Crows to get number 1 pick ahead of next week's National Draft

The 2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place November 21st 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…

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Suns retain Awatere and Beck for 2018 Premiership

The Northern Suns have announced that they will add Regional based players Garrett Beck and Alex Awatere to their retained players list for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The players have been retained through Category 3 of the Retained Players List (RPL): Retention of Regionally based players (Christchurch…

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Burdett and Blackie back for the Crows

The Western Crows have announced that they will add Regional based players Samuel Burdett and Christian Blackie to their retained players list for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The players have been retained through Category 3 of the Retained Players List (RPL): Retention of Regionally based players (Christchurch…

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AAFL stars to remain at the Saints in 2018

The Southern Saints have announced that they will add Auckland based players Keegan McAuley, Justin Du Toit, Nico Donnell-Brown and Lachlan Kennedy 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…

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Suns lock in key position players

The Northern Suns have announced that they will add Auckland based players Heta Scarf-Matthews, Josh Allen and Pete Rodgers to their retained players list for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership. The trio will join Playing Assistant Coach Mitch Ryan in the same category. 
 

The players have been…

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Crows retain young guns for 2018 Premiership

The Western Crows have announced that they will add Auckland based players Josh Copeland, Alastair Maisey, Joseph Alesich-Tamariki and Luke Dunning 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…

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Giants retain a mix of youth and experience

The Central Giants have announced that they will add Auckland based players Blake Nahu, Brad Ingram, Tristan Burnett and Chris Bailey 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…

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Manks and Cunliffe follow McKenzie to Giants

The Central Giants have utilised their priority picks ahead of this year’s National Draft to secure the signing of Auckland based New Zealand Representatives Harison Manks and Josh Cunliffe for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The Giants have used a Priority pick to secure the two New…

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Overseas Players retained

All four AFL New Zealand Premiership teams have announced their overseas retained players for the upcoming 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 
Brandon Sucu – Southern Saints

Brisbane based Brandon Sucu will remain at the Southern Saints for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.

The 23 year old Fullback who originally…

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Saints lock in Morgan-Ranui for 2018

The Southern Saints have announced that they will add regionally based New Zealand representative player Josh Morgan-Ranui to their retained players list for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The defending Premiers retained Morgan-Ranui through Category 4 of the Retained Players List (RPL): Regionally based New Zealand…

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Central Giants retain Craig Morgan

The Central Giants have announced that they will add regionally based New Zealand representative player Craig Morgan  to their retained players list for the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The Giants retained Morgan through Category 4 of the Retained Players List (RPL): Regionally based New Zealand Representative (Christchurch/ Dunedin…

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Westbury and Ryan to assist Abetz at the Suns in 2018

The Northern Suns have announced the remainder of their coaching staff ahead of the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership. Reyne Westbury will assist head coach Dave Abetz while Mitch Ryan will be the Playing Assistant Coach for the upcoming season.
 
Reyne Westbury – Assistant Coach

Otago based Reyne Westbury will…

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