Three teams, new names! Women’s Premiership set for shake up in 2022

The AFL New Zealand Women’s Premiership will add another team to the competition in 2022 as the Women’s game continue to grow in numbers.

Three brand new teams will also be announced over the coming weeks, bringing a new feel to the competition.

The Women’s Premiership will return for its third season in 2022 following on from the success of the past 2 years and will take place in conjunction with the current Men’s Premiership between February and April.

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