Brandon Marshall. If not him? 48. Height, Weight: 182cm, 73kg Have the Tigers over-achieved? Bond does that as a midfielder who can also lock down in defence. An array of father-son and academy prospects, like previous years, will feature prominently in the 2022 AFL draft, which will commence on Monday November 28. He booted 29 goals through the season for Sandringham and also contributed throughout Vic Metro's carnival-winning under-18 championships. He missed a big chunk of the middle of the year due to a knee injury but returned late in the season and featured for Vic Metro in the final game of the under-18 championships. A small forward who is tough, tenacious and a tackler, Konstanty has had plenty of interest in recent weeks and a lot of interviews. GWS will anticipate a bid for Academy product Harry Rowston around this range, and could consider a player like Noah Long depending on what occurs earlier. Pick 16 (Brisbane) Jaspa Fletcher (bid matched)Midfielder | 183cm | 76kg | 24/02/2004. 10. 37. For the sake of simplicity, live trading variables has been removed and each club will go in holding its current selection of picks, with only the bidding process having an affect on the order. This could be a surprise pick but the Roos have shown interest in McCallum and he has been watched closely by clubs across the season for this area of the draft. The Lions have already mobilised to ensure they have the resources to cover two potential first round bids, and know exactly what they are getting with Ashcroft. A foot fracture mid-year halted his season but either side of that, the midfielder amassed plenty of the ball and dominated games. Pick 1 (GWS GIANTS) Aaron CadmanKey Forward | 195cm | 91kg | 03/03/2004. While Roberts does his best work as an inside midfielder, he can also push forward and hit the scoreboard. He has been a game-breaker at stages throughout this season as another midfielder in the pool with strength, speed and an explosive streak. A standout around the stoppages and a player who does everything with intensity, Clark is a local (albeit a Collingwood fan) and the Cats have tracked him closely. Richmond - Jacob Van Rooyen As always, we took a look at each of the state academy athletes running around in the League competition and made notes on their individual . Check out the highlights of 2022 NAB AFL Draft prospect Max Gruzewski, POS: RuckmanHt 202cm, Wt 97kg, DOB 22/1/04From West Adelaide/South Australia. Height, Weight: 183cm, 76kg Brisbane - Darcy Wilmot An analysis of Tasmania's draft history in the past 15 years showed how significantly the state's draft numbers dropped away last decade before the team returned to full-time participation in . Justification: Collingwood plays villain again with a father-son bid but the Dons wont mind too much given it comes after their second round pick. West Coast - Neil Erasmus Height, Weight: 188cm, 71kg It looms as an exciting haul for the Giants either way. Profile: An mature-ager with the versatility to play forward or back, Preston late in the NAB League campaign found his best spot across half-back. Greater Western Sydney - Finn Callaghan The Pies have been interested in Fletcher, who will attend the opening night of the draft, but Brisbane has bolstered its draft points count to be ready to match the bids on Will Ashcroft and then Fletcher. 39. Brisbane doesn't have Academy access to forward Shadeau Brain, as he hasn't lived in the zone long enough, but they do have first call on him as a state-based player in the rookie draft if he is available then. Essendon - Connor MacDonald 29. Picks: 14, 17, 42, 69, 80 (likely to use three selections). Jack O'Sullivan's year was interrupted by injury but the midfielder/forward has been looked at by the Hawks as a potential late option, as is tall ball-winner Mitch Szybkowski, who shapes as being available after pick 30. Sydney - Kai Lohmann Check out the highlights of 2022 NAB AFL Draft prospect Jakob Ryan, POS: DefenderHt 190cm, Wt 78kg, DOB 26/2/04From Norwood/South Australia. Height, Weight: 196cm, 84kg His size at 189cm and all-round athletic quality compliment the hard edge he offers in contested situations, making Ginbey a desirable asset around the top 10 range. Brayden George and Josh Weddle would also be good fits if available, while Charlie Clarke is another Victorian who is seemingly willing to make the trip north. Justification: Genuine key defensive depth and one of the best available on talent, best case scenario for the Bombers to select before a bid on Alwyn Davey Jr. The 2021 AFL National Draft is closing in and the team at Rookie Me Central completed their Phantom Draft for another year. Hes classy in possession and Brisbane will not give a second though to matching for him, having gained the resources to just about do so. 27. If Lewis Hayes was to get through this far the Pies could take a look at him as well. Justification: Would add a bit of grunt, flair, and goalkicking potential to the Eagles midfield mix in the long-term. The Swans are a chance to call out Michalanney's name within the first round if he's still there, with some others rating him earlier. Though the Bulldogs are well stocked from a young key position standpoint, Busslinger may be a best available choice despite missing much of his top-age year. Picks: 1, 15, 18, 19, 31, 57 (likely to use five selections). Phantom Draft Dinnaz 2023 Draft Compendium. THE FREE Agency and Continental Tyres AFL Trade Period are upon clubs but plenty of decisions over the next two weeks will be shaped by what lies ahead at the NAB AFL Draft. In this scenario, it is Collingwood who comes in as a potential suitor, with fellow South Australian Jakob Ryan also in the Magpies midst, if not who weve gone with at the very next selection. See who your club could take with its selections beyond pick 30, plus their potential pick swap options and some rookie contenders as well. He could do with some polish in his decision making, but has the kind of upside that clubs will jump at towards the back-end of the first round. Ashcroft has been locked into the Lions since August, when he agreed to a four-year contract with the club under father-son rules. 40. West Australian Busslinger missed the second half of the year after undergoing a shoulder reconstruction mid-season but before that had shown his capacity to be an intercepting tall backman who reads the play well and enjoys chopping off forward forays. It may not display this or other websites correctly. Another club and player who have been linked heavily for some time, Carlton and Ollie Hollands seem like an ideal match. Hes reliable and a hard worker the Demons would love. He dominated late in Vic Country's under-18 carnival and then took that form into the NAB League with the Murray Bushrangers. Picks: 13, 37, 78, 83 (likely to use two selections). Academy product Will Edwards looks likely to be added as a rookie selection if available then, while the Swans could also look at partnering Logan McDonald with younger brother Connor, an 185cm midfielder with a great aerobic base. Geelong - Angus Sheldrick 56. There's been two factors in the Lions' preparation for this year's draft: finding enough draft picks (and points) to match bids on father-son pair Will Ashcroft and Jaspa Fletcher, and then finding some back-end players to assess for a third selection late in the draft. The Pies have been linked to small forward Joe Richards, and he has a few suitors in the national draft. Pick 15 (Sydney) Elijah HewettMidfielder | 185cm | 85kg | 27/05/2004. AFL Debate Club: Is the umpire dissent rule worth keeping? Doing his best work on the outside, Fejo dances around opponents like they're traffic cones, sells the dummy, then leaves them in his wake before hitting a meaningful target. Check out the highlights of 2022 NAB AFL Draft prospect Elijah Hewett, POS: ForwardHt 182cm, Wt 75kg, DOB 4/1/04From Sandringham Dragons/Vic Metro. In the case of Collingwood, recruiting a rebounding half-back who breaks the lines not only suits the Magpies style, but would free up plenty of players to venture into midfield. Check out the highlights of 2022 NAB AFL Draft prospect Bailey Humphrey, POS: MidfielderHt 188cm, Wt 83kg, DOB 21/4/04From Sandringham Dragons/Vic Metro. Justification: The Pies require some long-term ruck-forward depth and Keeler provides it with potential more indicative of first round status. At 199cm, Hayes is at genuine key defender height. After coming 18th in the 2021 AFL season, the North Melbourne Football Club held the . Blake Drury and Oakleigh teammate Luke Teal may come into the fold around this range, as well as Bendigos Jason Gillbee. Rookie Me Central (formerly Draft Central) 2023. 2022 AFL Draft Review: Hawthorn. 2. Fremantle - Matthew Johnson In a special episode of Game Sense podcast, Rookie Me Central Chief Editor Peter Williams, AFLW Draft Editor Michael Alvaro and AFLW Draft analyst Declan Reeve, took over multiple sides without knowing what [], FOR AFL Draft fans, it is the equivalent of Christmas Day. Busslingers season ended early as he went under the knife to repair a shoulder which had troubled him until that point, though he remains arguably the pick of the tall defenders. 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An electric half-forward/midfielder who turns games with his exploits around goal, ability to mark overhead and create opportunities with his physical, tough approach. A 250-gamer in the making. Williams is the first Tulane player picked by the Bills since J.P. Losman . His production and impact during the latter part of the NAB League season was comparable with the play of Daicos. 47. Clubs inside the top 10, such as Geelong and St Kilda, have put time into him but he could also get through a few more positions and be available later on. Profile: Younger brother of Sydney's Chad, Corey plays a contrasting game as a midfielder who does his best work on the outside. The other option here that's still in play is the Bombers trading out the pick the Bombers continue to weigh up offers for the selection and will do so on Monday night as well if they can find multiple early picks in a swap. The Cats may still look elsewhere with key defender Jedd Busslinger a possible fit, while fellow West Australian Ed Allan looms as a long-term Mark Blicavs replacement. 2020 Joe Burrow, Cincinnati, QB, LSU. Head to ESPN's Home of AFL Get their margin from this week's game added to your score. Daicos is more than just an accumulator, possessing rare composure in traffic, evasion, decision making under pressure and anticipation of opposition decisions in traffic. He's athletic, tough and competitive and kicks goals, and is open to making the move from western Victoria up to Sydney. Profile: Winning a head-to-head midfield matchup against Jason Horne-Francis during the first under-19 championships match, Sheldrick finished off season 2021 as hot as anyone with his WAFL Colts and championships display. They may look at tall backs or rucks depending if available, with Harry Barnett a possibility to slip in the 20s but unlikely to get to Freo's first pick. He impressed with his athleticism at the Draft Combine he ran 2.94 seconds in the 20-metre sprint, so he has genuine speed, and also recorded a 70cm vertical jump and that comes through in his game. He battled through Covid and its long-term effects to compile a strong season overall, showcasing his explosive streak through the middle while also rolling to the outside and up forward. Check out the highlights of 2022 NAB AFL Draft prospect Darcy Jones, POS: MidfielderHt 185cm, Wt 85kg, DOB 27/5/04From Swan Districts/Western Australia. But should they stay where they are, they should still be able to grab one of the midfield guns. The powerful midfielder-forward had his national carnival scuppered by an untimely knee injury, but returned to the NAB League with a bang and skippered the Gippsland Power to a minor premiership. If not him? Will be a fun player to watch. Should a deal evade them, Lewis Hayes, Brayden George, and Lachlan Cowan could be in contention, among a slew of others. Profile: A strong and competitive ruckman, Conway is an imposing presence who not only wins the hitout count more weeks than not but has made a habit out of winning taking the ball out of the ruck himself with authority. 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. 45. Hell be a reliable asset having already cracked senior footy in South Australia. Cam Mackenzie, if available, will also be strongly looked at, the same for Elijah Tsatas and Mattaes Phillipou. Clarke is among a handful of options likely to come into the Dogs' thinking at this point. North Melbourne has built out from the midfield but Wardlaw would add another dimension to their group. Profile: A dominant contested ball winner and tackler, Hobbs is one of the readiest to play midfielders in this draft. Playing a competitive brand of football, Wilmot was born on the December 31 and will be the youngest drafted this year, so clubs will back him in as an upside selection with substantial scope to develop. Height, Weight: 180cm, 72kg North Melbourne - Sam Banks It's most likely they stay where they are, although clubs such as Carlton and St Kilda have been looking at improving their second-round imprint on the draft, so a future second-rounder could be up for grabs to swap out 25 or 27. A rebounding defender who can also hurt opponents with his long penetrating kicking, Sinn's method of impacting games is to break them open with the drive he generates across half-back. Height, Weight: 191cm, 87kg Justification: Adds power and goalkicking flair Carlton needs in the small-medium department, with potential to pinch hit in midfield down the line. If not him, then the Magpies would consider Brayden George or tall defenders like Jakob Ryan, Josh Weddle and Lewis Hayes, or perhaps a livewire midfielder-forward in Charlie Clarke. James Van Es, Hugh Davies and Jed Adams would all likely to be available after pick 30, while Toby McMullin has some strong fans and could be an option later. Small forward Charlie Clarke has been linked along with ruckman Harry Barnett, while the Pies could also bid on Adelaide father-son Max Michalanney. Height, Weight: 193cm, 82kg Pick 27 (Hawthorn) Harry BarnettRuck | 202cm | 93kg | 22/01/2004. The Demons have been linked to Jefferson and he could be a key forward to add to their group and a long-term foil for Jacob van Rooyen. Pick 17 (GWS) Brayden GeorgeMedium Forward | 186cm | 87kg | 13/01/2004. As such an important event in the AFL landscape, there is much speculation about where each player is likely to fall before the draft. 20. Here, he lands at seven, though Hawthorn seems to be locked in an internal battle between selecting Tsatas and Cameron Mackenzie. They met Tsatas at his house this week but have also weighed up Mattaes Phillipou, with it coming down to a race in two and not much separating them. Rye Penny, a rebounder out of defence, could be another in the mix, the same for on-baller Billy Dowling. One of this year's most advanced midfielders, Sheldrick is a strong ball winning midfielder who shrugs tackles, hits the scoreboard and possesses an explosive burst of speed. Local talent is said to be a best case scenario for West Coast, and local talent is what the Eagles get in our version of this years draft. We take you through each pick made across [], LAST night Rookie Me Centrals AFL Womens Draft experts took up the challenge of the club recruiters in the first Phantom Draft. Pick 24 (Western Bulldogs) Olli HottonMidfielder/Forward | 181cm | 77kg | 06/09/2004. 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Clubs have been aware for some time that the Swans were looking to package their picks to get up the draft board and were also open to trading out first-rounders this season for the equivalent next year, if they can get the right deal. Having been pegged as a potential top 20 selection by other clubs for some time now, there has been late word that such evaluation may well come to fruition on draft night. The Giants paid a big price to go up the draft board to get the No.1 selection for a reason, and it was Cadman. Rookie Me Central will be providing bucketloads of live [], THE 2021 AFL regular season is done and dusted, meaning the indicative top 10 AFL Draft order has been confirmed. AFL Draft 2021 Phantom Draft Power Rankings October - new No. Justification: Really solid key defensive depth in the long-term whose athleticism and contested prowess make for an exciting blend.'s AFL Draft expert Chris Doerre has revealed his AFL Draft Power Rankings for the month of August, with a versatile Calder Cannon and a leading WAFL prospect catapulting into top 10 . Richmond - Rhett Bazzo Also adept defensively, Gibcus can equally remain disciplined and negate the influence of opposition key forwards. Phillipou's performances have been strong across the year and his upside is exciting: he can play in the midfield and across half-forward, has a bigger size and shape, enjoys the big moments and is one of the youngest players in the draft pool (he is five days off being eligible for next year's draft). All your AFL draft news and talk with our Draft Experts. Height, Weight: 183cm, 79kg ON the eve of the 2022 AFL Draft, Rookie Me Central has nailed down its final Phantom Draft order. Ever since Geelong was in the mix for Gold Coast's pick No.7 as part of the Jack Bowes deal, Clark has been linked to the selection. Josh Weddle is a player who seems destined to be snapped up by one of GWS, Collingwood or Sydney in the 15-21 range. Greater Western Sydney - Blake Howes Picks: 5, 45, 68 (likely to use one selection). POS: Key forwardHt 195cm, Wt 91kg, DOB 3/3/04From Greater Western Victoria Rebels/Vic Country. The equation is simple. Warner's strength is his endurance - demonstrated by how he covers the ground at speed, takes the game on with ball in hand and generates drive by foot. The son of SANFL great Jim Michalanney, the 18-year-old is a lockdown backman who can completely shut down forwards of many shapes and sizes with his discipline. He also plays a high impact per possession game, wins the ball at full speed through the midfield and causes headaches up forward aerially, when the ball hits the deck and when isolated one-on-one. The first round may also be extended by bids on Giants Academy member Harry Rowston, or Essendon father-son Alwyn Davey Jr. Brayden George has been linked a little to the Swans given they hold two picks and he is set to miss next season with a knee injury, while Allies defender Tom McCallum could also be a possible option. Pick 34 (Fremantle) Tom McCallumTall Defender | 192cm | 82kg | 15/05/2004. Profile: Blessed with a best-in-class level precision kick, Rachele is both a prolific goalkicking forward and playmaker who places his kicks out in front of targets to lead onto. Justification: Could look for a more genuine small forward, but will likely go with a Clarke, Jones, or Hotton type with Busslinger linked at pick 12. With their later selections, the Blues could look at a taller option. The Magpies have been linked to Ryan and he is a player who takes the game on with his athleticism and run (he completed the 2km time trial in 6:16 minutes at the Draft Combine). The Swans could get creative with their picks bundle up or trade out but if they hold, Weddle shapes as an option with their opening selection. The Oakleigh Chargers goalkicker impressed during the National Championships, where a bag of seven goals against Western Australia solidified his first round chances. His precise foot skills and running power give him an edge that compensates for his smaller size. While Archer doesn't find a lot of the football, his ball use is generally sound. There remains plenty of talent yet to be picked across what is such an even first couple of rounds. St Kilda - Marcus Windhager (St Kilda Next-Generation Academy) - bid matched RedmanWasHere. The Giants have canvassed Cadman on his interest in going with the top pick as part of the process. The Giants have been among a number of clubs to show interest in Jones at this stage of the draft. Pick 12 (Western Bulldogs) Jedd BusslingerKey Defender | 196cm | 82kg | 11/03/2004. Height, Weight: 185cm, 75kg The AFL Draft is coming. Profile: A strong marking key position player, Williams is difficult to stop one-on-one, on the lead and when leaping at the football. SOUTH Australia's top AFL Women's draft prospects returned for Round 8 of the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women's on the weekend. If Jedd Busslinger is still available he too would be looked at. african american churches in the 1800s, convert numeric to packed decimal in sort,