The AFLNZ Women’s Premiership Returns in 2023

AFL New Zealand is happy to announce that the Women’s Premiership will be making its return in 2023

The Women’s Premiership will return for its third season in 2023, building on the success of the past 2 seasons and will take place in conjunction with the current Men’s Premiership between February and April.

With leagues in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury, it is an exciting time for Women’s AFL in Aotearoa as the game continues to grow to new heights.

The female competition will provide the perfect environment for girls transitioning from the Youth Competition formats to senior football and is the next step in finalising the pathway for women to participate in AFL within New Zealand.

Players will be selected from:

  • Current Kahu Youth Girls
  • New Zealand Representatives
  • AFL New Zealand Academy
  • Secondary Schools AFL Cup
  • Auckland, Canterbury and Wellington Women Leagues

Key Dates Listed Below

Round 1: Sunday 26th February, North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Round 2: Sunday 5th March North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Round 3: Sunday 12th March North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Round 4: Sunday 19th March North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Round 5: Sunday 26th March North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Round 6: Sunday 2nd April North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Grand Final: Sunday 16th April North Harbour Stadium, Auckland