Rising Star

The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in the 2019 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 eligible to be nominated for the award, a player must be born in 2001 or younger.

2019 Rising Stars

Round 1: From the land of the rising sun to rising star

Round 2: Wellington talent shines again to win Rising Star

Round 3: Academy standout claims 2019 round 3 Rising Star

Round 4: Christians named Round 4 Rising Star

Round 5: Macpherson claims round 5 Rising Star after impressive display

Round 6: ???

Round 7: ???

Round 8:???


Rising Stars Honours Board

1William WarbrickJake TuckerDaniel Howie
2James WatkinsSebastian SerranoManny Snooks
3Ben ArmstrongClayton WaltersEthan Halton
4Alastair MaiseyCarlos Donnell-BrownJevaan Croft
5Misilifi FaimaloWilliam KemptFinn Moffat
6Joseph Alesich-TamarikiJames DakinSam Anderson
7Heta Scarf-MatthewsDeclan CrannBraedyn Collins
8Dawson NanaiBlake NahuBlake Williamson
9Josh MackieIsaac PiperLuke Williams