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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 […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: North Melbourne

NORTH Melbourne parted with pick one to wield two top five selections at this year’s draft, with a father-son nominee and bargain slider among seven fresh faces to land at Arden Street. We review the Roos’ haul, analysing what each player may offer to their new club. NATIONAL DRAFT #3 Harry Sheezel (Medium Forward, Sandringham Dragons/Vic Metro)#4 George […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: Melbourne

MELBOURNE went tall and truly national at the 2022 AFL Draft, picking up a bunch of long-term key position prospects for each line, and even uncovering a potential hidden rookie gem. We recap the Dees’ draft haul, analysing what each player may offer to their new club. NATIONAL DRAFT #15 Matthew Jefferson (Key Forward, Oakleigh Chargers/Vic Metro)#38 Jed […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: Hawthorn

HAWTHORN was one of the big players at this year’s AFL Draft, adding a half-dozen players to its list, including two first round selections and five within the National Draft. We recap the Hawks’ haul and analyse what each new player may offer to Sam Mitchell’s rebuild. NATIONAL DRAFT #7 Cameron Mackenzie (Midfielder, Sandringham Dragons/Vic […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: GWS

GREATER Western Sydney (GWS) wielded the first pick in rounds one and two of the 2022 AFL Draft, and was one of the busier clubs throughout the three days of player intake. We recap how the Giants fared and analyse what each new player may offer at the top level. NATIONAL DRAFT #1 Aaron Cadman […]

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