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Collingwood leads the 2021 bid-matching dance with early movement

COLLINGWOOD has been busy in the early part of trade period, securing the opening deal and later shaking hands with Geelong for Nathan Kreuger. Much of the Magpies’ mobilisation comes down to matching a bid for father-son candidate Nick Daicos, who some believe is the leading prospect in this year’s draft. North Melbourne lays claim […]

Draft Central Power Rankings: October 2021

WITH National Championship fixtures coming forth in a flurry and state-based of combines to come, there is still plenty to play out with regards to the 2021 AFL Draft class. State league competitions have now officially wrapped up nationwide, leaving only one carnival clash left before 120 prospects turn their attention to the fitness testing, […]

First Round Watch: Horne-Francis’ feats not enough to drag Panthers into League decider

TOP pick candidate Jason Horne-Francis was once again the main event for draft watchers around the nation, as the South Australian star put on a show during Friday’s SANFL preliminary final. While his South Adelaide Panthers went down to Glenelg, the teenage sensation was arguably best afield in a powerhouse performance which could easily have […]

PODCAST EXPLAINER | The Midfielder’s Draft

THE Final Siren Podcast team returned this week for another pocket podcast edition, this time breaking down why the upcoming AFL intake has been deemed a midfielder’s draft. Chief Editor Peter Williams again took over the host chair to grill Draft Editor Michael Alvaro on some of the prime midfielders available, and why they are […]

Draft Central Power Rankings: September 2021

IT has been a long wait, but the Draft Central Power Rankings are back for another edition. The September update sees our list of top prospects stretched to 30 after a last-gasp National Championships fixture and some handy showings from rising stars amid the on-again, off-again nature of season 2021. While changes are scarce at […]

PODCAST EXPLAINER | Indicative Top 10 AFL Phantom Draft

THE 2021 AFL regular season is done and dusted, meaning the indicative top 10 AFL Draft order has been confirmed. With that in mind, the Final Siren Podcast team returned this week to take an early look at which players may be in prime draft contention, putting their recruiters hats on for a top 10 phantom draft. […]

Top of the Tree: The Larke Medal production line

VOID of an Under 18 National Championships for the past two seasons and with fading hope of some competition next month, keen draft watchers have been itching to see the nation’s best prospects in one place. While interstate action is on the back burner for the time being, we can always reflect on what greatness […]

2021 AFL Draft Combine list released

THE list of 2021 AFL Draft Combine invitees was released on Monday, with 90 of the country’s brightest prospects selected to show their athletic wares next month. The list will be extended to 120, with 60 of that total allotment set to attend the National Combine on September 29-30 at Marvel Stadium. The remaining 60 […]

Indicative Draft Order: Who’s in the top 10 mix?

WITH the 2021 AFL Premiership home-and-away season done and dusted, the order of this year’s top 10 picks has been settled ahead of the latest draft intake. The top 10, and remaining order are subject to change with finals to be played and trade period the other hurdle, but there remains plenty of intrigue surrounding […]

First Round watch: Panther cubs take over League

THE MAIN event for draft watchers around the nation was at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday, as a trio of South Australia’s top prospects lined up at SANFL League level. Remarkably, all three turned out for the same side and are firming as top 15 talents, with Jason Horne-Francis, Matthew Roberts, and Arlo Draper the […]

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