Congalton returns to lead the Southern Saints

Former New Zealand Captain Andrew Congalton will take the reins once again at the the Southern Saints as he is announced as the head coach for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership season.
 

Congalton is a well known and respected member of the International football community.

He has a…

14 Sep 1:25 PM 0 Read More...

Northern Suns name new head coach for 2019

Former New Zealand representative James Bowden has been named as the new Northern Suns Head Coach for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership season.
 

The Cantabrian has been apart of the Central Giants set up for the past three seasons as a playing assistant coach and will now focus…

13 Sep 1:42 PM 0 Read More...

Mundell named head coach of the Western Crows

Chris Mundell has been announced as the Western Crows head coach for the 2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership season, a position he already once held back in 2017.
 

Mundell was the head coach of the Northern Suns during the inaugural AFL New Zealand Premiership before moving to the Western…

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

NZ Kahu wider squad announced for Port Adelaide tour

The NZ Kahu wider squad has been announced ahead of their game against the Port Adelaide Women’s Indigenous Academy in November this year.
 

The Port Adelaide Women’s Indigenous Academy will tour New Zealand in November this year culminating in a game against the New Zealand Kahu Youth…

12 Sep 9:25 AM 0 Read More...

Premiership coach signs on for 2019

2018 AFL New Zealand Premiership winning coach Izaak Williams has signed on for another season with the Central Giants as he prepares to lead them to back to back Premiership’s in 2019.
 

After finishing in third place in 2017 with 3 wins, Williams took over the Giants head…

11 Sep 10:37 AM 0 Read More...

Tigers roar as Blues and Saints make it two from two

The North Shore Tigers have bounced back from their Round 1 loss to score a massive win against the Manurewa Raiders as they look to get their Premiership defence back on track.
 

The University Blues and Mt Roskill Saints have won back to back games to start their season…

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

AFL Finals: Broadcast Schedule Week 2

We are down to the final 6 teams in the 2018 AFL Finals as Sydney and Geelong were knocked out in Week 1.
 

Hawthorn and Melbourne do battle on Friday night in the first semi final at the MCG.

The two clubs met just once this season; a Round…

10 Sep 10:10 AM 0 Read More...

AFLW Boundary Rules to be trialled in AFL New Zealand Premiership

The AFL New Zealand Premiership will introduce a new rule for the 2019 season.
 

A free kick will be paid against the last player who touches the ball before it goes out of bounds in the AFL New Zealand Premiership competition from next year.

A free kick will be…

07 Sep 11:57 AM 0 Read More...

Millennium to host AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final Breakfast

To commemorate the inception of the inaugural AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final, the Millennium High Performance Centre will host another first with AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final Breakfast scheduled to take place on the morning of the Grand Final and Plate Final.
 

The four teams competing on…

07 Sep 11:19 AM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand Premiership partners with Unitec

AFL New Zealand has recently partnered with Unitec to provide a new centrally based Auckland venue for the AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Preseason training and testing will take place at the Unitec facilities to provide increased accessibility for Auckland based participants who have in previous seasons travelled to QBE…

06 Sep 3:17 PM 0 Read More...

Another Grand Final beckons for NZ skipper

New Zealand Captain Andrew Howison is into another Grand Final as his Dromana Tigers side bounced back from their shock defeat last week in stunning fashion, hammering Langwarrin Kangaroos to book their spot in the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League (MPNFL) Grand Final.
 

The Kangaroos were put on the…

05 Sep 10:55 AM 0 Read More...

2019 AFL New Zealand Premiership to include Grand Final

February 2019, will see the commencement of the 4th AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

Three completed seasons have seen three different Premiership title holders with Western Crows 2016, Southern Saints 2017 and Central Giants 2018, all successful under a home and away championship held in much the same manner as…

05 Sep 9:07 AM 0 Read More...