2018 National Draft Report Cards

With the dust now settled from Wednesday night’s National Draft, we take a look at how your side fared from the big night, along with who was seen as the best pick and who will be the draft smokey in 2019. 
 
Central Giants

Who arrived: Steph Tabaillou (Western…

30 Nov 3:32 PM 0 Read More...

Draft round up: Western Crows select good mix of talent

The Western Crows have drafted a good mix of talent to their side for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Blake Williamson, Jay Green and Daniel Brooks have all joined the 2016 Premiership winning side and will add value in key areas around the field.  

 
Category 1: Blake…

30 Nov 1:39 PM 0 Read More...

Draft round up: Saints nab Croft, Walker and Farris

The Southern Saints have selected the talented trio of Jevaan Croft, Travis Walker and Jalan Farris in the 2018 AFL New Zealand Draft.
 

All three players will don the red, white and black for the first time as they prepare to debut in New Zealand’s top competition beginning…

30 Nov 9:48 AM 0 Read More...

Draft round up: Serrano welcomed back via the Giants

Former Southern Saint Seb Serrano will return to the AFL New Zealand Premiership in 2019 after he was selected by the Central Giants in the National Draft. Serrano missed the 2018 season due to injury and is now back playing for the University Blues in the Auckland AFL. 
 

Along…

29 Nov 2:35 PM 0 Read More...

Draft round up: Landy to rise with the Suns

The Northern Suns have selected University Blues ruckman as their number 1 draft pick at the National Draft as they set out to win the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership, kicking off on February 17th at QBE Stadium in Auckland. 
 

The 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership squad will also…

29 Nov 11:02 AM 0 Read More...

Phantom Draft: Who will be number 1?

With the 2018 AFL New Zealand National Draft only hours away, AFL New Zealand media predicts who could be taken as the top pick in each of the three categories.
 
The three categories involved are: 
Category 1: AFL New Zealand Academy Graduates
Category 2: Auckland based players
Category 3…

28 Nov 2:31 PM 0 Read More...

2018 AFL New Zealand National Draft order

The 2018 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place tomorrow night at 8.00pm and will see all players placed into one of three list categories.
 

Highlighting the logistics of the competition and scheduling at QBE Stadium, the list categories are determined by national representation, age and regions…

27 Nov 3:14 PM 0 Read More...

Big names back in the draft

This year’s AFL New Zealand National Draft will feature some big names who are either returning or making their debut in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership. 
 

We feature four players who will be high on every coaches list.

The 2018 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take…

26 Nov 11:28 AM 0 Read More...

Draft Preview: Saints squad members set for big week of AFL

The Mt Roskill Saints will be vying for Premiership glory this weekend when they contest the Auckland AFL Grand Final on Saturday. Two players in the Saints squad will also be lining up in the AFL New Zealand National Draft next Wednesday the 28th as they look to secure themselves…

22 Nov 12:01 PM 0 Read More...

Suns to receive number 1 pick ahead of next week’s National Draft

The 2018 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place Wednesday November 28th at 8.00pm and will see all players placed into one of three list categories.
 

Highlighting the logistics of the competition and scheduling at QBE Stadium, the list categories are determined by age and regions throughout…

22 Nov 10:21 AM 0 Read More...

Draft Preview: Roaring Tigers attack the draft

The North Shore Tigers have had a number of players drafted into the Premiership over the past four seasons with the likes of Brandon and Andriu Sucu, Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas and Josh Cunliffe all hailing from the Auckland AFL Club.
 

This year, three more Tigers will enter into…

21 Nov 12:46 PM 0 Read More...

Draft Preview: Hornets buzz into the draft

After another impressive season in the Auckland AFL, Howick Hornets players Jay Green, Harley Jenkins and Wade Eatts have all been included into the 2018 National Draft to see which team they will line up for in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership. 
 

Along with the above players mentioned…

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