Wellington Youth competition all set to go

The 2018 Wellington Youth competition kicks off it’s first round this Sunday at Hutt Park in Seaview.
 

Now in its fourth year, AFL New Zealand announced the expansion of an Under 12’s, Under 16 Girls & 16 and Over Girls grades to accompany the growth of the…

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Suns snare Bailey as they retain Rogers and White

AFL New Zealand Premiership side, the Northern Suns have announced the signing of former Central Giants half back Chris Bailey for the 2019 season.
 

The Suns used a priority pick to secure Bailey under the ruling of the Retained Player List (RPL) Category 3, stating:

Each Premiership side will…

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Reigning Premiers retain big names

Reigning AFL New Zealand Premiers, the Central Giants have retained James Dakin, Tristan Burnett and Elliot Bennetts for the 2019 Premiership season.
 

The trio were retained under Category 3 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 3 is the Retention of Auckland based players. (Up to 5 players retained…

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Bulldogs unbeaten in Wellington AFL as the Eagles soar

The Wellington AFL has completed their first round robin of the 2018 season.
 

The Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs have won their first three games but it is the Hutt Valley Eagles who are surprising the competition.
The Hutt Valley Eagles have had a great start to the season, although player…

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Crows retain Tucker, Copeland and Maisey

2018 Number 1 draft pick Jake Tucker along with Josh Copeland and Alastair Maisey have all been retained by the Western Crows for the 2019 season.
 

The trio were retained under Category 3 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 3 is the Retention of Auckland based players. (Up…

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Saints tame the Tigers while University run riot in AAFL

The University Blues have clocked up a cricket score in round 7 of the Auckland AFL as they piled on 147 points while keeping the Manurewa Raiders scoreless.
 

In the remaining matches, the Waitakere Magpies have taken the honours in the match of the round defeating the Howick Hornets…

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Saints retain key position players for 2019 season

The Southern Saints have retained the services of Auckland based players Alex Fakatoumafi, Daniel Howie and Nico Donnell-Brown for the 2019 Premiership season.
 

The trio are retained under Category 3 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 3 is the Retention of Auckland based players. (Up to 5…

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New rules revealed: AFL makes changes for 2019

THE AFL will introduce nine new rule and interpretation changes for 2019, including starting positions for centre bounces and revamped rules around kick-ins from behinds.
 

The hands-in-the-back rule will also be scrapped.

It is hoped the package of changes will produce more free-flowing, instinctive…

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Suns strike as they retain regional stars

AFL New Zealand Premiership side, the Northern Suns have announced that they have retained regional based players Liam Beattie and Josh Mackie for the 2019 season.
 

The pair were retained under Category 2 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 2 is the Retention of regional based players. (Up…

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Billy Slater signs with the Saints

St Kilda Football Club is excited to announce the addition of Billy Slater to the club’s football program.
 

The recently-retired Melbourne Storm superstar will be heavily involved with the Saints’ leadership and development programs through a newly-created role.

Regarded as one of the NRL’s greatest…

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Crows secure 2018 Player of the Year

The Western Crows have retained the services of 2018 AFL New Zealand Senior Men’s Player of the Year Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Te Kopa’s retention come under Category 2 of the Retained Players list (RPL).

RPL Category 2 is the…

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Future talent retained by the Saints

The Southern Saints have announced that they will add Regional based players Hayden Johnston and Josh Morgan-Ranui to their retained players list for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Both players represented the New Zealand U18 side in 2018 and have been retained under the (RPL) category 2…

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