Premiership beckons for Rising Star

2018/2019 AFL New Zealand Rising Star Award winner Bradley Maloney will be available for selection in the upcoming national draft.
 

After an impressive Representative season for New Zealand in 2018, former Rosehill College student Brad Maloney was selected as a development player for the 2019 Premiership.

A round…

02 Oct 9:59 AM 0 Read More...

Tiger Cub ready for Premiership footy

North Shore Tigers rising star Xavier Bryham will enter into this year’s national draft ahead of the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Bryham played as a development player in the 2019 competition and in round 3, he was awarded the Rising Star playing for the Northern Suns.

The…

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Canterbury rising star leads long list of exciting draftees

Developing AFL athlete Caleb Macpherson will be considered as one of the top picks in this years national draft when the  four Premiership sides finalise their squads in late November.
 

From Papanui High School in Christchurch, Macpherson played a number of games in the 2019 Premiership as a development…

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5 in a row for Boyce and the Saints

The Southern Saints have announced that Michael Boyce will lead the Premiership side for a record fifth year in the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership. 
 

After being tipped to take home the wooden spoon in 2019, Michael and the Saints surprised the entire competition and finished on top of…

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Johnson to steer defending Premiers to back to back titles

Jay Johnson will be looking to become the first Captain to win back to back Premierships after he was announced that he will once again lead the Western Crows for the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The Crows won their second title in 2019 as they finished second on…

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Hick to Captain Northern Suns in 2020

New Zealand midfielder Ben Hick will return as the Captain of the Northern Suns for the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Hick took over the role of Captain this year from James Kusel and after a slow start to the season due to injuries, the Sun’s clawed their…

17 Sep 4:31 PM 0 Read More...

McKenzie excited to lead Giants to Premiership glory

Sam McKenzie will return to the AFL New Zealand Premiership in 2020 and will lead the Central Giants for the third consecutive season. 
 

The 2018 Premiership winning captain will be looking to lead his side back to the top of the national competition after an up and down season…

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Women's Premiership locked in for 2020

The AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership will return in 2020 following on from the successful inaugural competition earlier this year. 
 

The Women’s Premiership will take place in conjunction with the current Men’s Premiership and will take place over 3 weekends between February and April.

The female…

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AFLNZ Premiership to set up big year in Footy

The fifth edition of the AFL New Zealand Premiership will commence the new season on February 9th 2020.
 

Four teams will compete in the Premiership Season based at North Harbour Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore with a 9 round schedule culminating on April 5th 2020.

The AFL New…

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Jay Green crowned 2019 Premiership Best and Fairest

Western Crows midfielder Jay Green has claimed the award for the best player in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership after a magnificent season for the Premiership winning side.
 

The announcement was made at the 2019 Premiership Grand Final Breakfast on Sunday morning at AUT Millennium.

The votes were…

17 Apr 11:51 AM 0 Read More...

2019 Premiership Team of the Year

Each week throughout the 2019 Premiership season, AFL New Zealand announced the ‘Team of the week’ which featured the best players from the previous weekends round.
 

At the conclusion of the season, the best 22 players that featured the most made the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership Team of…

16 Apr 10:40 AM 0 Read More...

Suns win 3 in a row to claim third spot

The Northern Suns have claimed 3rd place in the AFL New Zealand Premiership after defeating the Central Giants by 6 points in their final game of the season at QBE Stadium in Auckland.
 

It has been an up and down season for the Suns losing their first 6 games…

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