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2024 AFL Draft | Race to #1: Levi Ashcroft

FATHER-SON prospects are often compared to their fathers ad nauseam, but Levi Ashcroft will endure the quirk of having his name placed next to another member of his family – big brother Will. Levi is living up to the family name, too, having already collected a bunch of individual and team accolades. The Ashcrofts are […]

2024 AFL Draft | Race to #1: Finn O’Sullivan

THERE is little that Finn O’Sullivan is yet to achieve in the AFL talent pathway, making him arguably the frontrunner in the race to be 2024’s top prospect. The Koroit native is already an Under 18 All-Australian and enters his draft year as one of the most accomplished juniors nationwide. While other pick one contenders […]

2024 AFL Draft | Race to #1: Josh Smillie

TALL midfielders have had their moment in the sun among AFL Draft circles, and Josh Smillie is one who could bring the trend back in vogue. The Eastern Ranges product has long been a standout in the talent pathway and is among a handful of midfielders vying for top prospect status in 2024. Smillie burst […]

2024 AFL Draft | Race to #1: Jagga Smith

OAKLEIGH Chargers midfielder Jagga Smith is a prospect who has brought the lingering draft age debate to the fore. Some have suggested the 18-year-old would have been ready to slot into an AFL system via last year’s draft, given his enormous talent and status as a high school graduate. The Scotch College alumnus will spend […]

2024 AFL Draft | Race to #1: Sid Draper

SID Draper‘s list of accolades is the envy among this year’s crop of budding AFL hopefuls. The South Australian is already a state MVP, Under 18 All Australian, and senior player in the SANFL. That’s not to mention his best afield performance in South Adelaide’s Under 18 premiership last year. All of the above are […]