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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...

Kiwis to take part in AFLX

St Kilda will unveil a handful of fresh faces and reward some young players for their strong pre-season’s in Friday night’s inaugural AFLX tournament, after the Saints announced their 20-man squad on Tuesday which includes Shane Savage and Rowan Marshall.
 

Assistant Coach Ben McGlynn will…

13 Feb 6:33 PM 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...

Brownlow medalist Simon Black returns to play for New Zealand

Former Brisbane Lions superstar Simon Black will don the Silver Fern for the second year running when he takes the field with the New Zealand squad to play against the Australian AFL Academy team at Wellingtons Westpac Stadium during the ANZAC weekend on April 24th 2018.
 

Black’s association…

13 Feb 11:13 AM 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...

2018 ANZAC National selection underway

Over the past three months AFL New Zealand have looked to identify athletes who have the attributes to be considered for New Zealand Senior selection in 2018. The 2018 ANZAC campaign will be played at Westpac Stadium on April 24th.
 
The New Zealand National Senior wider squad 2018 and…

08 Feb 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

New Zealand ready to face next generation AFL Superstars

The Senior New Zealand National Men’s AFL side are once again set continue their encounter with the AFL Academy when they return to the Capital to take on the best young players from Australia in April.
 

The AFL have confirmed that the Australian Under 17 team as part…

07 Feb 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Marshall 'one to watch' in 2018

St Kilda rookie Rowan Marshall has laid the foundations to ‘flourish’ in his second season in the AFL system, according to Senior Assistant Coach Rohan Welsh.
 

The 201cm ruckman-forward broke through for an AFL debut against Sydney late last season, following a strong season at Sandringham, where he…

31 Jan 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Largest AFLNZ Academy set for kick off

One hundred and twenty two athletes from around the country are set to embark on an 8 week specialised AFL Academy programme in preparation for National Representation. 
 

The AFL New Zealand Academy kicks off on February 11th around the country where athletes will participate in skill development, athletic testing…

31 Jan 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Savage focused on filling the gap

With so much experience departing St Kilda in the past 12 months, dashing defender Shane Savage is one player who has focused on improving his leadership this summer.
 

Before club greats Nick Riewoldt and Leigh Montagna called time on their decorated careers after the final game of the year…

30 Jan 1:22 PM 0 Read More...

AFLW ready for kick off

It’s been a long off-season, but the second NAB AFL Women’s season is almost here, with the opening game, Carlton v Collingwood, slated for Friday night at Ikon Park.
 

Adelaide’s premiership triumph happened last March, with teams having waited months for their opportunity to knock…

30 Jan 12:24 PM 0 Read More...