The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in the AFL New Zealand Premiership.
Each week the award will be allocated to those who show ability that favours the core components it takes to become an AFL Player.
To be eligible to be nominated for the award, a player must be born in 2004 or younger.
2021 Rising Star
Round 3: Round Cancelled, due to Covid-19 restrictions
Rising Star Honours Board
Round: 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 1 William Warbrick Jake Tucker Daniel Howie Kenta Ukita Ryan Awatere 2 James Watkins Sebastian Serrano Manny Snooks Doug McJorrow Reef Bainbridge 3 Ben Armstrong Clayton Walters Ethan Halton Xavier Bryham Tyrone Stubbs 4 Alastair Maisey Carlos Donnell-Brown Jevaan Croft Jonah Christians Ronan Morling 5 Misilifi Faimalo William Kempt Finn Moffat Caleb MacPherson Luke De Roo 6 Joseph Alesich-Tamariki James Dakin Sam Anderson Brad Maloney Luke Lentner 7 Heta Scarf-Matthews Declan Crann Braedyn Collins Daniel McCarthy - 8 Dawson Nanai Blake Nahu Blake Williamson Thomas Turner - 9 Josh Mackie Isaac Piper Luke Williams - -