Draft round up: Premiers welcome back Read

George Read will don the Saint’s colours again in 2021 as he looks to win back to back Premierships.

Key forward Justin Du Toit was another big name picked up by the Saints at Tuesday nights National Draft.

George Read

George is based in Canterbury and returned to the…

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Draft round up: Giant's bolster forward stocks

The Central Giants have added some much needed firepower to their forward line after drafting James Southby at Tuesday’s draft.

Small forward Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas was also drafted by the Premiership club after he left the Western Crows where he won two Premierships.

James Southby

Cantabrian James Southby…

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Draft round up: The Sun's go for tall talent at the draft

The Northern Sun’s have targeted a number of tall players at this year’s national draft.

Travis Walker (Auckland) and Josh Morgan-Ranui (Wellington) were picked 1 and 2 in their respective categories last night and the pair will add much needed height to the Sun’s squad in…

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Draft round up: Crow's pick up talented midfielders

The Western Crow’s have drafted two talented midfielders in last night’s National Draft.

Will Dickinson and Jonah Christians will join the Crow’s for the 2021 Premiership and will add flair and experience to an already bulging midfield next season.

Will Dickinson

The former Northern Suns squad member…

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2020 Draft list revealed

The 2020 National draft list has been revealed ahead of tonight’s live event at 8.00pm via the AFLNZ Twitter Page.

The draft will feature a total of 50 players from around the country as they look to ahead to the 2021 AFL New Zealand Premiership starting February 14th…

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NZ Falcon highlights the 2020 Draft

NZ Falcons midfielder Will Dickinson be one of the hot prospects at tomorrow nights National Draft.
 
The former Northern Suns squad member is one of the best midfielders in the country and his commitment, strength and skills are all key attributes in Dickinson’s game.
Playing for the Mt Roskill…

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2020 AFL New Zealand National Draft order

The 2020 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place Tuesday, December 1st at 8.00pm and will see all players placed into one of three list categories.

Highlighting the logistics of the competition and scheduling at North Harbour Stadium, the list categories are determined by national representation, age and…

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Cross Coder Manny Snooks agrees with Balance is Better.

Step back three years ago and Manny Snooks was on the receiving end of the AFL New Zealand Premiership Rising Star Award for strong efforts with the Northern Suns.

His Rugby League ties saw a combination of strength accompanied with the skills AFL had to offer. Six months later he…

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Strong teams named ahead of Women's Premiership

The 2020 AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership will conclude its season this Sunday, November 29th at North Harbour Stadium in Albany, Auckland.  

Both the Magpies and Bulldogs will field strong sides on Sunday with a number of current and former NZ Kahu players scattered throughout.

For the Magpies, Alice…

27 Nov 11:07 AM 0 Read More...

Each clubs retained players for 2021 Premiership

Over the past month, the four AFL New Zealand Premiership sides have revealed their retained players for the 2021 season. We list the stars that have already been retained.

The “Retained Players List” was added to the AFL New Zealand Premiership as an additional tool to create balance and competitiveness…

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Hard running Uni Blues pair signed on for the Giants

The University Blues pair of Tyrone Stubbs and Seb Serrano are the latest retained players for the Central Giants list in 2021.

Seb Serrano

Exciting youngster Sebastian Serrano will return to Premiership footy in 2021.

The 21 year old Aucklander has shown maturity and experience in his short time playing…

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Great Southern man a Saint for 2021

The Southern Saints have retained the services of Hayden Johnston for the 2021 AFL New Zealand Premiership.

The 2019 U18 player of the year is a strong defender who played a key role for the Saints in their 2020 Premiership season.

The 21 year old is strong in the air…

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