Rising Star

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 1: 199cm Suns ruckman is a star on the rise

Round 2: Canterbury Saint claims round 2 Rising Star

Round 3: Round Cancelled, due to Covid-19 restrictions

Round 4: Young Crow flies high to take round 4 rising star

Round 5: Canterbury Academy star named round 5 Rising Star

Round 6: Up and coming Canterbury youngster claims round 6 Rising Star

Round 7: Giamblanco claims final Rising star of 2021

Rising Star Honours Board

Round:201620172018201920202020
1William WarbrickJake TuckerDaniel HowieKenta UkitaRyan AwatereTahlor Cahill
2James WatkinsSebastian SerranoManny SnooksDoug McJorrowReef BainbridgeMackenzie Telford
3Ben ArmstrongClayton WaltersEthan HaltonXavier BryhamTyrone Stubbs-
4Alastair MaiseyCarlos Donnell-BrownJevaan CroftJonah ChristiansRonan MorlingMax Frew
5Misilifi FaimaloWilliam KemptFinn MoffatCaleb MacPhersonLuke De RooHenry Russell
6Joseph Alesich-TamarikiJames DakinSam AndersonBrad MaloneyLuke LentnerOliver Giamblanco
7Heta Scarf-MatthewsDeclan CrannBraedyn CollinsDaniel McCarthy--
8Dawson NanaiBlake NahuBlake WilliamsonThomas Turner--
9Josh MackieIsaac PiperLuke Williams---