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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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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Crows retain Tucker, Copeland and Maisey

2018 Number 1 draft pick Jake Tucker along with Josh Copeland and Alastair Maisey have all been retained by the Western Crows for the 2019 season.
 

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

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

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Saints retain key position players for 2019 season

The Southern Saints have retained the services of Auckland based players Alex Fakatoumafi, Daniel Howie and Nico Donnell-Brown for the 2019 Premiership season.
 

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

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

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Suns strike as they retain regional stars

AFL New Zealand Premiership side, the Northern Suns have announced that they have retained regional based players Liam Beattie and Josh Mackie 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 players. (Up…

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Crows secure 2018 Player of the Year

The Western Crows have retained the services of 2018 AFL New Zealand Senior Men’s Player of the Year Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Te Kopa’s retention come under Category 2 of the Retained Players list (RPL).

RPL Category 2 is the…

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Future talent retained by the Saints

The Southern Saints have announced that they will add Regional based players Hayden Johnston and Josh Morgan-Ranui to their retained players list for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Both players represented the New Zealand U18 side in 2018 and have been retained under the (RPL) category 2…

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Sullivan and Rhodes retained by reigning premiers

The Central Giants have announced that Canterbury based players Wayne Sullivan and Nick Rhodes have been retained for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The Canterbury based players have been retained under the (RPL) category 2.

RPL Category 2 is the retention of Regionally based players. (Up to 5…

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Premiership sides eye top ruckman in National Draft

Former Southern Saints and current North Shore Tigers (Auckland AFL) ruckman Tyler Paull will return to the AFL New Zealand Premiership in 2019 via the National Draft which takes place in November this year.
 

The 24 year old spent a year away from the game last season and will…

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Hornets star enters the National Draft

2018 Howick Hornets recruit Travis Walker will be one of the hottest tickets around in this year’s National Draft as the four Premiership sides will be hoping to secure the services of the key forward for the 2019 season. 
 

Having returned to New Zealand earlier this year after…

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Crows secure rising star for 2019 Premiership

The Western Crows have utilised their priority pick ahead of this year’s National Draft to secure the signing of Auckland based New Zealand Representative Declan Crann for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The Crows have used a Priority pick to secure New Zealand’s latest debutant under…

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