Draft round up: Giants land NZ skipper

The Central Giants have landed the big fish of NZ Falcons Captain Andrew Howison for the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership season. It will be Howison’s debut season in the national competition where it is expected he leads them back to Premiership glory.  
 

2018 National Rising Star Doug…

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Draft round up: Former Suns Captain joins the Saints

Former Northern Suns Captain James Kusel will suit up for the Southern Saints in the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership. The key forward is a welcome addition and bolsters their already healthy midfield and forward line stocks.  
 

Along with Kusel, the Saints have drafted talented defender Kieran Charlton from…

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Each clubs retained players for 2020 Premiership

Over the past month, the four AFL New Zealand Premiership sides have revealed their retained players for the 2020 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…

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2019 AFL New Zealand National Draft order

The 2019 AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place tomorrow night 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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NZ Captain to debut in Premiership

New Zealand Falcons Captain Andrew Howison will make his Premiership debut in 2020 following his decision to move back to New Zealand at the end of the year.
 

Howison will be available for selection via next Tuesday’s National Draft and will be odds on favourite to be picked…

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Crows swoop on regional players

2019 AFL New Zealand Premiers the Western Crows have utilised priority picks ahead of this year’s National Draft to secure the signing of tall forward Dan Howie and tough midfielder Tom Turner for the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The Crows used a Priority pick to secure the…

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Giants snare Wellington big man

The Central Giants have utilised a priority pick ahead of this year’s National Draft to secure the signing of Wellington based Will Kempt for the 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership.
 

The Giants have used a Priority pick to secure the tall forward under the ruling of the Retained…

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Sun's retain King and Scarf-Matthews

AFL New Zealand Premiership side, the Northern Suns have announced that they have retained Heta Scarf-Matthews and Ahku King for the 2020 Premiership season.
 

The pair were retained under Category 2 of the Retained Players List.

RPL 2 is the Retention of Auckland based players.

 
Heta Scarf…

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Young talent snapped up by the Crows

The Western Crows have announced Josh Copeland and Luke Williams have been retained 2020 Premiership season.
 

Josh and Luke are retained under Category 2 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 2 is the Retention of Auckland based players.

 
Josh Copeland

Former Number 1 Draft pick (2017) Josh…

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Former NZ age group Captain returns to the Premiership

Former New Zealand U16 Captain Utu Ah Kuoi will return to the AFL New Zealand Premiership in 2020 as he strives to make the International Cup squad in Australia.
 

Ah Kuoi made his senior New Zealand debut in 2015 against the AFL Academy in his home town of Wellington…

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Giants stock up on small forwards for 2020

The Central Giants have retained the services of Auckland based players Troy Brown and Steph Tabaillou for the 2020 AFLNZ Premiership season.
 

The forwards are retained under Category 2 of the Retained Players List (RPL).

RPL 2 is the Retention of Auckland based players.

 
Steph Tabaillou

Aucklander and…

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Former Rising Star to return to Premiership Footy

Former Rising Star award winner Ben Armstrong will return to the AFL New Zealand Premiership after a year off to focus on study. 
 

Originally hailing from the small Northland town of Moerewa, Ben is now studying at AUT University in Auckland.

His pace on the footy field means he…

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