Pivotal Saints retained for 2017 Premiership

The Southern Saints have announced that they will add Auckland based players, Ben Hick, Carlos Donnell-Brown and Sam McKenzie to “their retained players list” for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership.

 

Ben Hick
The Southern Saints have announced that they have retained the services of standout midfielder Ben…

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Retained players list explained

 

2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft

The AFL New Zealand National Draft will see all players who have yet to participated in the AFL New Zealand Premiership, placed into one of seven list categories. Highlighting the logistics of the competition and scheduling at North Harbour Stadium, the list categories…

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Premiership teams retain their Satellite players

The four AFL New Zealand Premiership sides have retained a satellite player for the 2017 Competition.
 

The criteria is based on players located at satellite venues including,  Northland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Taranaki born 1998 or older.

 

Jackson Rolleston
18 year old Jackson Rolleston from Waikato has…

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Southern Saints retain skillful regional players for 2017

The Southern Saints have announced that they will add regional players, Kyle Smith, Utu AhKuoi and Hayden Johnson  to “their retained players list” for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 
Kyle Smith
Christchurch Bulldogs Captain Kyle Smith will return to the Southern Saints in 2017.

Still only 22 years…

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Giants retain key players from the regions

The Central Giants have announced that they will add regional players, Tayne Lockwood, Sam Green and Logan Toomer  to “their retained players list” for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Tayne Lockwood

Tayne Lockwood presents as one of the fastest AFL players in the country and this was never…

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Western Crows welcome back Johnson, Blackie and Baker

The Western Crows have announced that they will add regional players, Jay Johnson, Christian Blackie and Waylon Baker to “their retained players list” for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 
Jay Johnson
Western Crows and New Zealand Hawks midfielder Jay Johnson was pivotal for the Crows in 2016. His…

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Red hot regional players return to the Suns in 2017

The Northern Suns have announced that they will add regional players, Misilifi Faimalo, Heta Scarf-Matthews and Jamie Exeter to “their retained players list” for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 
Misilifi Faimalo
Still only 17 years old, Northern Demons, Porirua College student Misilifi Faimalo has already achieved so…

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National draft to feature Oceania Champion

Former New Zealand Hawk Craig Morgan will be entered into the AFL New Zealand National Draft for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The 22 year old was a member of the victorious U16 NZ Hawks side who won the Oceania tournament in 2011 held in Fiji. His first…

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Timaru based Read selected for National Draft

Timaru based George Read has been selected for the 2017 AFL New Zealand National Draft.
 

Born in Ashburton and currently residing in Timaru in the South Island, Read has a long history of playing AFL in New Zealand. He is one of the few players to have represented the…

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Sullivan to enter draft

Quality Christchurch Bulldogs midfielder Wayne Sullivan has been secured for the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership National Draft.
 

Formally based at Sydney Club, the Balmain Docker, Sullivan moved to Christchurch in 2011 and has been an impact player within the Canterbury Australian Football League over the past five seasons…

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Halstead looks to make impact in another code

32 year old Peter Halstead, is a 190cm, lanky and rather unfashionable Miramar Rangers striker, with aspirations to make an impact in the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership as a ruck man.
 

Known as an unsung hero amongst football circles,  the big centre forward has been part of relatively…

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Development players rise to the occasion

During the 2016 AFL New Zealand Premiership, a selected number of players under the age of 18 were picked to be apart of the competition as development players. These players played for multiple clubs and were selected to further increase their skill base and knowledge of the sport.
 

We…

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