North Shore Tigers rising star Xavier Bryham will don the Southern Saints colours once again in 2021 after he was retained by the Premiership winning side for next season.
The young playmaker plays for the North Shore Tigers in the Auckland AFL and was drafted to the Southern Saints for the 2020 AFLNZ Premiership.
Playing as a development player in the 2019 Premiership, Xavier was awarded the Rising Star playing for the Northern Suns.
A nominee in the U17 Player of the year category in 2020, Xavier is continuing to develop into an all round footballer and has a heap of potential for higher representative honours.
The 18 year old has represented New Zealand and both Academy and U18 level.