Boyce to Captain Saints for record fourth season

Michael Boyce will become the first player in the AFL New Zealand Premiership to Captain a side for four consecutive seasons after he was announced as the leader of the Saints for the 2019 competition. 
 

After a remarkable season in 2017 when they won the Premiership winning eight out…

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2018 Best and Fairest to guide the Crows

2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership Best and Fairest Jay Johnson will Captain the Western Crows for the 2019 competition.
 

The New Zealand onballer had a stand out season in 2018 following a strong International Cup with his highlight coming in the Grand Final where he took an outstanding mark…

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McKenzie determined to go back to back with Giants in 2019

In a massive boost for the Central Giants, 2018 Premiership winning captain Sam McKenzie will once again lead the side for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

In 2018, the Giants used a priority pick prior to the National Draft to secure McKenzie from the Southern Saints where he…

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Congalton returns to lead the Southern Saints

Former New Zealand Captain Andrew Congalton will take the reins once again at the the Southern Saints as he is announced as the head coach for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership season.
 

Congalton is a well known and respected member of the International football community.

He has a…

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Northern Suns name new head coach for 2019

Former New Zealand representative James Bowden has been named as the new Northern Suns Head Coach for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership season.
 

The Cantabrian has been apart of the Central Giants set up for the past three seasons as a playing assistant coach and will now focus…

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Mundell named head coach of the Western Crows

Chris Mundell has been announced as the Western Crows head coach for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership season, a position he already once held back in 2017.
 

Mundell was the head coach of the Northern Suns during the inaugural AFL New Zealand Premiership before moving to the Western…

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Premiership coach signs on for 2019

2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership winning coach Izaak Williams has signed on for another season with the Central Giants as he prepares to lead them to back to back Premiership’s in 2019.
 

After finishing in third place in 2017 with 3 wins, Williams took over the Giants head…

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AFLW Boundary Rules to be trialled in AFL New Zealand Premiership

The AFL New Zealand Premiership will introduce a new rule for the 2019 season.
 

A free kick will be paid against the last player who touches the ball before it goes out of bounds in the AFL New Zealand Premiership competition from next year.

A free kick will be…

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Millennium to host AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final Breakfast

To commemorate the inception of the inaugural AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final, the Millennium High Performance Centre will host another first with AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final Breakfast scheduled to take place on the morning of the Grand Final and Plate Final.
 

The four teams competing on…

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AFL New Zealand Premiership partners with Unitec

AFL New Zealand has recently partnered with Unitec to provide a new centrally based Auckland venue for the AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Preseason training and testing will take place at the Unitec facilities to provide increased accessibility for Auckland based participants who have in previous seasons travelled to QBE…

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2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership to include Grand Final

February 2019, will see the commencement of the 4th AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Three completed seasons have seen three different Premiership title holders with Western Crows 2016, Southern Saints 2017 and Central Giants 2018, all successful under a home and away championship held in much the same manner as…

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AFLNZ Premiership brings exciting changes for 2019 season

The fourth edition of the AFL New Zealand Premiership will commence the new season on February 17th 2019.
 

Four teams will compete in the Premiership Season based at North Harbour Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore with a 9 round schedule culminating in late April.

The AFL New Zealand…

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