He was #14 on the champion data list, so he gets the ball and makes his possessions count. He was also realistic about his size pushing him down the list a bit. I would have been delighted to see him drafted anywhere, for him and his family, but really excited it’s us.
Champion Data says: Mahony was third-highest rated player at the 2019 NAB AFL Under 18 Championships, as he led the competition for both score involvements and score assists. When delivering the ball inside 50 he had the second-best retention rate of the top 20 players for kicks at the Championships and he ranked in top 20% of the competition for this metric in his three NAB League matches.