Canterbury Academy stars land at the Saints

The Southern Saints have added some young guns to their player list for the 2022 AFL New Zealand Men’s Premiership season.

Rising star Oliver Giamblanco, Xavier Giles and Lachlan McBride will all line up for the new look Saints and will bring hunger for the footy and speed to the already established squad.

Giamblanco played for the Suns during the 2021 season and won the round 6 rising star award after an inspiring game for the Premiership side.

Defender, Xavier Giles and up and coming midfielder, Lachlan McBride will play their first season as senior players and have previously played key roles for the NZ Academy sides back in 2019.