Canterbury Saint claims round 2 Rising Star

The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in the 2021 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…

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2021 AFLNZ Premiership Round 2 Stats

Keep up to date with the latest AFL New Zealand Premiership Stats with the leading goal kickers and best attacking/defensive teams updated weekly.

James Southby form the Central Giant has taken over top spot in the race for the Golden Boot after his 5 goal haul against the Suns…

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2021 AFLNZ Premiership Round 2 Team of the Week

Each week throughout the 2021 Premiership season, AFL New Zealand will announce the ‘Team of the week’ which will feature the 24 best players from the previous weekends round.

Following their dominant perofrmance over the Crows in the second half, Andrew Bisset and Xavier Bryham from the Saints headline the…

23 Feb 9:55 AM 0 Read More...

Saints storm home to record first win of the season

The Southern Saints produced a stunning second half effort to record their first win in 2021, beating the Crows by 63 points in round 2 of the AFLNZ Premiership.

Trailing by a point at half time, the defending Premiers kicked 12 second half goals to demolish the Western Crows in…

22 Feb 4:21 PM 0 Read More...

Giants show their flair as they topple the Suns

The Central Giants remain unbeaten in the 2021 Premiership, after they defeated the Northern Suns by 42 points in round 2 over the weekend.

The Giants were heavy favourites heading into the game, but the Suns came out firing and kicked the first goal of the game when Reed Cathcart…

22 Feb 1:25 PM 0 Read More...

199cm Suns ruckman is a star on the rise

The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in the 2021 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…

18 Feb 2:40 PM 0 Read More...

AFL New Zealand Director Garry Carnachan to step down

Garry Carnachan was first appointed to the AFL New Zealand board in 2012 whilst working as CEO of School Sport NZ and brought to the role his expertise in governance.

Based in New Plymouth, Mr Carnachan’s experience with school sport and sporting pathways for school aged students, provided significant…

17 Feb 3:42 PM 0 Read More...

2021 AFLNZ Women's Premiership Round 1 Team of the Week

Each week throughout the 2021 Premiership season, AFL New Zealand will announce the ‘Team of the week’ which will feature the 16 best players from the previous weekends round.

The ever reliable Melissa Baer headlines the backline and is joined by Emma Collins and Heather Feetham for the Bulldogs. Former…

17 Feb 12:32 PM 0 Read More...