2017 Premiership Round 1 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.
 

It’s an all Suns affair in the top half of the Goal Kicking Leaderboard after Round 1 as Jordan Drinkall sits in first place…

15 Feb 1:24 PM 0 Read More...

2017 AFLNZ Premiership Round 1 Team of the Week

The Team of the week for Round 1 of the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership has been announced.
 

This weeks team features a mix of youth and experience as Pete Rodgers (Suns), Josh Cunliffe (Saints) and Craig Morgan (Giants) accompany Joel Brown (Suns), Alastair Maisey (Crows) and Max Hicks…

14 Feb 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

Rampaging Suns too hot for defending champions in opening round of the AFLNZ Premiership

The second season of the AFL New Zealand Premiership kicked off with the Southern Saints and the Northern Suns coming away with big wins in the first round of New Zealand’s national competition at QBE Stadium in Albany on the North Shore of Auckland.
 

The Northern Suns steamrolled…

13 Feb 3:43 PM 0 Read More...

Western Crows Midfielder takes out 3km time trial

Western Crows midfielder Matt Kemp (Auckland) has taken out the 3km time trial for the AFLNZ Premiership. 
 

Players from all over the country were tested as part of the high performance programme with Kemp clocking in at a time of 10.03.

With the Premiership playing group all back…

02 Feb 5:29 PM 0 Read More...

Further Secondary Draft picks confirmed for 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…

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

2017 Premiership Fixture release

The 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership is almost upon us and the fixtures have been finalised. The four teams will return to compete in the Premiership Season based at North Harbour Stadium with a 9 round schedule culminating in  April.
 

The Southern Saints and Central Giants will kick off…

23 Jan 11:04 AM 0 Read More...

Premiership Announces Development Players

The AFL New Zealand Premiership will provide a number of talented players from the AFL New Zealand Academy the opportunity to participate in the Premiership as development players.
 

The opportunity will be utilised to further development and manage the environment for young players and their introduction into senior football…

13 Dec 4:20 PM 0 Read More...

Secondary Draft Picks confirmed for AFLNZ 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…

06 Dec 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Assistant Premiership Coaches Added

 

James Monoghan has recently been recruited as Assistant Coach of the Southern Saints. Monoghan who currently plays for the University Blues club in the Auckland region has enjoyed a ten year association with the sport which includes New Zealand junior representation as well as representing New Zealand in the…

29 Nov 4:26 PM 0 Read More...

Western Crows select Josh Copeland as their Number 1 Draft pick

The Western Crows have selected Josh Copeland as their number 1 ‪AFL New Zealand draft selection ‪to play in the 2017 ‎AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Josh Copeland is a solid defender down in the backline and was a key player for the Northern Suns during the 2016 AFL New…

25 Nov 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

Southern Saints select Josh Morgan-Ranui as their Number 1 Draft pick

The Southern Saints have selected Josh Morgan-Ranui as their number 1 ‪AFL New Zealand draft selection ‪to play in the 2017 ‎AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The 17 year old from Wellington became involved with the sport through the Hawks Cup Secondary School competition in 2015 where he represented…

24 Nov 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Central Giants select Wayne Sullivan as their Number 1 Draft pick

The Central Giants have selected Wayne Sullivan as their number 1 ‪AFL New Zealand draft selection ‪to play in the 2017 ‎AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Sullivan moved from Sydney to Christchurch in 2011 and has been an impact player within the Canterbury Australian Football League over the past five…

23 Nov 3:00 PM 0 Read More...