Schedule

Match Day Schedule

All games and 8 Rounds will be played at North Harbour Stadium on Sundays at 12.30pm and 2.45pm with Round 1 commencing February 9th 2020.

 

Grand Final Day

To commemorate the inception of the inaugural AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final, the Millennium High Performance Centre will host another first with AFL New Zealand Premiership Grand Final Breakfast scheduled to take place on the morning of the Grand Final and Plate Final.

The four teams competing on Grand Final Day will all be present at the function that will include;

  • AFLNZ Premiership Player, Coach, Umpire, Manager Awards
  • AFLNZ Premiership Leading Goal Kicker
  • Team Best and Fairest Awards
  • 2020 Rising Star Award
  • 2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership Team of the Year

Please see below the training schedule for the different regions in 2019 and 2020.

 

2020 AFL New Zealand Premiership Season Schedule

Round 1               February 9th

Round 2               February 16th

Round 3              February 23rd

Round 4               March 1st

Round 5               March 8th

Round 6               March 15th

Round 7               March 22nd

Round 8               March 29th

Grand Final          April 5th

Venue

 

Training Schedule

It is important to understand that training opportunities are available throughout New Zealand regardless of your location.

Phase 1 Training December 4th to December 18th 2019

There will be two weeks of preseason sessions prior to the Christmas break period.

Phase 2 Training December 19th 2019 to January 21st 2020

Each player will be provided with a fitness programme to undertake over the Christmas period during a 30 day, no contact period. Fitness assessments will be carried out at the return to normal training.

The training programme will be supplied and explained during Phase 1 of training.

Phase 3 Training January 22nd to Feb 8th 2020

A further four weeks of preseason training will take place prior to the commencement of the AFL New Zealand Premiership scheduled on February 17th 2018. Fitness testing will be revisited for assessment.

Phase 4 Training Feb 12th to April 1st 2020

Training will continue throughout the AFL New Zealand Premiership season with weekly sessions for its duration. Those not participating in a specific round of scheduled weekend matches will be provided with an alternative session as a substitute. Sunday or weekend trainings will commence for those who are not rostered to play.

A link has been provided highlighting training venues and dates for each region.

If you are located in another region for any of the training sessions, during any phase it is expected you will attend that regions training.

Regional Training Venues

Those based in regional areas including Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Northland, Nelson and Queenstown will have training programmes developed to assist in training remotely. Where possible, specific coaching staff will be appointed to assist with training and venues in remote areas. Please note that AFL New Zealand with be in touch with you regarding the training requirements with you as they are confirmed.

Contacts for others in your region or vicinity will be provided to assist with transport, training and coaching resource.

 

Auckland Schedule & Venue

Venue: Colin Maiden Park

Dates: Wednesday’s

  • December 4th, 11th and 18th
  • January 22nd, January 29th, February 5th
  • February 12th, February 19th, February 26th, March 5th, March 12th, March 19th, March 26th, April 2nd.

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Equipment             AFL top, shorts, socks, boots, runners, towel, mouth guard

Change rooms      Showers available

 

Wellington Schedule & Venue

Venue: Hutt Park, Seaview

Dates: Wednesday’s

  • December 4th, 11th and 18th
  • January 22nd, January 29th, February 5th
  • February 12th, February 19th, February 26th, March 5th, March 12th, March 19th, March 26th, April 2nd.

Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Equipment             AFL top, shorts, socks, boots, runners, towel, mouth guard

Change rooms      Showers available

 

Christchurch Schedule & Venue

Venue: Hagley Park (Carlton Corner)

Dates: Thursday’s

  • December 5th, 12th and 19th
  • January 23rd, January 30th, February 6th
  • February 13th, February 20th, February 27th, March 5th, March 12th, March 19th, March 26th.

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Equipment             AFL top, shorts, socks, boots, runners, towel, mouth guard

 

Dunedin Schedule & Venue

Venue: Logan Park

Dates: Wednesday’s

  • December 4th, 11th and 18th
  • January 22nd, January 29th, February 5th
  • February 12th, February 19th, February 26th, March 5th, March 12th, March 19th, March 26th, April 2nd.

Time: 5pm – 7pm

Equipment             AFL top, shorts, socks, boots, runners, towel, mouth guard

Change rooms      TBC

 

Northland Schedule & Venue

Venue: TBC

Dates: TBC

Time: TBC

Equipment             AFL top, shorts, socks, boots, runners, towel, mouth guard

Change rooms      TBC

 

Bay of Plenty and Tauranga Schedule & Venue

Venue: TBC

Time: TBC

Dates: TBC

Equipment             AFL top, shorts, socks, boots, runners, towel, mouth guard

 

Hamilton Schedule & Venue

Venue: TBC

Dates: TBC

Time: TBC

Equipment             AFL top, shorts, socks, boots, runners, towel, mouth guard