Howie grabs Rising Star award after strong performance for the Saints

The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in the 2018 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…

15 Feb 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

5 talking points: Round 1

In a new addition to the 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership, each week we will delve into some of the key talking points from the previous round.
 

After the completion of Round 1, we ask if the Saints are suffering the Premiership hangover, will we see a new goal…

14 Feb 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

2018 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 Western Crows find themselves at the top of the ladder for the first time since April 2016 after their victory over the Northern Suns…

14 Feb 11:00 AM 0 Read More...

2018 AFLNZ Premiership Round 1 Team of the Week

Each week throughout the 2018 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 teams will be selected by the coaches of each team and will picked on stand out players who show…

13 Feb 1:01 PM 0 Read More...

Crows and Giants upset the favourites in Round 1 of the 2018 AFLNZ Premiership

The third edition of the AFL New Zealand Premiership kicked off on Sunday at QBE Stadium in Auckland and it was the Western Crows and Central Giants who came out on top over their much fancied opponents. 
 

In torrential rain, the Crows and the Northern Suns got the first…

12 Feb 4:17 PM 0 Read More...

Round 1 Teams: Giants vs Saints

2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership
Round 1: Southern Saints vs Central Giants
Sunday 11th February, 1.45pm
QBE Stadium, Albany

 
Southern Saints

Central Giants…

08 Feb 1:45 PM 0 Read More...

Round 1 Teams: Crows vs Suns

2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership
Round 1: Western Crows vs Northern Suns
Sunday 11th February, 11.30am
QBE Stadium, Albany

 
Western Crows

Northern Suns…

08 Feb 1:30 PM 0 Read More...

Development players announced for 2018 AFLNZ Premiership

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 develop and manage the environment for young players and their introduction into senior football…

24 Jan 10:20 AM 0 Read More...

2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership Fixture release

The 2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership is set for kick off in less than twenty days and AFL New Zealand has released the fixture for the upcoming national AFL competition. The nine round season begins on Sunday February 11th at QBE Stadium in Albany, Auckland.
 

The Northern Suns and…

23 Jan 1:20 PM 0 Read More...

2018 AFLNZ Premiership Form Guide: Northern Suns

Our final team we take a look at is the 2017 runners up, the Northern Suns.
 

The Suns were in red hot form in the 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiership and were one win away from taking out the title. With key players such as Captain James Kusel, Jackson…

19 Jan 9:09 AM 0 Read More...

2018 Premiership Form Guide: Western Crows

Next up, we have the Western Crows.
 

The Inaugural Premiers in 2016, the Crows struggled in their second season and will look to make amends in 2018. With former New Zealand Captain and new Head Coach Andrew Crighton taking the reins, look for the Crows to play an exciting…

17 Jan 9:12 AM 0 Read More...

2018 AFLNZ Premiership Form Guide: Southern Saints

Over the next few days, AFL New Zealand media takes a look at each of the four AFL New Zealand Premiership sides for the upcoming 2018 competition and highlight some of the key players who will make an impact during the season. First up, it’s the defending premiers, the…

16 Jan 10:16 AM 0 Read More...