Draft Profile 2019 Mature Aged Prospects

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So now that the mid season draft is done, we look to the end of season for our mature agers. The main prospects from the VFL for me are:

Mitch Hibberd (Williamstwon): Leading the Liston Trophy for me right now, has had an excellent year playing as an inside midfielder.

Reuben William (Footscray): Playing off Half Back, William has good hands and a good kick. May eventually convert into a midfielder.

Mitch Podhajski (Coburg): Quick hands as an inside mid, big bodied, reckon he's a decent rookie prospect.

Frank Anderson (Preston): Good clean inside mid. Probably a late to rookie prospect.
 

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So now that the mid season draft is done, we look to the end of season for our mature agers. The main prospects from the VFL for me are:

Mitch Hibberd (Williamstwon): Leading the Liston Trophy for me right now, has had an excellent year playing as an inside midfielder.

Reuben William (Footscray): Playing off Half Back, William has good hands and a good kick. May eventually convert into a midfielder.

Mitch Podhajski (Coburg): Quick hands as an inside mid, big bodied, reckon he's a decent rookie prospect.

Frank Anderson (Preston): Good clean inside mid. Probably a late to rookie prospect.
Pat naish would have the Liston already sewn up with 5 BOG from our 7W though a senior debut beckons and he may not see much further action at vfl
 

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Jake Riccardi and Dom Brew will get looked at from Werribee I'd imagine.

Jake especially has been in solid form playing out of full forward. Is an excellent athlete.

Mitch Hibberd finally playing in his correct position and having an influence, has an elite tank. He'd definitely be worth another go.

Dec Mountford has been ultra consistent at Claremont, appealing because he can play a variety of roles.
 

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Considering Box Hill’s success rate over the last decade of players being drafted there’s a good chance another player might get picked up at the end of the year in the national or rookie draft. Brayden Kilpatrick would be next in line.
 

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Considering Box Hill’s success rate over the last decade of players being drafted there’s a good chance another player might get picked up at the end of the year in the national or rookie draft. Brayden Kilpatrick would be next in line.
Meadows is the one most likely IMO
 

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Spoke to a recruiting friend of mine and he suggested that 20 year old former Lions Academy player Campbell Walker is worth a look.

Playing at Port Melbourne, has kicked 19 goals playing as a BFF/inside midfielder.


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Considering Box Hill’s success rate over the last decade of players being drafted there’s a good chance another player might get picked up at the end of the year in the national or rookie draft. Brayden Kilpatrick would be next in line.
Meadows is the one most likely IMO
Was going to ask how he was going in the VFL as he went under the radar with the mid-season draft. I definitely think he would be a good addition of depth onto any list.
 

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Was going to ask how he was going in the VFL as he went under the radar with the mid-season draft. I definitely think he would be a good addition of depth onto any list.
Disappointingly average, but that may be due to a different stole in the VFL
 

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The 4 I am watching right now are:

Mitch Hibberd:
Significant improver since last year, dominant against his former side on the weekend.

Jordan Foote:
Despite the move from NEAFL to SANFL he has improved significantly on his output. Leads the league in inside 50s while still maintaining 82% disposal efficiency. Active on the inside too with 5 clearances a game.

Cole Gerloff:
Probably the highest output of any 19 year old at the state league level. 2nd behind Snelling on tackles a game while also being capable of games with big offensive impact. This week he had 25 touches and 2 goals, last week he had 24 touches and 4 goals. Rapidly improving.

Connor West:
I noticed his talent in flashes on last years WAFL grand final. I feel more confident about him going forward after his 25 touch and 2 goal breakout game on the weekend against the West Coast Eagles.
 
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