Women's Premiership ready to go

The AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership is set for the big time as it prepares for the upcoming 2020 season beginning on Feburary 9 at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland.  
 

The Women’s Premiership will take place in conjunction with the current Men’s Premiership and will take…

20 Jan 3:55 PM 0 Read More...

2020 AFLNZ Premiership Form Guide: Northern Suns

The Northern Suns suffered a number of big injuries early on in the 2019 season and managed to claw their way back from the bottom of the ladder to finish in third place.
 

The Suns picked up the highly talented Patrick Smith from Canterbury in the draft and big…

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AFL New Zealand Premiership Honours Board

In the lead up to the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership, we have created an honours board that looks back over the past four seasons of New Zealand’s Premier AFL competition.
 
Premiers

AFL New Zealand Premiership Player of the Year

Best Attacking team

Best Defending team

All time…

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Physio by Design continues partnership with AFLNZ

Physio by Design have been appointed as the major provider of physiotherapy requirements for AFL New Zealand in 2020.
 

Based in Albany on Auckland’s North Shore, the team lead by Chris Johns will provide Physiotherapy for the AFL New Zealand Premiership, Academy and the 2020 ANZAC campaigns. Physio…

15 Jan 2:59 PM 0 Read More...

Premiership players return to the track ahead of season opener

AFL New Zealand Premiership players from across the country are preparing to head back to the training track ahead of the 2020 competition which is set to kick off on February 9th at North Harbour Stadium in Albany, Auckland.
 

The players from Northland, Auckland, Hamilton, Bay of Plenty, Wellington…

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Secondary Draft picks confirmed for 2020 Premiership

The AFL New Zealand Premiership teams have completed another step towards finalising player lists with further player selections through the Secondary Draft.
 

Following on from completing Retained Player Lists for the four AFL New Zealand Premiership teams, each side commenced its player ranks with 13 players listed and retained…

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Draft round up: Suns selection shock

The Northern Suns have shocked the AFLNZ community and selected relatively unknown Patrick Smith as their first choice. Smith plays for the Mid Canterbury Eagles in the Canterbury AFL and has big wraps on him from the Suns coaching staff.  
 

Former Rising Stars Caleb MacPherson and Couper Jones were…

29 Nov 12:23 PM 0 Read More...

Draft round up: Crows nab talented Nahu

The Western Crows have secured the services of talented midfielder Blake Nahu for the 2020 Premiership season. Nahu will add speed and skill to an already full midfield as the Crows look to become the first Premiership side to go back to back. 
 

Tall defender Luke De Roo from…

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Draft round up: Giants land NZ skipper

The Central Giants have landed the big fish of NZ Falcons Captain Andrew Howison for the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership season. It will be Howison’s debut season in the national competition where it is expected he leads them back to Premiership glory.  
 

2018 National Rising Star Doug…

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Draft round up: Former Suns Captain joins the Saints

Former Northern Suns Captain James Kusel will suit up for the Southern Saints in the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership. The key forward is a welcome addition and bolsters their already healthy midfield and forward line stocks.  
 

Along with Kusel, the Saints have drafted talented defender Kieran Charlton from…

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Each clubs retained players for 2020 Premiership

Over the past month, the four AFL New Zealand Premiership sides have revealed their retained players for the 2020 season. We list the stars that have already been retained.
 

The “Retained Players List” was added to the AFL New Zealand Premiership as an additional tool to create balance and…

26 Nov 9:00 AM 0 Read More...

2019 AFL New Zealand National Draft order

The 2019 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 North Harbour Stadium, the list categories are determined by national representation, age and…

25 Nov 3:49 PM 0 Read More...