Prediction 2021 Draft Predictions

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Lore

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For those who aren’t quite in a position to do a full phantom draft, but who would still like to have a go at predicting the draft, please use this thread to post your predictions :)

The current draft order is available in the pinned thread, here:

In accordance with board rules, phantom drafts which do not fulfil the requirements of a full first round using the current draft order (at time of posting), and preferably with a bit of explanation and willingness to explain your decisions, may also be merged into this thread.

Following the Trade Period, the current order for the first round of the draft is:

  1. North Melbourne
  2. GWS Giants
  3. Gold Coast Suns
  4. Adelaide
  5. Hawthorn
  6. Fremantle
  7. Richmond
  8. Fremantle
  9. St Kilda
  10. West Coast Eagles
  11. Essendon
  12. Port Adelaide
  13. GWS Giants
  14. Brisbane Lions
  15. Richmond
  16. Sydney Swans
  17. Melbourne
  18. Brisbane Lions
 
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Membling

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Not sure swans go a Ruck first pick. If tall, likely JVR or a slider.

If long is there at our second, hopefully pick him.

Draft of JRV, Long and Dean/Gorringe would be a good haul.

Next year have academy prospect Billy King as a ruck and looks to be developing nicely.
 

0utsider

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1. North - Jason Horne-Francis
2. Western Bulldogs (BID) - Sam Darcy
3. Collingwood (BID) - Nick Daicos
4. GWS - Finn Callaghan
5. Gold Coast - Mac Andrew
6. Adelaide - Josh Rachele
7. Hawthorn - Josh Ward
8. Fremantle - Neil Erasmus
9. Richmond - Josh Gibcus
10. Fremantle - Jye Amiss
11. St Kilda - Tyler Sonsie
12. West Coast - Matt Johnson
13. Essendon - Ben Hobbs
14. Port - Nasaiah Wanganeen-Milera
15. GWS - Sam Butler
16. Brisbane - Josh Sinn
17. Richmond - Josh Goater
18. Sydney - Jacob Van Rooyen
19. Melbourne - Rhett Bazzo
20. Brisbane - Mitch Knevitt
21. Fremantle - Corey Warner
22. North - Darcy Wilmot
23. Hawthorn - Arlo Draper
24. St Kilda (BID) - Mitch Owens
25. Geelong - Tom Brown
26. Hawthorn - Matthew Roberts
27. Carlton - Zac Taylor
28. Richmond - Campbell Chesser
29. Richmond - Angus Sheldrick
30. West Coast - James Tunstill
 

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There are not predictions as such but they are a combined top 20 from a lot of draft contributors.

In order to make this first list 4 of the 5 draft watches must have rated them in the top 20.

The draft watchers are Knightmare - Twomey - Davo-27 - EDPS - PM Bangers

1. (1.2) Nick Daicos (2, 1, 1, 2, 1)
2. (1.6) Jason Horne-Francis (1, 2, 2, 1, 2)
3. (3.0) Sam Darcy (3, 3, 3, 3, 3)
4. (4.0) Finn Callaghan (4, 4, 4, 4, 4)
5. (7.6) Josh Ward (5, 6, 7, 11, 9)
6. (8.0) Neil Erasmus (6, 10, 6, 7, 11)
7. (8.8) Ben Hobbs (18, 5, 5, 10, 6)
8. (11.6) Josh Gibcus (20, 7, 20, 6, 5)
9. (11.8) Josh Sinn (NA, 15, 15, 7, 10)
10. (12.5) Josh Goater (NA, 18, 8, 8, 17)
11 (13.0) Arlo Draper (12, 12, NA, 12, 16)
12. (13.8) Matthew Johnson (8, 13, 14, 19, 15)
13 (14.8) Nasiah Wanganeen-Milera (16, 14, 12, 14, 18)
14. (15.2) Matthew Roberts (7, 17, 13, 20, 19)
15. (15.6) Josh Rachele (15, 9, 16, 18, 20)

and now the people who were in 3 top the top 20's

16. (8.3) Mac Andrew (10, 8, NA, NA, 7)
17 (11.6) Tyler Sonsie (NA, 16, NA, 5, 14)
18. (15.3) Campbell Chesser (NA, 20, NA, 13, 13)

now the people who were in 2 of the top 20's

19. (9.0) Josh Fahey (NA, NA, 10, 17, NA)
20. (14.0) Darcy Wilmot (NA, NA, NA, 16, 12)
21. (17.5) Mitch Knevitt (17, NA, 18, NA, NA)
 

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There are not predictions as such but they are a combined top 20 from a lot of draft contributors.

In order to make this first list 4 of the 5 draft watches must have rated them in the top 20.

The draft watchers are Knightmare - Twomey - Davo-27 - EDPS - PM Bangers

1. (1.2) Nick Daicos (2, 1, 1, 2, 1)
2. (1.6) Jason Horne-Francis (1, 2, 2, 1, 2)
3. (3.0) Sam Darcy (3, 3, 3, 3, 3)
4. (4.0) Finn Callaghan (4, 4, 4, 4, 4)
5. (7.6) Josh Ward (5, 6, 7, 11, 9)
6. (8.0) Neil Erasmus (6, 10, 6, 7, 11)
7. (8.8) Ben Hobbs (18, 5, 5, 10, 6)
8. (11.6) Josh Gibcus (20, 7, 20, 6, 5)
9. (11.8) Josh Sinn (NA, 15, 15, 7, 10)
10. (12.5) Josh Goater (NA, 18, 8, 8, 17)
11 (13.0) Arlo Draper (12, 12, NA, 12, 16)
12. (13.8) Matthew Johnson (8, 13, 14, 19, 15)
13 (14.8) Nasiah Wanganeen-Milera (16, 14, 12, 14, 18)
14. (15.2) Matthew Roberts (7, 17, 13, 20, 19)
15. (15.6) Josh Rachele (15, 9, 16, 18, 20)

and now the people who were in 3 top the top 20's

16. (8.3) Mac Andrew (10, 8, NA, NA, 7)
17 (11.6) Tyler Sonsie (NA, 16, NA, 5, 14)
18. (15.3) Campbell Chesser (NA, 20, NA, 13, 13)

now the people who were in 2 of the top 20's

19. (9.0) Josh Fahey (NA, NA, 10, 17, NA)
20. (14.0) Darcy Wilmot (NA, NA, NA, 16, 12)
21. (17.5) Mitch Knevitt (17, NA, 18, NA, NA)
This would be appreciated over here I reckon: https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/phantom-draft-consensus.1248824/
 

Mr MysteryGuest

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Hi All,

I've still got some shuffling to do including putting some picks back in from teams who matched bids but thought I'd share where I was up to with my Phantom Draft. It's a bit of a work in progress at this stage so be gentle. I'm also aware I've butchered some of the spelling.

Willo Tree’s Phantom Draft 2021

1 NM Jason Horne-Francis

2 Coll Nick Daicos match bid

3 WB Sam Darcy match bid

4 GWS Mac Andrew

5 GCS Josh Gibcus

6 Adel Finn Callaghan

7 Haw Josh Ward

8 Freo Josh Rachele

9 Rich Ben Hobbs

10 Freo Neil Erasmus

11 St K Tyler Sonsie

12 WC Matthew Johnson

13 Ess Nasiah Wanganeen-Milera

14 Pt Ad Matthew Roberts

15 GWS Arlo Draper

16 Bris Jacob Van Rooyan

17 Rich Jye Amiss

18 Syd Josh Goater

19 Melb Josh Sinn

20 GWS Josh Fahey match bid

21 Bris Darcy Wilmont



ROUND TWO



21 Freo Jack Williams

22 NM Rhett Bazzo

23 Haw Leek Aleer

24 Geel Sam Butler

25 St Kilda Mitch Owens match bid

26 Haw Campbell Chesser

27 Carl Toby Conway

28 Rich Tom Brown

29 Rich Cooper Murley

30 WC Brady Hough

31 Geel Mitch Knevitt

32 Syd Joshua Brown

33 WC Ethan Regan match bid

34 Geel Blake Howes

35 Adel Blayne O’Loughlin

36 Geel Judson Clarke

37 St Kilda Marcus Windhager match bid

38 Melb Conor McDonald



ROUND THREE



39 Rich Charlie Dean

40 Syd Angus Sheldrick

41 Rich Luke Nankervis

42 Bris Isaac Birt

43 NM Ned Long

44 NM Kai Lohmann

45 Melb Miles Bergman

46 Geel Lucas Cooke

47 Ess Kade Dittmar

48 Bris Jahmal Stretch

49 Freo Jesse Motlop match bid

50 Ess Paul Curtis

51 Pt A Jase Burgoyne match bid

52 Melb Taj Woewodin



ROUND FOUR



53 Haw Jack Avery

54 Bris PASS

55 Carl Finn Gorringe

56 Haw Cooper Hamilton

57 Syd Brett Bewley

58 GWS PASS

59 Freo Eric Bening

60 NM Joshua Cripps

61 Adel Corey Warner
Adelaide passed on the opportunity to take O’loughlin as part of the NGA, why would they take him at 35?
 

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Adelaide passed on the opportunity to take O’loughlin as part of the NGA, why would they take him at 35?
I believe that if they nominate O'Loughlin, then they're obligated to take him, but if they don't they can choose him if no-one takes him first.
Not a great vote of confidence in him though.
 

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I believe that if they nominate O'Loughlin, then they're obligated to take him, but if they don't they can choose him if no-one takes him first.
Not a great vote of confidence in him though.
Nominating an NGA player has no obligation in terms of taking them in the draft. Same with f/s. A club may choose to match or not.
 

BIG DAN 99

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1. Roos. Horne-Francis 2. Pies. Daicos 3. Dogs. Darcy 4. GWS. Callahan 5. Suns. Gibcus 6. Crows. Rachelle 7. Hawks. Ward 8. Freo. Erasmus 9. Rich. Hobbs 10. Freo. Amiss 11. Saints. Sinn 12. Eagles. Johnson 13. Ess. Goater 14. Port. Wanganeen-Milera 15. GWS. Andrew 16. Bris. Wilmot 17. Rich. Van Rooyen 18. Syd. Sonsie 19. Dees. Draper 20. Bris. Chesser​
 

GWS Goose

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1. Roos. Horne-Francis 2. Pies. Daicos 3. Dogs. Darcy 4. GWS. Callahan 5. Suns. Gibcus 6. Crows. Rachelle 7. Hawks. Ward 8. Freo. Erasmus 9. Rich. Hobbs 10. Freo. Amiss 11. Saints. Sinn 12. Eagles. Johnson 13. Ess. Goater 14. Port. Wanganeen-Milera 15. GWS. Andrew 16. Bris. Wilmot 17. Rich. Van Rooyen 18. Syd. Sonsie 19. Dees. Draper 20. Bris. Chesser​
Would love that result for us
 

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