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Suns in the spotlight: Academy guns cause conundrum

BOASTING three National Academy members this year, the Gold Coast Suns’ academy talent has been highly touted from a long way out. Though, the question of just how good the Suns’ crop would be is only now being answered, and good is far from an apt descriptor. Leading prospects Jed Walter, Ethan Read, and Jake […]

AFL Draft | Forwards set to light up 2023 crop

BUDDING AFL Draft prospects are approaching the end of preseason, and that means recruiters are closer to realising if their early assessments of the 2023 crop are correct. A year out, this year’s intake has been touted as a potential ‘super draft’, headlined by unanimous top choice, Harley Reid. He’s among a raft of players […]

Up for grabs: Overlooked prospects vying for a rookie chance

AFTER two nights of selections, the 2022 AFL Draft is set to be rounded out by today’s Rookie intake. 59 players were picked up across the National Draft, but there are plenty of overlooked prospects hoping to hear their names called out on the third day of asking. We run you through 10 players who […]

2022 AFL Draft Pick-by-Pick: Night 2

THE 2022 AFL National Draft saw 59 players realise their dreams of playing at the elite level. The night featured a mixture of live trades, surprise selections and unlucky omissions. Those players overlooked still have a chance to be selected, with the Rookie Draft to take place tomorrow. The full list of players selected on […]

AFL Draft | What’s next? Remaining picks and bids

NIGHT two of the 2022 AFL Draft is fast approaching, with a bunch of highly sought after prospects and club-tied talent left on the board. We take you through each clubs’ current crop and remaining picks, the order of round two, and which bids may roll through across a night which is set to yield […]

AFL Draft | The next dozen: Who goes first on night two?

WITH the late chaos of round one officially in the books, clubs will now let the dust settle before turning their attention to the second night of this year’s AFL Draft. Though the depth of talent remaining is not widely lauded, a bunch of prospects will be highly sought after to start round two. We […]

AFL Draft: Round 1 – All according to script, until…

THE DUST has settled on night one of the 2022 AFL Draft, which largely went according to the script. That was until Sydney entered the equation, wreaking havoc in the back-end of the first round with consecutive bids, only to trade down the order. >> PICK BY PICK: 2022 AFL Draft – Round 1 Proceedings […]

2022 AFL Draft Pick-by-Pick: Round 1

THE FIRST round of the 2022 AFL National Draft is done and run with 21 new players earning spots on AFL lists. There were a few surprises inside the top 10, but Sydney certainly spiced things up with back to back bids followed by a live trade. ROUND 1 Pick #1 – GWS GIANTS – […]

Crows conundrum as Dons’ Davey delight

COLLINGWOOD is considering a bid on Adelaide father-son Max Michalanney with its first round selection in a shock move that would effectively wipe the Crows out of the first 60 picks. Collingwood’s Pick 16 – which will become at least 17 due to the bid on Will Ashcroft – would remove picks 42 and 52, […]

2022 AFL Draft Preview: Collingwood

WITH season proper and trade period done and dusted, AFL fans and staff alike now turn their attention towards the draft (November 28-30). The chaos has settled on player and pick swaps, and budding prospects have completed their combines, leaving a nervous wait until they learn their fate. In the next of our club by […]

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