Draft Expert Davo-27's 2021 u18 Draft Thread

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Davo-27

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My Updated Tier List

(4)Elite: Daicos, JHF (Callaghan, Darcy)

(10)Top Tier: Hobbs, Erasmus, Ward, Goater, Amiss, Fahey, JVR, NWM, Johnson, Rachele

(18)Quality: Roberts, Sinn, Long, Knevitt, Bazzo, Gibcus, Andrew, Chesser, Conway, Banks, MacDonald, Browne, Draper, Sonsie, Wilmot, Dittmar, Clarke, Curtis

(37)Quality with some question marks: Molan, Windhager, Ferres, Hough, Aleer, Regan, Brown, Soligo, Owens, Jones, Tunstill, Lohmann, Taylor, Benning, C.Hamilton, Beecken, Rankin, Burgoyne, Jackson, Uwland, Motlop, Rayson, Archer, Willis, Sheldrick, Dib, Williams, Murray, Rossimel, H.Hamilton, Butler, Bergman, Howes, (19 yr olds)Doultree, Trudgeon, Cleary, Gribble


Top 50 - Pre-Draft

1. Jason Horne-Francis
2. Nick Daicos
3. Sam Darcy
4. Finn Callaghan
5. Josh Rachele
6. Ben Hobbs
7. Neil Erasmus
8. Josh Ward
9. Jye Amiss
10. Nasiah Wanganeen-Milera
11. Matthew Johnson
12. Josh Goater
13. Josh Sinn
14. Josh Fahey
15. Jacob Van Rooyen
16. Mitch Knevitt
17. Ned Long
18. Mac Andrew
19. Campbell Chesser
20. Rhett Bazzo
21. Josh Gibcus
22. Paul Curtis
23. Toby Conway
24. Connor MacDonald
25. Matthew Roberts
26. Tyler Sonsie
27. Mitch Owens
28. Josh Browne
29. Sam Banks
30. Darcy Wilmot
31. Arlo Draper
32. Kade Dittmar
33. Judson Clarke
34. Jake Soligo
35. Brady Hough
36. Zac Taylor
37. Sam Butler
38. Charlie Dean
39. Morgan Ferres
40. Tom Brown
41. Arthur Jones
42. James Tunstill
43. Kai Lohmann
44. Cooper Hamilton
45. Cooper Beecken
46. Lachlan Rankin
47. Charlie Molan
48. Angus Sheldrick
49. Jesse Motlop
50. Jase Burgoyne

(special mention: Leek Aleer, James Willis)


Early 2022 Draft Rankings, i have yet to see all of the talent, so there may be a few names missing, also some players may come good in their draft year.

Top 50
1. Will Ashcroft - Bris F/S - Vic Metro/Sandringham - 183cm (mid)
2. George Wardlaw - Vic Metro/Oakleigh - 181cm (mid)
3. Adam D'Aloia - South Aus/WWT - 184cm (mid)
4. Elijah Tsatas - Vic Metro/Oakleigh - 184cm (wing)
5. Alex Condon - West Aus/Claremont - 201cm(Ruck)
6. Oliver Hollands - Vic Country/Murray - 182cm (mid)
7. Jhye Clark - Vic Country/Geelong - 180cm (mid)
8. Harry Lemmey - South Aus/West Adel - 199cm(KPF)
9. Isaac Keeler - South Aus/North Adel - 197cm(Ruck/KPF)
10. Jed Hagan - West Aus/Est Frem - 174cm (mid/hbf)
11. Harry Sheezel - Vic Metro/Sandringham - 183cm (forw)
12. Elijah Hewett - West Aus/Swan Dist - 186cm (mid)
13. Jaspar Fletcher - Bris F/S - Queensland/Bris A (wing)
14. Max Michaelanny - South Aus/Norw - 190cm(potential KPD)
15. Seth Campbell - Tasmania - 179cm (forw)
16. Jaiden Magor - South Aus/Sth Adel - 185cm (mid)
17. Jackson Broadbent - West Aus/Peel - 205cm(Ruck)
18. Matthew Jefferson - Vic Metro/Oakleigh - 193cm(KPF)
19. Kobe Ryan - South Aus/Wst Adel - 182cm (mid/hbf)
20. Sam Gilbey - West Aus/Clarem - 185cm (def)
21. Kane Bevan - West Aus/Wst Perth - 192cm (mid)
22. Jonti Schuback - Vic Country/Gipps - 183cm (def)
23. Levi Fyfe - Queensland/Gold Coast A (mid/hbf)
24. Alwyn Davey Jnr - Ess F/S - Vic Metro (forw)
25. Jack Cleaver - West Aus/Est Frem - 187cm (mid)
26. Jedd Busslinger - West Aus/East Perth - 195cm(KPD)
27. Nick Sadler - South Aus/Sturt - 179cm (mid/flanker)
28. Tyson Walls - South Aus/Norw - 171cm (mid)
29. Noah Long - Vic Country/Bend - 178cm (mid)
30. Luke Michael - West Aus/Wst Perth - 185cm (def)
31. Harvey Howe - Vic Country/Gipps - 200cm(Ruck)
32. Lachlan Cowan - Tasmania - 186cm (mid/def)
33. Koby Cockshell - South Aus/Sth Adel - 195cm(KPD)
34. Blake Drury - Vic Metro/Oakleigh - 176cm (mid)
35. Luke Teal - Vic Metro/Oakleigh - 188cm (def)
36. Aaron Cadman - Vic Country/GWV (def)
37. Cooper Vickery - Vic Country/Gipps (def)
38. Mattaes Phillipou - South Aus/WWT - 188cm (flanker)
39. Max Clohesy - Vic Country/Murray (def)
40. Harry Barnett - South Aus/Wst Adel - 202cm(Ruck/KPD)
41. Kai Windsor - Vic Metro/Eastern - 178cm (mid)
42. Mitch Szybkowski - Vic Country/Dand (mid)
43. Brayden George - Vic Country/Murray (forw)
44. Jacob Konstanty - Vic Country/Gippsland (forw)
45. Brodie Tuck - South Aus/Central Dist - 193cm (forw/def)
46. Jacob Evitt - West Aus/Subiaco - 179cm (mid)
47. Darcy Jones - West Aus/Sawn Dist - 173cm (mid)
48. Cooper Harvey - NM F/S - Vic Metro/Northern - 179cm (mid)
49. Conrad Williams - Frem NGA - West Aus/Clare - 182cm (wing)
50. Will Verall - South Aus/Sth Adel - 200cm(Ruck)


2022 Draft Pool
Will Ashcroft - VM - Elite - mid
George Wardlaw - VM - Elite - mid

Elijah Tsatas - VM - Top 10 - wing/mid
Oliver Hollands - VC - Top 10 - mid
Jhye Clark - VC - Top 10 - mid
Adam D'Aloia - SA - Top 10 - mid
Alex Condon - WA - Top 10 - Ruck

Harry Sheezel - VM - 1st Round - forw
Matthew Jefferson - VM - 1st Round - KPF
Jonti Schuback - VC - 1st Round - def
Jed Hagan - WA - 1st Round - mid
Elijah Hewett - WA - 1st Round - mid
Sam Gilbey - WA - 1st Round - def
Jackson Broadbent - WA - 1st Round - Ruck
Jaiden Magor - SA - 1st Round - mid
Isaac Keeler - SA - 1st Round - KPF/Ruck
Harry Lemmey - SA - 1st Round - KPF
Max Michalanny - SA - 1st Round - KPD
Seth Campbell - TAS - 1st Round - sml forw
Jaspar Fletcher - QLD - 1st Round - wing/mid

Blake Drury - VM - Top 30/40 - mid
Kai Windsor - VM - Top 30/40 - mid
Luke Teal - VM - Top 30/40 - def
Alwyn Davey Jnr - VM - Top 30/40 - forw
Noah Long - VC - Top 30/40 - mid
Aaron Cadman - VC - Top 30/40 - def
Mitch Szybkowski - VC - Top 30/40 - mid
Cooper Vickery - VC - Top 30/40 - def
Max Clohessy - VC - Top 30/40 - def
Harvey Howe - VC - Top 30/40 - Ruck
Jack Cleaver - WA - Top 30/40 - mid
Luke Michael - WA - Top 30/40 - def
Jedd Busslinger - WA - Top 30/40 - def
Kane Bevan - WA - Top 30/40 - mid/def
Kobe Ryan - SA - 1st Round - mid/hbf
Nick Saddler - SA - Top 30/40 - flanker
Mattaes Phillipou - SA - Top 30/40 - flanker
Tyson Walls - SA - Top 30/40 - mid
Koby Cockshell - SA - Top 30/40 - flanker
Lachlan Cowan - TAS - Top 30/40 - def
Levi Fyfe - QLD - Top 30/40 - forw/mid
Darcy Jones - WA - Top 30/40 - mid
Anthony Munkara - NT - Top 30/40 - forw

Others to keep an eye out for at mid draft...

VM - Cooper Harvey - mid, Ben Hempel - def, Cam MacKenzie - def, Matthew Payne - mid (Jayden Davey)
VC - Jacob Konstanty - forw, Brayden George - forw, Will Parkhouse - def, Felix Fogarty - flanker, Jack O'Sullivan - mid, Olivier Northam - Ruck/KPF
WA - Conrad Williams - wing, Jacob Evitt - flanker, , Mitch Williams - forw, Ed Allan - flanker/mid(191), Luke Brown? - KPF
SA - Will Verall - Ruck, Harry Barnett - KPD/Ruck, Austin McDonald - mid, Brodie Tuck - 3rd tall def/forw
TAS - Cameron Owen - Ruck
QLD - Riley MacMillian - mid
NSW - ???

2023

Jack Delean - SA
Nick Watson - VM
Daniel Curtin - WA
George Stevens - VC
Harley Reid - VC
Will Patton - SA
Koen Sanchez - WA
Tyreise Clark - WA
Tom Wheaton - SA
Zane Duursma - VC
Riley Hardeman - WA
 
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The First Round Contenders: Early Top 30

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The First Round Contenders: Early Top 30

Jason Horne
- Sth Adel - 182cm 75kg - likely 1st pick, played well in the SANFL as a 17 year old
Josh Rachele - Murray - 180cm 78kg - top 3 - behind Horne he is my favourite player in this draft pool
Nick Daicos - Oakleigh - 183cm 72kg - (Coll F/S)have yet to see, so unsure, but many draft experts have him highly rated (likely top 3?)
Tyler Sonsie - Eastern - 181cm 76kg - probably top 5, was good as a HFF in 2019, but i expect improvement from more midfield time
Josh Sinn - Sandringham - 186cm 72kg - top 10, only seen highlights, looks like a good prospect
Jacob Van Rooyen - Claremont - 194cm 88kg - top 5, had a great Colts GF, leads all day so likely good endurance, as agile and quick as a midfielder, lots to like
Sam Banks - Tassie - 187cm 73kg - first round, seems like Tassie kids get judged harder by recruiters, but this one has some good traits
Joshua Browne - East Frem - 184cm 72kg - first round, saw a WAFL Colts game and he and Hagan who is in next years pool were better than Carroll and Walker
Braden Andrews - Oakleigh - 189cm 83kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Lachlan Brooks - Sandringham - 180cm 76kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Campbell Chesser - Sandringham - 186cm 83kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Blake Howes - Sandringham - 190cm 79kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Ben Hobbs - GWV - 183cm 80kg - first round, played forward and mid for the Rebels, looked like he had clean skills
Charlie Molan - GWV - 186cm 83kg - first round, had a couple of good games for the Rebels last year, 1 game in particular was very strong as an interceptor
Matthew Johnson - Subiaco - 190cm 78kg - first round, was a big reason Subi won the Premiership in the WAFL Colts, impacted the game strongly, good interceptor in mid and down back, and always uses it intelligently
Cooper Beecken - Glenlg - 190cm 73kg - first round, very clever, intercept player, similarities with Will Day and other good AFL medium defenders
Josh Fahey - GWS/GCS A? - 186cm 76kg - first round, i hear he is still in GWS A?
Rhett Bazzo - Swan Dist - 194cm 74kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Lewis Rayson - Glenlg - 181cm 64kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
James Willis - Nth Adel - 180cm 73kg - first round, was a stand out in the u17 SA game before the All-Stars game, speed, x-factor, flair, skill
Luca Whitelum - Central Dist - 188cm 79kg - first round, quality medium forward, kicks goals and can lead up the ground, good endurance and skills
Arlo Draper - Sth Adel - 184cm 70kg - first round, didnt have a great All Stars game, but has a strong reputation
Matthew Roberts - Sth Adel - 183cm 76kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Neil Erasmus - Subiaco - 185cm 77kg - first round, played mostly in the PSA, but his WAFL Colts GF was super impressive and nearly won the B.O.G. kicking 4 goals and setting up 3-4 other clear shots at goal, very sharp mover and clean disposal
Jake Soligo - Eastern - 179cm 79kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Alex Lukic - Oakleigh - 196cm 85kg - first round, looked good in 2019, will have to see his improvement next year, when he gets to play main KPF, was one of the better KPF's at the u16 champs
Lachlan Rankin - Oakleigh - 182cm 68kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Josh Ward - Northern - 181cm 74kg - first round/second round, speed and some ok skills
Ned Long - Northern - 192cm 88kg - first round, strong bodied tall mid, good skills, good footy IQ
Josh Goater - Calder - 190cm 79kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation

The Other Draft Contenders:

S.A.
Shay Linke - Central Dist - 188cm 75kg - another good medium defender from SA, i liked his performance in the u17s futures game
Harry McInnes - Glenlg - 190cm 85kg - effective KPF, but at this stage is a bit short and missed the SA squad, so speculator at this point
Matthew Dnistriansky - Norwood - have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Morgan Ferres - Sturt - have yet to see, on here on reputation
Cooper Murley - Norwood - 177cm 66kg - seems very small, didnt have the best game in the SANFL all stars game
Brayden Calvett - WWT - 177cm 69kg - running outside mid with decent contested side, skillful, had a good first half in the sanfl u17 futures game
Jase Burgoyne - WWT - 184cm 62kg - (Port F/S)very slim, has done well at school footy and sanfl u18's so far, also was decent in the SA all stars game, the small concern and why i dont have him in the top 30 has been that as he has played in higher quality games, the less impactful he has been, so im hoping he performs more solidly next year in big games.
Adam Heath - Nth Adel - 192cm 85kg - played a bit of ruck/KPD/KPF and did well in all positions, didnt get in the recent SA squad though, maybe a bit short at 192cm to be KPP in the SA squad?
Bailey Gal - Norwood - 178cm 74kg - i liked how he played hb, good skills and smarts, not in SA squad
Naisiah Wanganeen - Glenlg - 187cm 62kg - (Adel NGA?)similar to Burgoyne in that he is super slim, but a competitor with good skills, the small difference with Burgoyne was he did step up in the big game and the more likely to go top 30 atthis point imo.
Isiah Dudley - Central Dist - 164cm 65kg - too small at 164cm, at this stage.

*i just wanted to note that even though McInnes and Gal are not in the early squad for SA, they are really good talents to keep an eye out for, Heath i like but i can see reasons as to why he might miss out on the SA squad.

(Jackson Callow - Norwood) -- The 2 players i thought were unlucky not to be recruited in 2020 National Draft (Baldwin went to Ess in SPP)
(Brodie Lake - Central Dist)

W.A.
Richard Bartlett (Frem NGA?)- East Frem - 186cm 71kg
Kade Dittmar - East Perth - 183cm 82kg
Judd McVee - East Frem - 179cm 65kg
Max Chipper - Swan Dist - 176cm 74kg
Luke Polson - Peel - 194cm 83kg
Corey Warner - East Frem - 181cm 71kg
Jesse Motlop (Frem NGA?)- South Frem - 176cm 68kg
Jermaine Pickett (Frem NGA?)- South Frem - 189cm 67kg
Mitchell Brown - East Perth - 193cm 93kg
Luke Taylor - Swan Dist - 196cm 91kg
Antonio Dadaliaris - Swan Dist - 183cm 73kg
Jack Williams - East Frem

Vic Metro
Dante Visentini - Sandringham - 199cm 87kg
Yousef Dib (Coll NGA) - Oakleigh - 174cm 76kg
Henry Brown - Oakleigh - 178cm 76kg
Dylan Thomas - Oakleigh - 187cm 77kg (19)
Jed Rule - Oakleigh - 191cm 79kg
Scott Beilby (StK NGA) - Oakleigh - 186cm 74kg
Luca MacNab - Sandringham - 183cm 75kg
Finn Callaghan - Sandringham - 189cm 82kg
Luke Cleary - Sandringham - 189cm 80kg (19)
Max Heath - Sandringham - 204cm 94kg (19)
Jacob Edwards - Sandringham - 202cm 83kg (19)
Tyreece Leiu - Eastern - 194cm 91kg
Zachary Cileceken (Haw NGA)- Eastern - 194cm 88kg
Tom Taylor - Eastern - 177cm 77kg (19)
Greg Lord - Eastern - 180cm 82kg
Corey Preston - Eastern - 181cm 77kg (19)
Liam Conway - Western - 188cm 87kg
Cody Raak (WB NGA) - 192cm 80kg (19)
Sam Clohesy - Calder - 189cm 72kg (19)
Jack Newitt - Calder - 189cm 76kg
Joel Trudgeon - Northern - 185cm 90kg (19)
Darcy Wilmot - Northern - 182cm 70kg
Jackson Archer (NM F/S)- Northern - 183cm 70kg
Ewan MacPherson (WB F/S)- Northern - 179cm 82kg (19)

(Vic Metro list will get longer as i get to see these players play in 2021)
Vic Country
Cooper Hamilton - Bendigo - 182cm 86kg
Hugh Hamilton - Bendigo - 182cm 85kg
Nathan Kay - Bendigo - 182cm 85kg
Louis Thompson (Haw F/S) - Bendigo - 178cm 66kg
Connor MacDonald - Dandenong - 184cm 77kg
Judson Clarke - Dandenong - 179cm 69kg
Toby Conway - Geel - 204cm 90kg
Josh Gibcus - GWV - 195cm 84kg
Blake Scott (WB NGA)- GWV - 180cm 70kg
Nathan Noblett - Gipps - 183cm 82kg (19)
Chance Doultree - Gipps - 183cm 74kg (19)
Luis D'Angelo - Gipps - 184cm 85kg (19)
Max Walton - Gipps - 180cm 73kg
Tom Brown - Murray - 186cm 71kg
Achaung Agog (Rich NGA)- Murray - 192cm 78kg
Ryan Eyers - Murray/NSW - 190cm 70kg

(Vic Country list to get longer as i get to see these players play in 2021)
Allies
Austin Harris (GCS A)
Noah McFadyen (Bris A) 186cm 89kg
Sam Stenning (GWS A) 190cm 72kg
Jye Lockett (GWV - was in GCS A) 186cm
Ned Stevens (NT/GCS A)
 
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I was just looking for it but could not find anything before 2017 but can anyone find the U16 AA teams for the last 10 years or so? I am curious to know if making the U16 AA team is a good indication of if a player will be drafted or not. Based on what we are looking at at the moment for the 2021 draft we really only have their U16 form to go by at the moment.
 

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I was just looking for it but could not find anything before 2017 but can anyone find the U16 AA teams for the last 10 years or so? I am curious to know if making the U16 AA team is a good indication of if a player will be drafted or not. Based on what we are looking at at the moment for the 2021 draft we really only have their U16 form to go by at the moment.

its not a guarantee, but i think approx 3/4's of the u16 AA team get drafted at a guess, theres always a few that dont grow or get stronger ect and dont get drafted, but u16 form is pretty similar to u18 form and if you make the AA team, its a high chance you will get drafted.
 

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you are kidding, right?
How do you see the u19 factor playing out next season, particularly w national champs. I get the feeling there will be very few u19 olds coming into consideration, perhaps it’s a bonus for oct nov dec born 19 year olds in 2021?
 

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I was just looking for it but could not find anything before 2017 but can anyone find the U16 AA teams for the last 10 years or so? I am curious to know if making the U16 AA team is a good indication of if a player will be drafted or not. Based on what we are looking at at the moment for the 2021 draft we really only have their U16 form to go by at the moment.
 

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Not Sydney academy because he's only Plugger's nephew. He was in the GC academy but then moved to Ballarat last year.
If he was Plugger's son he wouldn't be eligible anyway I don't think unless he was living in Sydney's zone still.
 

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Huh, I thought Plugger had played 100 games for Sydney but he hasn't. The more you know!
Yeah lots of our best players missed the 100 game mark (Lockett, Roos, Capper, Healy, etc)

EDIT: O/c Plugger played about 180 games for St Kilda.
 

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I'm confident that Tyreece Seiu isn't tied to the Hawks NGA program, as he didn't meet the Level 2 criteria. Zac Cileceken and Elliot Triegaardt are tied to the Hawks through NGA though.
 

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How do you see the u19 factor playing out next season, particularly w national champs. I get the feeling there will be very few u19 olds coming into consideration, perhaps it’s a bonus for oct nov dec born 19 year olds in 2021?

i mean they had a handful of 19 year olds play the last few years, i guess they will play some but mostly still focus on showcasing the 17-18 year olds for their draft years anyway.
 

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Don't think I'm ever gonna see this kid's name without thinking of Jason Bourne! I enjoy your reluctance in ranking Daicos without having seen him. Hopefully the boys can get a normal year in this year.
 

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i mean they had a handful of 19 year olds play the last few years, i guess they will play some but mostly still focus on showcasing the 17-18 year olds for their draft years anyway.
They’re changing the U16’s to U17’s as well.

So in the future it will be the U19 and U17 National Championships.

I believe we’ll slowly see more U19’s playing NAB League, with a few playing in the East Coast VFL in the latter half of the season.
 

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unfortunately because of the disrupted season that was 2020 i have not had the opportunity to see many of these youngsters in their underage years which is usually a good indicator of how they deal with the step up to AFL level and how they deal with playing out of position ect, also some of these guys i have yet to see or only have seen small samples of how they play, with Vic Metro dominating the u16's winning every game easily, the top end is likely to be dominated by Vic Metro prospects.

The First Round Contenders: Early Top 30

Jason Horne
- Sth Adel - 182cm 75kg - likely 1st pick, played well in the SANFL as a 17 year old
Josh Rachele - Murray - 179cm 77kg - top 3 - behind Horne he is my favourite player in this draft pool
Nick Daicos - Oakleigh - 183cm 72kg - (Coll F/S)have yet to see, so unsure, but many draft experts have him highly rated (likely top 3?)
Tyler Sonsie - Eastern - 181cm - probably top 5, was good as a HFF in 2019, but i expect improvement from more midfield time
Josh Sinn - Sandringham - 186cm 72kg - top 10, only seen highlights, looks like a good prospect
Jacob Van Rooyen - Claremont - 194cm 88kg - top 5, had a great Colts GF, leads all day so likely good endurance, as agile and quick as a midfielder, lots to like
Sam Banks - Tassie - 184cm - first round, seems like Tassie kids get judged harder by recruiters, but this one has some good traits
Joshua Browne - East Frem - 184cm 72kg - first round, saw a WAFL Colts game and he and Hagan who is in next years pool were better than Carroll and Walker
Braden Andrews - Oakleigh - 189cm 83kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Lachlan Brooks - Sandringham - 179cm 75kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Campbell Chesser - Sandringham - 186cm - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Blake Howes - Sandringham - 189cm 75kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Ben Hobbs - GWV - 181cm 76kg - first round, played forward and mid for the Rebels, looked like he had clean skills
Charlie Molan - GWV - 186cm 78kg - first round, had a couple of good games for the Rebels last year, 1 game in particular was very strong as an interceptor
Matthew Johnson - Subiaco - 190cm 78kg - first round, was a big reason Subi won the Premiership in the WAFL Colts, impacted the game strongly, good interceptor in mid and down back, and always uses it intelligently
Cooper Beecken - Glenlg - 190cm 73kg - first round, very clever, intercept player, similarities with Will Day and other good AFL medium defenders
Josh Fahey - Gold Coast A - 186cm 76kg - first round, not linked to any Academy
Rhett Bazzo - Swan Dist - 194cm 74kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Lewis Rayson - Glenlg - 181cm 64kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
James Willis - Nth Adel - 180cm 73kg - first round, was a stand out in the u17 SA game before the All-Stars game, speed, x-factor, flair, skill
Luca Whitelum - Central Dist - 188cm 79kg - first round, quality medium forward, kicks goals and can lead up the ground, good endurance and skills
Arlo Draper - Sth Adel - 184cm 70kg - first round, didnt have a great All Stars game, but has a strong reputation
Matthew Roberts - Sth Adel - 183cm 76kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Neil Erasmus - Subiaco - 185cm 77kg - first round, played mostly in the PSA, but his WAFL Colts GF was super impressive and nearly won the B.O.G. kicking 4 goals and setting up 3-4 other clear shots at goal, very sharp mover and clean disposal
Jake Soligo - Eastern - 178cm - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Alex Lukic - Oakleigh - 195cm 86kg - first round, looked good in 2019, will have to see his improvement next year
Lachlan Rankin - Oakleigh - 179cm 65kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Josh Ward - Northern - 178cm 73kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Ned Long - Northern - 190cm 83kg - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation
Josh Goater - Calder - 185cm - first round, have yet to see him, on here on reputation

The Other Draft Contenders:

S.A.
Shay Linke
Harry McInnes
Matthew Dnistriansky
Morgan Ferres
Cooper Murley
Brayden Calvett
Jase Burgoyne
Adam Heath
Bailey Gal
Naisiah Wanganeen

W.A.
Richard Bartlett
Kade Dittmar
Judd McVee
Max Chipper
Luke Polson
Corey Warner
Jesse Motlop
Jermaine Pickett

Vic Metro
Dante Visentini
Yousef Dib (Coll NGA)
Tyreece Leiu (Haw NGA?)
Jack Newitt

Vic Country
Cooper Hamilton
Toby Conway
Tom Brown
Josh Gibcus
Ryan Eyers

Allies
Austin Harris (GCS A)
Noah McFadyen (Bris A)
Sam Stenning (GWS A)
Jye Lockett (GWV - Syd A?)
Reckon it might be an idea to add Isiaih Dudley to that SA list.
 

RedmanWasHere

Rarely in kitchens at parties.
Aug 23, 2010
23,096
20,861
Information Superhighway
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Essendon
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Exers, Gryffindor, Rich & Ess AFLW,
2018 Australian Football U15's All-Australian team.

Bolded = 2021's top prospects.
Italicised = 2022 draft.

Will Ashcroft Qld.

Samuel Banks Tas.
Finn Brown Qld.
Jayden Crane WA.
Justin Davies Vic.
Kade Dittmar WA.
Matthew Dnistriansky SA.
Isaiah Dudley SA.
Joshua Fahey ACT.

Jed Hagan WA.
Lochlan Harrop Qld.
Benjamin Hobbs Vic.
Michael Ktona Vic.
Connor Macdonald Vic.
Charlie Molan Vic.
Cooper Murley SA.

Indy Parish Vic.
Matthew Roberts SA.
Samuel Sherriff Tas.
Brock Thomson SA.
Spencer Trevor WA.
Kane Viska SA.
Patrick Voss NSW.
Josh Ward Vic.
Kai Watts NSW.
 

Skiddies

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eDPS if Daicos was a year younger, do you think he would have pipped JUH as the best player out of this years draft if he was eligible?
 

eDPS

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Nov 4, 2010
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39,608
Melbourne - Eastern Suburbs
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Essendon
Reckon it might be an idea to add Isiaih Dudley to that SA list.
Nope he grows a bit more, is shorter than Caleb Daniel 😂
 

Mutineer

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Nope he grows a bit more, is shorter than Caleb Daniel 😂
Better talent than Phoenix Spicer IMO, he got drafted.
 

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