Bulldogs squad list for 2021 Premiership

With 7 NZ Kahu featuring in the squad, the Bulldogs, led by coach Mick Coultard will be a force to be reckoned with in this years Premiership competition, starting on February 14 at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland.

The Women’s Premiership will take place in conjunction with the current…

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Record registrations delays Women's Draft

The 2021 AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership Draft will now be held on Tuesday, February 9 after a record number of registrations have flooded in for the 2021 competition.

Coaching staff from the Bulldogs and the Magpies will link together on Tuesday, February 9th, as they look to commence…

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The Wellness Physiotherapy Clinic partners with AFLNZ

The Wellness Physiotherapy Clinic have been appointed as the major provider of physiotherapy requirements for AFL New Zealand in 2021.

Jess Williams is a devoted physiotherapist with a passion for health and wellness that stems from growing up in the sports and fitness industry.

With a firm belief in the…

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2021 Premiership Form Guide: Northern Suns

The Northern Suns were slow out of the blocks in 2020, but with a host of new draftees, the Suns will look to start strong as they strive for their first Premiership.

The Suns drafted NZ Falcons, Reed Cathcart, Josh Allen, Josh Morgan-Ranui and Vandyn Hartman along with exciting…

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2021 Premiership Form Guide: Southern Saints

The Southern Saints were unstoppable in 2020, claiming their second Premiership title. As they look to become the first side to win back to back, we take a look at their squad.

With the core group of players returning this season, expect the Saints to make the Grand Final.

Player…

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2021 Premiership Form Guide: Central Giants

The Central Giants were the big winners at the national draft, securing former best and fairest winner, Brandon Sucu.

The Giants also picked up skillful midfielder, Xavier Rice and former Crows star, Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas.

The 2018 Premiers won 2 out of there first 3 games in 2020, but…

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2021 Premiership Form Guide: Western Crows

The Western Crows will head into the 2021 season with high hopes of becoming the first Premiership side to win 3 titles.

Finishing second in 2020, the Crows boast a strong squad in 2021 and have picked up NZ Falcon midfielder, Will Dickinson who will add depth in that area…

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2021 Premiership fixture revealed

The 2021 AFL New Zealand Premiership is set for kick off in less than four weeks and AFL New Zealand has released the fixture for the upcoming national AFL competition.

It will be the Western Crows and Northern Suns opening the season as they face off in round 1 at…

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Assistant Coaches and Management staff finalised for 2021 Premiership

All four teams in the AFL New Zealand Premiership have announced their Coaching and Management staff in preparation for the 2021 season starting February 14th at North Harbour Stadium, Albany.

Central Giants

Assistant Coaches: Izaak Williams (Canterbury) & Wayne Sullivan (Waikato)

Manager: Keegan McCauley (Auckland)

Northern Suns

Assistant Coach: Lachie…

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Premiership players return to training after Summer break

AFL New Zealand Premiership players from across the country are preparing to head back to the training track ahead of the 2021 competition which is set to kick off on February 14th at North Harbour Stadium in Albany, Auckland.

With less than a month before round 1, each region will…

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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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