Recruited from: Cobden
Bio: Skilful inside midfielder/forward who rarely loses a contest. Ultra clean hands both in the air and on the ground. Strong performer for Vic Country at NAB AFL U18 Championships earning All-Australian honours.
Matt Burgan's draft rating: 3-10
Watch Ben Cunnington in action
What type of player are you?
In and under pack player, tough, competitive, ferocious attack on the ball.
Which AFL player do you feel you resemble, and why?
Luke Hodge - tough, competitive, courageous.
What are your strengths as a footballer?
Competitiveness, agility, awareness, hard at it.
What parts of your game would you like to improve?
My speed and endurance.
Which AFL team do you support and how did you come to barrack for them?
Brisbane Lions - Leigh Matthews' game style. He picks people for selection who are willing to put their head over the football at all times.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career so far, and why?
Garry Hocking - my coach for two years at Geelong Falcons. Assists me with my game, for example if I am being tagged he will help me out.