Rising Star

The AFL New Zealand Rising Star award will be awarded weekly to a standout young player in the 2020 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 2001 or younger.

2020 Rising Stars

Round 1: Talent runs in the family as Awatere claims round 1 Rising Star

Round 2: Northland talents claims round 2 Rising Star

Round 3: 6 foot 2 Giant wins round 3 Rising Star

Round 4: Western Crows running machine claims round 4 Rising Star

Round 5: Talented Cantab claims round 5 Rising Star

Round 6: Academy standout shines for the Saints to claim Rising Star

Rising Stars Honours Board

Round:20162017201820192020
1William WarbrickJake TuckerDaniel HowieKenta UkitaRyan Awatere
2James WatkinsSebastian SerranoManny SnooksDoug McJorrowReef Bainbridge
3Ben ArmstrongClayton WaltersEthan HaltonXavier BryhamTyrone Stubbs
4Alastair MaiseyCarlos Donnell-BrownJevaan CroftJonah ChristiansRonan Morling
5Misilifi FaimaloWilliam KemptFinn MoffatCaleb MacPhersonLuke De Roo
6Joseph Alesich-TamarikiJames DakinSam AndersonBrad MaloneyLuke Lentner
7Heta Scarf-MatthewsDeclan CrannBraedyn CollinsDaniel McCarthy-
8Dawson NanaiBlake NahuBlake WilliamsonThomas Turner-
9Josh MackieIsaac PiperLuke Williams--