Magpies young gun joins the National Draft

2017 AFL Rising Star recipient Declan Crann will be added to the growing list of young talent entering the AFL New Zealand Premiership National Draft.
 

17 year old Declan Crann participated as a Development Player in the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership. Suffering an early season set back with…

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National Draft to feature Rapid Raiders star

St Peter’s College student Isaac Piper will be entered into the 2017 National Draft ahead of the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

It will be the first time the 17 year old will play in the the premier competition as a senior player after playing in the 2017…

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Who will stay? Who will go?

The Southern Saints will be most affected by changes to the Retained Players list for the upcoming 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

With the inclusion of the RPL Category 2 in the Retained Players List criteria for the upcoming 2018 season, each Premiership side will be able to retain…

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2018 AFLNZ Premiership retained players list explained

Following on from the AFL New Zealand Premiership, a “Retained Players List” has been added as an additional tool to create balance and competitiveness within the competition.
 

With study, work, injury and locational alterations playing a role in player availability from season to season, it is important that each…

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Josh Mackie to receive AFL New Zealand scholarship

Following his impressive performance at the 2017 AFL International Cup, Otago young gun Josh Mackie will receive an AFL New Zealand scholarship in 2018.
 

The scholarship will assist in Mackie’s development in the sport over the next 12 months and AFL New Zealand CEO Robert Vanstam see’s…

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2018 AFLNZ Premiership back with a bang

The third edition of the AFL New Zealand Premiership will commence the new season on February 11th 2018.
 

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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2017 AFLNZ Premiership Team of the Year

Each week throughout the 2017 Premiership season, AFL New Zealand announced the ‘Team of the week’ which featured the 24 best players from the previous weekends round.
 

At the conclusion of the season, the best 24 players that featured the most made the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership Team…

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Fast paced Piper wins Round 9 Rising Star

The AFL New Zealand Rising star award for round 9 of the 2017 Premiership has been awarded to Isaac Piper from the AFLNZ Academy.
 

Isaac has been involved in the AFLNZ system for a number of years now after first getting involved in the sport through an invitation to…

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2017 Premiership Round 9 Stats

Keep up to date with the latest AFL New Zealand Premiership Stats with the leading goal kickers and best attacking/defensive teams updated weekly.
 

Jordan Drinkall from the Northern Suns has been awarded the medal for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership’s leading goal kicker. Drinkall kicked a…

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2017 AFLNZ Premiership Round 9 Team of the Week

The Team of the week for Round 9 of the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership has been announced.
 

 

The final team of the week features a raft of experience with regular Andriu Sucu headlining the backline. He is joined by Saints best on ground Josh Cunliffe and Giants…

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Southern Saints dominate Crows to win first Premiership

The Southern Saints have become the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiers after a stunning victory over the Western Crows during the final round at QBE Stadium on Sunday.
 

The side, captained by Michael Boyce, won their last game of the season over the Western Crows to finish on 32…

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Consistent Giants midfielder wins Round 8 Rising Star

The AFL New Zealand Rising star award for round 8 of the 2017 Premiership has been awarded to Blake Nahu from the Central Giants.
 

Formerly a New Zealand Warriors U18 player, Blake hasn’t had a long AFL career in NZ but has made a big impact with his…

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