Tuesday, April 19 2016 @ 09:31 pm ACST
Contributed by: Michael Christiansen
The Western Crows, captained by Jared Court, entered their last and the final match of the AFLNZ premiership season with the title already assured following the loss earlier in the day by the Southern Saints. The Crows were able to finish in style with a 24 point victory over the Northern Suns.
The 9 round competition brought together (via a draft) the best available talent in New Zealand. The 4 premier sides were initially based around captain and coach. Western Crows: Coach Rob Malone; Captain Jared Court Southern Saints: Coach Andrew Congalton; Captain Michael Boyce Central Giants: Coach Shannon Wall; Captain David Rattenbury Northern Suns: Coach Chris Mundell; Captain James Kusel.