Giants hold on to defeat the Saints in a thriller

The Central Giants have held on late in the fourth quarter to defeat a gallant Southern Saints side by 8 points to claim their first victory in 2019.
 

Giants forward Steph Tabaillou was practicing his goal goal kicking during the warm up and found himself in the action early…

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From the land of the rising sun to rising star

The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Each week the award will be allocated to those who show ability that favours the core components it takes to become an AFL Player. To be…

22 Feb 9:43 AM 0 Read More...

Talking points: Round 1

Each week during the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership, each week we will delve into some of the key talking points from the previous round.
 

In this week’s talking points we chat about the Sun’s injury woes, THAT Crow’s midfield and how the Saint’s are…

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2019 AFLNZ 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.
 

The Premierships all time leading goal kicker Sam McKenzie has got off to a hot start in the race for the 2019 Golden Boot kicking…

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2019 AFLNZ Premiership Round 1 Team of the Week

Each week throughout the 2019 Premiership season, AFL New Zealand will announce the ‘Team of the week’ which will feature the 24 best players from the previous weekends round.
 

The first Premiership Team of the week features some familiar faces along with some faces that are new to the…

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Crows stun the Giants in final quarter fightback

The Western Crows have put on a superb display of football in the final quarter to stun 2018 Premiers, the Central Giants by 18 points in round 1 of the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Tipped at the start of the season to be the top two teams in…

18 Feb 1:46 PM 0 Read More...

Saints storm home against injury ravaged Suns

The Southern Saints have got off to the perfect start in their 2019 AFLNZ Premiership campaign, kicking 6 goals in the final quarter to win by 34 points over an injury ravaged Northern Sun’s side at QBE Stadium on Sunday afternoon.  
 

After a close contest in the first…

18 Feb 12:03 PM 0 Read More...

AFLNZ Women's Premiership to light up QBE Stadium

Women’s footy will come alive on March 31st 2019 as QBE Stadium will host the commencement of the inaugural AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership.
 

The Women’s Premiership will take place in conjunction with the current Men’s Premiership and will be an historic occasion as female…

13 Feb 11:13 AM 0 Read More...

2019 AFLNZ Premiership Form Guide: Central Giants

The Central Giants blew away the competition in 2018 as they stormed to their maiden Premiership with two rounds remaining.
 

Head coach Izaak Williams along with Captain Sam McKenzie return as a familiar squad assembles for the 2019 season.

The reigning premiers will start the season as favourites as…

11 Feb 10:14 AM 0 Read More...

2019 AFLNZ Premiership Form Guide: Western Crows

The Western Crows will head into the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership full of confidence after a successful 2018 season. 
 

The Crows are boosted by the return of Head Coach Chris Mundell who is also in charge of the New Zealand senior Men’s side.

Key figures Te Kopa…

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Development players announced for 2019 AFLNZ Premiership

The 2019 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…

07 Feb 10:51 AM 0 Read More...

2019 AFLNZ Premiership Form Guide: Southern Saints

After winning their maiden title in 2017, the Southern Saints had a flat start to 2018, losing their opening four games.
 

They then shifted into gear during the second half of the season finishing on a high in round 10 as they demolished the Western Crows by a record…

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