or making their debut in the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership. James McKenzie, Vandyn ‘Diesel’ Hartman, Alex Fakatoumafi and Tim Stokes have all represented the New Zealand National side and will be available…

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Northern Suns secure White and Ilaua

The Northern Suns have announced that they will add Auckland based players Josh White and Jonathon Ilaua to their retained players list for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The players have been retained through Category 1 of the Retained Players List (RPL): Retention of Auckland based players who…

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Western Crows retain exciting small forwards

The Western Crows have announced that they will add Auckland based players Ben Armstrong and Steph Tabaillou to their retained players list for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The players have been retained through Category 1 of the Retained Players List (RPL): Retention of Auckland based players who…

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Draft Preview: Hard to separate Academy graduates

With such amazing talent coming through the AFL New Zealand Academy system, a number of graduates will be in hot demand at next Tuesday’s National Draft.
 

We take a look at three of the AFL New Zealand Academy Graduates that all four Premiership sides will be vying for…

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