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RECAP | 2023 AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

THE 2023 AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft went down last night, with 11 clubs making selections and as many fresh faces hitting the big leagues. Two former AFL-listed players – Caleb Poulter and Quinton Narkle – also earned second chances in the 13-player intake. We recap what went down. HOW IT WENT DOWN There was little […]

All the picks: 2023 AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

A MIXED bag of 13 players have been selected in the 2023 AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft, including 11 fresh faces. Gippsland Power forward Ryan Maric was the first as West Coast called his name with pick one, while two former AFL-listed players have also earned lifelines with second clubs. Held virtually via AFL Headquarters, the […]

PREVIEW | 2023 AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

THE 2023 AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft is just around the corner, set to be held virtually via the AFL tomorrow night. Before the picks drop, we take you through all you need to know about this year’s intake – from the top prospects, to eligibility rules, and which clubs are in line to make selections. […]

Full list: 2023 AFL Mid-Season Draft nominees

THE FULL list of AFL Mid-Season Draft nominees has been finalised, with 321 players entering the pool for the May 31 intake. Broadcast live via the AFL, the draft is likely to see some former top level players get second chances, and many others reach the big leagues for the first time. Players can either […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: Western Bulldogs

THE Western Bulldogs welcomed just three new players to the kennel at this year’s AFL Draft, but made their picks count. Another high-end key position player and two energetic smalls made up their haul, and we analyse what each prospect may offer in red, white and blue. NATIONAL DRAFT #13 Jedd Busslinger (Key Defender, East Perth/Western Australia)#24 Charlie […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: West Coast

WEST Coast was one of the big winners in this year’s AFL Draft, particularly on night one as the Eagles got two local midfielders through the door. With seven new players on the list, there’s plenty of long-term cover for the West Australian club. We recap the Eagles’ intake. NATIONAL DRAFT #9 Reuben Ginbey (Midfielder/Defender, East Perth/Western […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: Sydney

SYDNEY played puppet master at key stages of the 2022 AFL Draft, enacting shrewd bids and trades to end up with six fresh faces, all of conventional draft age. We recap the Swans’ intake and analyse what each player may offer to their new club. NATIONAL DRAFT #20 Jacob Konstanty (Small Forward, Gippsland Power/Vic Country)#27 Cooper Vickery (Defender/Wing, Gippsland […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: St Kilda

ST KILDA extracted good value from its 2022 AFL Draft haul, nabbing a couple of sliders among its four picks within the top 50. We recap the Saints’ selections and analyse what each player may bring to their new club. NATIONAL DRAFT #10 Mattaes Phillipou (Tall Forward/Midfielder, WWT Eagles/South Australia)#31 James Van Es (Key Defender, GWV Rebels/Vic Country)#35 Olli Hotton (Midfielder/Forward, […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: Richmond

RICHMOND sold the farm for a couple of star midfielders and held a slender hand coming into the 2022 AFL Draft. Although, the Tigers have been notorious for extracting late value and will hope to have done so once again. We recap their haul and analyse what each new player may offer the Victorian powerhouse. […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: Port Adelaide

PORT Adelaide entered land of the giants during this year’s National AFL Draft, selecting developable tall talent for each line before nabbing a Next Generation Academy (NGA) graduate for its rookie list. We recap the Power’s efforts and analyse what each player could offer to their new club. NATIONAL DRAFT #36 Tom McCallum (Tall Defender, Clarence/Tasmania Devils/Tasmania)#53 Tom […]

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