Saints retain Sucu and Donnell-Brown for 2019 Premiership

The 2017 AFL New Zealand Premiers, the Southern Saints have announced that they have retained defender Andriu Sucu and midfielder Carlos Donnell-Brown for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership. 
 

The duo will join Saints Captain Michael Boyce as the players that classify under the Retained Players List (RPL…

26 Sep 6:00 PM 0 Read More...

Liza McNally announced as a director of AFL New Zealand

Auckland based, Ms McNally is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at SKYCITY Entertainment Group (SCEG), New Zealand’s largest integrated entertainment destination comprising casinos, hotels, restaurants, the Sky Tower, a theatre and convention centre. SCEG is a trans-Tasman organisation with operations in Auckland, Hamilton, Queenstown, Adelaide and Darwin.
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Saints and Blues continue unbeaten streak in AAFL

The Mt Roskill Saints train keeps on rolling as they continued their unbeaten run making it 4 wins on the bounce defeating Howick by 10 goals on Sunday afternoon. Hot on their heels are the University Blues who defeated the reigning premiers, North Shore Tigers by 12 points in a…

24 Sep 4:29 PM 0 Read More...

Where to watch the 2018 AFL Grand Final in NZ

The 2018 AFL Grand Final will see the West Coast Eagles take on the Collingwood Magpies this Saturday the 29th of September kicking off at 4.30pm (NZT).
 

Information can be found below of venues around the country that will be showing the game live.

Duke will also be…

24 Sep 12:03 PM 0 Read More...

2019 AFLNZ Premiership retained players list explained

A “Retained Players List” was introduced to the AFL New Zealand Premiership as an additional tool to create balance and competitiveness within the competition.
 

With study, work, injury and location alterations playing a role in player availability from season to season, it is important that each team is afforded…

24 Sep 11:38 AM 0 Read More...

NZ midfielder announced as new Suns Captain

New Zealand midfielder Ben Hick has been announced as the new Captain of the Northern Suns for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

A nominee for the 2018 Senior Men’s Player of the year, Hick has been a stand out in the AFL New Zealand Premiership playing for…

20 Sep 11:23 AM 0 Read More...

Boyce to Captain Saints for record fourth season

Michael Boyce will become the first player in the AFL New Zealand Premiership to Captain a side for four consecutive seasons after he was announced as the leader of the Saints for the 2019 competition. 
 

After a remarkable season in 2017 when they won the Premiership winning eight out…

19 Sep 4:18 PM 0 Read More...

AFL Finals: Broadcast Schedule Week 3

We are down to the final four teams in the race to become Premiers for 2018.
 
Richmond Tigers vs Collingwood Magpies:
Friday night’s blockbuster preliminary final between Richmond and Collingwood is 38 years in the making.

The two powerhouses haven’t met in the post-season since the…

19 Sep 3:07 PM 0 Read More...

2018 Best and Fairest to guide the Crows

2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership Best and Fairest Jay Johnson will Captain the Western Crows for the 2019 competition.
 

The New Zealand onballer had a stand out season in 2018 following a strong International Cup with his highlight coming in the Grand Final where he took an outstanding mark…

18 Sep 3:14 PM 0 Read More...

Refocused Wellington AFL promises to deliver higher standard in 2018 season

The Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs are looking to keep alive the longest premiership streak in Wellington AFL history, seeking a 6th straight flag from the 2018 season. 
 

The Wellington City Saints, however, started training early with a strong, organised group well before the rest of the Clubs with the hope…

18 Sep 12:19 PM 0 Read More...

Saints run riot as Tigers and Hornets play out thriller in AAFL

Round three of the Auckland AFL saw the North Shore Tigers fight out a tough battle with the Howick Hornets in a great game of footy to win by 15 points on Saturday afternoon at Paparoa Park. On Sunday, University continued to impress this season with a convincing win over…

17 Sep 6:31 PM 0 Read More...

McKenzie determined to go back to back with Giants in 2019

In a massive boost for the Central Giants, 2018 Premiership winning captain Sam McKenzie will once again lead the side for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

In 2018, the Giants used a priority pick prior to the National Draft to secure McKenzie from the Southern Saints where he…

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