2023 AFL New Zealand’s Women’s Premiership National Draft Date Set

The 2023 AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership will feature a vast amount of new names in the National Draft for the first time.

Coaching staff from the Western Ravens, Central Shakers and Northern Storm will link together on Tuesday, January 17th, as they look to commence work on their respective player rosters for the 2023 AFL New Zealand Premiership commencing February 26th at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland.

The Women’s Premiership will take place in conjunction with the current Men’s Premiership between February 26th and April 16th 2023.

The competition will provide the perfect environment for girls transitioning from the Youth programme and local league formats to senior football with higher numbers involved.  The Women’s Premiership will feature Women from Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Dunedin. It is the next step in finalising the pathway for women to participate in AFL within New Zealand.

Further information on the competition and how to nominate and can be found here.

The draft will be live via social media, next Tuesday, 17th January

For a pick by pick updates follow @AFLNZ  on twitter to see it all unfold minute by minute.

For selection summaries, keep up to date on Facebook.

View the full draft list here